This study, as part of a series of work-family studies organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO), examines the changing trend in families and work, and illustrates the key work-family issues, policies and practices in Thailand. The study is based largely on secondary data and interviews with key officials. The analysis is based on census, household surveys, labour force surveys and other statistics collected by the government. It reviewed past studies on the Thai economy, employment and family. A series of interviews were conducted with key officials within the government, employer and worker organizations, as well as NGOs and workers themselves.