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International Rankings of Thailand - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Thailand, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Thailand, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 38 16 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 20 11.478 million 2020
Internet users - percent of population 23 85 % 2021
Internet users - total 19 61.200 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 40 19 2022
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 34 4.368 million 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 8 176 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 16 126.414 million 2022
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 28 3.4 % of household expenditures 2018
Average household expenditures - on food 46 24.3 % of household expenditures 2018
Budget - expenditures 32 128.581 billion US Dollars 2020
Budget - revenues 33 104.689 billion US Dollars 2020
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 64 3.5 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 194 10.345 billion US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 46 167.890 billion US Dollars 2019
Exports 30 296.002 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 26 543.798 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 30 68.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 74 16.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 156 48.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 121 54.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 63 23.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 60 0.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 86 8.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 37 36.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 123 55.6 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 78 35 % 2020
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 49 31.5 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2009
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 23 2.8 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 28 295.780 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 110 3.34 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 158 1.23 % 2021
Labor force 18 40.213 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 138 9.9 % 2018
Public debt 101 50.4 % of GDP 2020
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 23 1.223 trillion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 156 1.53 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 94 17100 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 103 1.79 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 15 246.025 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 139 14.48 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 203 1.42 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 173 8.1179 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 136 6.2 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 135 7 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 21 58.780 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 17 100.321 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 21 146.172 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 19 35.761 million metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 46 63000 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 12 23.899 million metric tons 2020
Coal - production 28 13.251 million metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 34 1.063 billion metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 23 190.569 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 45 2.618 billion kWh 2020
Electricity - imports 4 29.551 billion kWh 2020
Electricity - installed generating capacity 25 53.130 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 27 13.286 billion kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 87 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - total population 83 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 67 N/A 2024
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 17 9.6 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 53 83.3 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 120 2.6 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 43 2.8 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 58 1.7 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 79 76.714 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 14 54.802 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 21 14.945 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - production 19 38.421 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - proven reserves 45 138.243 billion cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 46 28600 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 12 979800 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 48 252.800 million bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 18 1.285 million bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 31 438200 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 31 278300 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 46 134200 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 16 1.328 million bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 19 283.76 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 18 86.98 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 62 24.64 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 89 41.2 2018
Land use - arable land 27 30.8 2018
Land use - forest 80 37.2 2018
Land use - permanent crops 35 8.8 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 151 1.6 2018
Revenue from coal 30 0.03 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 70 0.34 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 28 438.610 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 13 51.790 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 32 2.780 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 32 2.740 billion cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 90 1.43 2025
Urbanization - urban population 112 53.6 2023
Geography
Area - land 54 510890 sq km 0
Area - total 55 513120 sq km 0
Area - water 103 223053 sq km 0
Coastline 38 3219 km 0
Elevation - highest point 82 2565 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 110 287 meters 0
Irrigated land 11 64150 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 30 5673 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 89 41.2 2018
Land use - arable land 27 30.8 2018
Land use - forest 80 37.2 2018
Land use - permanent crops 35 8.8 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 151 1.6 2018
Military
Military expenditures 35 1.3 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 82 1.85 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 63 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 5 4.78 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 55 6.86 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 74 0.23 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 133 10 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 7 9.8 2019
Child marriage - women married by age 15 37 3 0
Child marriage - women married by age 18 39 20.2 0
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 48 7.7 % 2019
Contraceptive prevalence rate 18 73 % 2019
Current health expenditure 72 4.4 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 56 60.8 % 2023
Death rate 49 7.9 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 63 18.4 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 108 4.8 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 153 43.5 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 164 22.7 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 109 0 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 102 0 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 64 0 % of population 0
Education expenditures 54 3.2 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 94 0.75 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 168 5.7167 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 138 7 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 137 6.4 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 95 81.182 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 57 74.9 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 51 77.9 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 49 92.8 % 2021
Literacy - male 31 95.5 % 0
Literacy - total population 44 94.1 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 96 29 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 75 42.253 years 0
Median age - male 41 39.8 years 0
Median age - total 36 41 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 51 23.3 2009
Net migration rate 60 0.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 105 10 % 2016
Physicians density 110 0.95 physicians/1,000 population 2020
Population 20 69.795 million 2023
Population growth rate 137 0.2 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 2 99.9 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 119 0 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 121 0 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 93 0.1 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 11 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 27 0.96 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 33 0.8 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 9 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 24 0.95 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 130 1.54 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 90 1.43 2025
Urbanization - urban population 112 53.6 2023
Transportation
Airports 51 108 2024
Heliports 61 5 2024
Merchant marine - total 28 884 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 18 2.666 billion 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 16 76.053 million 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 20 283 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 13 15 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 11 4043 2017
Railways - total 32 4127 km 2017
Roadways - paved 135 N/A km 2024
Roadways - total 142 N/A km 2024
Waterways 29 4000 km 2011

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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