Thailand Economic Statistics and Indicators
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Economic Indicators For: Thailand › Change country
National or Regional Currency: Baht, THB
Year of data: 2015 › Change year
Number of Indicators Listed: 39
Full Dataset: From Year 1980 to 2021
Date of Last Update: 30th June 2016
Population: 67,741,401 ; 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 2014 est.)
Area: total: 513,120 sq km ; land: 510,890 sq km ; water: 2,230 sq km
Natural Resources: tin, rubber, natural gas, tungsten, tantalum, timber, lead, fish, gypsum, lignite, fluorite, arable land
Capital: name: Bangkok ; geographic coordinates: 13 45 N, 100 31 E ; time difference: UTC+7 (12 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
With a well-developed infrastructure, a free-enterprise economy, generally pro-investment policies, and strong export industries, Thailand achieved steady growth due largely to industrial and agriculture exports - mostly electronics, agricultural commodities, automobiles and parts, and processed foods. Unemployment, at less than 1% of the labor force, stands as one of the lowest levels in the world, which puts upward pressure on wages in some industries. Thailand also attracts nearly 2.5 million migrant workers from neighboring countries. The Thai government in 2013 implemented a nation-wide 300 baht ($10) per day minimum wage policy and deployed new tax reforms designed to lower rates on middle-income earners. The Thai economy has weathered internal and external economic shocks in recent years. The global economic recession severely cut Thailand's exports, with most sectors experiencing double-digit drops. In late 2011 Thailand's recovery was interrupted by historic flooding in the industrial areas in Bangkok and its five surrounding provinces, crippling the manufacturing sector. The government approved flood mitigation projects worth $11.7 billion, which were started in 2012, to prevent similar economic damage, and an additional $75 billion for infrastructure over the following seven years. This was expected to lead to an economic upsurge but growth has remained slow, in part due to ongoing political unrest and resulting uncertainties. Spending on infrastructure will require re-approval once a new government is seated.
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GDP (Constant Prices, National Currency) for Thailand in year 2015 is THB 9,471.30 Billion.
GDP (Current Prices, National Currency) for Thailand in year 2015 is THB 13,537.49 Billion.
GDP (Current Prices, US Dollars) for Thailand in year 2015 is US$ 395.288 Billion.
GDP Deflator for Thailand in year 2015 is 142.932 (Index, Base Year as per country's accounts = 100).
GDP Per Capita (Constant Prices, National Currency) for Thailand in year 2015 is THB 137,588.18 .
GDP Per Capita (Current Prices, National Currency) for Thailand in year 2015 is THB 196,656.97 .
GDP Per Capita (Current Prices, US Dollars) for Thailand in year 2015 is US$ 5,742.28 .
GDP (PPP), US Dollars for Thailand in year 2015 is US$ 1,108.11 Billion.
GDP Per Capita (PPP), US Dollars for Thailand in year 2015 is US$ 16,097.35 .
Investment (% of GDP) for Thailand in year 2015 is 24.132 %.
Inflation, Average Consumer Prices (Indexed to Year 2000) for Thailand in year 2015 is 106.298 (Index, Base Year 2000 = 100).
Inflation, End of Year (Indexed to Year 2000) for Thailand in year 2015 is 105.74 (Index, Base Year 2000 = 100).
Population for Thailand in year 2015 is 68.838 Million .
General government revenue (National Currency) for Thailand in year 2015 is THB 3,032.17 Billions.
General government total expenditure (National Currency) for Thailand in year 2015 is THB 2,998.18 Billions.
Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency) for Thailand in year 2015 is THB 33.987 Billions.
General Government Structural Balance (National Currency) for Thailand in year 2015 is THB 92.728 Billion.
Fiscal Year Gross Domestic Product, Current Prices for Thailand in year 2015 is THB 13,415.83 Billions.
Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Thailand in year 2015 is US$ 34.823 Billion.
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Data Sources: IMF, World Bank, UN, OECD, CIA World Factbook, Internet World Statistics, The Heritage Foundation and Transparency International