are a highly tolerant and hospitable people.
It is very easy to get along with them.
They believe in Live and Let live ideology.
Women have considerable status in society.
Even though men folk seem to have upper hand in
every decision making,
women enjoys considerable privileges as well.
Trading transactions are normally managed by
populace represent a multi ethnic multi racial
It is a mix, mélange or mosaic of various
ethnic groups. Each ethnic group in Krabi represents a
page in the annals of immigrants to the area from time
is not over populated just as Thailand in general is.
As the country is poised in the middle of the
states in the area, plenty of migrations have taken
place in the past centuries overlooking geographical
the late 19th and 20th century,
people from Chinese mainland, especially the southern
area entered Thailand.
Even though they came in for supplementing the
local labor, they got assimilated into the society.
You can see a cross section
of the Chinese society in Krabi as well.
Chinese rituals and cultural aspects were
absorbed in parts by the Thai society as well.
is an ethnic group called Sea Gypsies or Chao Ley
whose origins are not known.
But they have been natives in Krabi for quite
some time now.
They have been a nomadic tribe depending mainly
on fishing, collecting shells and diving for
of the total populace is of Thai origin, 14% are
Chinese and the remaining 11% includes all other
ethnic minorities including Indians.