UNFPA Thailand

A middle-income country, Thailand has faced various challenges relating to population changes brought about by socioeconomic development. A low birth rate is straining human resource for future development, while rapid urbanization is shifting family structures. Located at the centre of Southeast Asia, Thailand has welcomed millions of foreign migrants each year. UNFPA programmes help to address these challenges. With a high number of adolescent pregnancies, special attention is given to the needs of young people.

Data overview View more

Population

Population, by age group, per cent
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    Population aged 0-14
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    Population aged 15-64
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    Population aged 65+

Sexual and reproductive health

Births attended by skilled health personnel, per cent, 2014-2019
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    Births attended by skilled health personnel

Family Planning

Proportion of demand satisfied with modern methods, women aged 15-49, per cent, 2022
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    Modern method  

Education

Total net enrolment rate, percent

Gender, Rights, and Human Capital

Harmful Practices

Key results of Thailand in 2020 View more
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School-based comprehensive sexuality education

A comprehensive sexuality education curricula was operationalized in accordance with international standards
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Census sample availability

A representative sample of census data was released within 12 months of launching the main census report
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Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

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Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls
2020 Humanitarian results achieved for Thailand View more
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Number of dignity kits distributed
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UNFPA-assisted safe deliveries
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Adolescent and youth-friendly spaces supported by UNFPA
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Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth)
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Affected population reached with Family Planning services
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Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Service Package for reproductive health
People reached with Dignity Kits in 0 countries
Appeal Country People reached with Dignity Kits
Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services in 0 countries
Appeal Country Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services
People reached with adolescent sexual and reproductive health services, supplies and information in 0 countries
Appeal Country Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services
Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth) in 0 countries
Appeal Country Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth
Health Facilities that provide Emergency Obstetric Care, supported by UNFPA in 0 countries
Appeal Country Health Facilities that provide Emergency Obstetric Care, supported by UNFPA
Personnel trained on various aspects of sexual and reproductive health, including the Minimum Initial Service Package in 0 countries
Appeal Country Personnel trained on various aspects of sexual and reproductive health, including the Minimum Initial Service Package
Demographic Dividend: Thailand View more

Population Pyramid

females
males
Population in thousands

Life Expectancy

Total fertility rate

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Year: 2018 Note: Years 2017 to 2100 are projected data.
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Source: United Nations, Population Division, World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision

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