Even though Thailand has one of the better social security systems in Asia, the increasing population of elderly people is a challenge for the country.Life expectancy has risen, a reflection of Thailand's efforts to implement effective public health policies.These statistics are merely a single snapshot and hardly authoritative as there is constant movement and much eluding of authority.The language of the central Thai population is the educational and administrative language.The Thai AIDS epidemic had a major impact on the Thai population.
The nation's ethnic makeup is obscured by the pressures of Thaification, Thai nationalism, and social pressure, which is intertwined with a caste-like mentality assigning some groups higher social status than others.
Accurate statistics are difficult to arrive at, as millions of Thai migrate from rural areas to cities, then return to their place of origin to help with seasonal field work.
Officially they have rural residency, but spend most of the year in urban areas.
Their coupling in this tempestuous expression could be a gesture toward the inhospitable conditions a heavy rainstorm produces.
The demographics of Thailand paint a statistical portrait of the national population.