Bangkok · Population

Question: What is the population of Bangkok? Answer: Bangkok (กรุงเทพมหานคร), Thailand (capital: -) - last known population is ≈ 8 305 200 (year 2010). This was 12.453% of total Thailand population. In this year, Bangkok population density was 5751.5 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2000-2010 (+2.77%/year), Bangkok population in 2018 would be: 10 333 534*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1947-1960] +4.68 %/year
[1960-1970] +3.72 %/year
[1970-1980] +4.32 %/year
[1980-1990] +2.28 %/year
[1990-2000] +0.72 %/year
[2000-2010] +2.77 %/year


GPS coordinates: 13.756331, 100.501765

Bangkok on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1947c, 1960c, 1970c, 1980c, 1990c, 2000c, 2010c. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
National Statistical Office of Thailand
Population and housing census 1990, 2000, 2010
Research and Development Form and structure Development Office Form and structure. Retrieved 2015-02-06 and 2018-02-07 [in Thai]
Census 2010 statistical tables
Statistical Forecasting Bureau (2010). 2010 Thailand Statistical Yearbook (Special edition) (PDF). National Statistical Office. PDF, 50 Mb !
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).