Though Laos is one of the smallest countries of ASEAN in demographic and economic terms, it is nevertheless a fast-developing country with important natural resources. This series of infographics illustrates key demographic and economic data of Laos, together with comparisons with other ASEAN and world-leading countries.
To help you easily understand the dynamics of economics and business in Laos through a series of visuals, here are 4 infographics on some of the country’s key data. They present information from the World Bank data from 2016 on the population, wealth and economy of the Lao PDR compared with other ASEAN countries and some major global market and economies: US, EU, China, Japan and India.
To get further information on Laos and Southeast Asian population, cities and urban population, check this other series of infographics on ASEAN demography, top cities and urbanization.
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The population of Laos
This initial infographic compares the population of 6 million of Laos with ASEAN and other major global markets: the US, EU, China, Japan and India.
Perspectives on the Lao population
Wealth of the Laotians
The following graphic shows a comparison between the wealth of the Lao people, expressed in nominal GDP per capita, with other ASEAN countries, ASEAN as a whole, as well as major regional and global powers: the US, EU, China, Japan and India.
Perspectives on Laos GDP per capita
The Lao economy
These two infographics compare the US$ 16 Billion GDP of Laos with other countries. The first one with ASEAN and other major global markets: the US, EU, China, Japan and India; the second within ASEAN and its other 9 member countries.