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Table 2 Thailand national poverty line (US$ per capita per month) by geographical regions and areas

From: Financial risk protection of Thailand’s universal health coverage: results from series of national household surveys between 1996 and 2015

Geography 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Greater Bangkok Urban 74.27 51.35 53.88 51.21 57.41 66.31 74.32 80.88 78.05 86.98 95.15 96.33 99.16 96.47 91.45
Total 74.27 51.35 53.88 51.21 57.41 66.31 74.32 80.88 78.05 86.98 95.15 96.33 99.16 96.47 91.45
Central Urban 63.83 45.74 48.15 46.23 52.73 61.76 69.40 76.73 74.02 83.19 90.65 91.66 95.53 92.11 87.67
Rural 55.25 40.53 42.44 40.32 45.84 53.94 60.59 67.93 65.85 74.71 81.23 82.34 85.52 82.51 77.54
Total 58.09 42.29 44.41 42.49 48.52 57.15 64.31 71.74 69.48 78.57 85.60 86.74 90.32 87.19 82.55
North Urban 56.99 39.93 42.19 40.30 45.15 52.53 59.13 65.59 63.50 71.60 78.81 79.70 82.97 80.46 75.73
Rural 43.85 31.27 32.47 31.28 35.69 42.30 48.42 54.71 53.07 60.53 66.32 66.71 70.39 68.74 64.83
Total 46.53 33.03 34.48 33.35 38.10 45.20 51.61 58.12 56.51 64.37 70.84 71.61 75.32 73.50 69.41
Northeast Urban 52.78 38.09 39.55 37.81 42.83 50.33 57.20 63.70 62.18 70.95 77.50 77.76 81.51 79.51 75.12
Rural 40.68 30.23 31.35 29.82 33.51 40.80 47.27 53.94 52.14 60.10 66.46 66.87 70.14 68.68 65.03
Total 42.57 31.49 32.72 31.32 35.47 43.04 49.74 56.50 54.92 63.27 69.86 70.39 73.98 72.51 68.75
South Urban 63.81 45.25 47.13 45.48 51.24 59.83 67.65 74.89 74.04 83.24 91.51 92.81 96.44 93.55 88.76
Rural 49.52 34.69 36.11 34.72 40.16 49.22 55.60 62.93 61.17 69.33 76.57 77.43 80.44 78.64 73.80
Total 52.63 37.04 38.64 37.36 43.09 52.24 59.17 66.62 65.30 73.99 81.73 82.90 86.27 84.21 79.52
Whole country Urban 64.63 45.51 47.65 45.47 51.24 59.60 67.04 73.81 71.51 80.34 87.78 88.62 92.00 89.17 84.44
Rural 45.84 33.36 34.76 33.29 37.94 45.69 52.19 59.13 57.38 65.59 72.08 72.82 76.17 74.26 70.04
Total 51.52 37.07 38.77 37.37 42.73 51.07 58.13 65.20 63.42 72.11 79.20 80.16 83.70 81.50 77.20
  1. Source: 1. NSO, Thailand [8]
  2. Note: Exchange rate as of January 2020 as defined by the World Bank