Social Problems In Thailand Essay

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Now a day, Thailand has an assortment of social problems which occurring every time, such as drug and family problem. The top problem Thai people encountered is poverty. They face assorted problems such as being poor, no economic stability and on debt. Those problems cause to unemployment, population growth, low economic growth rate and lost income in the country when compared with amount of population. Also, poverty problem still being causes criminality, lack of educational opportunities, treatment and mental health as well as being helpless country. Hence, There are several reasons why Thailand is poverty.

Behaviour’s Thai people is apart of occurred poverty. First of all, They do not love trading, because they extremely believe that
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Thailand has been developing urban more than rural areas. According to 1960s, The industry makes country rapid economic growth and poverty reduction, but development was not widespread. Then, people who lives in rural areas doesn’t get supported by the government. For example, “Bangkok houses only 10 percent of the population, but it contributes more than 50 percent of Thailand’s GDP. Highlighting the inequality, rural areas have a poverty rate of 13.9 percent compared to 7.7 percent in urban areas.” [4]. Great educations are expensive, but normal education still expensive for poor people as well as bad education in Thailand. Thailand is a one of country that joined IEA [5] and competition with another countries to test a potential student. The results of each years, Thai students got score less than each previous years [6]. The problem is, the government doesn’t support school in rural areas to be a good one, because they don’t have such money to get chance and take good education. “The poor are getting poorer, while the rich are getting richer”. Thammasat University has said about poverty in Thailand because of salary with unbalance working. They explain about income of farmer who working hard and investor, the result is it has more difference. Farmer much working harder to get same income that they got before.

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