Laos | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 8115 Jul/15 8086 811 : 8596
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 11.14 USD Billion Dec/13 9.39 0.6 : 11.14
GDP Annual Growth Rate 7.4 percent Dec/14 7.9 4 : 14.3
GDP per capita 751 USD Dec/13 707 227 : 751
GDP per capita PPP 4659 USD Dec/13 4388 1622 : 4659
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 1.29 percent Dec/12 1.39 1.29 : 2.59
Population 6.77 Million Dec/13 6.51 2.13 : 6.77
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 1.19 percent May/15 0.95 -2.26 : 167
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 5 percent May/15 5 4 : 35
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -540 USD Million Jun/14 -167 -540 : 41.5
Exports 684 USD Million Jun/14 707 11.5 : 707
Imports 1223 USD Million Jun/14 874 124 : 1223
Current Account 393 USD Million Jun/14 -36.07 -225 : 393
Current Account to GDP -29.5 percent Dec/13 -28.5 -29.5 : -2.32
Gold Reserves 8.86 Tonnes Mar/15 8.86 0.51 : 8.88
Foreign Direct Investment 427 USD Million Dec/13 294 8 : 467
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -12.4 percent of GDP Dec/13 -7.9 -12.4 : -4.71
Government Debt to GDP 62.03 percent Dec/13 33.43 33.43 : 81.7
Credit Rating 15 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Competitiveness Index 3.9 Points Jun/15 4.08 3.9 : 4.08
Competitiveness Rank 93 Jun/15 81 81 : 93
Corruption Index 25 Points Jun/14 26 19 : 33
Corruption Rank 145 Jun/14 140 77 : 168
Ease of Doing Business 148 Dec/14 159 148 : 167
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 24 percent Jan/15 24 24 : 35
Personal Income Tax Rate 24 percent Jan/14 24 24 : 28
Sales Tax Rate 10 percent Jan/15 10 10 : 10
Social Security Rate 9.5 percent Jan/15 9.5 9.5 : 9.5
Social Security Rate For Companies 5 percent Jan/15 4.5 4.5 : 5
Social Security Rate For Employees 4.5 percent Jan/15 5 4.5 : 5




Economic Indicators for Laos including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Laos economy. 7/4/2015