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Laos Laos: 2,079 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Laos is a land locked country in South-East Asia.
Laos has 7,02 million people. With 3,05 births per women Laos has a medium fertility rate in the international comparison. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Laos in the year 2050 will rise to 10,58 million and in the year 2100 to 11,15 million. The life expectency in Laos is 68,1 years.

Laos has an area of 236.800 sq. km and ranks 83th among all countries in the world. With a population density of 29,6 people per sq. km Laos ranks number 172 among all countries in the world. By 2050 the population density will rise to 44,7 people per sq. km. The borderline with its neighboring countries totals 5.083 km.

The gross domestic product in the year 2016 was 15,90 billion US $ and ranks 117th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita totals 2.353 US $ and is therefore in the lower ranks in the international comparison. With a debt level of 46,3 % of the GDP Laos ranks among the countries with a medium sized debt level. Die unemployment rate in the year 2016 amounts to 1,5 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1955
ISO country code LA
Internet Domain .la
License plate LAO
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Laos

All datasets for Laos by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (162)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (104)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
CO2 emissions (kt)
Economy (584)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (816)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
Education expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)
Patent applications, residents
Geography and Agriculture (386)
Area (sq. km)
National borders (km)
Coastline (km)
Transport and Communication (27)
Internet users
Mobile phones