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Thailand is a constitutional monarchy, with King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun (Rama X) as head of state. The national election in 2019 was generally peaceful with few reported irregularities, although observers noted a restrictive legal framework and selective enforcement of campaign regulation. Authorities took some steps to investigate and punish officials who committed human rights abuses or acts of corruption. Official impunity, however, continued to be a problem, especially in the southernmost provinces.

The overall score indicates that there are substantial risks of potential human rights violations in this country. This may also include the tourism sector. Relevant risks for the tourism sector are, e.g.:
  • Serious acts of government corruption
  • Trafficking in persons
  • Significant restrictions on workers’ freedom of association

For better comparability, we have converted the original scores of the indices to a uniform scale of 1-100 (1 most negative, 100 most positive).

In the following table you find these recalculated values and the original score in brackets behind them.

For information and a link to the original index click on "?" in the table.

The Overall Score is the geometric mean of all converted values for each country. It is subcategorized in five risk categories with colour gradations that can be seen in the map.

You can find more details on the methodology here.

10,0/100 (5)
80,0/100 (0,8)
87,1/100 (0,871)
62,0/100 (3,8)
48,9/100 (51,1)
62,5/100 (T2)
70,9/100 (0,709)
50,0/100 (0,5)
41,7/100 (70,0)
29,0/100 (29)
38,1/100 (38,1)
35,0/100 (35)
52,0/100 (52)