People [1]

People

Population 6,858,160 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 1.466 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 58.514 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 34.368 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 48.6 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 66.683 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 11 billion kWh (2015) #91
Consumption 4.2 billion kWh (2015) #121
Exports 8.5 billion kWh (2015) #24
Imports 2.1 billion kWh (2015) #54
Renewable Electricity Generation 11 billion kWh (2015) #50

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2017) #120
Consumption 3.5 thousand bbl/day (2015) #170
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2018) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #76
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #110
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #71
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2018) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 41 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 3,727,000 (2016 est.)
Highways 39,586 km (2009)
Internet Users 1,258,000 (2016 est.)
Telephones 1,266,605 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

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

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017