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Laos  

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

Laos, with a population of 7,163,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world ant it has a moderate population density, 30 people per km2.

The capital is Vientiane and its currency is Kip

Laos is holding the 122 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 8,200 millions of euros9,076 millions of dollars, ( 67.32% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 1,145 € euros per inhabitant1,296$ 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 0.586 points in 2015, leaving it in 138th place in the table of 188 countries published.

If the reason to visit Laos are business, you must know it's in the 139th 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
Government
GDP Mill. € [+]201612,458M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]201613,790M.$
GDP per capita [+]20161,739€
GDP per capita [+]20161,925$
Debt [+]20168,200 M.€
Debt [+]20169,076 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201667.32%
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,145 €
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,296$
Deficit [+]2016-722 M.€
Deficit [+]2016-799 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.93%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,961.3
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20163,277.9
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014296.2
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014393.5
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201412.19%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20143.44%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201315.4
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201320.5
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20131.13%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201624.31%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016413€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016458$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201443€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201457$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201412€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20132€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20133$
Corruption Index [+]201630
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201683º
Fragile States Index [+]201584.5
Innovation Ranking [+]2012138º
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015105º
Business
Doing Business [+]2017139º
Trade
Exports [+]20162,728.3 M.€
Exports [+]20163,020.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201621.90%
Imports [+]20164,264.2 M.€
Imports [+]20164,720.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201634.23%
Trade balance [+]2016-1,535.8 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-1,700.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-12.33%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201630
Population [+]20167,163,000
Immigrant stock [+]201522,244
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201593.0
% Immigrant [+]20150.32%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201562.1
Emigrant stock [+]20151,345,075
% Emigrant [+]201519.14%
HDI [+]20150.586
Global Peace Ranking [+]201745º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201643º
Ranking [+]201583º
Birth Rate [+]201526.27‰
Fertility Rate [+]20152.92
Crude death rate [+]20156.63‰
Life expectancy [+]201566.54
Number of homicides [+]2015467
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.9
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.60