Thai Culture

Population Statistics

Thailand

Population

68,977,400

[July 2020 est.]

Language

Thai [official] 90.7%
Burmese 1.3%
Other 8.0%

[2010 est.]

Religion

Buddhism 94.6%
Islam 4.3%
Christianity 1.0%
Other 0.2%

[2015 est.]

Ethnicity

Thai 97.5%
Burmese 1.3%
Other 1.1%

[2015 est.]

Cultural Dimensions

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Australians with Thai Ancestry

70,235 
[Census, 2016]

Thai in Australia

Population

66,229

[Census, 2016]

This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in Thailand.

Median Age

31

[Census, 2016]

Gender

Male 32.7%
Female 67.3%

[Census, 2016]

Religion

Buddhism 72.9%
Baptist Christianity 4.3%
Catholic Christianity 3.4%
Anglican Christianity 1.5%
Other Religion 5.5%
No Religion 9.5%
Not Stated 2.6%

[Census, 2016]

Ancestry

Thai 67.6%
Chinese 9.2%
Karen 4.3%
English 4.0%
Other Ancestry 14.9%

[Census, 2016]

Language Spoken at Home

Thai 69.2%
English 17.2%
Karen 5.5%
Khmer 2.2%
Other Languages 5.5%

Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 76.8% speak English fluently.

[Census, 2016]

Diaspora

New South Wales 40.3%
Victoria 24.1%
Queensland 15.1%
Western Australia 11.8%
Other 8.7%

[Census, 2016]

Arrival to Australia

Prior to 2007 42.7%
2007 - 2011 23.7%
2012 - 2016 28.3%

[Census, 2016]

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