Thailand Rural Population 1960-2024

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 2022 was 33,777,188, a 1.39% decline from 2021.
  • Thailand rural population for 2021 was 34,251,820, a 1.34% decline from 2020.
  • Thailand rural population for 2020 was 34,715,730, a 1.26% decline from 2019.
  • Thailand rural population for 2019 was 35,160,432, a 1.24% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
China 514,596,570
Russia 35,708,054
Thailand 33,777,188
Brazil 26,795,765
Mexico 23,843,271
Iran 20,537,534
Turkey 19,609,710
South Africa 18,965,399
Iraq 12,746,359
Algeria 11,328,186
Colombia 9,311,387
Romania 8,627,368
Kazakhstan 8,243,190
Guatemala 8,216,182
Malaysia 7,393,781
Peru 7,249,838
Ecuador 6,377,754
Azerbaijan 4,357,959
Venezuela 3,289,223
Turkmenistan 2,990,694
Serbia 2,915,423
Cuba 2,533,843
Paraguay 2,521,216
Dominican Republic 1,813,679
Belarus 1,811,720
Bosnia 1,621,904
Bulgaria 1,528,155
Libya 1,273,772
Jamaica 1,215,546
Namibia 1,181,955
Armenia 1,012,841
Albania 1,004,807
Costa Rica 930,373
Jordan 922,394
North Macedonia 841,220
Mauritius 747,287
Botswana 730,591
Guyana 590,192
Lebanon 589,488
Equatorial Guinea 435,309
Fiji 388,373
Maldives 306,227
Gabon 221,340
Belize 217,242
Suriname 208,236
Montenegro 196,160
Samoa 183,207
St. Lucia 145,594
Tonga 82,147
Grenada 79,192
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 47,946
Dominica 20,585
Marshall Islands 8,929
American Samoa 5,669
Tuvalu 3,900
Nauru 0
Thailand Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 33,777,188 47.11 -1.40%
2021 34,251,820 47.84 -1.35%
2020 34,715,730 48.57 -1.27%
2019 35,160,432 49.31 -1.24%
2018 35,600,176 50.05 -1.16%
2017 36,016,287 50.80 -1.06%
2016 36,399,340 51.55 -1.01%
2015 36,768,187 52.31 -0.95%
2014 37,119,178 53.06 -0.86%
2013 37,438,158 53.81 -0.77%
2012 37,728,614 54.56 -0.72%
2011 37,999,578 55.30 -0.87%
2010 38,329,783 56.14 -1.64%
2009 38,963,691 57.46 -1.52%
2008 39,560,727 58.76 -1.43%
2007 40,129,466 60.05 -1.34%
2006 40,671,775 61.33 -1.28%
2005 41,196,931 62.59 -1.19%
2004 41,688,770 63.83 -1.08%
2003 42,143,240 65.06 -0.98%
2002 42,557,735 66.27 -0.88%
2001 42,933,125 67.45 -0.79%
2000 43,272,519 68.61 0.39%
1999 43,104,786 69.03 0.87%
1998 42,730,777 69.21 0.98%
1997 42,313,023 69.38 1.03%
1996 41,877,419 69.55 1.07%
1995 41,433,371 69.72 1.14%
1994 40,965,466 69.90 1.19%
1993 40,481,390 70.07 1.22%
1992 39,992,259 70.24 1.24%
1991 39,498,232 70.41 1.33%
1990 38,978,003 70.58 1.29%
1989 38,479,322 70.83 1.31%
1988 37,976,798 71.10 1.38%
1987 37,455,441 71.37 1.43%
1986 36,924,241 71.64 1.48%
1985 36,380,292 71.91 1.55%
1984 35,821,831 72.17 1.60%
1983 35,252,577 72.43 1.65%
1982 34,674,331 72.69 1.71%
1981 34,088,027 72.95 1.79%
1980 33,484,152 73.21 1.41%
1979 33,014,148 73.76 1.29%
1978 32,589,568 74.39 1.38%
1977 32,141,420 75.02 1.45%
1976 31,677,548 75.64 1.55%
1975 31,189,436 76.24 1.72%
1974 30,658,302 76.84 1.85%
1973 30,095,912 77.42 1.97%
1972 29,508,549 77.99 2.03%
1971 28,915,626 78.56 2.10%
1970 28,315,194 79.11 2.57%
1969 27,597,685 79.33 2.72%
1968 26,857,917 79.44 2.76%
1967 26,125,666 79.56 2.81%
1966 25,401,149 79.67 2.86%
1965 24,683,838 79.78 2.90%
1964 23,977,843 79.89 2.91%
1963 23,291,299 80.00 2.90%
1962 22,624,806 80.11 2.89%
1961 21,979,976 80.22 2.84%
1960 21,364,504 80.33 %