Laos | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Currency 8046.50 8040.50 8077.67 2014-04-22 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP 9.29 8.30 2.70 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 7.90 7.80 7.00 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita 707.19 666.30 386.39 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 2521.51 2375.70 1377.68 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Population 6.46 6.29 4.02 Million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Unemployment Rate 1.90 2.50 3.50 Percent 2010-12-31 Yearly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Inflation Rate 5.66 5.99 21.96 Percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Interest Rate 5.00 5.00 9.37 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Balance of Trade -83.26 -132.41 -70.72 USD Million 2013-06-30 Quarterly [+]
Current Account 36.99 -25.80 4.62 USD Million 2013-06-30 Quarterly [+]
Current Account to GDP 2.30 2.00 -3.76 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Exports 565.54 525.44 319.83 USD Million 2013-06-30 Quarterly [+]
Imports 648.80 657.85 390.54 USD Million 2013-06-30 Quarterly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Debt To GDP 33.43 36.52 52.61 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Budget -7.90 -7.90 -6.72 Percent of GDP 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Credit Rating 15.00 Monthly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Corporate Tax Rate 24.00 28.00 31.40 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 24.00 28.00 26.00 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Sales Tax Rate 10.00 10.00 Percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]





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Laos Inflation Rate at 5.66 Percent  
The inflation rate in Laos was recorded at 5.66 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Laos is reported by the Bank of the Lao PDR.
Laos Personal Income Tax Rate at 24.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Laos stands at 24 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Laos is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Laos Corporate Tax Rate at 24.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Laos stands at 24 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Laos is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Laos Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 10.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Laos stands at 10 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Laos is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Laos Government Debt To GDP at 33.43 Percent  
Laos recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 33.43 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Debt To GDP in Laos is reported by the Bank of the Lao PDR.
Laos Balance of Trade at -83.26 USD Million  
Laos recorded a trade deficit of 83.26 USD Million in the second quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Laos is reported by the Bank of the Lao PDR.
Laos Interest Rate at 5.00 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Laos was last recorded at 5 percent. Interest Rate in Laos is reported by the Bank of the Lao PDR.
Laos Current Account to GDP at 2.30 Percent  
Laos recorded a Current Account surplus of 2.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Laos is reported by the Bank of the Lao PDR.
Laos Current Account at 36.99 USD Million  
Laos recorded a Current Account surplus of 36.99 USD Million in the second quarter of 2013. Current Account in Laos is reported by the Bank of the Lao PDR.
Laos Imports at 648.80 USD Million  
Imports in Laos decreased to 648.80 USD Million in the second quarter of 2013 from 657.85 USD Million in the first quarter of 2013. Imports in Laos is reported by the Bank of the Lao PDR.
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