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Laos Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Laos Population is increasing
  • Laos Population Density is increasing
  • Laos Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Laos Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Laos population is expected to increase by 21708 people. Laos contributes 0.09% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Laos is 67.991 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Laos owns 0.00155% of land i.e. 230800 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 81 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Laos Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Laos Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Laos Population (in million) 6.24 7.16 8.04
Laos Global Rank 106th 105th 104th
Laos Global Population Share 0.08% 0.09% 0.09%
Laos Global Population Density 27.88 33.14 38.35
Laos Global Population Density Rank 10th 12th 14th
Laos Average Life Expectancy 64.35 67.99 70.72
Laos Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 153rd 149th 147th
Laos Fertility Rate 3.14 2.49 2.14
Laos Fertility Rate Global Rank 69th 77th 84th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Laos population is expected to increase by 21708 people. 
  • Laos population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • As per trend analysis Laos will have more death than births from 2068 and this will impact population growth. 
  • Laos Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 105th-104th. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Laos population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 0.95%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Laos is expected to be decreasing starting Year : 2061. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Laos contributes 0.09% of world's total population. 

Laos
 Population Fact

Laos
 Total Population Trend

Laos
 Population Growth Rate

Laos
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 6.24 Million 106th
2020 7.16 Million 105th
2030 8.04 Million 104th
2040 8.72 Million 105th
2050 9.16 Million 104th
2060 9.33 Million 105th
2070 9.27 Million 105th
2080 9.01 Million 105th
2090 8.63 Million 106th
2100 8.2 Million 108th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 6.24 Million 1.53%
2020 7.16 Million 1.63%
2030 8.04 Million 1.2%
2040 8.72 Million 0.92%
2050 9.16 Million 0.63%
2060 9.33 Million 0.35%
2070 9.27 Million 0.11%
2080 9.01 Million -0.09%
2090 8.63 Million -0.23%
2100 8.2 Million -0.34%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 6.24 Million 0.08%
2020 7.16 Million 0.09%
2030 8.04 Million 0.09%
2040 8.72 Million 0.09%
2050 9.16 Million 0.09%
2060 9.33 Million 0.09%
2070 9.27 Million 0.08%
2080 9.01 Million 0.08%
2090 8.63 Million 0.07%
2100 8.2 Million 0.07%

Laos Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Laos population density is 41.8 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Laos Ranks in range of 12th-20th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Laos. 

Laos
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 27.88 10th
2020 33.14 12th
2030 38.35 14th
2040 42.77 16th
2050 46.54 18th
2060 48.2 20th
2070 48.97 22nd
2080 48.8 24th
2090 47.7 26th
2100 45.73 28th

Laos Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Laos is 67.991 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Laos ranks 149th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Laos
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 64.35 153rd
2020 67.99 149th
2030 70.72 147th
2040 72.84 144th
2050 74.6 145th
2060 76.21 144th
2070 77.74 144th
2080 79.22 142nd
2090 80.7 141st
2100 0

Laos Average Fertility Rate

  • In Laos, Women gives birth to 2.498 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Laos rank is in range of 77th-150th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Laos
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 3.14 69th
2020 2.49 77th
2030 2.14 84th
2040 1.91 96th
2050 1.78 132nd
2060 1.73 150th
2070 1.73 168th
2080 1.74 175th
2090 1.75 173rd
2100 1.77 173rd

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Laos population was 1682915 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.02%.Currently Laos population is around 6246274 and by year 2030 its expected to be 8048698 .Laos ranks 106th when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Laos in 2010 was 64.357, in 2020 its 67.991 and by 2050 it will be 74.606.As mentioned in Highlight's Laos population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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