Laos | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 8180 Jul/15 8170 701 : 10142
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 11.77 USD Billion Dec/14 11.19 0.6 : 11.77
GDP Annual Growth Rate 7.4 percent Dec/14 7.9 4 : 14.3
GDP per capita 794 USD Dec/14 752 227 : 794
GDP per capita PPP 4925 USD Dec/14 4667 1622 : 4925
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 1.4 percent Dec/13 1.4 1.39 : 2.59
Population 6.89 Million Dec/14 6.77 2.12 : 6.89
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 Jun/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 -25 percent Dec/14 -29.5 -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 -4.2 percent of GDP Dec/14 -12.4 -12.4 : -4.2
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 Dec/15 4.08 3.9 : 4.08
Competitiveness Rank 93 Dec/15 81 81 : 93
Corruption Index 25 Points Dec/14 26 19 : 33
Corruption Rank 145 Dec/14 140 77 : 168
Ease of Doing Business 148 Dec/14 159 148 : 167
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 24 percent Dec/15 24 24 : 35
Personal Income Tax Rate 24 percent Dec/14 24 24 : 28
Sales Tax Rate 10 percent Dec/15 10 10 : 10
Social Security Rate 9.5 percent Dec/15 9.5 9.5 : 9.5
Social Security Rate For Companies 5 percent Dec/15 4.5 4.5 : 5
Social Security Rate For Employees 4.5 percent Dec/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. 7/29/2015