Mahidol Population Gazette

Population of Thailand, 2017 (Vol.26: January 2017)

 

:: 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, 2017 (Vol.26 : January 2017)
Estimated Population at Midyear 20176 (1st July)
   

Male

Female

Total

1. Total Population (x 1,000) 32,390 33,671 66,061
2. Population by Area of Residence (x 1,000)      
      Urban area (population living in all types of cities and municipal areas) 15,909 16,614 32,523
      Rural area (population living outside urban areas) 16,481 17,057 33,538
3. Population by Region (x 1,000)      
      Bangkok Metropolis 3,988 4,228 8,216
      Central (excluding Bangkok Metropolis) 9,252 9,648 18,900
      Northern 5,540 5,744 11,284
      Northeastern 9,169 9,489 18,658
      Southern 4,441 4,562 9,003
4. Population by Age Group (x 1,000)      
      Children (under 15 years) 5,966 5,610 11,576
      Labor force (15-59 years) 21,313 21,859 43,172
      Elderly (60 years and over) 5,111 6,202 11,313
      Elderly (65 years and over) 3,350 4,229 7,579
      Pre-school ages (0 – 5 years) 2,276 2,152 4,428
      School ages (6-21 years) 6,918 6,529 13,447
      Women of reproductive age (15-49 years)   16,946  
5. Life Expectancy at Birth
(average number of years a person could expect to live after birth)
Male 72.0 years
Female 78.8 years
6. Life Expectancy at Sixty
(average number of years a person could expect to live after age sixty)
Male 20.2 years
Female 23.5 years
7. Life Expectancy at Sixty-five
(average number of years a person could expect to live after age sixty-five)
Male 16.5 years
Female 19.6 years
8. Vital Rates      
      Crude birth rate (per 1,000 population)     10.8
      Crude death rate (per 1,000 population)     8.2
      Natural growth rate (percent)     0.3
      Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births)     10.1
      Child mortality ratio (per 1,000 live births)     16.6
9. Total Fertility Rate (average number of children a woman would have throughout her reproductive years)     1.59
10. Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (percent)     78.4
11. Population Not Register at Current Resident (percent)     25.5
 

:: 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.
  • Population Projections for Thailand 2010-2040 by the Population Projection Working Group, Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board.
  • 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.