Thailand Rural Population 1960-2021

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Thailand rural population for 2019 was 34,330,982, a 1.2% decline from 2018.
  • Thailand rural population for 2018 was 34,749,671, a 1.16% decline from 2017.
  • Thailand rural population for 2017 was 35,158,608, a 1.12% decline from 2016.
  • Thailand rural population for 2016 was 35,556,101, a 1.07% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
China 554,781,038
Russia 36,689,646
Thailand 34,330,982
Brazil 27,807,886
Mexico 24,948,670
Iran 20,404,283
Turkey 20,331,797
South Africa 19,408,553
Algeria 11,542,954
Iraq 11,526,415
Colombia 9,512,141
Romania 8,887,751
Guatemala 8,063,081
Kazakhstan 7,861,015
Malaysia 7,474,011
Peru 7,120,114
Ecuador 6,256,951
Azerbaijan 4,407,153
Venezuela 3,353,461
Serbia 3,037,732
Turkmenistan 2,849,351
Paraguay 2,685,486
Cuba 2,594,348
Belarus 1,983,874
Dominican Republic 1,951,483
Bulgaria 1,719,734
Bosnia 1,695,856
Libya 1,328,855
Jamaica 1,297,685
Namibia 1,221,272
Albania 1,106,598
Armenia 1,087,883
Costa Rica 1,005,676
Jordan 888,646
North Macedonia 870,719
Lebanon 770,719
Mauritius 749,731
Botswana 687,147
Guyana 573,854
Fiji 384,905
Equatorial Guinea 371,174
Maldives 317,308
Gabon 222,885
Belize 211,314
Montenegro 204,372
Suriname 197,114
Samoa 161,509
St. Lucia 148,510
Tonga 80,349
Grenada 71,238
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52,404
Dominica 20,978
Marshall Islands 13,277
American Samoa 7,109
Tuvalu 4,284
Nauru 0
Thailand Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 34,330,982 49.31 -1.21%
2018 34,749,671 50.05 -1.17%
2017 35,158,608 50.80 -1.12%
2016 35,556,101 51.55 -1.08%
2015 35,941,812 52.31 -1.02%
2014 36,311,537 53.06 -0.97%
2013 36,666,512 53.81 -0.93%
2012 37,007,906 54.56 -0.89%
2011 37,339,016 55.30 -1.03%
2010 37,725,977 56.14 -1.82%
2009 38,419,680 57.46 -1.74%
2008 39,092,276 58.76 -1.65%
2007 39,742,331 60.05 -1.54%
2006 40,360,854 61.33 -1.43%
2005 40,943,339 62.59 -1.32%
2004 41,487,149 63.83 -1.22%
2003 41,995,497 65.06 -1.09%
2002 42,456,021 66.27 -0.94%
2001 42,858,458 67.45 -0.78%
2000 43,194,326 68.61 0.44%
1999 43,005,327 69.03 0.90%
1998 42,619,971 69.21 0.96%
1997 42,214,142 69.38 0.94%
1996 41,821,146 69.55 0.86%
1995 41,462,962 69.72 0.76%
1994 41,150,869 69.90 0.67%
1993 40,874,944 70.07 0.66%
1992 40,604,727 70.24 0.76%
1991 40,295,662 70.41 0.95%
1990 39,916,505 70.58 1.04%
1989 39,505,100 70.83 1.21%
1988 39,029,517 71.10 1.36%
1987 38,502,254 71.37 1.43%
1986 37,954,410 71.64 1.44%
1985 37,409,943 71.91 1.44%
1984 36,874,144 72.17 1.46%
1983 36,341,475 72.43 1.49%
1982 35,805,099 72.69 1.55%
1981 35,254,500 72.95 1.64%
1980 34,682,377 73.21 1.33%
1979 34,225,006 73.76 1.30%
1978 33,784,607 74.39 1.40%
1977 33,313,309 75.02 1.53%
1976 32,808,399 75.64 1.65%
1975 32,270,427 76.24 1.79%
1974 31,696,636 76.84 1.93%
1973 31,091,950 77.42 2.04%
1972 30,463,367 77.99 2.12%
1971 29,823,192 78.56 2.18%
1970 29,179,725 79.11 2.63%
1969 28,422,349 79.33 2.79%
1968 27,639,687 79.44 2.81%
1967 26,873,061 79.56 2.83%
1966 26,122,444 79.67 2.85%
1965 25,387,800 79.78 2.86%
1964 24,670,941 79.89 2.87%
1963 23,973,492 80.00 2.86%
1962 23,296,739 80.11 2.85%
1961 22,641,161 80.22 2.84%
1960 22,007,628 80.33 2.58%