Who is the most famous person in Thailand?
The most famous man in the country, and someone whose portrait you will see everywhere during your travels in Thailand, is no other than the king himself. Bhumibol Adulyadej, also known as Rama IX, began reigning over the country in 1950, when he was 23 years old.
How many Americans live in Thailand?
350,000 Thais live in the United States; 150,000 in Australia; 38,000 in the United Kingdom; and 28,700 in Sweden.
|% of visitors relative to this country’s population||0.20%|
|# of Thais living in this country||350,000|
|% of Thais relative to this country’s population||0.11%|
|# of residents in Thailand||30,000|
Are Thai people Chinese?
Thailand has the largest overseas Chinese community in the world outside Greater China. 11 to 14 percent of Thailand’s population are considered ethnic Chinese. The Thai linguist Theraphan Luangthongkum claim the share of those having at least partial Chinese ancestry at about 40 percent of the Thai population.
What race are Thai?
Approximately 75 percent of the population are Thai, and 14 percent are ethnic Chinese. Other ethnic groups include Malay-speaking Muslims (4 percent), Khmers (1.3 percent), Soai, or Kui (1.3 percent), Karen (1.3 percent), and Indians and Pakistanis (. 4 percent).