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VideoApril 8, 2024

#ExpertExplains Episode 2: Poverty and Inequality in Thailand

Meet World Bank Thailand experts in our new video series #ExpertExplains where our goal is to help you understand some of the biggest issues in Thailand today by asking our colleagues to explain what they are and the potential solutions.

Around 5% of the Thai population still lives in poverty, which is about 3 million people living below the poverty line. Tanida Arayavechkit, Senior Economist, and one of the main authors of the Thailand Systematic Country Diagnostic Update 2024 shares her thoughts about what the country can do to become a developed nation with a socially equitable society.