Bangkok, Thailand Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Bangkok, Thailand metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Bangkok in 2021 is 10,723,000, a 1.75% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Bangkok in 2020 was 10,539,000, a 1.83% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bangkok in 2019 was 10,350,000, a 1.91% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Bangkok in 2018 was 10,156,000, a 2.6% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Thailand
City Name Population
Bangkok 10,723,000
Chon Buri 1,417,000
Samut Prakan 1,324,000
Chiang Mai 1,182,000
Songkhla 979,000
Nonthaburi 975,000
Pathum Thani 926,000
Nakhon Ratchasima 783,000
Samut Sakhon 586,000
Udon Thani 577,000
Chiang Rai 557,000
Rayong 545,000
Kalasin 525,000
Nakhon Pathom 518,000
Khon-Kaen 509,000
Surat Thani 503,000
Ubon Ratchathani 502,000
Buri Ram 460,000
Lop Buri 459,000
Lampang 455,000
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 447,000
Roi Et 446,000
Phuket 438,000
Ratchaburi 413,000
Sakon Nakhon 386,000
Chanthaburi 371,000
Suphan Buri 348,000
Lamphun 321,000
Bangkok - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 10,723,000 1.75%
2020 10,539,000 1.83%
2019 10,350,000 1.91%
2018 10,156,000 2.60%
2017 9,899,000 2.60%
2016 9,648,000 2.61%
2015 9,403,000 2.61%
2014 9,164,000 2.60%
2013 8,932,000 2.61%
2012 8,705,000 2.60%
2011 8,484,000 2.60%
2010 8,269,000 2.61%
2009 8,059,000 2.60%
2008 7,855,000 2.60%
2007 7,656,000 2.61%
2006 7,461,000 2.60%
2005 7,272,000 2.60%
2004 7,088,000 2.61%
2003 6,908,000 2.61%
2002 6,732,000 2.59%
2001 6,562,000 2.61%
2000 6,395,000 1.22%
1999 6,318,000 0.78%
1998 6,269,000 0.79%
1997 6,220,000 0.79%
1996 6,171,000 0.78%
1995 6,123,000 0.77%
1994 6,076,000 0.80%
1993 6,028,000 0.77%
1992 5,982,000 0.79%
1991 5,935,000 0.78%
1990 5,889,000 2.04%
1989 5,771,000 2.25%
1988 5,644,000 2.25%
1987 5,520,000 2.26%
1986 5,398,000 2.25%
1985 5,279,000 2.25%
1984 5,163,000 2.26%
1983 5,049,000 2.25%
1982 4,938,000 2.26%
1981 4,829,000 2.24%
1980 4,723,000 3.80%
1979 4,550,000 4.31%
1978 4,362,000 4.33%
1977 4,181,000 4.32%
1976 4,008,000 4.32%
1975 3,842,000 4.32%
1974 3,683,000 4.30%
1973 3,531,000 4.31%
1972 3,385,000 4.35%
1971 3,244,000 4.31%
1970 3,110,000 3.87%
1969 2,994,000 3.74%
1968 2,886,000 3.74%
1967 2,782,000 3.77%
1966 2,681,000 3.75%
1965 2,584,000 3.73%
1964 2,491,000 3.75%
1963 2,401,000 3.71%
1962 2,315,000 3.77%
1961 2,231,000 3.72%
1960 2,151,000 4.52%
1959 2,058,000 4.73%
1958 1,965,000 4.69%
1957 1,877,000 4.74%
1956 1,792,000 4.67%
1955 1,712,000 4.71%
1954 1,635,000 4.74%
1953 1,561,000 4.69%
1952 1,491,000 4.71%
1951 1,424,000 4.71%
1950 1,360,000 0.00%