Bangkok, Thailand Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Bangkok, Thailand metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Bangkok in 2022 is 10,900,000, a 1.65% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Bangkok in 2021 was 10,723,000, a 1.75% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Bangkok in 2020 was 10,539,000, a 1.83% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bangkok in 2019 was 10,350,000, a 1.91% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Thailand
City Name Population
Bangkok 10,900,000
Chon Buri 1,436,000
Samut Prakan 1,342,000
Chiang Mai 1,198,000
Songkhla 992,000
Nonthaburi 988,000
Pathum Thani 938,000
Nakhon Ratchasima 792,000
Samut Sakhon 594,000
Udon Thani 583,000
Chiang Rai 565,000
Rayong 552,000
Nakhon Pathom 533,000
Kalasin 531,000
Khon-Kaen 516,000
Surat Thani 509,000
Ubon Ratchathani 508,000
Lop Buri 478,000
Buri Ram 466,000
Lampang 461,000
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 453,000
Roi Et 452,000
Phuket 444,000
Ratchaburi 420,000
Sakon Nakhon 391,000
Chanthaburi 381,000
Suphan Buri 357,000
Lamphun 326,000
Bangkok - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 10,900,000 1.65%
2021 10,723,000 1.75%
2020 10,539,000 1.83%
2019 10,350,000 1.91%
2018 10,156,000 2.60%
2017 9,899,000 2.60%
2016 9,648,000 2.61%
2015 9,403,000 2.61%
2014 9,164,000 2.60%
2013 8,932,000 2.61%
2012 8,705,000 2.60%
2011 8,484,000 2.60%
2010 8,269,000 2.61%
2009 8,059,000 2.60%
2008 7,855,000 2.60%
2007 7,656,000 2.61%
2006 7,461,000 2.60%
2005 7,272,000 2.60%
2004 7,088,000 2.61%
2003 6,908,000 2.61%
2002 6,732,000 2.59%
2001 6,562,000 2.61%
2000 6,395,000 1.22%
1999 6,318,000 0.78%
1998 6,269,000 0.79%
1997 6,220,000 0.79%
1996 6,171,000 0.78%
1995 6,123,000 0.77%
1994 6,076,000 0.80%
1993 6,028,000 0.77%
1992 5,982,000 0.79%
1991 5,935,000 0.78%
1990 5,889,000 2.04%
1989 5,771,000 2.25%
1988 5,644,000 2.25%
1987 5,520,000 2.26%
1986 5,398,000 2.25%
1985 5,279,000 2.25%
1984 5,163,000 2.26%
1983 5,049,000 2.25%
1982 4,938,000 2.26%
1981 4,829,000 2.24%
1980 4,723,000 3.80%
1979 4,550,000 4.31%
1978 4,362,000 4.33%
1977 4,181,000 4.32%
1976 4,008,000 4.32%
1975 3,842,000 4.32%
1974 3,683,000 4.30%
1973 3,531,000 4.31%
1972 3,385,000 4.35%
1971 3,244,000 4.31%
1970 3,110,000 3.87%
1969 2,994,000 3.74%
1968 2,886,000 3.74%
1967 2,782,000 3.77%
1966 2,681,000 3.75%
1965 2,584,000 3.73%
1964 2,491,000 3.75%
1963 2,401,000 3.71%
1962 2,315,000 3.77%
1961 2,231,000 3.72%
1960 2,151,000 4.52%
1959 2,058,000 4.73%
1958 1,965,000 4.69%
1957 1,877,000 4.74%
1956 1,792,000 4.67%
1955 1,712,000 4.71%
1954 1,635,000 4.74%
1953 1,561,000 4.69%
1952 1,491,000 4.71%
1951 1,424,000 4.71%
1950 1,360,000 0.00%