Laos, is a country located at South-Eastern Asia, it has an area of 236,800 Km2,

Laos, with a population of 6,858,160 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world ant it has a moderate population density, 29 people per km2.

The capital is Vientiane and its currency is Kip

Laos is holding the 117 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 8,211 millions of euros9,089 millions of dollars, ( 58.45% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 1,247€ euros per inhabitant1,380$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Laos, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.601 points in 2017, leaving it in 139th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Laos are business, you must know it's in the 154th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Laos, if you want to see information about other countries click here

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Vientiane: Monthly Rainfall
Laos Economy
Comptes nationaux - Government
Annual GDP [+]201715,048M.€
Annual GDP [+]201717,000M.$
GDP per capita [+]20172,194€
GDP per capita [+]20172,479$
Debt [+]20168,211
Debt [+]20169,089
Debt (%GDP) [+]201658.45%
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,247€
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,380$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2016-664
Deficit (M.$) [+]2016-735
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-4.72%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20162,943.2
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20163,257.8
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014331.5
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014440.4
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201412.19%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20143.44%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201319.0
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201325.2
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20130.75%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201620.95%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016447€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016495$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201452€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201469$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201415€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201420$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20133€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20134$
Corruption Index [+]201729
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2018112º
Fragile States Index [+]201584.5
Innovation Ranking [+]2012138º
Human Capital Ranking [+]2016106º
Doing Business [+]2019154º
Exports [+]20173,496.5 M.€
Exports [+]20173,950.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201723.24%
Imports [+]20174,514.5 M.€
Imports [+]20175,100.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201730.00%
Trade balance [+]2017-1,018.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]2017-1,150.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2017-6.76%
Density [+]201729
Population [+]20176,858,160
Immigrant stock [+]201745,466
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2017124.3
% Immigrant [+]20170.66%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201768.1
Emigrant stock [+]20171,313,365
% Emigrant [+]201719.15%
HDI [+]20170.601
Global Peace Ranking [+]201846º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201643º
Ranking [+]201583º
Birth Rate [+]201623.85‰
Fertility Rate [+]20162.70
Crude death rate [+]20166.66‰
Life expectancy [+]201666.68
Number of homicides [+]2015467
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.87
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20160.67