Basic data profile of Lao PDR

Basic Data Profile of Lao PDR

Area236,800 Km²
Total PopulationAbout 7 million (Female : 50.40%, Male : 49.60%)
Population Density28 people / Km²
Capital CityVientiane ( 783,032 people)
GDP per Capita (Capital)US $ 1,399
GDP Growth Rate8.1%
Major IndustriesGarment, hydroelectricity power, wood-based industries and other light industries
Major ExportsCoffee, electricity, clothing, wood based and forestry products, gypsum, lignite and steel
Major ImportsIndustrial machineries, electrical machineries and parts, chemicals, iron and steel
Major Trading PartnersEuropean Union, Thailand, USA, China, Japan, Vietnam, and other ASEAN countries
List of Top 4 Investors in All Business SectorsVietnam, Thailand, China, South Korea
List of Top 4 Investors in Manufacturing SectorChina, Thailand, France, Malaysia

The famous Pha That Luang is the most important national monument of Laos.