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Laos - Asia Pacific


Geographic zone Asia Pacific
Region: East and Southeast Asia
Population6 477 000
in: 2011
World rank: 103
Population Forecast in 205010 744 000
World rank in 2050: 90
Capital Vientiane
in: 2011
Capital population
Number: not avail
in: not avail
Main language spoken Lao
Area (sq km)237 000
World rank: 83
GDP (billions $) GDP (billions not defined) GDP (billions LAK) 6.34 6.34|not defined 6.34|LAK
in: 2010
Rank: 142
GDP per Capita (USD) GDP per Capita (not defined) GDP per Capita (LAK) 979 979|not defined 979|LAK
in: 2010
Rank: 168
Currency Kip
Currency code and today's rate (vs USD) LAK =
Public debt (% of GDP) not avail
in: not avail
Geographic zone Asia Pacific
Region: East and Southeast Asia
Population6 477 000
in: 2011
World rank: 103
Population Forecast in 205010 744 000
World rank in 2050: 90
Population growth by 20504 267 000
Rank move: 13
Growth: 65.88 %
Capital Vientiane
in: 2011
Capital population
Number: not avail
in: not avail
Time zone
Time difference vs GMT: 7
Main language spoken Lao
Area (sq km)237 000
World rank: 83
Population density27 per sq.km.
World rank: 168
Urbanization33 %
in: 2011
Median age21
in: 2011
Age Structure
65+: 3.7 %
15-64: 59.6 %
0-14: 36.7 %
in: 2011
Birth rate (per 1000)26
in: 2010
Death rate (per 1000)8.13
in: 2010
Life expectancy62
Female: 64
Male : 60.5
in: 2011
Male ratio49.49 %
Literacy (age 15+)73 %
Female: 63 %
Male : 83 %
in: 2005
Average Height
Male cm : not avail
Female cm: not avail
Obesity rate %
Male : 1.7
World rank: 174
Female: 4.1
World rank: 169
Telephone code856
Internet. la
FIPS 10 LA
ISO Code LA
GDP (billions $) GDP (billions not defined) GDP (billions LAK) 6.34 6.34|not defined 6.34|LAK
in: 2010
Rank: 142
GDP per Capita (USD) GDP per Capita (not defined) GDP per Capita (LAK) 979 979|not defined 979|LAK
in: 2010
Rank: 168
Currency Kip
Currency code and today's rate (vs USD) LAK =
Public debt (% of GDP) not avail
in: not avail
GDP breakdown by sector
GDP Services: 38.5 %
GDP Industry: 31.7 %
GDP Agriculture: 29.8 %
Labor Force breakdown by sector
Labor Force Services: 10 %
Labor Force Industry: 14.9 %
Labor Force Agriculture: 75.1 %
Annual income per capita (USD) Annual income per capita (not defined) Annual income per capita (LAK) 2700 2700|not defined 2700|LAK
in: 2011
Unemployment rate %2.5
in: 2009
Population below poverty line26 %