COUNTRY INFO


Kingdom of Thailand
 
 
General Information
 
Thailand is bordered in west and northwest by Myanmar (Burma), in south west by the Andaman Sea, in east and north east by Lao PDR, in south east by Cambodia, in south by the Gulf of Thailand (an inlet of the South China Sea), and by Malaysia. In south the country occupies a part of the Malay Peninsula.
 
Capital : Bangkok
Government Type : Constitutional Monarchy
Land area : 510,890 sq km 
Official language : Thai
Population : 69.1 million 
Currency : Baht
 
Economic Indicators
 
  2017 2018 2019
GDP (US‎$b) 455.3 487.2 516.7
GDP per capita (US$) 6,730.6 7,187.2 7,607.7
GDP PPP (Int’I $b) 1,240.0 1,320.4 1,390.5
GDP per capita PPP (Int’I $) 18,330.3 19,476.5 20,474.4
Real GDP growth (% change yoy) 4.0 4.1 3.5
Current account balance (US$b) 50.2 37.7 36.5
Current account balance (% GDP) 11.0 7.7 7.1
Inflation (% change yoy) 0.7 1.1 1.0
Unemployment (% labour force) 1.2 1.2 1.2
 
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