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Thailand People 2011
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SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















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Page last updated on January 13, 2011

Population:
67,089,500
country comparison to the world: 20
note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality, higher death rates, lower population growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2010 est.)
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Age structure:
0-14 years: 20.8% (male 7,013,877/female 6,690,554)
[see also: Age structure - 0-14 years country ranks ]
15-64 years: 70.5% (male 23,000,156/female 23,519,298)
[see also: Age structure - 15-64 years country ranks ]
65 years and over: 8.7% (male 2,612,269/female 3,162,282) (2010 est.)
[see also: Age structure - 65 years and over country ranks ]

Median age:
total: 34 years
[see also: Median age - total country ranks ]
male: 33.2 years
[see also: Median age - male country ranks ]
female: 34.8 years (2010 est.)
[see also: Median age - female country ranks ]

Population growth rate:
0.653% (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 146
[see also: Population growth rate country ranks ]

Birth rate:
13.01 births/1,000 population (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 155
[see also: Birth rate country ranks ]

Death rate:
6.47 deaths/1,000 population (July 2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 151
[see also: Death rate country ranks ]

Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population
country comparison to the world: 106
[see also: Net migration rate country ranks ]

Urbanization:
urban population: 33% of total population (2008)
[see also: Urbanization - urban population country ranks ]
rate of urbanization: 1.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
[see also: Urbanization - rate of urbanization country ranks ]

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.054 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - at birth country ranks ]
under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - under 15 years country ranks ]
15-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - 15-64 years country ranks ]
65 years and over: 0.82 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - 65 years and over country ranks ]
total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2010 est.)
[see also: Sex ratio - total population country ranks ]

Infant mortality rate:
total: 16.71 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 113
[see also: Infant mortality rate - total country ranks ]
male: 17.7 deaths/1,000 live births
[see also: Infant mortality rate - male country ranks ]
female: 15.66 deaths/1,000 live births (2010 est.)
[see also: Infant mortality rate - female country ranks ]

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 75.02 years
country comparison to the world: 89
[see also: Life expectancy at birth - total population country ranks ]
male: 72.94 years
[see also: Life expectancy at birth - male country ranks ]
female: 77.21 years (2010 est.)
[see also: Life expectancy at birth - female country ranks ]

Total fertility rate:
1.65 children born/woman (2010 est.)
country comparison to the world: 177
[see also: Total fertility rate country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
1.4% (2007 est.)
country comparison to the world: 46
[see also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
610,000 (2007 est.)
country comparison to the world: 18
[see also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
30,000 (2007 est.)
country comparison to the world: 17
[see also: HIV/AIDS - deaths country ranks ]

Major infectious diseases:
degree of risk: high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea
vectorborne diseases: dengue fever, Japanese encephalitis, and malaria
animal contact disease: rabies
water contact disease: leptospirosis
note: highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has been identified in this country; it poses a negligible risk with extremely rare cases possible among US citizens who have close contact with birds (2009)

Nationality:
noun: Thai (singular and plural)
adjective: Thai

Ethnic groups:
Thai 75%, Chinese 14%, other 11%

Religions:
Buddhist 94.6%, Muslim 4.6%, Christian 0.7%, other 0.1% (2000 census)

Languages:
Thai, English (secondary language of the elite), ethnic and regional dialects

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 92.6%
[see also: Literacy - total population country ranks ]
male: 94.9%
[see also: Literacy - male country ranks ]
female: 90.5% (2000 census)
[see also: Literacy - female country ranks ]

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2009)

Education expenditures:
4.9% of GDP (2008)
country comparison to the world: 76
[see also: Education expenditures country ranks ]


NOTE: The information regarding Thailand on this page is re-published from the 2011 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Thailand People 2011 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Thailand People 2011 should be addressed to the CIA.



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