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 2020 was 33,901,849, a 1.25% decline from 2019.
  • Thailand rural population for 2019 was 34,330,981, a 1.2% decline from 2018.
  • Thailand rural population for 2018 was 34,749,636, a 1.16% decline from 2017.
  • Thailand rural population for 2017 was 35,158,587, a 1.12% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
China 540,822,641
Russia 36,380,516
Thailand 33,901,849
Brazil 27,477,555
Mexico 24,844,052
Iran 20,264,140
Turkey 20,152,820
South Africa 19,361,915
Iraq 11,707,564
Algeria 11,518,353
Colombia 9,451,496
Romania 8,834,202
Guatemala 8,119,648
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Malaysia 7,392,394
Peru 7,155,880
Ecuador 6,322,214
Azerbaijan 4,408,314
Venezuela 3,332,977
Serbia 3,008,808
Turkmenistan 2,863,849
Paraguay 2,697,309
Cuba 2,583,148
Belarus 1,928,364
Dominican Republic 1,894,044
Bulgaria 1,684,301
Bosnia 1,672,559
Libya 1,326,777
Jamaica 1,293,702
Namibia 1,218,801
Armenia 1,087,122
Albania 1,075,164
Costa Rica 979,547
Jordan 875,633
North Macedonia 864,978
Lebanon 755,918
Mauritius 749,824
Botswana 684,864
Guyana 575,871
Fiji 383,257
Equatorial Guinea 377,403
Maldives 320,709
Gabon 220,525
Belize 214,616
Montenegro 202,133
Suriname 198,581
Samoa 162,916
St. Lucia 149,031
Tonga 81,282
Grenada 71,408
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52,110
Dominica 20,813
Marshall Islands 13,145
American Samoa 7,091
Tuvalu 4,243
Nauru 0
Thailand Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 33,901,849 48.57 -1.26%
2019 34,330,981 49.31 -1.21%
2018 34,749,636 50.05 -1.17%
2017 35,158,587 50.80 -1.12%
2016 35,556,091 51.55 -1.08%
2015 35,941,816 52.31 -1.02%
2014 36,311,547 53.06 -0.97%
2013 36,666,521 53.81 -0.93%
2012 37,007,913 54.56 -0.89%
2011 37,339,014 55.30 -1.03%
2010 37,725,979 56.14 -1.82%
2009 38,419,677 57.46 -1.74%
2008 39,092,273 58.76 -1.65%
2007 39,742,329 60.05 -1.54%
2006 40,360,856 61.33 -1.43%
2005 40,943,339 62.59 -1.32%
2004 41,487,152 63.83 -1.22%
2003 41,995,498 65.06 -1.09%
2002 42,456,025 66.27 -0.94%
2001 42,858,454 67.45 -0.78%
2000 43,194,324 68.61 0.44%
1999 43,005,325 69.03 0.90%
1998 42,619,971 69.21 0.96%
1997 42,214,146 69.38 0.94%
1996 41,821,148 69.55 0.86%
1995 41,462,961 69.72 0.76%
1994 41,150,873 69.90 0.67%
1993 40,874,944 70.07 0.66%
1992 40,604,730 70.24 0.76%
1991 40,295,666 70.41 0.95%
1990 39,916,512 70.58 1.04%
1989 39,505,100 70.83 1.21%
1988 39,029,517 71.10 1.36%
1987 38,502,248 71.37 1.43%
1986 37,954,417 71.64 1.44%
1985 37,409,943 71.91 1.44%
1984 36,874,146 72.17 1.46%
1983 36,341,473 72.43 1.49%
1982 35,805,091 72.69 1.55%
1981 35,254,496 72.95 1.64%
1980 34,682,371 73.21 1.33%
1979 34,225,003 73.76 1.30%
1978 33,784,608 74.39 1.40%
1977 33,313,308 75.02 1.53%
1976 32,808,398 75.64 1.65%
1975 32,270,423 76.24 1.79%
1974 31,696,633 76.84 1.93%
1973 31,091,949 77.42 2.04%
1972 30,463,360 77.99 2.12%
1971 29,823,194 78.56 2.18%
1970 29,179,717 79.11 2.63%
1969 28,422,346 79.33 2.79%
1968 27,639,694 79.44 2.81%
1967 26,873,065 79.56 2.83%
1966 26,122,443 79.67 2.85%
1965 25,387,797 79.78 2.86%
1964 24,670,940 79.89 2.87%
1963 23,973,498 80.00 2.86%
1962 23,296,745 80.11 2.85%
1961 22,641,160 80.22 2.84%
1960 22,007,629 80.33 %