Laos Unemployment Rate

1991 - 2019 | Yearly | % | World Bank

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Laos's Unemployment Rate dropped to 0.63 % in Dec 2019, from the previously reported number of 0.64 % in Dec 2018. Laos's Unemployment Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 1991 to Dec 2019, with an average rate of 1.35 %. The data reached an all-time high of 2.60 % in Dec 1995 and a record low of 0.63 % in Dec 2019. The data is reported by reported by World Bank.

In the latest reports, Laos's Population reached 7.01 million people in Jun 2018. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 78.15 % in Dec 2009.

What was Laos's Unemployment Rate in 2019?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

0.63

% 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019

0.64

% 2018 yearly 1991 - 2019

0.63

2019

2.60

1995

%

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 09 Apr 2020

Unemployment Rate by Country Comparison

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Country/Region Last Previous Frequency Range
Albania (%)

11.40

Mar 2020

11.20

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-10
Algeria (%)

11.70

2018

11.70

2017

yearly

1982 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Argentina (%)

61.30

2019

61.39

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Armenia (%)

17.90

Dec 2019

18.00

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-05-05
Australia (%)

6.22

Apr 2020

5.23

Mar 2020

monthly

Feb 1978 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-03
Austria (%)

75.91

Mar 2020

77.10

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-10
Azerbaijan (%)

4.85

Dec 2019

4.84

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-21
Bahrain (%)

4.30

2016

3.50

2015

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2019-03-29
Bangladesh (%)

4.19

2019

4.28

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Belarus (%)

0.20

Apr 2020

0.20

Mar 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-26
Belgium (%)

5.22

Dec 2019

5.38

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-26
Bolivia (%)

3.40

2017

3.40

2016

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%)

15.70

2019

18.40

2018

yearly

2006 - 2019

Updated on 2019-12-03
Botswana (%)

18.19

2019

17.35

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Brazil (%)

56.80

May 2020

59.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Mar 2012 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Brunei (%)

9.12

2019

8.86

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Bulgaria (%)

4.60

Mar 2020

4.10

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-15
Cambodia (%)

0.10

2017

0.20

2016

yearly

2007 - 2017

Updated on 2019-11-08
Canada (%)

13.70

May 2020

13.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Chile (%)

8.20

Mar 2020

7.80

Feb 2020

monthly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
China (%)

3.66

Mar 2020

3.62

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-21
Colombia (%)

61.60

Mar 2020

63.79

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-11
Croatia (%)

7.20

Dec 2019

5.70

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-20
Cyprus (%)

7.30

Mar 2020

6.30

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-14
Czech Republic (%)

59.93

Mar 2020

60.33

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Denmark (%)

77.10

2018

76.40

2017

yearly

2006 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-31
Ecuador (%)

3.84

Dec 2019

4.86

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-01-16
Egypt (%)

8.00

Dec 2019

7.80

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-16
Estonia (%)

5.00

Mar 2020

4.10

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1989 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-15
Finland (%)

67.40

May 2020

64.90

Apr 2020

monthly

May 2004 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-24
France (%)

7.80

Mar 2020

8.10

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1975 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-26
Georgia (%)

11.57

2019

12.67

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-26
Germany (%)

55.90

Mar 2020

56.20

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-19
Greece (%)

14.40

Mar 2020

15.90

Feb 2020

monthly

Apr 1998 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Hong Kong SAR, China (%)

5.90

May 2020

5.20

Apr 2020

monthly

Oct 1981 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Hungary (%)

3.73

Mar 2020

3.32

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-28
Iceland (%)

75.80

Apr 2020

78.30

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-28
India (%)

5.36

2019

5.33

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Indonesia (%)

5.28

2019

5.34

2018

yearly

1984 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-21
Iran (%)

10.60

Mar 2020

10.60

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Ireland (%)

59.90

Jun 2017

59.80

Mar 2017

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2017

Updated on 2018-01-19
Israel (%)

61.34

May 2020

61.56

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-22
Italy (%)

6.32

Apr 2020

8.05

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-03
Ivory Coast (%)

3.32

2019

3.21

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Japan (%)

61.80

May 2020

61.50

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1968 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-29
Jordan (%)

19.00

Nov 2019

19.10

Aug 2019

quarterly

Feb 2000 - Nov 2019

Updated on 2020-05-26
Kazakhstan (%)

4.80

Mar 2020

4.80

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-10
Kenya (%)

2.64

2019

2.63

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
South Korea (%)

4.50

May 2020

3.80

Apr 2020

monthly

Jun 1999 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-12
Kosovo (%)

25.70

2019

29.60

2018

yearly

2001 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-02
Kuwait (%)

2.09

2018

1.24

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-27
Kyrgyzstan (%)

6.20

2018

6.90

2017

yearly

1992 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-16
Latvia (%)

7.40

Mar 2020

6.00

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-22
Lebanon (%)

11.35

2018

10.00

2012

yearly

2004 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-10
Lithuania (%)

62.20

Dec 2019

62.00

Sep 2019

quarterly

Jun 1998 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-14
Luxembourg (%)

55.15

2019

54.65

2018

yearly

2000 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-22
Macau SAR, China (%)

2.20

Apr 2020

2.10

Mar 2020

monthly

Sep 1996 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
North Macedonia (%)

16.20

Mar 2020

16.60

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-04
Malawi (%)

6.60

2013

1.00

2011

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2019-05-27
Malaysia (%)

5.00

Apr 2020

3.90

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Malta (%)

3.20

Dec 2019

3.40

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-26
Mauritius (%)

6.40

Dec 2019

6.70

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-31
Mexico (%)

3.26

Mar 2020

3.70

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-27
Moldova (%)

3.99

Sep 2019

4.45

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-12-05
Mongolia (%)

8.10

Dec 2019

9.90

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-18
Montenegro (%)

15.90

Dec 2019

15.20

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-01
Morocco (%)

10.20

Dec 2019

9.40

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-07
Myanmar (%)

1.58

2019

1.49

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Nepal (%)

1.41

2019

1.35

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Netherlands (%)

3.80

Mar 2020

3.70

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
New Zealand (%)

4.20

Mar 2020

4.00

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-05
Norway (%)

63.80

2019

63.93

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Oman (%)

2.67

2019

2.86

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Pakistan (%)

5.79

2018

5.94

2015

yearly

1980 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Panama (%)

7.10

2019

6.00

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Peru (%)

3.93

2018

4.09

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-08-14
Philippines (%)

17.70

Apr 2020

5.30

Jan 2020

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-05
Poland (%)

3.10

Mar 2020

2.90

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-26
Portugal (%)

58.60

Mar 2020

59.30

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-06
Qatar (%)

0.10

2018

0.10

2017

yearly

1997 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-27
Romania (%)

4.80

Apr 2020

4.60

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-03
Russia (%)

4.66

Mar 2020

4.58

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Saudi Arabia (%)

6.00

2018

6.00

2017

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-09
Serbia (%)

9.70

Dec 2019

9.50

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-28
Singapore (%)

2.40

Mar 2020

2.30

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Slovakia (%)

5.60

Dec 2019

5.90

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-11
Slovenia (%)

4.00

Dec 2019

4.80

Sep 2019

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-19
South Africa (%)

60.30

Mar 2020

59.80

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-23
Spain (%)

14.41

Mar 2020

13.78

Dec 2019

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-12
Sri Lanka (%)

4.50

Dec 2019

5.10

Sep 2019

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-31
Sudan (%)

20.30

2010

20.00

2009

yearly

1993 - 2010

Updated on 2014-05-08
Sweden (%)

8.03

May 2020

7.99

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Switzerland (%)

4.66

Mar 2020

4.43

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-12
Syria (%)

14.90

2011

8.60

2010

yearly

2000 - 2011

Updated on 2019-07-04
Taiwan (%)

59.06

Apr 2020

59.11

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1978 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-22
Tajikistan (%)

2.30

Apr 2018

2.20

Mar 2018

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2019-05-27
Thailand (%)

1.00

Mar 2020

1.10

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-11
Tunisia (%)

15.10

Mar 2020

14.90

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-01
Turkey (%)

12.70

Feb 2020

12.70

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-05-11
Ukraine (%)

8.70

Dec 2019

7.30

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-24
United Arab Emirates (%)

2.23

2018

2.46

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-20
United Kingdom (%)

3.91

Feb 2020

3.96

Jan 2020

monthly

Feb 1971 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-05-21
United States (%)

13.30

May 2020

14.70

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1948 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-05
Uruguay (%)

57.70

Apr 2020

59.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-29
Venezuela (%)

6.35

Dec 2018

7.34

Nov 2018

monthly

Jan 1999 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-08-15
Vietnam (%)

3.10

2019

3.10

2018

yearly

1996 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-28
Yemen (%)

13.50

2014

14.30

2010

yearly

1994 - 2014

Updated on 2020-05-12

Laos Key Series

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Production
Government and Public Finance
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Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Previous Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

18,141.7

2018

17,063.4

2017

yearly

1980 - 2018

Updated on 2020-01-28
Real GDP Growth (%)

6.2

2018

6.9

2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
Nominal GDP Growth (%)

8.327

2018

8.833

2017

yearly

1981 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-13
GDP per Capita (USD)

2,585.000

2018

2,468.000

2017

yearly

1980 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-17
GDP Deflator Growth (%)

2.0

2018

1.8

2017

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

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 (USD mn)

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
Investment: % of GDP (%)

29.0

2016

31.6

2015

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2019-12-24
Gross National Product (USD mn)

17,745.839

2019

17,115.982

2018

yearly

1984 - 2019

Updated on 2020-07-01
Gross Savings Rate (%)

18.4

2016

11.3

2015

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2020-05-25
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

11,541.008

2024

10,748.354

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

3,856.492

2024

3,599.166

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

5.601

2021

0.723

2020

yearly

1980 - 2021

Updated on 2020-04-14
Production Last Previous Frequency Range
Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

14,719,538.000

2017

14,212,888.000

2016

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-29
Gold Production (kg)

5,988.000

2017

6,764.000

2016

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2019-11-28
Silver Production (Metric Ton)

38.000

2016

49.900

2015

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2019-08-27
Industrial Production: Textiles: Clothing (Piece th)

36,932.180

2018

41,018.720

2017

yearly

1985 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-09
Agricultural Production: Upland Rice: Total (Ton)

184,695.000

2018

217,694.000

2017

yearly

1976 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-09
Agricultural Production: Maize: Total (Ton)

1,192,525.000

2017

1,552,360.000

2016

yearly

1976 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-24
Government and Public Finance Last Previous Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

-4.7

2018

-5.6

2017

yearly

2012 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-29
Forecast: Government Expenditure (LAK bn)

50,372.610

2022

45,736.434

2021

yearly

2000 - 2022

Updated on 2020-04-28
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: VAT (LAK bn)

5,201.470

2018

5,149.570

2017

yearly

2013 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-18
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: Excise Tax (LAK bn)

4,742.820

2018

3,788.800

2017

yearly

2013 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-18
Govt Budget: Revenue (LAK bn)

21,795.660

2018

20,418.430

2017

yearly

2013 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-18
Govt Budget: Total Expenditure (TE) (LAK bn)

31,002.850

2018

30,426.490

2017

yearly

2013 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-18
Govt Budget: TE: Current Expenditure (CE) (LAK bn)

18,430.240

2018

17,534.040

2017

yearly

2013 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-18
Govt Budget: TE: Capital Expenditure (LAK bn)

12,572.610

2018

12,892.450

2017

yearly

2013 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-18
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: Income Tax (LAK bn)

1,619.010

2018

1,656.580

2017

yearly

2013 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-18
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

7.0

2018

6.9

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-16
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

78.5

2019

78.4

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Employed Persons (Person)

3,474,582.000

2014

2,738,893.000

2004

yearly

1994 - 2014

Updated on 2019-03-29
Unemployment Rate (%)

0.63

2019

0.64

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Forecast: Population (Person mn)

7.694

2024

7.585

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Population: Mid Year (Person)

7,013,000.000

2018

6,901,000.000

2017

yearly

1976 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
Population: Mid Year: Male (Person)

3,458,000.000

2017

3,401,000.000

2016

yearly

1976 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-13
Population: Mid Year: Male (Person)

3,458,000.000

2017

3,401,000.000

2016

yearly

1976 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-13
Population: Mid Year: Male (Person)

3,458,000.000

2017

3,401,000.000

2016

yearly

1976 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-13
Population: Mid Year: Female (Person)

3,443,000.000

2017

3,386,000.000

2016

yearly

1976 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-13
Population: Mid Year: Female (Person)

3,443,000.000

2017

3,386,000.000

2016

yearly

1976 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-13
Population: Mid Year: Female (Person)

3,443,000.000

2017

3,386,000.000

2016

yearly

1976 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-13
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Previous Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

10,400

2019

8,906

2018

yearly

2005 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

16.8

2019

9.8

2018

yearly

2006 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

6,336.000

Dec 2019

5,165.000

Dec 2018

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

4,064.000

Dec 2019

3,741.000

Dec 2018

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Inflation Last Previous Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

5.5

May 2020

5.8

Apr 2020

monthly

May 1994 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-10
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

10.774

May 2020

11.237

Apr 2020

monthly

Dec 2011 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-10
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

4.900

2021

6.500

2020

yearly

1980 - 2021

Updated on 2020-04-14
Foreign Trade Last Previous Frequency Range
Trade Balance (USD mn)

-338.6

Dec 2019

20.4

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-11
Total Exports (USD mn)

1,550.1

Mar 2020

1,496.2

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Total Exports Growth (%)

11.8

Mar 2020

4.0

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

1,402.415

2018

422.457

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-02
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

2.867

2024

7.347

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-09
Exports: Medicament (USD th)

6.182

2018

7.632

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

52.202

2018

42.922

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Total Imports (USD mn)

1,417.7

Mar 2020

1,834.8

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Total Imports Growth (USD mn)

1,550.1

Mar 2020

1,496.2

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Imports: Medicament (USD th)

21,392.431

2018

17,918.509

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

12,289.019

2018

10,511.963

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Exp: MH: I: Wood & Wood Products (USD mn)

13.480

Jun 2019

13.090

Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-02
Exp: MH: I: Garments (USD mn)

51.270

Sep 2019

50.270

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2020-03-19
Exp: MH: I: Mineral Products (USD mn)

366.720

Jun 2019

357.470

Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-02
Exp: Electricity (USD mn)

336.490

Sep 2019

319.090

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2020-03-19
Imp: Durable Goods: Electrical Machinery and Equipment (USD mn)

151.870

Jun 2019

100.560

Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-02
Imp: Capital Goods: Vehicals and Vehical Equipments (USD mn)

144.240

Jun 2019

156.590

Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-02
Imp: Capital Goods: Machinery and Mechanical Equipments (USD mn)

211.020

Jun 2019

202.760

Mar 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-02
Exports: Intra-ASEAN: Vietnam (USD th)

885,344.000

2018

722,769.000

2017

yearly

2007 - 2018

Updated on 2020-06-26
Exports: Extra-ASEAN: China (USD th)

1,546,520.000

2018

1,239,831.000

2017

yearly

2007 - 2018

Updated on 2020-06-26
Exports: Extra-ASEAN: EU 27 Countries (USD th)

183,300.000

2018

174,887.000

2017

yearly

2007 - 2018

Updated on 2020-06-26
Exports: Extra-ASEAN: India (USD th)

128,765.000

2018

161,762.000

2017

yearly

2008 - 2018

Updated on 2020-06-26
Imports: Intra-ASEAN: Thailand (USD th)

2,864,977.000

2018

2,497,369.000

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2020-06-26
Imports: Intra-ASEAN: Vietnam (USD th)

385,735.000

2018

369,956.000

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2020-06-26
Imports: Extra-ASEAN: China (USD th)

1,754,568.000

2018

1,509,650.000

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2020-06-26
Imports: Extra-ASEAN: EU 27 Countries (USD th)

188,163.000

2018

193,255.000

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2020-06-26
Imports: Extra-ASEAN: Japan (USD th)

159,336.000

2018

150,178.000

2017

yearly

2010 - 2018

Updated on 2020-06-26
Exports: Intra-ASEAN: Thailand (USD th)

2,528,134.000

2018

2,363,288.000

2017

yearly

2007 - 2018

Updated on 2020-06-26
Exports: China (USD)

505,381,150.000

2014

325,713,881.000

2013

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-04-08
Exports: Australia (USD)

485,914,669.000

2014

793,924,376.000

2013

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-04-08
Exports: Thailand (USD)

1,636,861,063.000

2014

1,564,652,777.000

2013

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-04-08
Exports: Vietnam (USD)

536,508,684.000

2014

353,759,060.000

2013

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-04-08
Exports: United Kingdom (USD)

45,091,480.000

2014

64,411,420.000

2013

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-06-08
Imports: China (USD)

794,440,678.000

2014

596,699,502.000

2013

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-06-08
Imports: Thailand (USD)

2,936,151,889.000

2014

2,282,003,305.000

2013

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-06-08
Imports: Vietnam (USD)

346,827,070.000

2014

328,887,379.000

2013

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-06-08
Imports: Japan (USD)

107,767,887.000

2014

125,057,168.000

2013

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-06-08
Imports: South Korea (USD)

63,440,630.000

2014

98,786,383.000

2013

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2016-06-08
Balance of Payments Last Previous Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn)

-31.1

Mar 2020

-349.8

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

-7.9

2018

-7.4

2017

yearly

1984 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-20
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

239.2

Mar 2020

170.7

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

7.3

2018

9.9

2017

yearly

1988 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-0.263

Mar 2020

-115.373

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

2.971

2018

1.914

2017

yearly

1984 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-10
External Debt (USD mn)

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
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (USD mn)

-31.1

Mar 2020

-349.8

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

-3.234

2024

-2.975

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
BoP: FA: Porfolio Investment (USD mn)

361.05

Dec 2017

-0.98

Sep 2017

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
FDI (USD th)

7,927,677.215

2019

1,046,170.477

2018

yearly

2010 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-30
FDI: France (USD th)

440,000.000

2019

0.000

2018

yearly

2000 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-26
FDI: Korea (USD th)

0.000

2019

0.000

2018

yearly

2000 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-26
FDI: Thailand (USD th)

722,969.507

2019

17,750.000

2018

yearly

2000 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-26
FDI: China (USD th)

1,072,237.229

2019

755,206.922

2018

yearly

2000 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-01
FDI: Vietnam (USD th)

64,508.549

2019

5,000.000

2018

yearly

2000 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-26
FDI: Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (USD mn)

381.683

2017

14.500

2016

yearly

2015 - 2017

Updated on 2018-11-19
FDI: Mining and Quarrying (USD mn)

126.792

2017

877.000

2016

yearly

2015 - 2017

Updated on 2018-11-19
FDI: Electricity, Gas and Air-Conditioning Supply (USD mn)

711.800

2017

220.000

2016

yearly

2015 - 2017

Updated on 2018-11-19
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD mn)

3,534.978

2017

1,192.570

2016

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-11-19
Monetary Last Previous Frequency Range
Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

1,638.558

Mar 2020

1,560.232

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-11
Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

11,146.104

Mar 2020

10,886.176

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-11
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%)

4.0

May 2020

4.0

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

9,769.4

Mar 2020

9,687.4

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 1991 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-11
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

4.813

2018

5.955

2017

yearly

2002 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-31
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

2.1

Mar 2020

1.6

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Gold Reserves (USD mn)

34.574

May 2019

34.715

Apr 2019

monthly

Jan 1989 - May 2019

Updated on 2019-08-19
Total Deposits (USD mn)

10,276.237

Sep 2019

9,909.968

Jun 2019

quarterly

Dec 2004 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2020-03-19
Total Deposits Growth (%)

13.989

Sep 2019

12.642

Jun 2019

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2020-03-19
Domestic Credit (USD mn)

9,769.4

Mar 2020

9,687.4

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 1991 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-11
Domestic Credit Growth (%)

8.2

Mar 2020

4.4

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-11
Monetary Survey: Broad Money (M2) (LAK bn)

96,186.334

Dec 2019

90,529.058

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 1991 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-12
Monetary Survey: Narrow Money (M1) (LAK bn)

13,785.645

Dec 2019

11,898.252

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 1991 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-12
Reserve Requirement Rate: LAK (%)

5.000

2019

5.000

2018

yearly

1989 - 2019

Updated on 2019-12-31
Commercial Banks (CB): Deposits (LAK bn)

85,362.280

Jun 2019

82,957.270

Mar 2019

quarterly

Dec 2004 - Jun 2019

Updated on 2019-10-02
Commercial Banks (CB): Loans: Total (LAK bn)

75,279.634

Mar 2020

74,628.278

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-11
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Frequency Range
Exchange Rate against USD (LAK/USD)

8,974.750

May 2020

8,949.353

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Policy Rate (LAK/USD)

8,974.75

May 2020

8,949.35

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Policy Rate: Month End: Short Term Lending Rate (% pa)

3.000

Jun 2020

3.000

May 2020

monthly

Dec 1992 - Jun 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Energy Last Previous Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

34,410

2018

31,550

2017

yearly

1985 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-09
Tourism Last Previous Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

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
Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

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
Visitors Arrivals: Asia & Pacific: Thailand (Person)

1,929,934.000

2018

1,797,803.000

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-02
Visitors Arrivals: Asia & Pacific: Vietnam (Person)

867,585.000

2018

891,643.000

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-02
Visitors Arrivals: Asia & Pacific: China (Person)

805,833.000

2018

639,185.000

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-02
Visitors Arrivals: Asia & Pacific: Korea (Person)

174,405.000

2018

170,571.000

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-02
Visitors Arrivals: America: USA (Person)

49,178.000

2018

38,765.000

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-02
Tourism Revenue (USD th)

811,010.661

2018

648,067.008

2017

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-02
No of Hotels (Unit)

670.000

2018

569.000

2017

yearly

2002 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-02
Financial Market Last Previous Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (11Jan2011=1000)

592.1

Jun 2020

602.6

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2011 - Jun 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
LSX: Turnover Volume (Share)

1,768,300.000

Jun 2020

5,878,200.000

May 2020

monthly

Feb 2011 - Jun 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
LSX: Turnover Value (LAK mn)

7,376.881

Jun 2020

5,412.927

May 2020

monthly

Feb 2011 - Jun 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Transport and Telecommunications Last Previous Frequency Range
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

1,482,276.000

2018

1,125,469.000

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-20
Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

3,662,336.000

2018

3,711,813.000

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-24
Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

20.991

2018

16.187

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-17
Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

51.863

2018

53.384

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-20
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

307,652.887

2018

338,050.860

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Exports: Television (USD th)

136.034

2018

85.887

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

218,054.435

2018

236,047.529

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Imports: Television (USD th)

12,092.901

2018

9,979.882

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Passenger Carried: By Land (Person th)

74,200.000

2018

65,430.000

2017

yearly

1976 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
Passenger Carried: By Water (Person th)

4,091.000

2018

3,963.800

2017

yearly

1976 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
Passenger Carried: By Air (Person th)

3,380.000

2018

2,429.000

2017

yearly

1976 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
Freight Carried: By Land (Ton th)

6,012.000

2018

5,795.200

2017

yearly

1976 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
Passenger Carried: By Railway (Person th)

32.300

2017

30.800

2016

yearly

2014 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Freight Carried: By Water (Ton th)

2,823.000

2018

2,763.400

2017

yearly

1976 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
Freight Carried: By Air (Ton th)

6.300

2018

4.300

2017

yearly

1976 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-01
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