Demographics of Lao PDR

Religions and Ethnicity
ReligionsBuddhist 67%, Christian 1.5%, other and unspecified 31.5% (2005 census)
Ethnic groupsLao 55%, Khmou 11%, Hmong 8%, other (over 100 minor ethnic groups) 26% (2005 census)
Demographics
Total fertility rate3.06 children born/woman (2012)
Diabetes prevalence5.48 % of population ages 20 to 79
GINI index36.7 32.6 34.9
Intentional homicides5.90 per 100,000 people (2012)
Total Population6.80 Million (2014)6.70 Million (2013)6.59 Million (2012)
Total Population of Lao PDR
Population Growth1.59 % (2014)1.63 % (2013)1.66 % (2012)
Population Growth of Lao PDR
Land per Capita0.04 Square kilometer per capita
Population density28.7 capita per square kilometer (2014)28.3 capita per square kilometer (2013)27.8 capita per square kilometer (2012)
Population density of Lao PDR
Technology and Infrastructure
Vehicles per 1000 people21.6 per 1,000 people (2007)57.3 per 1,000 people (2002)49.9 per 1,000 people (2001)
Vehicles per 1000 people of Lao PDR
Vehicles per km of road3.48 per km of road (2007)9.66 per km of road (2002)10.8 per km of road (2000)
Vehicles per km of road of Lao PDR
Mobile cellular subscriptions66.2 per 100 people (2013)64.7 per 100 people (2012)84.0 per 100 people (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions of Lao PDR
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers0.13 per 100 people (2013)0.11 per 100 people (2012)0.10 per 100 people (2011)
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers of Lao PDR
Internet users12.5 per 100 people (2013)10.7 per 100 people (2012)9.00 per 100 people (2011)
Internet users of Lao PDR