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Lao People's Democratic Republic

Summary statistics
Region South-Eastern Asia  
Currency Kip (LAK)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 236800  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 6646  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 28.1  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Vientiane (810)  
United Nations membership date 14 December 1955  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 9100  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 6744  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 2717  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 7.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 8.1  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 6.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 1369.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 1054.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 469.2  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 1265.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 985.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 457.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 32.1  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 29.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 34.3  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 7987.45 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 8058.78 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 10743.00 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2012 -415  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 29  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -174  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 233  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 208  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 163 Series linked to former series.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 155  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 130  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 152  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 128  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 76.3  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 76.4  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 77.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 78.9  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 78.7  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 79.6  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 2140  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 1670  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 672  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 739 UNSD estimate.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 615  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 101.9 ITU estimate.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 64.6  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 11.4  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 10.8 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 7.0  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 0.9  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 ...  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.9  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 4.4  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.4  
Urban population (%) 2013 36.5  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 35.2  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 6.4/5.3  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 99.1  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 69.4/66.7  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 36.2  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 3.1  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 38.4 2005.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 21.8/0.3 Data refer to foreign citizens. Includes refugees.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 0 Value is zero, not available or not applicable.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 3.3  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 73.2/79.9  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 41.8  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 3.0/6.3 Estimates.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 25.0  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 197  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 67.9  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 1872/0.3  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 110.0 UNSD estimate.  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 1661 Based on monthly averages for the period 1951-2000.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 21.8/31.1 Based on monthly averages for the period 1951-2000.  
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