Mahidol Population Gazette

Population of Thailand, 2019 (Vol.28: January 2019)

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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.
 

Mahidol Population Gazette

Population of Thailand, 2019 (Vol.28 : January 2019)
Estimated Population at Midyear 2019 (1st July)
   

Male

Female

Total

1. Total Population (x 1,000) 32,074 34,400 66,374
2. Population by Area of Residence (x 1,000)      
  Urban area (population living in all types of cities and municipal areas) 17,918 19,203 37,121
  Rural area (population living outside urban areas) 14,156 15,097 29,253
3. Population by Region (x 1,000)      
  Bangkok Metropolis 3,998 4,320 8,318
  Central (excluding Bangkok Metropolis) 9,334 9,968 19,302
  Northern 5,367 5,711 11,138
  Northeastern 8,912 9,544 18,456
  Southern 4,463 4,697 9,160
4. Population by Age Group (x 1,000)      
  Children (under 15 years) 5,812 5,546 11,358
  Labor force (15-59 years) 21,357 22,072 43,429
  Elderly (60 years and over) 4,905 6,682 11,587
  Elderly (65 years and over) 3,084 4,528 7,612
  Pre-school ages (0 – 5 years) 2,225 2,125 4,350
  School ages (6-21 years) 6,722 6,444 13,166
  Women of reproductive age (15-49 years)   16,686  
5. Life Expectancy at Birth 
(average number of years a person could expect to live after birth)
Male 73.0 years
Female 80.1 
years
6. Life Expectancy at Sixty
(average number of years a person could expect to live after age sixty)
Male 17.1 years
Female 22.8 years
7. Life Expectancy at Eighty 
(average number of years a person could expect to live after age eighty)
Male 6.0 years
Female 8.3 years
8. Vital Rates      
  Crude birth rate (per 1,000 population)     10.5
  Crude death rate (per 1,000 population)     8.1
  Natural growth rate (percent)     0.2
  Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births)     9.3
  Child (under 5) mortality ratio (per 1,000 live births)     11.0
9. Total Fertility Rate (average number of children a woman would have throughout her reproductive years)   1.54  
10. Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (percent)   78.40  
11. Older Person Household (percent)     40.6

Sources of Data

  • Report on the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2015, National Statistical Office.
  • Population and Housing Census 2010, National Statistical Office.
  • The 2015-2016 Survey of Population Change, National Statistical Office.
  • Survey of the Older Persons in Thailand 2017, National Statistical Office
  • 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.
  • Older Person Household : Household with at least one member aged 60 and over.