Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Gross domestic product per capita based on purchasing-power-parity in current prices

7,023 (international dollars) in 2017

In 2017, GDP per capita based on PPP for Lao People’s Democratic Republic was 7,023 international dollars. Between 1998 and 2017, GDP per capita based on PPP of Lao People’s Democratic Republic grew substantially from 1,729 to 7,023 international dollars rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 10.13 % in 2006 and then decreased to 7.23 % in 2017.

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GDP per capita based on purchasing power parity (PPP). PPP GDP is gross domestic product converted to international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP as the U.S. dollar has in the United States. GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources.