Thailand Urban Population 1960-2021

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Thailand urban population for 2019 was 35,294,600, a 1.78% increase from 2018.
  • Thailand urban population for 2018 was 34,678,853, a 1.84% increase from 2017.
  • Thailand urban population for 2017 was 34,051,250, a 1.9% increase from 2016.
  • Thailand urban population for 2016 was 33,415,230, a 1.96% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Thailand 35,294,600
Algeria 31,510,100
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Thailand Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 35,294,600 50.69 1.76%
2018 34,678,853 49.95 1.83%
2017 34,051,250 49.20 1.89%
2016 33,415,230 48.45 1.94%
2015 32,772,699 47.69 1.99%
2014 32,127,193 46.94 2.04%
2013 31,477,989 46.19 2.09%
2012 30,828,051 45.45 2.13%
2011 30,179,366 44.70 2.38%
2010 29,469,051 43.86 3.53%
2009 28,447,159 42.54 3.61%
2008 27,438,708 41.24 3.71%
2007 26,439,736 39.95 3.81%
2006 25,451,682 38.67 3.92%
2005 24,472,850 37.41 4.02%
2004 23,508,150 36.17 4.14%
2003 22,554,369 34.94 4.26%
2002 21,613,066 33.73 4.41%
2001 20,680,738 32.55 4.56%
2000 19,758,316 31.39 2.38%
1999 19,293,244 30.97 1.72%
1998 18,965,132 30.80 1.77%
1997 18,632,440 30.62 1.75%
1996 18,309,040 30.45 1.68%
1995 18,004,312 30.28 1.57%
1994 17,724,400 30.11 1.49%
1993 17,462,829 29.93 1.48%
1992 17,206,294 29.76 1.58%
1991 16,936,803 29.59 1.76%
1990 16,641,681 29.42 2.28%
1989 16,267,069 29.17 2.52%
1988 15,862,003 28.90 2.67%
1987 15,443,627 28.63 2.74%
1986 15,025,684 28.36 2.76%
1985 14,616,958 28.10 2.75%
1984 14,220,724 27.83 2.77%
1983 13,832,449 27.57 2.80%
1982 13,450,801 27.31 2.86%
1981 13,071,774 27.05 2.95%
1980 12,692,095 26.79 4.15%
1979 12,176,748 26.24 4.61%
1978 11,628,473 25.61 4.72%
1977 11,092,595 24.98 4.84%
1976 10,568,872 24.37 4.98%
1975 10,055,885 23.76 5.10%
1974 9,555,688 23.16 5.24%
1973 9,067,632 22.58 5.35%
1972 8,595,236 22.01 5.44%
1971 8,140,086 21.44 5.50%
1970 7,704,811 20.89 3.97%
1969 7,404,743 20.67 3.48%
1968 7,151,722 20.56 3.50%
1967 6,905,738 20.44 3.52%
1966 6,666,686 20.33 3.54%
1965 6,434,860 20.22 3.55%
1964 6,210,197 20.11 3.55%
1963 5,993,373 20.00 3.55%
1962 5,784,199 19.89 3.54%
1961 5,583,026 19.78 3.53%
1960 5,389,579 19.67 4.49%