Laos Population

1950 - 2021 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Laos population

  • The Laos population reached 7.3 million people in Jun 2021, compared with the previously reported figure of 7.2 million people in Jun 2020
  • The data reached an all-time high of 7.3 million people in Jun 2021 and a record low of 1.7 million people in Jun 1950

CEIC extends history for annual Population. Lao Statistics Bureau provides Mid-year Population. Population prior to 2000 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund. Population is in annual frequency, ending in June of each year

View Laos's Population from 1950 to 2021 in the chart:

Laos Population

What was Laos's Population in 2021?

The Laos population reached 7.3 million people in Jun 2021, compared with the previously reported figure of 7.2 million people in Jun 2020 See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
7.3 2021 7.2 2020 1.7 1950 7.3 2021 Person mn yearly 1950 - 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Algeria (Person mn) 43.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Argentina (Person mn) 45.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Australia (Person mn) 25.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Austria (Person mn) 9.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2020 yearly 1925 - 2020
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Bangladesh (Person mn) 169.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (Person mn) 9.3 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Belgium (Person mn) 11.6 2021 yearly 1953 - 2021
Bolivia (Person mn) 11.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person mn) 3.5 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Botswana (Person mn) 2.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Brazil (Person mn) 213.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Brunei (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bulgaria (Person mn) 6.8 2021 yearly 1900 - 2021
Cambodia (Person mn) 16.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Canada (Person mn) 38.2 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Chile (Person mn) 19.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
China (Person mn) 1,412.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Colombia (Person mn) 51.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Croatia (Person mn) 4.0 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Cyprus (Person mn) 0.9 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Czech Republic (Person mn) 10.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Denmark (Person mn) 5.8 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Ecuador (Person mn) 17.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Egypt (Person mn) 103.4 2022 yearly 1980 - 2022
Estonia (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
European Union (Person mn) 447.2 2020 yearly 1959 - 2020
Finland (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1749 - 2021
France (Person mn) 67.8 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Georgia (Person mn) 3.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Germany (Person mn) 83.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ghana (Person mn) 31.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Greece (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1961 - 2021
Hungary (Person mn) 9.7 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Iceland (Person mn) 0.4 2021 yearly 1732 - 2021
India (Person mn) 1,368.6 2022 yearly 1951 - 2022
Indonesia (Person mn) 264.2 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018
Iran (Person mn) 84.0 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Ireland (Person mn) 5.0 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Israel (Person mn) 9.5 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Italy (Person mn) 60.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ivory Coast (Person mn) 26.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Japan (Person mn) 125.4 2021 yearly 1899 - 2021
Jordan (Person mn) 11.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Kazakhstan (Person mn) 18.9 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Kenya (Person mn) 47.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
South Korea (Person mn) 51.7 2021 yearly 1956 - 2021
Kosovo (Person mn) 1.8 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Kuwait (Person mn) 4.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (Person mn) 6.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Laos (Person mn) 7.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Latvia (Person mn) 1.9 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Lebanon (Person mn) 6.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Lithuania (Person mn) 2.8 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Luxembourg (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (Person mn) 0.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
North Macedonia (Person mn) 2.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malawi (Person mn) 19.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malaysia (Person mn) 32.6 2020 yearly 1947 - 2020
Malta (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Mauritius (Person mn) 1.3 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Mexico (Person mn) 128.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Moldova (Person mn) 2.6 2020 yearly 2013 - 2020
Mongolia (Person mn) 3.4 2021 yearly 1935 - 2021
Montenegro (Person mn) 0.6 2021 yearly 1921 - 2021
Morocco (Person mn) 35.6 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Mozambique (Person mn) 28.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Myanmar (Person mn) 54.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Nepal (Person mn) 29.5 2022 yearly 1950 - 2022
Netherlands (Person mn) 17.3 2018 yearly 1899 - 2018
New Zealand (Person mn) 5.1 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Nigeria (Person mn) 206.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Norway (Person mn) 5.4 2019 yearly 1845 - 2019
Oman (Person mn) 4.5 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Pakistan (Person mn) 224.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (Person mn) 5.9 2026 yearly 1950 - 2026
Panama (Person mn) 4.4 2022 yearly 1950 - 2022
Paraguay (Person mn) 7.4 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Peru (Person mn) 32.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Philippines (Person mn) 109.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Poland (Person mn) 38.1 2021 yearly 1946 - 2021
Portugal (Person mn) 10.3 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Qatar (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Romania (Person mn) 19.2 2020 yearly 1930 - 2020
Russia (Person mn) 145.6 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Saudi Arabia (Person mn) 35.0 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Serbia (Person mn) 6.9 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Singapore (Person mn) 5.5 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Slovakia (Person mn) 5.5 2020 yearly 1945 - 2020
Slovenia (Person mn) 2.1 2021 yearly 1920 - 2021
South Africa (Person mn) 60.6 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Spain (Person mn) 47.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Sri Lanka (Person mn) 22.2 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Sudan (Person mn) 37.3 2014 yearly 1970 - 2014
Sweden (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1749 - 2020
Switzerland (Person mn) 8.7 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.3 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -240.162 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,911.098 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 10.0 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (LAK bn) 50,372.610 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Forecast: Government Net Debt (LAK bn) 152,655.509 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
Forecast: Government Revenue (LAK bn) 40,599.931 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: Income Tax (LAK bn) 1,619.010 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: TE: Current Expenditure (CE) (LAK bn) 18,430.240 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Revenue (LAK bn) 21,795.660 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: VAT (LAK bn) 5,201.470 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: TE: Capital Expenditure (LAK bn) 12,572.610 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Total Expenditure (TE) (LAK bn) 31,002.850 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: Excise Tax (LAK bn) 4,742.820 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 10.386 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 250.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 2,114.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 3.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 910.296 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 262.842 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 260.185 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,713.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) -0.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 28,342.022 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 44,283.199 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 19.224 Apr 2022 monthly Feb 2005 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 4.620 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 342.909 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1996 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 201.771 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1996 - Apr 2022
Exports: Wood Products, Pulp of Wood and Paper (USD mn) 84.790 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Imports: Machinery and Mechanical Equipment (USD mn) 219.140 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Exports: Mineral Products (USD mn) 383.070 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Imports: Electrical Machinery and Equipment (USD mn) 157.350 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Exports: Agricultural Products (USD mn) 216.790 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Imports: Iron, Steel and Other Metal Products (USD mn) 124.620 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Imports: Crude Oil, Fuel, Lubricant and Others (USD mn) 159.320 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Exports: Plastic and Rubber Products (USD mn) 113.220 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Imports: Foods, Beverages, Pharmaceutical Products & Consumer Goods (USD mn) 212.610 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Exports: Intra-ASEAN: Vietnam (USD th) 1,268,960.000 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Imports: Extra-ASEAN: EU 27 Countries (USD th) 131,167.000 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 126.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 2.3 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 130.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 5.6 2021 yearly 1988 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 7.348 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.6 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 7.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 10,213.4 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 53.8 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.575 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
BoP: FA: Porfolio Investment (USD mn) 361.05 Dec 2017 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2017
FDI: Korea (USD th) 0.000 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
FDI (USD th) 7,927,677.215 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
FDI: Mining and Quarrying (USD mn) 126.792 2017 yearly 2015 - 2017
FDI: Electricity, Gas and Air-Conditioning Supply (USD mn) 711.800 2017 yearly 2015 - 2017
FDI: Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (USD mn) 381.683 2017 yearly 2015 - 2017
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2017 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 1,479.117 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 12,732.406 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
M2 Growth (%) 29.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 5.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 1,290.1 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1988 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 2.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 31.692 May 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - May 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 12,028.146 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 18.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 10,088.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1991 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 29.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1992 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 8,080.012 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 21.63 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 43.23 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Monetary Survey: Narrow Money (M1) (LAK bn) 17,132.609 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1991 - Mar 2022
Monetary Survey: Broad Money (M2) (LAK bn) 147,479.459 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1991 - Mar 2022
Reserve Requirement Rate: LAK (%) 3.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Commercial Banks (CB): Loans: Total (LAK bn) 93,590.777 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022

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