Thailand by numbers
The National Economics and Social Development Council have prepared some snapshot infographics which provide a window into Thai society at the moment. The stats have been prepared from information relating to Q2 this year. Key facts are…
• Thai people reading more than they were four years ago
• People are moving away from the agricultural sector and into blue and white collar jobs
• People are official complaining more to authorities
• Thailand is #1 in ASEAN and #9 in the world for annual road deaths per capita
• Thais are drinking more alcohol and using more illicit drugs but smoking habits haven’t changed
• Teenage pregnancy is a rising problem
• Thailand is spending more to eradicate human trafficking
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