Thailand Basic Facts

 
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Population mMid 2009...............................................65.996.000

GDP per capita 2009 (PPP US$)........... 8,1000
GNP 2009 (PPP, US$ billions)................ 539.7
Unemployment....................................................................1.6%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.2
Labor force (%) ....... 2.0

Total Area...................................................................198,456sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 13

Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 21
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 69
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 33
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 89
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 5