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General information

 LaosUnited States
Region:Southeast AsiaNorth America
Area:236,800 km²9,831,510 km²
Official language:LaoEnglish
Government form:Republic (communist one-party system)Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1953 AD1776 AD
Capital:VientianeWashington, D.C.

Population

 LaosUnited States
Population:7,276,000329,484,000
Inhabitants/km²:30.733.5
Life expectancy males:Ø 66 yearsØ 75 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 70 yearsØ 80 years
Average age:Ø 24.0 yearsØ 38.5 years
Birthrate:23.12 ‰11.40 ‰
Deathrate:6.37 ‰8.70 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.99 ‰3.03 ‰

Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
See also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life

 LaosUnited States
Political stability:6763
Civil rights:1981
Health:3071
Climate:4866
Cost of Living:7338
Popularity:3567

Economy

 LaosUnited States
Currency: Kip
(1 LAK = 100 At)
US Dollar
(1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:1.3 %5.5 %
Inflation rate:3.76 %4.70 %
Cost of Living:
(USA = 100%)
33.49 %100.00 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:24.10 %36.60 %
Average income:2,520 US$64,140 US$
Corruption index:30 (very bad)67 (moderate)


 LAO:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:19,133 M US$2.63 M US$20,953,030 M US$63.59 M US$
Gross national product:18,325 M US$2.52 M US$21,261,523 M US$64.53 M US$
Exported goods:6,461 M US$0.89 M US$2,134,445 M US$6.48 M US$
Imported goods:5,816 M US$0.80 M US$2,811,124 M US$8.53 M US$

Infrastructure

 LAO:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:39,586 km5.44 km6,586,610 km19.99 km
Waterways:4,600 km0.63 km41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:10.0003,6270.011
Airports:410.00613,5130.041

Energy balance

 LAO:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:5.47 bn kWh751,970.02 kWh3,902.00 bn kWh11.84 m kWh
Energy production:29.74 bn kWh4.09 m kWh4,095.00 bn kWh12.43 m kWh
Energy export:8.47 bn kWh1.16 m kWh9.70 bn kWh29,424.79 kWh
Energy imports:2.50 bn kWh343,616.35 kWh72.72 bn kWh220,708.66 kWh
CO2 emissions:18.79 m t2,582.62 t4.98 bn t15,118.48 t

Telecommunication

 LaosUnited States
International dialing:+856+1
Internet domain:.la.us

 LAO
total
LAO
per 1000
inh.
USA
total
USA
per 1000
inh.
Landlines:1,490,831205103,052,000313
Mobile cellulars:4,362,183600442,457,0001343
Internet server:1,5320505,000,0001533
Internet users:1,856,023255294,658,590894
Broadband Internet:128,00018121,176,000368

Healthcare system

 LaosUnited States
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:1.502.87
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.502.59
Diabetes:6.4 %10.8 %
HIV:0.21 %0.20 %
Tuberculosis:1.5 %0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:90.0 %75.0 %
Smokers:32.5 %23.4 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Laos and United States

 LaosUnited States
Daytime temperatures:32.0 °C18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:21.9 °C7.2 °C
Rel. humidity:75 %67 %
Rain days:9.67.1
Sunshine hours per day:6.17.2

Native languages

 LaosUnited States
English:n/a82.1 %
Lao:67.2 %n/a
Khmer:16.5 %n/a
Spanish:n/a10.7 %
Thai:7.8 %n/a
Lao-Soung:5.2 %n/a
Chinese:n/a0.9 %
French:n/a0.7 %
German:n/a0.6 %
Italian:n/a0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a0.4 %
Korean:n/a0.3 %
Polish:n/a0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a0.2 %
Japanese:n/a0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a0.2 %
Russian:n/a0.2 %
Eskimo:n/a0.0 %
other:3.3 %2.6 %

Religions

 LaosUnited States
Christianity:1.5 %78.5 %
Buddhism:66.8 %0.7 %
Jewry:n/a1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a1.6 %
Islam:n/a1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a1.0 %
other:31.7 %15.3 %