Thailand’s population is mostly rural. It is concentrated in the rice growing areas of the central, northeastern, and northern regions. Its urban population—principally in greater Bangkok—was 45.7 percent of the total population in 2010 according to National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB).
Is Bangkok urban or rural?
The Greater Bangkok Metropolitan Area, which generally includes Bangkok proper and its twin city, Thonburi, and the contiguous cities of Samut Prakan to the southeast and Nonthaburi to the north, remains the dominant and only major urban centre in the country.
Are there more rural or urban areas?
In 2020, there were approximately 57.23 million people living in rural areas in the United States, compared to about 272.91 million people living in urban areas.
Is Asia more rural or urban?
Asia, most of the people here are rural dwellers living in villages. Even the mode of life in the small cities with pop- ulations of 2,500 to 20,000 and sometimes even 30,000 is more rural than urban.
How many people live in rural Thailand?
Thailand rural population for 2019 was 34,330,982, a 1.2% decline from 2018. Thailand rural population for 2018 was 34,749,671, a 1.16% decline from 2017. Thailand rural population for 2017 was 35,158,608, a 1.12% decline from 2016. Thailand rural population for 2016 was 35,556,101, a 1.07% decline from 2015.