In 1970, an average of 5.7 people lived in a Thai household.
At the time of the 2010 census, the figure was down to 3.2.
The city is divided into three sections - the north, an attractive residential area; the south or the French part of the city with its ministries, banks and colonial houses; and the centre or the heart with its narrow lanes, markets, foods stalls and shops.
Apparently, it is also possible to pay for sex for a price between Rp350,000 and Rp400,000.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.It includes such measures as population density and distribution, ethnicity, educational levels, public health metrics, fertility, economic status, religious affiliation, and other national characteristics. It is concentrated in the rice growing areas of the central, northeastern, and northern regions.Its urban population—principally in greater Bangkok—was 45.7 percent of the total population in 2010 according to National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB).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.