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National Accounts Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Nominal GDP

15,912.5

2016

14,426.4

2015

1,045.0

1981

15,912.5

2016

USD mn

yearly

1980 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Real GDP Growth

7.0

2016

11.8

2015

6.2

2003

11.8

2015

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Nominal GDP Growth

10.26

2016

22.90

2015

8.07

2009

24.30

2006

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
GDP per Capita

2,408.00

2016

2,226.00

2015

258.96

1998

2,408.00

2016

USD

yearly

1982 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
GDP Deflator Growth

3.0

2016

10.0

2015

0.5

2009

15.9

2006

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Private Consumption Expenditure

10,181.00

2016

10,250.33

2015

1,262.48

2002

10,250.33

2015

USD mn

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Private Consumption: % of GDP

64.4

2016

71.2

2015

64.4

2016

90.1

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Public Consumption Expenditure

2,208.20

2016

2,173.91

2015

111.86

2000

2,208.20

2016

USD mn

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Public Consumption: % of GDP

14.0

2016

15.1

2015

6.5

2000

17.1

2013

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Investment: % of GDP

29.0

2016

31.6

2015

13.4

2000

34.1

2005

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Gross National Product

15,126.21

2016

13,750.43

2015

598.96

1988

15,126.21

2016

USD mn

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Gross Savings Rate

19.4

2016

11.0

2015

1.5

2001

23.9

2006

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

11,331.42

2023

10,578.83

2022

599.98

1980

11,331.42

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

3,890.49

2023

3,626.57

2022

267.28

1998

3,890.49

2023

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

6.80

2023

6.83

2022

-2.10

1988

15.33

1981

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
GDP per Capita: USD: Extended History

2,408.00

2016

2,226.00

2015

258.96

1998

2,408.00

2016

USD

yearly

1982 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Production Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Minerals Production

14,212,888.00

2016

2,114,281.00

2015

1,203,970.00

2010

14,212,888.00

2016

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Gold Production

6,893.00

2015

5,265.00

2014

25.00

1997

8,879.00

2003

kg

yearly

1997 - 2015

Updated on 2017-09-20
Silver Production

41.00

2015

40.00

2014

4.70

2008

41.00

2015

Metric Ton

yearly

2008 - 2015

Updated on 2018-04-20
Industrial Production: MM: Gypsum

469.44

2016

989.52

2015

80.00

1990

989.52

2015

Ton th

yearly

1985 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-29
Industrial Production: MM: Zinc

0.00

2016

0.00

2015

0.00

2016

12,116.00

2007

Ton

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-29
Industrial Production: MM: Copper

0.00

2016

750.00

2015

0.00

2016

102,666.15

2008

Ton

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-29
Industrial Production: MM: Tin

2,234.00

2016

1,024.00

2015

489.70

2009

2,571.00

2005

Ton

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-29
Industrial Production: Textiles: Clothing

41,794.75

2016

46,451.92

2015

533.60

1985

68,040.00

2006

Piece th

yearly

1985 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-23
Industrial Production: AC: Cement

3,397.68

2016

3,098.81

2015

59.40

1995

3,397.68

2016

Ton th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-23
Agricultural Production: Vegetable and Bean: Total

1,690,900.00

2016

1,683,405.00

2015

28,373.00

1976

1,690,900.00

2016

Ton

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-21
Agricultural Production: Upland Rice: Total

216,800.00

2016

224,387.00

2015

130,000.00

2000

380,824.01

1990

Ton

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-21
Agricultural Production: Maize: Total

1,552,360.00

2016

1,516,250.00

2015

28,398.00

1980

1,552,360.00

2016

Ton

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-21
Agricultural Production: Starchy Roots: Total

2,797,185.00

2016

2,767,190.00

2015

47,314.00

1976

2,797,185.00

2016

Ton

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-21
Government and Public Finance Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-4.9

2016

-3.7

2015

-4.9

2016

-0.7

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tax Revenue

2,000.59

2016

1,952.05

2015

107.75

1998

2,000.59

2016

USD mn

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Govt Budget: Total Expenditure (TE)

30,426.49

2017

27,824.74

2016

22,998.15

2013

30,651.48

2015

LAK bn

yearly

2013 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-31
Govt Budget: Revenue

20,418.43

2017

19,363.81

2016

15,280.47

2013

20,418.43

2017

LAK bn

yearly

2013 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-31
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: VAT

4,529.69

2016

4,480.68

2015

1,893.10

2011

4,529.69

2016

LAK bn

yearly

2011 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-03
Govt Budget: Revenue

19,070.60

2016

18,534.39

2015

217.40

1996

19,070.60

2016

LAK bn

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-04
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: Excise Tax

3,788.80

2017

4,124.31

2016

2,843.97

2013

4,124.31

2016

LAK bn

yearly

2013 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-31
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: Excise Tax

3,634.85

2016

3,363.02

2015

15.50

1996

3,634.85

2016

LAK bn

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-03
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: VAT

5,149.57

2017

4,688.01

2016

3,345.04

2013

5,149.57

2017

LAK bn

yearly

2013 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-31
Govt Budget: Grants

1,920.55

2016

5,323.48

2015

57.60

1996

5,323.48

2015

LAK bn

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-03
Govt Budget: Grants

2,197.06

2017

1,748.95

2016

1,748.95

2016

5,947.06

2014

LAK bn

yearly

2013 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-31
Govt Budget: Total Expenditure

27,712.33

2016

29,090.79

2015

364.40

1996

29,090.79

2015

LAK bn

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-05
Govt Budget: Current Expenditure (CE)

18,105.11

2016

17,685.37

2015

166.00

1996

18,105.11

2016

LAK bn

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-05
Govt Budget: TE: Current Expenditure (CE)

17,534.04

2017

19,981.31

2016

15,666.43

2013

19,981.31

2016

LAK bn

yearly

2013 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-31
Govt Budget: TE: Capital Expenditure

12,892.45

2017

7,843.42

2016

7,331.73

2013

12,892.45

2017

LAK bn

yearly

2013 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-31
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: Income Tax

1,592.69

2016

1,099.81

2015

11.90

1997

1,592.69

2016

LAK bn

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-14
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: Income Tax

1,656.58

2017

1,623.84

2016

892.81

2013

1,656.58

2017

LAK bn

yearly

2013 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-31
Govt Budget: Capital Expenditure

9,607.21

2016

11,405.41

2015

186.10

1997

11,405.41

2015

LAK bn

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-05
Govt Budget: Financing

6,721.18

2016

5,232.92

2015

89.50

1996

6,721.18

2016

LAK bn

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-03
Govt Budget: Financing

7,811.00

2017

6,711.98

2016

3,845.59

2014

7,811.00

2017

LAK bn

yearly

2013 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-30
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Population

6.6

2016

6.5

2015

1.7

1950

6.8

2014

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Labour Force Participation Rate

78.3

2017

78.1

2016

78.1

2011

81.2

1991

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Employed Persons

3,474,582.00

2014

2,738,893.00

2004

2,166,193.00

1994

3,474,582.00

2014

Person

yearly

1994 - 2014

Updated on 2018-04-20
Unemployment Rate

0.67

2017

0.66

2016

0.65

2015

2.63

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Forecast: Population

7.28

2023

7.17

2022

3.12

1980

7.28

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Population: Mid Year

6,603,000.00

2016

6,492,000.00

2015

2,886,000.00

1976

6,809,000.00

2014

Person

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-21
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales

9,785

2017

10,900

2016

1,100

2005

14,700

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-10.2

2017

-25.3

2016

-25.3

2016

63.3

2014

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

6,669.00

Dec 2017

6,700.00

Dec 2016

100.00

Dec 2005

9,000.00

Dec 2015

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

3,116.40

Dec 2017

4,200.00

Dec 2016

1,000.00

Dec 2006

9,800.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Inflation Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

1.9

Mar 2018

1.7

Feb 2018

-2.3

Aug 2009

167.1

Mar 1999

%

monthly

May 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

3.88

Dec 2016

3.51

Nov 2016

-2.09

Aug 2009

18.87

Oct 2003

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Dec 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

3.10

2023

3.10

2022

-26.32

1990

188.82

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Foreign Trade Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Trade Balance

-416.1

Dec 2017

-399.3

Sep 2017

-734.7

Mar 2015

31.7

Dec 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Total Exports

1,154.1

Dec 2017

927.8

Sep 2017

71.8

Sep 2004

1,154.1

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Total Exports Growth

33.7

Dec 2017

18.2

Sep 2017

-29.5

Jun 2009

115.4

Jun 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Aluminum: Exports

431.07

2016

579.06

2015

0.62

2013

579.06

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-27
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

9.05

2023

4.55

2022

-38.31

1980

122.65

1981

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Exports: Medicament

69.32

2015

106.78

2014

1.25

1998

1,711.80

2009

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2016-11-17
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

171.23

2015

130.78

2014

1.78

2004

192.50

2006

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2016-11-17
Total Imports

1,570.2

Dec 2017

1,327.1

Sep 2017

124.4

Sep 2004

1,570.2

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Total Imports Growth

26.6

Dec 2017

22.8

Sep 2017

-38.6

Jun 2013

108.2

Sep 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Imports: Medicament

12,397.08

2016

2,261.20

2015

40.44

1999

12,397.08

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

27,659.58

2016

1,744.72

2015

29.24

2003

27,659.58

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Exp: MH: I: Wood & Wood Products

28.92

Dec 2017

7.78

Sep 2017

3.70

Dec 2016

81.26

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Exp: MH: I: Garments

43.90

Dec 2017

46.93

Sep 2017

27.56

Sep 2016

52.83

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Exp: MH: I: Mineral Products

400.97

Dec 2017

280.63

Sep 2017

164.85

Dec 2013

400.97

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Trade Balance

-416.13

Dec 2017

-399.34

Sep 2017

-734.71

Mar 2015

31.71

Dec 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Exp: Electricity

313.88

Dec 2017

352.87

Sep 2017

114.07

Dec 2014

352.87

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Imp: Durable Goods: Electrical Machinery and Equipment

155.73

Dec 2017

199.10

Sep 2017

81.18

Sep 2016

243.85

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Imp: Capital Goods: Vehicals and Vehical Equipments

221.09

Dec 2017

154.71

Sep 2017

72.70

Mar 2013

311.96

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Imp: Capital Goods: Machinery and Mechanical Equipments

282.32

Dec 2017

241.71

Sep 2017

48.14

Jun 2013

282.32

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Exports: China

505,381,150.00

2014

325,713,881.00

2013

0.00

2002

505,381,150.00

2014

USD

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-04-08
Exports: Australia

485,914,669.00

2014

793,924,376.00

2013

0.00

2002

793,924,376.00

2013

USD

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-04-08
Exports: Thailand

1,636,861,063.00

2014

1,564,652,777.00

2013

146,900,610.98

2004

1,636,861,063.00

2014

USD

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-04-08
Exports: Vietnam

536,508,684.00

2014

353,759,060.00

2013

21,212,647.75

2003

536,508,684.00

2014

USD

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-04-08
Exports: United Kingdom

45,091,480.00

2014

64,411,420.00

2013

0.00

2002

64,411,420.00

2013

USD

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-06-08
Imports: China

794,440,678.00

2014

596,699,502.00

2013

17,687,443.75

2002

794,440,678.00

2014

USD

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-06-08
Imports: Thailand

2,936,151,889.00

2014

2,282,003,305.00

2013

142,037,544.82

2002

2,936,151,889.00

2014

USD

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-06-08
Imports: Vietnam

346,827,070.00

2014

328,887,379.00

2013

12,873,532.13

2002

346,827,070.00

2014

USD

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-06-08
Imports: Japan

107,767,887.00

2014

125,057,168.00

2013

1,669,727.04

2002

125,057,168.00

2013

USD

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-06-08
Imports: South Korea

63,440,630.00

2014

98,786,383.00

2013

2,554,794.64

2002

98,786,383.00

2013

USD

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-06-08
Balance of Payments Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Current Account Balance

-452.7

Dec 2017

-443.1

Sep 2017

-668.2

Mar 2015

111.1

Dec 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

-7.8

2016

-15.7

2015

-15.7

2015

6.4

1999

%

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Direct Investment

543.6

Dec 2017

338.8

Sep 2017

-13.6

Jun 2002

543.6

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

6.3

2016

8.3

2015

0.3

2002

8.5

1996

%

yearly

1988 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-32.46

Jun 2017

-1.57

Mar 2017

-69.81

Jun 2016

360.09

Jun 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
External Debt

5,994.4

2016

5,692.2

2015

769.6

1996

5,994.4

2016

USD mn

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-14
External Debt: % of GDP

37.7

2016

39.5

2015

36.5

2011

101.0

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-14
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-2.60

2023

-2.76

2022

-3.40

2013

0.03

2000

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Public Investment

9,360.00

2015

7,904.25

2014

1,526.00

2002

9,645.46

2013

LAK bn

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-29
BoP: CA: Goods: Exports fob

1,154.09

Dec 2017

927.77

Sep 2017

71.80

Sep 2004

1,154.09

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
BoP: FA: Porfolio Investment

361.05

Dec 2017

-0.98

Sep 2017

-69.81

Jun 2016

361.05

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
BoP: FA: DI: Foreign Investment in Lao PDR

543.59

Dec 2017

338.76

Sep 2017

2.40

Dec 2004

543.59

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
BoP: Capital Account

0.00

Dec 2017

0.00

Sep 2017

0.00

Jun 2018

0.00

Jun 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
BoP: Financial Account (FA)

850.34

Dec 2017

169.14

Sep 2017

-12.90

Mar 2004

1,170.35

Dec 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
BoP: FA: Other Investment (OI)

-54.30

Dec 2017

-168.64

Sep 2017

-191.27

Dec 2014

521.55

Dec 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
BoP: CA: Goods

-416.14

Dec 2017

-399.34

Sep 2017

-734.71

Mar 2015

31.71

Dec 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
BoP: Errors and Omissions

-300.43

Dec 2017

233.92

Sep 2017

-621.96

Jun 2017

245.70

Mar 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
BoP: Reserve Assets

-97.22

Dec 2017

40.00

Sep 2017

-233.81

Jun 2015

273.34

Sep 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
BoP: CA: Goods: Imports cif

-1,570.22

Dec 2017

-1,327.11

Sep 2017

-1,570.22

Dec 2017

-124.40

Sep 2004

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
BoP: CA: Services: Net

8.57

Dec 2017

13.91

Sep 2017

3.72

Jun 2017

94.22

Mar 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
BoP: CA: Income: Net

-144.71

Dec 2017

-139.22

Sep 2017

-144.71

Dec 2017

-3.80

Dec 2007

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
BoP: CA: Transfers: Net

99.60

Dec 2017

81.59

Sep 2017

12.90

Sep 2004

99.60

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
External Debt: Debt Stock (DS)

5,994.42

2016

5,692.19

2015

769.60

1996

5,994.42

2016

USD mn

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-14
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

1,192.57

2016

9,008.37

2015

54.10

2001

9,008.37

2015

USD mn

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-23
FDI: Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

14.50

2016

356.16

2015

14.50

2016

356.16

2015

USD mn

yearly

2015 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-23
FDI: Mining and Quarrying

877.00

2016

85.60

2015

85.60

2015

877.00

2016

USD mn

yearly

2015 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-23
FDI: Electricity, Gas and Air-Conditioning Supply

220.00

2016

432.32

2015

220.00

2016

432.32

2015

USD mn

yearly

2015 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-23
FDI: Thailand

2,340.00

2015

324,620.05

2014

2,340.00

2015

923,599.62

2008

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2016-02-23
FDI: Vietnam

466,057.19

2015

18,407.73

2014

1,112.40

2000

1,231,164.18

2008

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2016-02-23
FDI: China

88,915.88

2015

28,605.30

2014

5,325.00

2001

1,143,348.07

2013

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2016-02-23
FDI: France

0.00

2015

0.00

2014

0.00

2015

391,758.79

2002

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2016-02-23
FDI: Korea

0.00

2015

1,500.00

2014

0.00

2015

166,856.00

2006

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2016-02-23
Monetary Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Money Supply M1

1,294.39

Dec 2017

1,253.92

Sep 2017

130.51

Dec 2005

1,294.39

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Money Supply M2

8,998.74

Dec 2017

8,734.29

Sep 2017

499.59

Dec 2005

8,998.74

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Reserve Requirement Ratio

5.0

Apr 2018

5.0

Mar 2018

5.0

Apr 2018

8.0

Apr 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2002 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Exchange Reserves

1,016.0

Jan 2018

1,161.7

Dec 2017

0.0

Dec 1987

1,165.2

Jun 2015

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1987 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

6.81

2014

5.96

2013

5.96

2013

12.27

2007

%

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2018-04-20
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

2.2

Dec 2017

2.2

Sep 2017

1.7

Jun 2014

6.3

Jun 2009

NA

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Gold Reserves

36.01

Jan 2018

36.00

Dec 2017

0.57

Jun 2001

36.83

Sep 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1989 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Total Deposits

8,843.90

Dec 2017

8,626.22

Sep 2017

474.44

Dec 2004

8,843.90

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Domestic Credit

9,048.1

Dec 2017

9,121.8

Sep 2017

57.7

Dec 1991

9,201.2

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Domestic Credit Growth

6.4

Dec 2017

14.4

Sep 2017

-30.1

Jun 2007

142.3

Dec 1997

%

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Monetary Survey: Broad Money (M2)

74,678.18

Dec 2017

72,285.70

Sep 2017

51.31

Dec 1991

74,678.18

Dec 2017

LAK bn

quarterly

Dec 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Monetary Survey: Narrow Money (M1)

10,741.82

Dec 2017

10,377.55

Sep 2017

28.23

Dec 1991

10,741.82

Dec 2017

LAK bn

quarterly

Dec 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Monetary Survey: Quasi Money (QM)

63,936.36

Dec 2017

61,908.15

Sep 2017

23.09

Dec 1991

63,936.36

Dec 2017

LAK bn

quarterly

Dec 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Reserve Requirement Rate: LAK

5.00

2017

5.00

2016

5.00

2017

12.00

2001

%

yearly

1989 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-31
Commercial Banks (CB): Loans: Total

66,939.32

Dec 2017

65,155.03

Sep 2017

1,951.51

Dec 2004

66,939.32

Dec 2017

LAK bn

quarterly

Dec 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Commercial Banks (CB): Deposits

73,393.19

Dec 2017

71,391.32

Sep 2017

5,065.95

Dec 2004

73,393.19

Dec 2017

LAK bn

quarterly

Dec 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Exchange Rate against USD

8,297.167

Apr 2018

8,289.762

Mar 2018

10.000

May 1981

10,900.938

Jul 2005

LAK/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Policy Rate

4.00

Apr 2018

4.00

Mar 2018

4.00

Apr 2018

35.00

Dec 2001

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Policy Rate: Month End: Short Term Lending Rate

4.00

Apr 2018

4.00

Mar 2018

4.00

Apr 2018

35.00

Dec 2001

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Exchange Rate against US$: Monthly Average

8,297.17

Apr 2018

8,289.76

Mar 2018

10.00

May 1981

10,900.94

Jul 2005

LAK/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
FX Rate: Bank of the Lao PDR (BOL): Reference Rate: US Dollar

8,297.17

Apr 2018

8,289.76

Mar 2018

7,670.86

May 2013

10,900.94

Jul 2005

LAK/USD

monthly

Oct 2003 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Energy Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Electricity Production

25,066

2016

16,729

2015

844

1990

25,066

2016

GWh

yearly

1985 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-28
Tourism Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals

3,315,000

2016

3,543,000

2015

60,000

1995

3,543,000

2015

Person

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-6.4

2016

12.0

2015

-26.3

2000

107.7

2004

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tourism Revenue

724

2016

725

2015

2

1991

725

2015

USD mn

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tourism Revenue Growth

-0.2

2016

13.0

2015

-23.0

2003

227.3

1995

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Visitors Arrivals: Asia & Pacific: Thailand

2,009,605.00

2016

2,321,352.00

2015

227,634.00

1996

2,321,352.00

2015

Person

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-12
Visitors Arrivals: Asia & Pacific: Vietnam

998,400.00

2016

1,187,954.00

2015

41,594.00

2003

1,187,954.00

2015

Person

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-12
Visitors Arrivals: Asia & Pacific: China

545,493.00

2016

511,436.00

2015

4,076.00

1995

545,493.00

2016

Person

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-12
Visitors Arrivals: Asia & Pacific: Korea

173,260.00

2016

165,328.00

2015

356.00

1995

173,260.00

2016

Person

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-12
Visitors Arrivals: America: USA

58,094.00

2016

63,058.00

2015

8,925.00

1995

63,058.00

2015

Person

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-12
Tourism Revenue

724,191.96

2016

725,365.68

2015

2,250.00

1991

725,365.68

2015

USD th

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-12
No of Hotels

545.00

2016

542.00

2015

111.00

2002

545.00

2016

Unit

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-12
No of Guesthouse & Resort

2,452.00

2016

1,907.00

2015

449.00

2002

2,452.00

2016

Unit

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-12
Financial Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Equity Market Index

922.0

Apr 2018

943.1

Mar 2018

898.5

Oct 2011

1,749.7

Jan 2011

11Jan2011=1000

monthly

Jan 2011 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Equity Market Index: Month End: LSX

922.02

Apr 2018

943.15

Mar 2018

898.46

Oct 2011

1,749.66

Jan 2011

11Jan2011=1000

monthly

Jan 2011 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
LSX: Turnover Volume

535,000.00

Apr 2018

2,759,800.00

Mar 2018

415,600.00

Jun 2016

37,181,600.00

May 2017

Share

monthly

Feb 2011 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
LSX: Turnover Value

2,959.42

Apr 2018

13,154.50

Mar 2018

1,951.41

Dec 2017

270,997.47

May 2017

LAK mn

monthly

Feb 2011 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Transport and Telecommunications Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

1,266,605.00

2016

962,497.00

2015

736.00

1960

1,266,605.00

2016

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Number of Subscriber Mobile

3,958,510.00

2016

3,727,162.00

2015

0.00

1991

5,480,851.00

2011

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Fixed Line

18.74

2016

14.44

2015

0.03

1960

18.74

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

58.57

2016

55.93

2015

0.00

1991

86.54

2011

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

93,624.42

2016

195,848.17

2015

13.04

1995

195,848.17

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Exports: Television

2.10

2016

36.48

2015

0.07

2001

183.18

2007

USD th

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

77,433.59

2016

172,502.64

2015

4,235.75

1999

172,502.64

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Imports: Television

933.74

2016

10,639.45

2015

933.74

2016

12,774.33

2001

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Freight Carried: Total

9,260.41

2016

8,097.00

2015

271.10

1976

9,260.41

2016

Ton th

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-21
Passenger Carried: Total

71,497.20

2016

62,489.90

2015

2,196.00

1976

71,497.20

2016

Person th

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-21
Passenger Carried: By Land

68,046.20

2016

59,106.40

2015

2,046.00

1976

68,046.20

2016

Person th

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-21
Passenger Carried: By Water

1,972.20

2016

1,752.10

2015

134.00

1976

2,890.00

2013

Person th

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-21
Passenger Carried: By Air

1,448.00

2016

1,593.00

2015

16.00

1976

1,593.00

2015

Person th

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-21
Freight Carried: By Land

5,885.60

2016

5,127.30

2015

249.00

1976

5,885.60

2016

Ton th

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-21
Passenger Carried: By Railway

30.80

2016

38.40

2015

30.80

2016

39.00

2014

Person th

yearly

2014 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-28
Freight Carried: By Water

3,371.70

2016

2,965.50

2015

22.00

1976

3,371.70

2016

Ton th

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-21
Freight Carried: By Air

3.11

2016

4.20

2015

0.10

1976

4.20

2015

Ton th

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-21