Population of Laos

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Laos is 7,506,861 as of October 01, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Laos is projected at 7,379,358 or 7.379 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Laos is projected at 7,275,560 or 7.276 million people for the year 2020. Laos ranks number 105th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Laos is ranked 33rd among 51 countries in Asia.

Laos's population peak will be 2063 with 9.72 million people after Laos's population will be decreased year by year. The Laosn population is projected to reach 8.23 million in 2030 and increase further to 9.48 million in 2050 and 8.42 million by 2100. Laos accounts for 0.09 percent of the world population. However, its global share will decline by 0.097% in 2049 and is projected to decline at 0.077% by 2100.

Laos was at 116th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase at 106th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Laos population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20207,275,560106,1051.480.093
20217,379,358103,7981.430.094
20227,481,023101,6651.380.094
20237,580,61399,5901.330.094
20247,678,39897,7851.290.095
20257,774,53396,1351.250.095
20267,868,90994,3761.210.095
20277,961,30592,3961.170.096
20288,051,68390,3781.140.096
20298,140,02188,3381.100.096
20308,226,27386,2521.060.096
20318,310,41584,1421.020.096
20328,392,39681,9810.990.097
20338,472,24279,8460.950.097
20348,550,00877,7660.920.097
20358,625,71375,7050.890.097
20368,699,33973,6260.850.097
20378,770,83371,4940.820.097
20388,840,14569,3120.790.097
20398,907,19267,0470.760.097
20408,971,94664,7540.730.098
20419,034,33262,3860.700.098
20429,094,33159,9990.660.098
20439,151,84757,5160.630.098
20449,206,82354,9760.600.098
20459,259,15652,3330.570.098
20469,308,82449,6680.540.098
20479,355,78446,9600.500.098
20489,399,96844,1840.470.098
20499,441,30641,3380.440.097
20509,479,74738,4410.410.097
20519,515,24735,5000.370.097
20529,547,81932,5720.340.097
20539,577,47429,6550.310.097
20549,604,27826,8040.280.097
20559,628,26823,9900.250.097
20569,649,44721,1790.220.097
20579,667,83218,3850.190.096
20589,683,41615,5840.160.096
20599,696,22812,8120.130.096
20609,706,26510,0370.100.096
20619,713,5727,3070.080.095
20629,718,1694,5970.050.095
20639,720,0661,8970.020.095
20649,719,296-770-0.010.094
20659,715,889-3,407-0.040.094
20669,709,881-6,008-0.060.094
20679,701,316-8,565-0.090.093
20689,690,255-11,061-0.110.093
20699,676,730-13,525-0.140.093
20709,660,820-15,910-0.160.092
20719,642,565-18,255-0.190.092
20729,622,034-20,531-0.210.092
20739,599,323-22,711-0.240.091
20749,574,517-24,806-0.260.091
20759,547,727-26,790-0.280.090
20769,519,016-28,711-0.300.090
20779,488,442-30,574-0.320.089
20789,456,105-32,337-0.340.089
20799,422,103-34,002-0.360.088
20809,386,514-35,589-0.380.088
20819,349,416-37,098-0.400.087
20829,310,867-38,549-0.410.087
20839,270,927-39,940-0.430.086
20849,229,650-41,277-0.450.086
20859,187,102-42,548-0.460.085
20869,143,328-43,774-0.480.085
20879,098,394-44,934-0.490.084
20889,052,324-46,070-0.510.084
20899,005,129-47,195-0.520.083
20908,956,836-48,293-0.540.083
20918,907,497-49,339-0.550.082
20928,857,146-50,351-0.570.082
20938,805,848-51,298-0.580.081
20948,753,650-52,198-0.590.081
20958,700,613-53,037-0.610.080
20968,646,765-53,848-0.620.080
20978,592,152-54,613-0.630.079
20988,536,800-55,352-0.640.079
20998,480,737-56,063-0.660.078
21008,423,979-56,758-0.670.077

Laos population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19501,682,915--0.066
19511,723,16240,2472.390.067
19521,764,00640,8442.370.067
19531,805,51541,5092.350.067
19541,847,77642,2612.340.068
19551,890,85443,0782.330.068
19561,934,81343,9592.320.069
19571,979,73144,9182.320.069
19582,025,66845,9372.320.069
19592,072,70047,0322.320.070
19602,120,89848,1982.330.070
19612,170,34449,4462.330.070
19622,221,12550,7812.340.071
19632,273,35152,2262.350.071
19642,327,13753,7862.370.071
19652,382,59455,4572.380.071
19662,439,19656,6022.380.072
19672,496,92057,7242.370.072
19682,556,85259,9322.400.072
19692,620,43463,5822.490.072
19702,688,42867,9942.590.073
19712,762,26573,8372.750.073
19722,840,84178,5762.840.074
19732,919,28778,4462.760.074
19742,990,96571,6782.460.075
19753,051,57760,6122.030.075
19763,098,97347,3961.550.075
19773,135,84236,8691.190.074
19783,168,84333,0011.050.074
19793,207,32838,4851.210.073
19803,258,14450,8161.580.073
19813,323,36665,2222.000.073
19823,401,19177,8252.340.074
19833,489,90388,7122.610.074
19843,586,31696,4132.760.075
19853,687,898101,5822.830.076
19863,794,198106,3002.880.076
19873,905,530111,3322.930.077
19884,020,811115,2812.950.078
19894,138,845118,0342.940.079
19904,258,472119,6272.890.080
19914,379,236120,7642.840.081
19924,500,351121,1152.770.082
19934,619,944119,5932.660.083
19944,735,845115,9012.510.084
19954,846,483110,6382.340.084
19964,951,195104,7122.160.085
19975,050,31599,1202.000.086
19985,144,60294,2871.870.086
19995,235,34690,7441.760.086
20005,323,70088,3541.690.087
20015,409,58285,8821.610.087
20025,493,24683,6641.550.087
20035,576,64083,3941.520.087
20045,662,20885,5681.530.088
20055,751,67689,4681.580.088
20065,846,07494,3981.640.088
20075,944,94898,8741.690.089
20086,046,620101,6721.710.089
20096,148,623102,0031.690.089
20106,249,165100,5421.640.090
20116,347,56798,4021.570.090
20126,444,53096,9631.530.090
20136,541,30496,7741.500.091
20146,639,75698,4521.510.091
20156,741,164101,4081.530.091
20166,845,846104,6821.550.092
20176,953,035107,1891.570.092
20187,061,507108,4721.560.093
20197,169,455107,9481.530.093