What Can We Learn from Thailand’s Approach to Urban Development?


Way forward

Bisonyabut said other crucial factors should be looked into in planning and implementing projects on urban development in Thailand. This includes the country’s changing demographics.

Projections of the United Nations show that Thailand is moving toward becoming an aged society. By 2025, 20% of its population will be 60 years and older, which poses another challenge to Thailand. This is one of the important trends that should be taken into account when designing policies to address urbanization issues.


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