Laos Population

1950 - 2018 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

Laos's Population reached 7.0 million people in Jun 2018, compared with the previously reported figure of 6.9 million people in Jun 2017. Laos's population data is updated yearly, available from Jun 1950 to Jun 2018. The data reached an all-time high of 7.0 million people in Jun 2018 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.

In the latest reports, Laos's Unemployment Rate dropped to 0.6 % in Dec 2019. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 78.3 % in Dec 2019.

What was Laos's Population in 2018?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

7.0

Person mn 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018

6.9

Person mn 2017 yearly 1950 - 2018

1.7

1950

7.0

2018

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 16 Dec 2019

View Laos's Population from 1950 to 2018 in the chart:

Laos Population

Related Indicators for Laos Population

Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Frequency Range
Labour Force Participation Rate

78.3

2019

78.2

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-29
Employed Persons

3,474,582.000

2014

2,738,893.000

2004

yearly

1994 - 2014

Updated on 2019-03-29
Unemployment Rate

0.57

2019

0.61

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Forecast: Population

7.694

2024

7.585

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-10-15
Population: Mid Year

7,013,000.000

2018

6,901,000.000

2017

yearly

1976 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
Population: Mid Year: Male

3,458,000.000

2017

3,401,000.000

2016

yearly

1976 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-13
Population: Mid Year: Male

3,458,000.000

2017

3,401,000.000

2016

yearly

1976 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-13
Population: Mid Year: Male

3,458,000.000

2017

3,401,000.000

2016

yearly

1976 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-13
Population: Mid Year: Female

3,443,000.000

2017

3,386,000.000

2016

yearly

1976 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-13
Population: Mid Year: Female

3,443,000.000

2017

3,386,000.000

2016

yearly

1976 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-13
Population: Mid Year: Female

3,443,000.000

2017

3,386,000.000

2016

yearly

1976 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-13

More Indicators for Laos

Indicator Last Previous Frequency Range
Aluminum: Exports

1,402.415

2018

422.457

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

11.277

Jan 2020

10.277

Dec 2019

monthly

Dec 2011 - Jan 2020

Updated on 2020-02-17
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-4.7

2018

-5.6

2017

yearly

2012 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-29
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

6.9

Jan 2020

6.3

Dec 2019

monthly

May 1994 - Jan 2020

Updated on 2020-02-17
Current Account Balance

-118.4

Sep 2019

-228.4

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-12-18
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

-7.9

2018

-7.4

2017

yearly

1984 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-20
Domestic Credit

9,687.4

Dec 2019

9,489.7

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 1991 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-12
Domestic Credit Growth

4.4

Dec 2019

1.2

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-12
Electricity Production

31,550

2017

25,066

2016

yearly

1985 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Employed Persons

3,474,582.000

2014

2,738,893.000

2004

yearly

1994 - 2014

Updated on 2019-03-29
Equity Market Index

728.1

Dec 2019

671.7

Nov 2019

monthly

Jan 2011 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2019-12-27
Exchange Rate against USD

8,867.727

Jan 2020

8,857.667

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jan 2020

Updated on 2020-01-31
Exports: Medicament

6.182

2018

7.632

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

52.202

2018

42.922

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

307,652.887

2018

338,050.860

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Exports: Television

136.034

2018

85.887

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
External Debt

9,761.5

2018

8,561.2

2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-18
External Debt: % of GDP

54.3

2018

50.0

2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-18
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

3.100

2024

3.100

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-11-01
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-3.234

2024

-2.975

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-11-01
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

2.867

2024

7.347

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-11-01
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

11,541.008

2024

10,748.354

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-10-31
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

3,856.492

2024

3,599.166

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-10-31
Forecast: Population

7.694

2024

7.585

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-10-15
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

6.772

2024

6.758

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2019-10-15
Foreign Direct Investment

103.3

Sep 2019

113.9

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-12-18
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

7.3

2018

9.9

2017

yearly

1988 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-17
Foreign Exchange Reserves

830.3

May 2019

864.9

Apr 2019

monthly

Dec 1988 - May 2019

Updated on 2019-11-05
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

6.813

2014

5.957

2013

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2019-03-29
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

1.9

Mar 2019

1.6

Dec 2018

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-09-18
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-0.558

Sep 2019

12.482

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-12-18
GDP Deflator Growth

2.0

2018

1.8

2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
GDP per Capita

2,585.000

2018

2,468.000

2017

yearly

1980 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-17
Gold Production

5,988.000

2017

6,764.000

2016

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2019-11-28
Gold Reserves

34.574

May 2019

34.715

Apr 2019

monthly

Jan 1989 - May 2019

Updated on 2019-08-19
Gross National Product

17,115.982

2018

15,963.624

2017

yearly

1984 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-19
Gross Savings Rate

19.5

2017

18.4

2016

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2019-12-19
Imports: Medicament

21,392.431

2018

17,918.509

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

12,289.019

2018

10,511.963

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

218,054.435

2018

236,047.529

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Imports: Television

12,092.901

2018

9,979.882

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Investment: % of GDP

29.0

2016

31.6

2015

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2019-12-24
Labour Force Participation Rate

78.3

2019

78.2

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-29
Minerals Production

14,719,538.000

2017

14,212,888.000

2016

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-29
Money Supply M1

1,560.232

Dec 2019

1,365.181

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-12
Money Supply M2

10,886.176

Dec 2019

10,387.117

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-12
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

5,165.000

Dec 2018

4,704.000

Dec 2017

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-08-13
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

3,741.000

Dec 2018

3,410.000

Dec 2017

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-08-13
Motor Vehicles Sales

8,906

2018

8,114

2017

yearly

2005 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-27
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

9.8

2018

-25.6

2017

yearly

2006 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-27
Nominal GDP

18,141.7

2018

17,063.4

2017

yearly

1980 - 2018

Updated on 2020-01-28
Nominal GDP Growth

8.327

2018

8.833

2017

yearly

1981 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-13
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

1,482,276.000

2018

1,125,469.000

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-20
Number of Subscriber Mobile

3,662,336.000

2018

3,711,813.000

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-20
Policy Rate

4.00

Jan 2020

4.00

Dec 2019

monthly

Dec 1992 - Jan 2020

Updated on 2020-01-31
Private Consumption Expenditure

10,383.476

2016

10,250.333

2015

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2019-12-20
Private Consumption: % of GDP

64.4

2016

71.2

2015

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2019-03-29
Public Consumption Expenditure

2,208.204

2016

2,173.914

2015

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2019-12-20
Public Consumption: % of GDP

14.0

2016

15.1

2015

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2019-12-20
Real GDP Growth

6.2

2018

6.9

2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
Reserve Requirement Ratio

5.0

Jan 2020

5.0

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jan 2020

Updated on 2020-01-31
Silver Production

38.000

2016

49.900

2015

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2019-08-27
Teledensity: Fixed Line

20.991

2018

16.187

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-20
Teledensity: Mobile

51.863

2018

53.384

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-20
Total Deposits

9,909.968

Jun 2019

9,699.538

Mar 2019

quarterly

Dec 2004 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-02
Total Exports

1,467.3

Sep 2019

1,413.9

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-12-18
Total Exports Growth

13.4

Sep 2019

10.7

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-12-18
Total Imports

1,446.9

Sep 2019

1,577.8

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-12-18
Total Imports Growth

-12.5

Sep 2019

4.4

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-12-18
Tourism Revenue

811

2018

648

2017

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-02
Tourism Revenue Growth

25.1

2018

-10.5

2017

yearly

1992 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-02
Trade Balance

-163.9

Jun 2019

-5.2

Mar 2019

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-11-20
Unemployment Rate

0.57

2019

0.61

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2019-10-28
Visitor Arrivals

4,186,432

2018

3,868,838

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-06-20
Visitor Arrivals Growth

8.2

2018

-8.7

2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2019-06-20

More Countries/Regions for Population

Country/Region Last Previous Frequency Range
Albania

2.9

2018

2.9

2017

yearly

1989 - 2018

Updated on 2019-02-18
Algeria

42.6

2018

41.7

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-08-28
Argentina

44.5

2018

44.0

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-01-23
Armenia

3.0

2019

3.0

2018

yearly

1989 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-07
Australia

25.2

2018

24.8

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-19
Austria

8.9

2018

8.8

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-02
Azerbaijan

10.0

2018

9.9

2017

yearly

1925 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-17
Bahrain

1.5

2018

1.5

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-08-28
Bangladesh

165.6

2019

163.7

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2019-04-02
Belarus

9.5

2019

9.5

2018

yearly

1949 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-28
Belgium

11.4

2018

11.4

2017

yearly

1953 - 2018

Updated on 2020-01-22
Bolivia

11.7

2020

11.5

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
Bosnia and Herzegovina

3.5

2017

3.5

2016

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2019-11-25
Botswana

2.4

2020

2.3

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
Brazil

210.1

2019

208.5

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2019-12-16
Brunei

0.4

2020

0.4

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-07
Bulgaria

7.0

2018

7.1

2017

yearly

1900 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-12
Cambodia

16.7

2020

16.5

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
Canada

37.6

2019

37.1

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2019-09-30
Chile

19.1

2019

18.9

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-31
China

1,400.0

2019

1,395.4

2018

yearly

1949 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-17
Colombia

50.4

2019

49.8

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2019-12-31
Croatia

4.1

2018

4.1

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-13
Cyprus

0.9

2018

0.9

2017

yearly

1974 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-29
Czech Republic

10.6

2018

10.6

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-08-29
Denmark

5.8

2019

5.8

2018

yearly

1900 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-11
Ecuador

17.6

2020

17.4

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
Egypt

95.2

2017

91.0

2016

yearly

1980 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-18
Estonia

1.3

2018

1.3

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-09
European Union

446.8

2018

446.1

2017

yearly

1959 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-18
Finland

5.5

2018

5.5

2017

yearly

1749 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
France

67.0

2019

66.9

2018

yearly

1949 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-14
Georgia

3.7

2018

3.7

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-17
Germany

82.8

2017

82.5

2016

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-14
Greece

10.4

2020

10.5

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-07
Hong Kong SAR, China

7.5

2019

7.5

2018

yearly

1960 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-18
Hungary

9.8

2018

9.8

2017

yearly

1948 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-28
Iceland

0.4

2018

0.3

2017

yearly

1732 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-20
India

1,341.0

2020

1,327.0

2019

yearly

1951 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-31
Indonesia

264.2

2018

261.4

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-16
Iran

81.1

2018

79.9

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-08-29
Ireland

4.9

2019

4.9

2018

yearly

1900 - 2019

Updated on 2019-08-27
Israel

9.1

2019

9.0

2018

yearly

1949 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-03
Italy

60.5

2020

60.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
Ivory Coast

26.4

2020

25.7

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
Japan

126.2

2019

126.4

2018

yearly

1899 - 2019

Updated on 2019-12-20
Jordan

10.6

2019

10.3

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-21
Kenya

47.8

2018

46.6

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-19
South Korea

51.6

2018

51.4

2017

yearly

1956 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-19
Kosovo

1.8

2018

1.8

2017

yearly

2002 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-26
Kuwait

4.6

2018

4.5

2017

yearly

1990 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-18
Kyrgyzstan

6.4

2018

6.3

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-17
Latvia

1.9

2018

1.9

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Lebanon

6.8

2020

6.9

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
Lithuania

2.8

2019

2.8

2018

yearly

1960 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-30
Luxembourg

0.6

2018

0.6

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-02
Macau SAR, China

0.7

2018

0.7

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-18
Macedonia

2.1

2018

2.1

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-19
Malawi

19.1

2020

18.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
Malaysia

32.6

2019

32.4

2018

yearly

1947 - 2019

Updated on 2019-12-02
Malta

0.4

2020

0.4

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
Mauritius

1.3

2018

1.3

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-08-29
Mexico

126.0

2019

124.7

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-02
Moldova

3.5

2018

3.5

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-14
Mongolia

3.2

2018

3.2

2017

yearly

1935 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-25
Montenegro

0.6

2018

0.6

2017

yearly

1921 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-26
Morocco

34.9

2017

34.5

2016

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2019-09-16
Myanmar

54.4

2020

54.0

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
Nepal

29.5

2019

29.1

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2019-12-16
Netherlands

17.3

2018

17.2

2017

yearly

1899 - 2018

Updated on 2019-07-15
New Zealand

5.0

2019

4.9

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-17
Nigeria

206.1

2020

201.0

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
Norway

5.3

2018

5.3

2017

yearly

1845 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-19
Oman

4.6

2019

4.6

2018

yearly

1977 - 2019

Updated on 2019-08-26
Pakistan

212.8

2018

207.8

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-16
Panama

4.2

2019

4.2

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-02
Paraguay

7.2

2019

7.1

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2019-12-31
Peru

32.5

2019

32.2

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-02
Philippines

109.6

2020

108.1

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
Poland

38.4

2018

38.4

2017

yearly

1946 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-19
Portugal

10.3

2018

10.3

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-19
Qatar

2.6

2019

2.6

2018

yearly

1984 - 2019

Updated on 2019-07-03
Romania

19.4

2018

19.5

2017

yearly

1930 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-19
Russia

146.7

2019

146.8

2018

yearly

1949 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-19
Saudi Arabia

34.2

2019

33.4

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2019-12-13
Serbia

7.0

2018

7.0

2017

yearly

1997 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-26
Singapore

5.7

2019

5.6

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-14
Slovakia

5.5

2018

5.4

2017

yearly

1945 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-19
Slovenia

2.1

2018

2.1

2017

yearly

1920 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-25
South Africa

58.8

2019

57.9

2018

yearly

1960 - 2019

Updated on 2019-08-30
Spain

47.0

2018

46.7

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-19
Sri Lanka

21.8

2019

21.7

2018

yearly

1948 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-11
Sudan

37.3

2014

36.2

2013

yearly

1970 - 2014

Updated on 2019-07-04
Sweden

10.3

2019

10.2

2018

yearly

1749 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-20
Switzerland

8.5

2018

8.5

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-25
Syria

25.0

2018

24.4

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-08-30
Taiwan

23.6

2019

23.6

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-10
Tajikistan

9.1

2018

8.9

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-19
Thailand

66.6

2019

66.4

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-13
Tunisia

11.7

2019

11.6

2018

yearly

1960 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-15
Turkey

83.2

2019

82.0

2018

yearly

1927 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-19
Ukraine

42.0

2018

42.2

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-19
United Arab Emirates

9.9

2020

9.8

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
United Kingdom

67.9

2020

67.5

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-02-19
United States

329.2

2019

327.6

2018

yearly

1900 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-30
Uruguay

3.5

2020

3.5

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
Vietnam

96.5

2019

95.4

2018

yearly

1955 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-18
Yemen

25.2

2013

24.5

2012

yearly

1950 - 2013

Updated on 2019-12-16
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