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Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Urban population as a share of total population

34.4 (%) in 2017

In 2017, urban population for Lao People’s Democratic Republic was 34.4 %. Between 1968 and 2017, urban population of Lao People’s Democratic Republic grew substantially from 9 to 34.4 % rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 4.93 % in 1996 and then decreased to 1.87 % in 2017.

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What is urban population?

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects.

What is Lao People’s Democratic Republic urban population?

Date Value Change, %
2017 34.4 1.87 %
2016 33.7 1.90 %
2015 33.1 1.91 %
2014 32.5 1.93 %
2013 31.9 1.94 %
2012 31.3 1.97 %
2011 30.7 1.98 %
2010 30.1 2.00 %
2009 29.5 2.01 %
2008 28.9 2.04 %
2007 28.3 2.05 %
2006 27.7