Laos Country Data

CountryLaos
Country CodeLAO
Urban population percentage of total (2012)35.32
Urban population (2012)2,347,559
Land area (sq. km, 2011)230,800
Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$, 2012)$294,375,016
Personal remittances, received (current US$, 2012)$58,516,879
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %, 2012)4.26
Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations, 2013)159
Time required to start a business (days, 2013)92
Start-up procedures to register a business (number, 2013)6
Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours, 2013)362
Tax payments (number, 2013)34
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits, 2013)26.8
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people, 2012)101.85
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers (per 100 people, 2012)1.46
Internet users (per 100 people, 2012)10.75
Logistics performance index: Overall (1=low to 5=high, 2012)2.5
GDP (current US$, 2012)$9,417,665,586
GDP growth (annual %, 2012)8.20
GDP per capita (current US$, 2012)1,417
Labor force (2012)3,320,949
Life expectancy at birth, total (years, 2011)67.35
Population ages 0-14 (% of total, 2012)35.61
Population ages 65 and above (% of total, 2012)3.76
Population ages 15-64 (% of total, 2012)60.64
Population growth (annual %, 2012)1.89
Population (Total, 2012)6,645,827