Laos Laos

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

Laos, with a population of 7,276,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a moderate population density, 31 people per km2.

It's capital is Vientiane and its currency is Kip

Laos is holding the 116 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 11,259 millions of euros (12,860 millions of dollars), ( 68.18% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €1,547 euros per inhabitant$1,767 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 0.613 points in 2019, leaving it in 137th 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

Vientiane: Monthly Temp.
Vientiane: Monthly Rainfall
Laos Economy
Annual GDP [+]2020€16,477M
Annual GDP [+]2020$18,820M
GDP per capita [+]2020€2,265
GDP per capita [+]2020$2,587
Debt (M.€.) [+]202011,259
Debt ($M) [+]202012,860
Debt (%GDP) [+]202068.18%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€1,547
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$1,767
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-912
Deficit ($M) [+]2020-1,041
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-5.52%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20203,021.8
Expenditure ($M) [+]20203,451.5
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014293.4
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2014389.7
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.76%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017134.1
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017151.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20174.04%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201317.1
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]201322.7
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20130.78%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202018.30%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€415
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$474
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014€44
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014$59
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€19
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$22
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2013€3
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2013$3
Fitch Rating [+]09/23/2020CCC
Corruption Index [+]202029
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019113º
Fragile States Index [+]201880.7
Innovation Ranking [+]2012138º
NMW [+]2019$126.7
Human Capital Ranking [+]201784º
Doing Business [+]2019154º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20194,064
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20191.45
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]201910.5%
Annual arrivals [+]20194,384,000
Exports [+]2020€5,296.8M
Exports [+]2020$6,050.0M
Exports % GDP [+]202032.15%
Imports [+]2020€4,587.6M
Imports [+]2020$5,240.0M
Imports % GDP [+]202027.84%
Trade balance [+]2020€709.2M
Trade balance [+]2020$810.0M
Trade balance % GDP [+]20204.30%
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201583º
Density [+]202031
Global Peace Ranking [+]202145º
Remittance received ($M) [+]2017124.3
% Immigrant [+]20190.67%
% Emigrant [+]201918.79%
Birth Rate [+]201923.12‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]201768.1
Crude death rate [+]20196.37‰
Fertility Rate [+]20192.63
% risk of poverty [+]201818.3%
Population [+]20207,276,000
Immigrant stock [+]201948,275
Emigrant stock [+]20191,347,034
HDI [+]20190.613
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202043º
Life expectancy [+]201967.92
Suicides [+]2015837
Suicide rate [+]201512.41
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20205.84
Consumption GWh [+]20195,109
Generation GWh [+]202029,974
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]01/20/2022508
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]01/20/2022128,248
Fully vaccinated [+]01/18/20223,835,288
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]01/20/202269.82
Doses administered [+]01/18/20227,808,722