Laos: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 6,689,300 (2014)
Population Growth Rate 1.648 annual % (2014)
Age Dependency Ratio 63.6 % of working-age population (2014)
Urban Population 37.551 % of total (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate 50.7 per 1,000 live births (2015)
Life Expectancy at Birth 66.117 years (2014)
Age distribution - % of total population (2014);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 12,103,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Consumption 2,873,790,000 kWh (2012)
    Exports 9,509,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Imports 1,127,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 11,140,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Production 0 bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 3,520 bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 0 bbl/day (2012)
    Imports (Refined) 3,159.88 bbl/day (2010)
    Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 bbl (2015)
    Production (Gross) 0 cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Exports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Imports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Proved Reserves 0 cu ft (2015)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 42 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 5,481,000 (2011 )
Highways 39,568 km (2009 )
Internet Hosts 1,532 (2012 )
Internet Users 300,000 (2009 )
Telephones 107,600 (2011 )
Geography & Environment Source: CIA World Factbook
LocationSoutheastern Asia, northeast of Thailand, west of Vietnam
Total Area236,800 sq. km
Land Area230,800 sq. km
Water Area6,000 sq. km
Coastline0 km
Climatetropical monsoon; rainy season (May to November); dry season (December to April)
Terrainmostly rugged mountains; some plains and plateaus
Lowest PointMekong River 70 m
Highest Point Phou Bia 2,817 m

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