Entry 12: Thailand Development & Industry

• Population: 67,741,401

• GNI PPP Per Capita (US$): 5,480

• Women as % of Nonfarm Wage Earners: 44%

• Women as % of Parliament: 15.4%

• CO2 Emissions Per Capita (metric tons): 4.10

• Death Due to Non-Communicable Diseases:

• Births Attended by Skill Health Personnel (%): 99%

• Democracy: CPIA Gender Equality Rating:3

• Economy: Big Mac Index: -41

• Economy: Cash Surplus/Deficit (% of GDP): -1.2

• Economy: Human Development Index: 0.690

• Economy: Technology Index: 4.24

• Education: Average Years of School for Adults: 6.6

• Education: Education Spending (as % of GDP): 29.5

• Education: Pupil-Teacher Ratio (elementary): 16.1

• Education: Teachers as % of Labor Force:

• Health: Expenditure Per Capita: 158.4

• Health: Hospital Beds Per 1000: 2.1

• Health: Physicians Per 1000: 0.3

• Media: Televisions (total number):

• Media: Per Capita Televisions (you compute this): 254.7

• % of GDP as Industry: 43.6%

• Total Labor Force: 39.64 million

• % of Labor Force in Industry: 13.6%

• Unemployment Rate: 0.8%

• Public Debt % of GDP: 47.5%

• Inflation Rate: 2.2%

• Industries:ourism, textiles and garments, agricultural processing, beverages,
tobacco, cement, light manufacturing such as jewelry and electric appliances,
computers and parts, integrated circuits, furniture, plastics, automobiles and
automotive parts; world’s second-largest tungsten producer and third-largest tin
producer

• Value of Exports: $229.1 billion

• Export Commodities: electronics, computer parts, automobiles and parts, electrical
appliances, machinery and equipment, textiles and footwear, fishery products, rice

• Export Partners and %: China 11.7%, Japan 10.2%, US 9.9%, Hong Kong 5.7%, Malaysia
5.4%, Indonesia 4.9%, Singapore 4.7%, Australia 4.3%

• Value of Imports: $223 billion

• Import Commodities:capital goods, intermediate goods/raw materials, consumer goods

• Import Partners and %: Japan 20%, China 14.9%, UAE 6.3%, Malaysia 5.3%, US 5.3%

• Currency Exchange Rate to $1.00: 30.59

• Electricity Production: 173.3 billion kWh

• Electricity Consumption: 169.4 billion kWh

• Electricity from Fossil Fuels: 89%

• Electricity from Nuclear Fuels: 0%

• Electricity from Hydroelectric Plants: 10.9%

• Electricity from Renewable Sources: 0.2%

• Refined Oil Production: 913,600 bbl/day

• Refined Oil Consumption: 721,100 bbl/day

• Natural Gas Production: 36.99 billion cu m

• Natural Gas Consumption: 45.08 billion cu m

• # of Land/Main Line Telephones: 6.391 million

• # of Cellular/Mobile Telephones: 84.075 million

• # of Internet Hosts: 3.399 million

• # of Internet Users: 17.483 million

• # of Airports (total): 101

• # of Airports with Paved Runways: 63

• # of km of Roadways (total): 180,053 km

• # of km of Roadways Paved: 180,053 km

• # km of Waterways: 4,000 km

• Location of Main Ports & Terminals: Bangkok, Laem Chabang, Map Ta Phut, Prachuap
Port, Si Racha,Bangkok (1,305,229), Laem Chabang (5,731,063)

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