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International Rankings of Laos - 2020

SOURCE: CIA World Factbook 2020


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This table lists the international rankings of Laos, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Laos, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Date of Info
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total14227,2172017
Internet users - percent of population (%)175 18.2%July 2016
Internet users - total127 1.258 millionJuly 2016
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants45 162017
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions75 1,125,4692017
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants99 522017
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions130 3,711,8132017
Economy
Budget - expenditures1254.038 billion2017
Budget - revenues125 3.099 billion2017
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) % of GDP78 -5.5%17
Central bank discount rate (%)42 4.3%31 December 2010
Commercial bank prime lending rate (%)17 18.5%31 December 2017
Current account balance160 -$2.057 billion2017
Debt - external105 $14.9 billion31 December 2017
Distribution of family income - Gini index69 36.72008
Exports120 $3.654 billion2017
GDP - composition, by end use - exports of goods and services (%)102 34.6%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - government consumption (%)91 14.1%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - household consumption (%)97 63.7%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - imports of goods and services (%)86 -43.2%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - investment in fixed capital (%)24 30.9%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - investment in inventories (%)28 3.1%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - agriculture (%)41 20.9%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - industry (%)47 33.2%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - services(%)157 45.9%2017
GDP - per capita (PPP)139 $7,4002017
GDP - real growth rate (%)15 6.9%2017
GDP - official exchange rate121 $16.97 billion2017
GDP - purchasing power parity111 $49.34 billion2017
Gross national saving (% of GPD)64 22.7% of GDP2017
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% (%)57 30.3%2008
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% (%)18 3.3%2008
Imports130 $4.976 billion2017
Industrial production growth rate (%)21 8%2017
Inflation rate(consumer prices) (%)81 0.8%2017
Labor force100 3.582 million2017
Labor force - by occupation - agriculture (%)17 73.1%2012
Labor force - by occupation - industry (%)122 6.1%2012
Labor force - by occupation - services (%)154 20.6%2012
Market value of publicly traded shares104 $1.012 billion2012
Population below poverty line (%)77 22%2013
Public debt (% of GPD)60 63.6% of GDP2017
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold128 $1.27 billion31 December 2017
Stock of broad money159 $1.131 billion31 December 2017
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home90 $15.14 billion31 December 2012
Stock of domestic credit108 $9.3 billion31 December 2017
Stock of narrow money154 $1.131 billion31 December 2017
Taxes and other revenues129 18.3%17
Unemployment rate (%)133 0.7%2017
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy10510.42 million Mt2017
Crude Oil - exports81 0 bbl/day2015
Crude Oil - imports83 0 bbl/day2015
Crude Oil - production89 0 bbl/day2018
Crude Oil - proved reserves90 0 bbl1 January 2018
Electricity - consumption (kWh)120 5.471 billion kWh2016
Electricity - exports (kWh)25 8.469 billion kWh2015
Electricity - from fossil fuels67 28% of total installed capacity2016
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants12 72% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity - from nuclear fuels20 0% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity - from other renewable sources42 1% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity - imports (kWh)54 2.5 billion kWh2016
Electricity - installed generating capacity76 6.94 million kW2016
Electricity - production (kWh)66 29.74 billion kWh2016
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas29 80.3%2016
Electricity access - electrification - total population32 87.1%2016
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas12 97.4%2016
Electricity Consumption per capita (kWh)153 734.622016
Natural gas - consumption (cu m)107 0 cu m2017
Natural gas - exports (cu m)56 0 cu m2017
Natural gas - imports (cu m)79 0 cu m2017
Natural gas - production (cu m)91 0 cu m2017
Natural gas - proved reserves (cu m)94 0 cu m1 January 2014
Refined petroleum products - consumption124 18,000 bbl/day2016
Refined petroleum products - exports124 0 bbl/day2015
Refined petroleum products - imports132 17,460 bbl/day2015
Refined petroleum products - production110 0 bbl/day2015
Geography
Land Area - sq km79230,800 sq kmNA
Total Area - sq km85 236,800 sq kmNA
Coastline(km)194 0 kmNA
Elevation - mean elevation (m)48 710 mNA
Irrigated land (sq km)67 3,100 sq km2012
Land boundaries - total km33 5,274 kmNA
Land use - agricultural land (%)168 10.6%2011
Land use - arable land (%)117 6.2%2011
Land use - forest (%)16 67.9%2011
Land use - other (%)114 21.5%2011
Land use - permanent crops (%)77 0.7%2011
Land use - permanent pasture (%)141 3.7%2011
Population density - Persons per sq km*180 32.27July 2020
Military
Military expenditures - percent of GDP1210.19% of GDP2013
Population
Age structure 0-14 years (%)6331.25%20
Age structure 15-24 years (%)12 20.6%20
Age structure 25-54 years (%)138 38.29%20
Age structure 55-64 years (%)153 5.73%20
Age structure 65 years and over (%)157 4.13%20
Birth Rate (births/1,000 population)56 22.4 births/1,000 population2020
Children under the age of 5 years underweight16 26.9%2011
Contraceptive prevalence rate (%)65 54.1%2017
Current health expenditures86 2.4%2016
Death Rate (deaths/1,000 population)52 7.2 deaths/1,000 population2020
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio (%)100 6.22015
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio43 16.12015
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio (%)64 60.22015
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio (%)59 542015
Drinking water source - Improved - rural85 69.4% of population2015
Drinking water source - Improved - total86 75.7%2015
Drinking water source - Improved - urban68 85.6% of population2015
Education expenditures - percent of GDP52 2.9% of GDP2014
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate (%)36 0.3%2018
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS69 12,0002018
Hospital bed density57 1.5 beds/1,000 population2012
Infant mortality rate - female (deaths/1,000 live births)25 40.4 deaths/1,000 live births2020
Infant mortality rate - male (deaths/1,000 live births)27 50.5 deaths/1,000 live births2020
Infant mortality rate - total (deaths/1,000 live births)27 45.6 deaths/1,000 live births2020
Life expectancy at birth - female (years)118 67.9 years2020
Life expectancy at birth - male (years)113 63.6 years2020
Life expectancy at birth - total population112 65.7 years2020
Literacy - female (%)64 79.4%2015
Literacy - male (%)49 90%2015
Literacy - total population65 84.7%2015
Maternal mortality rate45 185 deaths/100,000 live births2017
Median age - female (years)126 24.4 years2020
Median age - male (years)117 23.7 years2020
Median age - total (years)119 24 years2020
Net migration rate (migrant(s)/1,000 population)65 -1 migrant(s)/1,000 population2020
Obesity - adult prevalence rate133 5.3%2016
Physicians density127 0.5 physicians/1,000 population2014
Population100 7,447,396July 2020
Population growth rate (%)62 1.44%2020
Sanitation facility access - Rural Improved (% of population)97 56% of population2015
Sanitation facility access - Total Improved (% of population)90 70.9%2015
Sanitation facility access - Urban Improved (% of population)35 94.5% of population2015
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) - female12 11 years2017
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) - male10 11 years2017
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) - total11 11 years2017
Sex ratio - 0-14 years(male(s)/female)14 1.02 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - 15-24 years(male(s)/female)25 0.99 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - 25-54 years(male(s)/female)27 0.98 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - 55-64 years(male(s)/female)29 0.94 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - 65 years and over (male(s)/female)29 0.83 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - at birth (male(s)/female)10 1.04 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - total population (male(s)/female)65 98.5 male(s)/female2020
Suffrage4 18 years of ageNA
Total fertility rate (children born/woman)61 2.53 children born/woman2020
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - female (%)85 15.5%2017
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - male(%)47 20.8%2017
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - total (%)61 18.2%2017
Urbanization - rate of urbanization (%)34 3.28% annual rate of change15-20
Urbanization - urban population (%)148 35.6% of total population2019
Transportation
Airports84412013
Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m42 42017
Airports - with paved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m37 32017
Airports - with paved runways - 914 to 1,523 m44 12017
Airports - with paved runways - total71 82017
Airports - with unpaved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m32 22013
Airports - with unpaved runways - 914 to 1,523 m50 92013
Airports - with unpaved runways - total66 332013
Airports - with unpaved runways - under 914 m50 222013
Merchant marine - total131 1span style="padding-left:7px;">country comparison to the world (CIA rank, may be based on non-current data): 172
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers112 1,356,4972015
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers96 1,181,1872015
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers85 112015
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers28 12015
Roadways - paved (km)85 5,415 kmNA
Roadways - total (km)87 39,586 kmNA
Roadways - unpaved (km)43 34,171 kmNA
Waterways (km)23 4,600 kmNA




*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Laos on this page is re-published from the 2020 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Laos <%HEADING%> 2020 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Laos <%HEADING%> 2020 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.







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