Laos Population 2022


Laos map
  • The current population of Laos is estimated at 7,410,652 people as of June, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Laos represent 0.09% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Laos is 27 inhabitants per km2.
  • Laos is located in Asia.
  • Laos ranks number 105 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Laos is 19.8441° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 102.5020° E.
  • The median age in Laos is 24.4 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Laos is 1,100,000 LAK per month, around USD $73.00 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Laos shares its land boundary with are China to the north, Vietnam to the northeast and east, Cambodia to the south, Thailand to the west, and Myanmar to the northwest.

Laos

Official name Lao People's Democratic Republic
Location Asia
Capital Vientiane
Population 7,409,511 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 27/km2
Population growth rate 1.51% (in 2022)
Area 237,955 km2 (91,874.90 sq mi)
Official language Lao
Currency Kip (LAK)
Life expectancy 68.90 years
Internet TLD .la
Call code +856

Cities in Laos ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Laos. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Laos

# City Population 2022
1 Vientiane 197,852
2 Pakse 89,083
3 Thakhek 85,850
4 Savannakhet 67,079
5 Luang Prabang 47,847
6 Xam Nua 47,207
7 Muang Phonsavan 37,811
8 Muang Xay 25,228
9 Vangviang 25,225
10 Pakxan 22,158
11 Ban Houakhoua 15,653
12 Muang Khong 15,140
13 Phongsali 13,632
14 Sainyabuli 13,595
15 Champasak 13,088
16 Ban Houayxay 12,596
17 Muang Phon-Hong 10,217
18 Salavan 5,589
19 Pakxong 5,099
20 Lamam 4,524
21 Attapeu 4,370
22 Ban Nahin 3,513

Other Countries from Asia Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
China 1,450,158,659 145/km2
India 1,383,820,649 417/km2
Indonesia 276,736,832 142/km2
Bangladesh 167,903,853 1,108/km2
Japan 125,553,305 332/km2
Iran 85,971,815 49/km2
South Korea 51,381,320 507/km2
Iraq 42,001,087 83/km2
Afghanistan 40,697,213 48.57/km2
Malaysia 33,170,971 98/km2
North Korea 25,807,433 213/km2
Kazakhstan 19,195,356 64/km2
Cambodia 17,379,688 87.3/km2
Jordan 10,911,635 114/km2
Israel 9,310,348 432/km2
Laos 7,409,511 27/km2
Lebanon 6,797,875 560/km2
Kyrgyzstan 6,730,103 27.5/km2
Kuwait 4,490,130 201/km2
Georgia 3,774,173 57.6/km2