Thailand Rural Population 1960-2022

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 2021 was 33,462,385, a 1.3% decline from 2020.
  • Thailand rural population for 2020 was 33,901,849, a 1.25% decline from 2019.
  • Thailand rural population for 2019 was 34,330,981, a 1.2% decline from 2018.
  • Thailand rural population for 2018 was 34,749,636, a 1.16% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
China 529,465,517
Russia 35,956,189
Thailand 33,462,385
Brazil 27,140,788
Mexico 24,728,980
Iran 20,113,553
Turkey 19,926,363
South Africa 19,305,303
Iraq 11,893,008
Algeria 11,483,873
Colombia 9,361,143
Romania 8,730,078
Guatemala 8,170,759
Kazakhstan 8,015,101
Malaysia 7,310,403
Peru 7,172,274
Ecuador 6,375,273
Azerbaijan 4,385,166
Venezuela 3,351,303
Serbia 2,966,839
Turkmenistan 2,875,551
Paraguay 2,707,654
Cuba 2,569,977
Belarus 1,876,469
Dominican Republic 1,838,800
Bulgaria 1,654,065
Bosnia 1,650,494
Libya 1,322,540
Jamaica 1,288,936
Namibia 1,215,922
Armenia 1,085,415
Albania 1,041,188
Costa Rica 954,579
Jordan 859,928
North Macedonia 851,107
Mauritius 749,824
Lebanon 738,311
Botswana 681,775
Guyana 577,754
Equatorial Guinea 383,337
Fiji 381,565
Maldives 320,181
Gabon 218,243
Belize 217,840
Suriname 199,915
Montenegro 199,534
Samoa 164,634
St. Lucia 149,475
Tonga 82,093
Grenada 71,545
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 51,793
Dominica 20,645
Marshall Islands 13,019
American Samoa 7,070
Tuvalu 4,199
Nauru 0
Thailand Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 33,462,385 47.84 -1.30%
2020 33,901,849 48.57 -1.26%
2019 34,330,981 49.31 -1.21%
2018 34,749,636 50.05 -1.17%
2017 35,158,587 50.80 -1.12%
2016 35,556,091 51.55 -1.08%
2015 35,941,816 52.31 -1.02%
2014 36,311,547 53.06 -0.97%
2013 36,666,521 53.81 -0.93%
2012 37,007,913 54.56 -0.89%
2011 37,339,014 55.30 -1.03%
2010 37,725,979 56.14 -1.82%
2009 38,419,677 57.46 -1.74%
2008 39,092,273 58.76 -1.65%
2007 39,742,329 60.05 -1.54%
2006 40,360,856 61.33 -1.43%
2005 40,943,339 62.59 -1.32%
2004 41,487,152 63.83 -1.22%
2003 41,995,498 65.06 -1.09%
2002 42,456,025 66.27 -0.94%
2001 42,858,454 67.45 -0.78%
2000 43,194,324 68.61 0.44%
1999 43,005,325 69.03 0.90%
1998 42,619,971 69.21 0.96%
1997 42,214,146 69.38 0.94%
1996 41,821,148 69.55 0.86%
1995 41,462,961 69.72 0.76%
1994 41,150,873 69.90 0.67%
1993 40,874,944 70.07 0.66%
1992 40,604,730 70.24 0.76%
1991 40,295,666 70.41 0.95%
1990 39,916,512 70.58 1.04%
1989 39,505,100 70.83 1.21%
1988 39,029,517 71.10 1.36%
1987 38,502,248 71.37 1.43%
1986 37,954,417 71.64 1.44%
1985 37,409,943 71.91 1.44%
1984 36,874,146 72.17 1.46%
1983 36,341,473 72.43 1.49%
1982 35,805,091 72.69 1.55%
1981 35,254,496 72.95 1.64%
1980 34,682,371 73.21 1.33%
1979 34,225,003 73.76 1.30%
1978 33,784,608 74.39 1.40%
1977 33,313,308 75.02 1.53%
1976 32,808,398 75.64 1.65%
1975 32,270,423 76.24 1.79%
1974 31,696,633 76.84 1.93%
1973 31,091,949 77.42 2.04%
1972 30,463,360 77.99 2.12%
1971 29,823,194 78.56 2.18%
1970 29,179,717 79.11 2.63%
1969 28,422,346 79.33 2.79%
1968 27,639,694 79.44 2.81%
1967 26,873,065 79.56 2.83%
1966 26,122,443 79.67 2.85%
1965 25,387,797 79.78 2.86%
1964 24,670,940 79.89 2.87%
1963 23,973,498 80.00 2.86%
1962 23,296,745 80.11 2.85%
1961 22,641,160 80.22 2.84%
1960 22,007,629 80.33 %