Mahidol Population Gazette

Population of Thailand, 2022

(Vol.31 : January 2022)

Objectives
IPSR publishes the “Mahidol Population Gazette” in January annually in both Thai and English versions to disseminate estimated population indicators. All figures are updated each year based on the most recent information available. Therefore, the data in the “Mahidol Population Gazette” of different years should not be analyzed to determine population trends.
MaleFemaleTotal
1Total Population (x 1,000)31,93334,27866,211
2Population by Area of Residence (x 1,000)
Urban area (population living in all types of cities and municipal areas)19,05920,49739,556
Rural area (population living outside urban areas)12,86913,78626,655
3Population by Region (x 1,000)
Bangkok Metropolis4,0094,3378,346
Central (excluding Bangkok Metropolis)9,51410,17919,693
Northern5,2225,66010,882
Northeastern8,6939,36918,062
Southern4,4904,7389,228
4Population by Age Group (x 1,000)
Children (under 15 years)5,3535,09310,446
Labor force (15-59 years)21,08721,64442,731
Older persons (60 years and over)5,4937,54113,034
Older persons (65 years and over)3,4925,1858,677
Pre-school ages (0 – 5 years)1,8881,7873,675
School ages (6-21 years)6,4426,16212,604
Women of reproductive age (15-49 years)16,129
5Life Expectancy at BirthMale 73.6 years
(average number of years a person could expect to live after birth)Female 80.7 years
6Life Expectancy at SixtyMale 18.3 years
(average number of years a person could expect to live after age sixty)Female 23.7 years
7Life Expectancy at EightyMale 6.1 years
(average number of years a person could expect to live after age eighty)Female 8.6 years
8Vital Rates
Crude birth rate (per 1,000 population)8.2
Crude death rate (per 1,000 population)7.9
Natural growth rate (percent)0.0
Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births)7.6
Child (under 5) mortality ratio (per 1,000 live births)10.9
9Total Fertility Rate (average number of children a woman would have throughout her reproductive years)1.21
10Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (percent)73.0
11Households with Only Older Person (percent)13.8
Sources of Data
– Report on the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2019, National Statistical Office & UNICEF.
– Population and Housing Census 2010, National Statistical Office.
– The 1996, 2006, 2010, 2015, 2020 Household Socio-Economic Survey, National Statistical Office.
– Report on Population Projections for Thailand 2010 – 2040 (Revised), Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council
– Bureau of Registration and Administration, Department of Local Administration, Ministry of Interior.
Notes on data
– Population in Listing 1-4 : Thais and non-Thais whose names are in household registration.
– Crude Birth Rate (per 1,000 population) : Number of births in one year divided by midyear population and multiplied by 1,000.
– Crude Death Rate (per 1,000 population) : Number of deaths in one year divided by midyear population and multiplied by 1,000.
– Natural Growth Rate (percent) : Number of births minus number of deaths divided by midyear population and multiplied by 100.
– Infant Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) : Number of deaths of infants under age 1 in one year divided by total live births in that year and multiplied by 1,000.
– Child (under 5) Mortality Ratio (per 1,000 live births) : Number of deaths of children under age 5 in one year divided by total live births in that year and multiplied by 1,000.
– Total Fertility Rate (TFR) : Average number of children a woman would have throughout her reproductive years, calculated by summing the age-specific fertility rates of women of reproductive age.
– Contraceptive Prevalence Rate : Percent of currently married women age 15 – 49 using contraception.
– Households with Only Older Person : Households where an older person living alone or older persons living together.