TABLE 2: NUMBER AND PERCENTAGE OF THE ELDERLY BY ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND SEX, 1994.
Economic Characteristics Number Percentage
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Economic Activities 4,011,854 1,801,780 2,210,074 100.0 100.0 100.0
    Employed 1,279,262 752,304 526,958 31.9 41.8 23.8
    Unemployed 2,732,592 1,049,476 1,683,116 68.1 58.2 76.2
Occupation 1,279,262 752,304 526,958 100.0 100.0 100.0
    Agriculture Sector 717,935 443,864 274,071 56.1 59.0 52.0
    Non-Agriculture Sector 561,327 308,440 252,887 43.9 41.0 48.0
Average Working Hour Per Week 46.0 47.7 43.3 - - - - - -
Income 4,011,854 1,801,780 2,210,074 100.0 100.0 100.0
    Have Income 3,968,990 1,780,450 2,188,540 98.9 98.8 99.0
    No Income 42,864 21,330 21,534 1.1 1.2 1.0
Average Income Per Year 1/ 31,093 33,253 27,915 - - - - - -
Income Sufficiency 3,968,990 1,780,450 2,188,540 100.0 100.0 100.0
    Enough 2,453,571 1,079,667 1,373,904 61.8 60.6 62.8
    Not Enough 1,403,653 657,903 745,750 35.4 37.0 34.1
    More than Enough 105,295 40,372 64,923 2.7 2.3 3.0
    Unknown 6,471 2,508 3,963 0.1 0.1 0.1

Note : 1/ Excluding unknow.
Source : Report of the 1994 Survey of Elderly in Thailand, National Statistical Office.