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Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Mode of Transport
Air Transportation 10,172.84 Number in 2018 WB
Health
Communicable Diseases 1.85 in 2005 WHO
Non-communicable Diseases 6 timeseries
Health Communicable Diseases
Haemophilus influenzae Age 1 Immunization 1 timeseries
AIDS Deaths 1 timeseries
Diphteria 6 timeseries
Hepatitis B 5 timeseries
Hepatitis C Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
HIV 12,000 numbers in 2018 WB
Leprosy 4 timeseries
Measles 11 timeseries
Meningitis Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Mumps Cases 1 timeseries
Poliomyelitis 3 timeseries
Rabies Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Respiratory diseases 13.82 per 100000 population in 2012 WHO
Rubella Cases 1 timeseries
STDs Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Trachoma Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Tuberculosis 8 timeseries
Whooping cough 4 timeseries
Yellow fever Cases 1 timeseries
Health Non-communicable Diseases
Alzheimer Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Appendicitis Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Asthma Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Birth Asphyxia Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Cancer 37 timeseries
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Cirrhosis of the liver Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Cleft lip and cleft palate Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Congenital anomalies Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Dengue Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Diabetes 4 timeseries
Diarrhoeal diseases Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Digestive diseases 11.69 per 100000 population in 2012 WHO
Down's syndrome Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Encephalitis Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Epilepsy Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Genitourinary diseases 1.91 per 100000 population in 2012 WHO
Gynecological Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Heart diseases Mortality Rate 6 timeseries
Kidney Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Leishmaniasis Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Lymphatic filariasis Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Malaria 5 timeseries
Mental and behavioral disorders Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Muskuloskeletal Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Neural tube Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Parkinson Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Pneumonia Age 1 Immunization 1 timeseries
Prostate Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Sclerosis Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Sepsis Mortality Rate Neonatal 3 timeseries
Tetanus Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Trypanosomiasis Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Ulcer Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Urolithiasis Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Poverty and Equity (% in 2012)
Poverty Rate 23.4 WB
Poverty Gap 5.5 WB
$1.90 a day 3 timeseries
$3.20 a day 3 timeseries
$5.50 a day 3 timeseries
Number of Poor 3 timeseries
National Accounts
GDP 18.43 U.S. dollars, Billions in 2018 IMF + 2 others
Gross Domestic Income 118,816.37B constant LCU in 2017 WB
Gross National Income 17.4B current US$ in 2018 WB + 1 other
Gross Savings 26,034.14B current LCU in 2017 WB
Gross Value Added 111,351.98B constant LCU in 2018 WB
Net Current Transfers from Abroad 2,036.01B current LCU in 2018 WB
Net Income from Abroad -7,112.32B current LCU in 2018 WB
Net National Income 9.26B constant 2010 US$ in 2017 WB
Net Taxes on Production 12,590.53B constant LCU in 2018 WB
National Accounts Gross Savings
Adjusted Savings -0.57 % in 2017 WB
Gross Domestic Savings 30,818.51B current LCU in 2017 WB
National Accounts Gross Savings Adjusted Savings
Education Expenditure Adjusted Savings 2.61 % in 2017 WB
National Accounts GDP
Discrepancy in Expenditure Estimate of GDP 100 current LCU in 2017 WB
External Balance on Goods and Services -13,692.4B constant LCU in 2017 WB
Gross National Expenditure 107.15 % in 2017 WB
National Accounts GDP Gross National Expenditure
Final Consumption Expenditure 78.1 % of GDP in 2017 UNSD + 1 other
Gross Capital Formation 35,563.04B constant LCU in 2017 WB
National Accounts GDP Gross National Expenditure Gross Capital Formation
Changes in Inventories 0 current US$ in 2016 WB
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 29.04 % in 2017 WB
National Accounts GDP Gross National Expenditure Final Consumption Expenditure
General Government Final Consumption Expenditure 18,151.8B current LCU in 2017 WB
Household Final Consumption Expenditure 10.99B current US$ in 2017 WB
Balance of Payments Current Account Balance Trade
Exports 6.22B current US$ in 2018 WB + 1 other
Goods 18 timeseries
Imports 7.32B current US$ in 2018 WB + 1 other
Net Trade -1.1B current US$ in 2018 WB
Services 12 timeseries
Terms of Trade 2,439.37B constant LCU in 2017 WB
Balance of Payments Current Account Balance Trade Exports
Exports as a capacity to import 54,080.07B constant LCU in 2017 WB
Fertility Indicators
Adolescent Fertility Rate 1 timeseries
Births 78.13 thousands in 2099 UNDESA
Completeness of Birth Registration 74.8 % in 2012 WB
Crude Birth Rate 9.22 per 1,000 population in 2099 UNDESA + 1 other
Fertility Rate 2.71 births per woman in 2017 WB
Mean Age of Childbearing 31.03 years in 2100 UNDESA
Reproduction 0.83 surviving daughters per woman in 2100 UNDESA
Demographics
Age Population 1 timeseries
Migration -73.52 thousands in 2100 UNDESA
Mortality Indicators Adult 3 timeseries
Population 6,961.21 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD + 3 others
Demographics Age
Adolescent 8 timeseries
Adult 32 timeseries
Children 5 % in 2010 WHO
Dependency Ratio 57.93 % in 2018 WB
Infant 7.78 infant deaths per 1,000 live births in 2100 UNDESA
Old 12 timeseries
Youth 28 timeseries
Demographics Age Dependency Ratio (% in 2018)
Child Dependency Ratio 51.49 WB
Old-Age Dependency Ratio 6.44 WB
Demographics Migration
Refugees 0 Persons in 2017 UNDESA + 1 other
Demographics Population
Density Population 2 timeseries
Natural Change -4.74 per 1000 population in 2100 UNDESA
Education Level Basic Education
Lower Secondary Education 11 timeseries
Primary Education 83.47 % in 2017 WB
Education Level Intermediate Education
Secondary Education 86.18 % in 2017 WB
Land Use Land Use Type
Agricultural Area 5 timeseries
Arable 0.22 hectares/person in 2016 WB
Country Area 2 timeseries
Cropland Area 2 timeseries
Forest Area 3 timeseries
Inland waters 600 1000 ha in 2016 FAO
Land 198 1000 ha in 2011 FAO
Meadows Pastures 1 timeseries
Pastures Meadows 1 timeseries
Agriculture
Agricultural Products 8 timeseries
Crops Production 6 timeseries
Livestock 8 timeseries
Water Resources 333.5 10^9 m3/year in 2017 FAO
Agriculture Agricultural Products Meat Meat products Imports
Bacon 1 tonnes in 2016 FAO
Sausage 4 timeseries
Agriculture Agricultural Products Dairy Products
Butter Imports 2 timeseries
Buttermilk Imports 2 timeseries
Cheese 6 timeseries
Cheese and Curd 4 timeseries
Cream Fresh Imports 2 timeseries
Milk 43,633 Head in 2017 FAO
Milk Equivalent 4 timeseries
Whey Dried 4 timeseries
Agriculture Agricultural Products Margarine
Margrine Short Imports 35 tonnes in 2016 FAO
Agriculture Crops Fruits Stone fruit Imports (tonnes in 2016)
Apricots 76 FAO
Peaches and nectarines 0 FAO
Plums Dried 2 timeseries
Plums and sloes 0 FAO
Agriculture Crops Cereals Rice
Rice bran Imports Oil 0 tonnes in 2015 FAO
Agriculture Water Resources
External 0 10^9 m3/year in 2017 FAO
Ground Water 37.9 10^9 m3/year in 2017 FAO
Internal 37.9 10^9 m3/year in 2017 FAO
Precipitation 1,834 mm/year in 2017 FAO
Pressure on Water Resources 1.05 % in 2005 FAO + 1 other
Surface Water Resources 333.5 10^9 m3/year in 2017 FAO
Agriculture Water Resources Precipitation
National Rainfall Index 1,933 mm/year in 2002 FAO
Agriculture Water Resources Pressure on Water Resources
Water Withdrawal 7.36 10^9 m3/year in 2016 FAO
Economic Activity Industry and Construction Industry
Mining Gross Value Added Growth 28.03 % of GDP in 2017 UNSD
Economic Activity Services Educational services, health care, and social assistance Education
Expenditures 85.03 % in 2014 WB
Economic Activity Services Educational services, health care, and social assistance Education Expenditures
Staff Compensation 76.53 % in 2014 WB
Economic Activity Services ICT
High Technology Exports Goods 33.61 % in 2016 WB
Agriculture Crops Nuts Nuts Type Treenuts
Almonds Imports Shelled 0 tonnes in 2016 FAO
Commodities Natural resources Metals Extraction Type
Refining Copper Production 62,941 tonnes (metric) in 2017 BGS
Commodities Natural resources Minerals
Barytes Production 77,000 tonnes (metric) in 2017 BGS
Commodities Natural resources Fossil Fuels Oil Production (Thousand Barrels Per Day on Dec 2018)
Crude Oil and Lease Condensate 0 EIA
Natural Gas Plant Liquids 0 EIA
Other Liquids 0 EIA
Refinery Processing Gain 0 EIA
Commodities Natural resources Fossil Fuels Oil Other Liquids Production (Thousand Barrels Per Day on Dec 2018)
Crude Oil, NGPL and Other Liquids 0 EIA
Petroleum and Other Liquids 0 EIA
Commodities Natural resources Fossil Fuels Oil Petroleum Products Price (US$/liter in 2016)
Gasoline 0.93 WB
Diesel 0.8 WB
Agriculture Indicators
Area 39 timeseries
Area Equipped for Full Control Irrigation 399 1000 ha in 2016 FAO
Area Equipped for Irrigation 461.1 1000 ha in 2016 FAO + 1 other
Consumption Tomatoes 1 timeseries
Laying Eggs 3 timeseries
Production 390 timeseries
Seed 14 timeseries
Slaughtered 13 timeseries
Stocks 11 timeseries
Water Management 108.9 1000 ha in 2016 FAO
Yield 64 timeseries
National Defense
National Defense Military 3 timeseries
Armed forces 3.54 % in 2017 WB
Military 8 timeseries
Tourism Indicators (LCU in billions in 2018)
Arrivals 3 timeseries
Contribution Tourism 6 timeseries
Departures 2 timeseries
Expenditure 10,581.8 WTTC
Investment 4,617.44 WTTC
Receipts International Tourism 4 timeseries
Health Indicators Mortality Rate
Mortality Rate 6.51 per 1,000 people in 2017 WB
Conditions Mortality Rate 9 timeseries
Health Indicators Mortality Rate Conditions Maternity (% in 2012)
Assisted by medical professionals Births 1 timeseries
Prenatal care 54.2 WB
Access to Financial Sector
ATM 25.71 per 100,000 adults in 2018 WB
Borrowers with Commercial Banks 27.76 per 1,000 adults in 2018 WB
Commercial Bank Branches 3.17 per 100,000 adults in 2018 WB
Depositors with Commercial Banks 598.8 per 1,000 adults in 2018 WB
Labor
Average Working Hours 34.4 Hours Per Week in 2010 WB
Employment 100 Index in 2010 IMF
Employment Rate 77.74 % in 2018 WB
Labor Force 3,722,297 Number in 2018 WB + 1 other
Labor Force Participation Rate 15 timeseries
Underemployment 2 timeseries
Unemployment 0.61 % in 2018 WB + 1 other
Water
Dam Capacity 7.81 km3 in 2010 FAO
Drinking water Usage 7 timeseries
Sanitation 63.6 highest = best in 2018 SPI
Usage 10 timeseries
Species Threatened (Number in 2018)
Plant 56 WB
Fish 55 WB
Mammal 45 WB
Bird 29 WB
Telecommunication Internet
Broadband Subscriptions 6 timeseries
Individuals using Internet 1 timeseries
Secure Internet Servers 144 Number in 2018 WB
Government Finance (National currency, billions in 2018)
Budget Deficit -6,976.53 IMF + 1 other
Debt General Government Gross 2 timeseries
Government Expenditure 31,872 IMF + 1 other
Government Revenue 24,895.48 IMF + 1 other
Government Finance Government Expenditure (% in 2017)
Compensation of Employees 57.11 WB
Goods and Services Expense 16.06 WB
Interest Payments 11.34 WB
Other Expenses 8.23 WB
Subsidies and Other Transfers 7.27 WB
Government Finance Government Revenue (% in 2017)
Grants and Other Revenue 23.83 WB
Tax Revenue 12.24 WB
Customs 8.88 WB
Government Finance Government Revenue Tax Revenue (% in 2017)
Tax on Goods and Services 53.5 WB
Tax on Income, Profits and Capital Gains 15.23 WB
Taxes on International Trade 6.95 WB
Other Taxes 0.49 WB
Tax on Exports 0.25 WB
Health Indicators
Case fatality rate Communicable Diseases 1 timeseries
Cases 12 timeseries
Deaths 599.52 thousands in 2100 UNDESA
Disease Prevention 54 % in 2018 WB
Healthy Life Expectancy 57 Year in 2012 WHO
Incidence 5 timeseries
Prevalence 54.1 % in 2017 WB
Years of life lost by broader causes 3 timeseries
Institutions General Government
Central Government Compensation of Employees 9,205.91B Domestic Currency in 2016 IMF
Air Pollution Ozone-Depleting Substances Consumption (ODP Metric Tons in 2014)
HCFC 2 UNEP
CFC 0 UNEP
Methyl Bromide 0 UNEP
Air Pollution Greenhouse Gases
CH4 Emissions 5 timeseries
CO2 533 Thousand metric tons of carbon in 2014 CDIAC
N2O Emissions 4 timeseries
Air Pollution Greenhouse Gases CO2 CO2 Emissions (% in 2014)
Liquid 22.89 WB
Solid 15.76 WB
Mortality Indicators
Mortality Indicators Adult 3 timeseries
Children Deaths Children 1 timeseries
Children Mortality Rate 9.35 deaths under age five per 1,000 live births in 2100 UNDESA + 1 other
Crude Death Rate 14.13 deaths per 1,000 population in 2099 UNDESA
Deaths Violence 6 timeseries
Infant Mortality Rate 7.66 per 1,000 live births in 2099 UNDESA + 2 others
Life Expectancy 80.78 years in 2100 UNDESA + 2 others
Mortality Rate 2 timeseries
Neonatal Deaths 3,770 Number in 2018 WB
Neonatal Mortality Rate 22.7 per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB + 1 other
Survival 68 timeseries
Under-5 Deaths 7,839 Number in 2018 WB
World Rankings
Civil Liabilities 6 Score, 1=Most Free, 7=Least Free in 2018 FH
Corruption Perceptions Index 29 score, 100="Very Clean" in 2018 TI
Ease of Doing Business 51.15 score in 2018 WB
Freedom 14 Score, 0=Least Free, 100=Most Free in 2018 FH
Global Competitiveness Index 49.27 0-100 (best) in 2018 WEF
Global Peace Index 1.82 Score, Lowest = Best in 2018 IEP
Human Development Index 0.6 Index in 2017 UNDP
Knowledge Economy Index 1.75 index (0 = lowest & 10 = highest) in 2012 WB
Legatum Prosperity Index 113 Rank, 1 = Best in 2018 Legatum Institute
Political Rights 7 Score, 1=Most Free, 7=Least Free in 2018 FH
Press Freedom Index 66.41 Score, 0=Complete Freedom, 100=No Freedom at all in 2018 RSF
Education Indicators
Completion Rate 6 timeseries
Duration 4 timeseries
Enrollment Rate 23 timeseries
Intake Rate Primary Education 6 timeseries
Literacy 8 timeseries
Not in Education 12 timeseries
Pupil–Teacher Ratio 6 timeseries
School Life Expectancy 10.91 years in 2015 WB
Starting Age 2 timeseries
Education Type
Compulsory Education Duration 9 years in 2018 WB
Goods and Services Indicators
Consumer Price Index 143.77 Index on Sep 2019 WB + 3 others
Inflation 0.97 Percent on Aug 2019 IMF
Balance of Payments
Current Account Balance -3.15 U.S. dollars, Billions in 2018 IMF + 1 other
Net Errors and Omissions -931,218,265.57 current US$ in 2018 WB
Balance of Payments Current Account Balance (current US$)
Net Secondary Income 242,180,032.72 in 2018 WB
Grants 9,960,000 in 2017 WB
Primary Income -570,500,408.64 in 2018 WB
Balance of Payments Current Account Balance Net Secondary Income (current US$ in 2018)
Secondary income receipts 404,866,118.71 WB
Secondary income payments 162,686,085.99 WB
Personal Remittances 123,785,020.56 WB
Personal Transfers 118,024,968.99 WB
Balance of Payments Current Account Balance Primary Income (current US$ in 2018)
Primary income payments 706,522,833.97 WB
Primary income receipts 136,022,425.33 WB
Primary income on FDI 117,229,916.31 WB
Wool Type Animal Wool Imports (tonnes)
Greasy 10 in 2016 FAO
Degreased 0 in 2014 FAO
Health Personnel (per 1,000 people in 2014)
Nursing and midwifery personnel 0.98 WB + 1 other
Physicians 0.5 WB + 1 other
Dentistry personnel 0.04 in 1996 WHO
Medical assistants 1,547 in 2005 WHO
Health Personnel Dentistry personnel
Dentists 196 in 1996 WHO
Health Personnel Nursing and midwifery personnel
Nursing personnel 5,724 in 2005 WHO
Financial Markets
Exchange Rate 0 US dollars in 2018 IMF
Interest Rate 12.29 % in 2010 WB
Monetary Aggregates 36.19 % in 2010 WB
Financial Markets Interest Rate (Percent per Annum in 2010)
Lending Rate 22.61 IMF
Discount 5 IMF
Financial Markets Exchange Rate
Official Exchange Rate 8,727.84 LCU per USD on May 2019 WB + 1 other
Residence (numbers in 2018)
Domestic Expenditure Health Care 8 timeseries
Foreign Expenditure Health Care 3 timeseries
Rural 4,589,697 WB
Urban 2,471,810 WB
Crime
Violence 2,285.4 Millions, PPP in 2018 IEP
Crime Violence
Economic cost of violence 135 Rank 1 = Best in 2018 IEP
Energy
Renewable electricity Generation 86.37 % in 2015 WB
Energy Electricity
Electrification Rate 94 Electrification Rate (%) in 2017 IRENA + 3 others
Energy Electricity Electrification Rate
Without access to electricity 1 People Without Access to Electricity in 2017 IRENA
Energy Indicators
Energy Intensity 5.17 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP in 2015 WB
Generation Renewable electricity 1 timeseries
Food Security
Expenditures Spent on Food 871.4 U.S. dollars per person in 2018 USDA
Foreign Trade (thousand USD in 2017)
Imports 5,635,692.82 UNCTAD + 1 other
Exports 4,494,592.13 UNCTAD + 1 other
Gender
Female 19.08 per 100000 population in 2012 WHO
Feminity Ratio 101.49 females per 100 males in 2100 UNDESA
Male 20.56 per 100000 population in 2012 WHO
Sex Ratio 98.53 males per 100 females in 2100 UNDESA
Sex Ratio at Birth 1.05 male births per female births in 2100 UNDESA
Capital and Financial Account (current US$ in 2018)
Net Capital Account 12,460,340.03 WB
Net Financial Account -2.35B WB
Capital and Financial Account Net Financial Account (current US$ in 2018)
Portfolio Investment -498,422,104.42 WB
Foreign Direct Investment -1.32B WB
Capital and Financial Account Net Financial Account Foreign Direct Investment Foreign Direct Investment (% in 2018)
Inward 7.28 WB + 1 other
Outward 0 WB + 1 other
Economy
Foreign-exchange reserves 873,171,055.46 US dollars in 2018 IMF + 2 others
Economy Foreign-exchange reserves
Gold Holdings 35,015,211.79 US dollars in 2018 IMF
Inflation and Prices
GDP Deflator 122.98 Index in 2018 WB
Inflation 2.04 Percent change in 2018 IMF + 4 others
Income Inequality (% in 2012)
GINI Index 36.4 WB + 1 other
Income Share 21 WB + 1 other
Health Facilities
Hospital beds Per Capita 1.5 per 1,000 people in 2012 WB
Risk factors
Injury 11 timeseries
Smoking 34 Rate in 2013 WHO
Financial Instruments
Insurance 0.06 % in 2016 WHO
Nutrition
Malnutrition 4 timeseries
Nutritional deficiencies 128 kilocalories per person per day in 2016 WB
Poisonings Mortality Rate 3 timeseries
Maternal Mortality
Maternal mortality ratio 185 per 100,000 live births in 2017 WB + 1 other
Official Development Assistance
Net Official Development Assistance 467,310,000 constant 2014 US$ in 2017 WB
Net Official Development Assistance and Official Aid 467,310,000 constant 2013 US$ in 2017 WB
Transportation Industry Indicators
Passengers Air Transportation 1,251,961.79 Number in 2018 WB
Research and Development
Patent Applications 13 Number in 1974 WB
R&D Expenditure 0.04 % in 2002 WB
R&D personnel 15.83 per million people in 2002 WB
Scientific and Technical Journal Articles 85.1 Number in 2016 WB
Trademark Applications 708 Number in 2016 WB
Southeast Asia
Brunei Darussalam 70,693.89 Purchasing power parity; 2011 international dollar in 2018 IMF + 29 others
Cambodia 3,853.15 Purchasing power parity; 2011 international dollar in 2018 IMF + 28 others
Hong Kong 57,081.14 Purchasing power parity; 2011 international dollar in 2018 IMF + 26 others
Indonesia -30.24B US dollar in 2018 OECD + 48 others
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 7,044.19 Purchasing power parity; 2011 international dollar in 2018 IMF + 27 others
Macau 103,830.22 Purchasing power parity; 2011 international dollar in 2018 IMF + 13 others
Malaysia 178.78 thousands in 2018 UNDESA + 40 others
Myanmar 5,787.87 Purchasing power parity; 2011 international dollar in 2018 IMF + 33 others
Philippines 0 Tonnes, Thousands in 2018 OECD + 36 others
Singapore 89,196.13 Purchasing power parity; 2011 international dollar in 2018 IMF + 32 others
Taiwan Province of China 1.85 Percent change in 2018 IMF + 23 others
Thailand 17,312.6 Purchasing power parity; 2011 international dollar in 2018 IMF + 38 others
Timor-Leste 4,659.43 Purchasing power parity; 2011 international dollar in 2018 IMF + 24 others
Viet Nam 6,676.09 Purchasing power parity; 2011 international dollar in 2018 IMF + 33 others
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