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Laos World Economy Ranking: 61 stats

Economic indicators provided by The World Bank. Freedom indexes by The Heritage and Cato Institute. Human development data from the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime.

Gross Domestic Product & Income

StatLaosRank
GDP$18B118
GDP growth, 1 year6.5%20
GDP growth, 5-years average7%11
Population6.9M105
GDP per capita$2.5k140
GDP per capita growth4.62%29
Purchasing Power Parity conversion factor2901.26
Price level ratio of PPP conversion factor GDP to market exchange rate0.34157
GDP per capita, PPP adjusted$7.9k127
GNI, Atlas method$17.3B116
GNI per capita$2.5k135
GNI, PPP adjusted$50.1B104
GNI per capita, PPP adjusted$7.1k125

Financial system and Human development

StatLaosRank
Income Tax Rate24%57
Corporate Tax Rate24%75
Inflation, consumer prices2%72
Inflation, GDP deflator1.9%66
Unemployment0.6%4
Economic Freedom Index55.5140
Personal Freedom Index5.8158
Human Freedom Index6.2141
Property Rights Index42.5140
Judical Effectiveness Index37.3111
Business Freedom Index54.3135
Fiscal Health Index53.3135
Labor Freedom Index58.698
Investment Freedom Index35150
Financial Freedom Index20164
Trade Freedom Index8253
Monetary Freedom Index76.890
Government Spending Index86.633
Tax Burden Index8737
Government Integrity Index32121
Corruption Perceptions Index29152
Life expectancy at birth, years67.3145
Suicide mortality rate, per 100,000 people8.6113
Mortality caused by road traffic injury, per 100,000 people16.6107
Intentional homicides, per 100,000 people7135
International tourism, number of arrivals3.8M67

Government debt & reserves

StatLaosRank
Central government debt, % of GDP63%62
External debt stocks, % of GNI90.2%14
External debt stocks$15.6B52
Short-term debt, % of total reserves41.2%33
Total debt service, % of exports and primary income14.6%48
Adjusted net savings including particulate emission damage, % of GNI-1.2%127
Gross savings, % of GDP17.6%113
Gross capital formation, % of GDP29%38
Total reserves including gold$980.4M129
Foreign direct investment net inflows$1.3B74

Exports, imports and economic structure

StatLaosRank
Exports of goods and services, % of GDP33.2%106
Imports of goods and services, % of GDP41.9%97
Current account balance (balance of payments)-$1.4B125
Revenue excluding grants, % of GDPN/A-
Grants excluding technical cooperation, BoP$337.3M60
Personal remittances received$238.7M127
Industry including construction value added, % of GDP31.5%51
Agriculture, forestry and fishing value added, % of GDP15.7%48
Charges for the use of intellectual property, payments BoPN/A-
Charges for the use of intellectual property, receipts BoPN/A-
Expense, % of GDPN/A-
Government Expenditure, % of GDP21.1%146

Compare Laos Economy with other countries

CountryGDP
per capita
Population
CountryGDP
per capita
Population
Afghanistan
$521
34.9M
Albania
$5.3k
3.02M
Algeria
$4.1k
41.3M
Andorra
$42k
76.2k
Angola
$3.4k
29.8M
Antigua and Barbuda
$17k
102k
Argentina
$12k
44.9M
Armenia
$4.2k
2.93M
Australia
$57k
24.5M
Austria
$51k
8.81M
Azerbaijan
$4.7k
10M
Bahamas
$32k
395k
Bahrain
$24k
1.49M
Bangladesh
$1.7k
165M
Barbados
$18k
286k
Belarus
$6.3k
9.41M
Belgium
$48k
11.4M
Belize
$4.9k
375k
Benin
$902
11.2M
Bhutan
$3.2k
808k
Bolivia
$3.5k
11.1M
Bosnia and Herzegovina
$6.1k
3.51M
Botswana
$8.3k
2.29M
Brazil
$8.9k
210M
Brunei
$32k
429k
Bulgaria
$9.3k
7M
Burkina Faso
$715
19.2M
Burundi
$272
10.9M
Cambodia
$1.5k
16M
Cameroon
$1.5k
24.1M
Canada
$46k
37.9M
Cape Verde
$3.6k
546k
Cayman Islands
$81k
58.4k
Central African Republic
$476
4.66M
Chad
$728
15.5M
Chile
$16k
18.1M
China
$9.8k
1.41B
Colombia
$6.7k
49.1M
Comoros
$1.4k
824k
Congo
$2.1k
5.26M
Costa Rica
$12k
4.91M
Croatia
$15k
4.11M
Cuba
$8.8k
11.5M
Curacao
$20k
160k
Cyprus
$28k
1.14M
Czech Republic
$23k
10.7M
DR Congo
$562
86.8M
Denmark
$61k
5.83M
Djibouti
$3.1k
957k
Dominica
$7.7k
73.9k
Dominican Republic
$8.1k
10.4M
East Timor
$2k
1.3M
Ecuador
$6.3k
16.6M
Egypt
$2.5k
94.8M
El Salvador
$4.1k
6.42M
Equatorial Guinea
$10k
1.27M
Eritrea
$811
3.5M
Estonia
$23k
1.32M
Eswatini
$4.1k
1.37M
Ethiopia
$772
105M
Fiji
$6.3k
906k
Finland
$50k
5.5M
France
$41k
66.6M
Gabon
$8k
2.03M
Gambia
$716
2.1M
Georgia
$4.7k
3.72M
Germany
$48k
83.1M
Ghana
$2.2k
26.9M
Greece
$20k
10.8M
Grenada
$11k
108k
Guatemala
$4.5k
17.3M
Guinea
$879
12.7M
Guinea-Bissau
$778
1.86M
Guyana
$5k
778k
Haiti
$868
11M
Honduras
$2.5k
9.27M
Hungary
$16k
9.94M
Iceland
$73k
357k
India
$2k
1.33B
Indonesia
$3.9k
264M
Iran
$5.6k
80M
Iraq
$5.8k
38.3M
Ireland
$79k
4.76M
Israel
$42k
9.09M
Italy
$34k
60.3M
Ivory Coast
$1.7k
24.3M
Jamaica
$5.4k
2.89M
Japan
$39k
127M
Jordan
$4.2k
10.4M
Kazakhstan
$9.8k
18.3M
Kenya
$1.7k
48.5M
Kiribati
$1.6k
116k
Kuwait
$34k
4.6M
Kyrgyzstan
$1.3k
6.2M
Latvia
$18k
1.91M
Lebanon
$8.3k
6.1M
Lesotho
$1.3k
2.23M
Liberia
$677
4.73M
Libya
$7.2k
6.68M
Liechtenstein
$165k
37.9k
Lithuania
$19k
2.79M
Luxembourg
$117k
626k
Madagascar
$528
25.6M
Malawi
$389
18.6M
Malaysia
$11k
31.6M
Maldives
$10k
436k
Mali
$900
18.5M
Malta
$30k
465k
Marshall Islands
$3.8k
53.1k
Mauritania
$1.2k
4.42M
Mauritius
$11k
1.26M
Mexico
$9.7k
131M
Moldova
$3.2k
2.55M
Monaco
$186k
38.7k
Mongolia
$4.1k
3.08M
Montenegro
$8.8k
622k
Morocco
$3.2k
36M
Mozambique
$499
29.7M
Myanmar
$1.3k
53.4M
Namibia
$5.9k
2.53M
Nauru
$9.9k
13.7k
Nepal
$1k
29.4M
Netherlands
$53k
17.3M
New Zealand
$42k
4.94M
Nicaragua
$2k
6.22M
Niger
$414
21.5M
Nigeria
$2k
191M
North Korea
$1.7k
25.5M
North Macedonia
$6.1k
2.08M
Norway
$82k
5.37M
Oman
$16k
4.83M
Pakistan
$1.5k
197M
Palau
$16k
21.7k
Palestine
$3.2k
4.68M
Panama
$16k
4.1M
Papua New Guinea
$2.7k
8.25M
Paraguay
$5.8k
6.81M
Peru
$6.9k
29.4M
Philippines
$3.1k
105M
Poland
$15k
38.4M
Portugal
$23k
10.6M
Qatar
$69k
2.64M
Romania
$12k
19.6M
Russia
$11k
147M
Rwanda
$773
12.2M
Saint Kitts and Nevis
$19k
55.3k
Saint Lucia
$11k
179k
Saint Vincent
$7.4k
110k
Samoa
$4.2k
196k
San Marino
$48k
33.4k
Sao Tome and Principe
$2k
204k
Saudi Arabia
$23k
33M
Senegal
$1.5k
15.9M
Serbia
$7.2k
7.02M
Seychelles
$16k
95.8k
Sierra Leone
$534
7.56M
Singapore
$65k
5.89M
Slovakia
$19k
5.4M
Slovenia
$26k
2.07M
Solomon Islands
$2.1k
611k
Somalia
$315
11M
South Africa
$6.4k
57.7M
South Korea
$31k
51.5M
South Sudan
$1.1k
12.6M
Spain
$30k
46.7M
Sri Lanka
$4.1k
21.4M
Sudan
$977
40.5M
Suriname
$6.2k
563k
Sweden
$55k
10.3M
Switzerland
$83k
8.47M
Syria
$2k
18.3M
Taiwan
$25k
23.6M
Tajikistan
$827
8.92M
Tanzania
$1.1k
57.3M
Thailand
$7.3k
65.9M
Togo
$679
7.8M
Tonga
$4.4k
108k
Trinidad and Tobago
$17k
1.37M
Tunisia
$3.4k
11.6M
Turkey
$9.4k
82M
Turkmenistan
$7k
5.85M
Tuvalu
$3.7k
11.2k
Uganda
$643
42.9M
Ukraine
$3.1k
42.6M
United Arab Emirates
$43k
9.4M
United Kingdom
$43k
66M
United States
$63k
325M
Uruguay
$17k
3.46M
Uzbekistan
$1.5k
32.4M
Vanuatu
$3.1k
276k
Vatican City
$21k
1k
Venezuela
$16k
28.5M
Vietnam
$2.6k
94.7M
Yemen
$944
28.3M
Zambia
$1.5k
17.1M
Zimbabwe
$2.1k
16.5M