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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 n.Chr.1776 n.Chr.
Capital:VientianeWashington, D.C.

Population

 LaosUnited States
Population:7,169,000328,240,000
Inhabitants/km²:30.333.4
Life expectancy males:Ø 66 yearsØ 76 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 69 yearsØ 81 years
Average age:Ø 21.4 yearsØ 37.4 years
Birthrate:23.55 ‰11.60 ‰
Deathrate:6.43 ‰8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.99 ‰3.03 ‰

Quality of life

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

 LaosUnited States
Political stability:6772
Civil rights:1883
Health:2874
Climate:4264
Cost of Living:7134
Popularity:3186

Economy

 LaosUnited States
Currency: Kip
(1 LAK = 100 At)
US Dollar
(1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:1.0 %8.3 %
Inflation rate:3.32 %1.81 %
Cost of Living:43.13 %118.33 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:24.10 %36.60 %
Average income:2,570 US$65,850 US$
Corruption index:29 (very bad)67 (moderate)


 LAO:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:18,174 M US$2.53 M US$21,433,226 M US$65.30 M US$
Gross national product:18,439 M US$2.57 M US$21,615,818 M US$65.85 M US$
Exported goods:6,985 M US$0.97 M US$2,528,267 M US$7.70 M US$
Imported goods:7,518 M US$1.05 M US$3,105,132 M US$9.46 M US$

Infrastructure

 LAO:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:39,586 km5.52 km6,586,610 km20.07 km
Waterways:4,600 km0.64 km41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:10.0003,6730.011
Airports:410.00613,5130.041

Energy balance

 LAO:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:5.47 bn kWh763,098.45 kWh3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:29.74 bn kWh4.15 m kWh4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:8.47 bn kWh1.18 m kWh9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:2.50 bn kWh348,701.54 kWh72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:17.76 m t2,477.59 t5.01 bn t15,251.98 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:1,490,830208107,281,000327
Mobile phones:4,362,180608404,577,0001233
Internet server:1,5320505,000,0001539
Internet users:1,828,957255286,441,830873

Healthcare system

 LaosUnited States
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:1.502.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.502.59
Diabetes:6.4 %10.8 %
HIV:0.19 %0.22 %
Tuberculosis:1.6 %0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:88.0 %79.0 %
Smokers:37.8 %25.1 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Laos and United States

 LaosUnited States
Daytime temperatures:32.1 °C18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:21.8 °C7.3 °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 %
Italian:n/a0.6 %
German:n/a0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a0.4 %
Korean:n/a0.3 %
Polish:n/a0.3 %
Japanese:n/a0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a0.2 %
Russian:n/a0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a0.2 %
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 %