Total Population (million): 63.8321352467
Annual growth rate: 0.7624509%
Urban population: 32.64%
Official Language: Thai
Other languages spoken: It is true that English is a second language
taught in most schools throughout the country. However, the learning
of English presents several problems. That is why, in daily life, it
is difficult, for a foreigner, to find people able to speak English;
the reason being that only 28 % of the inhabitants reach the
secondary level at school where English is taught as second language.
Finally, it is worth noting that Chinese is another language often
used in the country.
Business language: Thai and English are both used in the country as
commercial languages. Indeed, the common Thai is usually used in
shops and in business, but English (with Thai) is frequently used.
Religion: 95% of the population is buddhist (Theravaca) and 4% is
Area: 513120 kmÂ²
Type of State: Kingdom. Constitutional monarchy based on
Type of economy: Lower-middle-income economy, Emerging Financial
An economy based on the agri-food industry; tourism and some
To call from Thailand, dial 001
To call in Thailand, dial 66
Internet suffix: .th
Access to electricity: n.c.