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World > Asia > Laos > Ranking Positions (Facts)

Laos - Ranking Positions (Facts)

 RANKING  VALUE  POSITION
Geography
Area - total 236,800.00 sq km 81
Area - land 230,800.00 sq km 79
Area - water 6,000.00 sq km 56
Land boundaries 5,083.00 km 30
Coastline 0.00 km 176
Elevation extremes - highest point 2,817 m 80
Land use - arable land 4.01 % 154
Land use - permanent crops 0.34 % 148
Land use - other 95.65 % 52
People
Population 6,521,998 101
Age structure: 0-14 years 41.20 % 44
Age structure: 15-64 years 55.70 % 166
Age structure: 65 years and over 3.10 % 166
Population growth rate 2.37 % 38
Birth rate 34.98 births/1,000 population 39
Death rate 11.28 deaths/1,000 population 159
Net migration rate 0.00 migrant(s)/1,000 population 84
Sex ratio - total population 0.98 male(s)/female 110
Infant mortality rate 81.44 deaths/1,000 live births 182
Life expectancy at birth - total population 55.89 years 169
Life expectancy at birth - male 53.82 years 171
Life expectancy at birth - female 58.04 years 169
Total fertility rate 4.59 children born/woman 41
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 0.10 % 5
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 1,700 32
HIV/AIDS - deaths 200 28
Literacy - total population 68.70 % 162
Economy
GDP - real growth rate 7.40 % 43
GDP per capita - purchasing power parity 2,100 $ 163
GDP - composition by sector (agriculture) 43.40 % 13
GDP - composition by sector (industry) 30.60 % 75
GDP - composition by sector (services) 26.00 % 197
Population below poverty line 30.70 % 69
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 3.20 % 28
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 30.60 % 61
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 6.80 % 146
Labor force 2,100,000 111
Unemployment rate 2.40 % 16
Budget - revenues 400,000,000 $ 162
Electricity - production 3,936,000,000 kWh 114
Electricity - consumption 3,260,000,000 kWh 116
Electricity - exports 600,000,000 kWh 58
Exports 982,200,000 $ 143
Imports 1,376,000,000 $ 151
Debt - external 3,179,000,000 $ 116
Communications
Telephones - main lines in use 90,067 141
Telephones - mobile cellular 638,200 127
Internet users 25,000 173
Transportation
Roadways - total 31,210.00 km 94
Airports with paved runways - total 9 116
Airports - with unpaved runways - total 35 82
Military
Military manpower availability - males age 15-49 1,500,625 1
Military manpower fit for military service - males age 15-49 954,816 1
Military expenditures - percent of GDP 0.50 % 157


Facts at a Glance: Geography - People - Government - Economy - Communications - Transportation - Military - Climate - Current Time - Ranking Positions
Notes and Commentary: People - Economy - Government and Political Conditions - Historical Highlights - Foreign Relations - Relations with U.S.



Facts at a Glance
Geography
People
Government
Economy
Communications
Transportation
Military
Climate
Current Time
Ranking Positions


Notes and Commentary
People
Economy
Government and Political Conditions
Historical Highlights
Foreign Relations
Relations with U.S.





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