Population of Laos

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Laos is 8,022,177 as of February 25, 2024, 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
20207,275,560106,1051.480.091
20217,379,358103,7981.430.092
20227,481,023101,6651.380.092
20237,580,61399,5901.330.093
20247,678,39897,7851.290.093
20257,774,53396,1351.250.093
20267,868,90994,3761.210.094
20277,961,30592,3961.170.094
20288,051,68390,3781.140.094
20298,140,02188,3381.100.094
20308,226,27386,2521.060.095
20318,310,41584,1421.020.095
20328,392,39681,9810.990.095
20338,472,24279,8460.950.095
20348,550,00877,7660.920.096
20358,625,71375,7050.890.096
20368,699,33973,6260.850.096
20378,770,83371,4940.820.096
20388,840,14569,3120.790.096
20398,907,19267,0470.760.096
20408,971,94664,7540.730.096
20419,034,33262,3860.700.097
20429,094,33159,9990.660.097
20439,151,84757,5160.630.097
20449,206,82354,9760.600.097
20459,259,15652,3330.570.097
20469,308,82449,6680.540.097
20479,355,78446,9600.500.097
20489,399,96844,1840.470.097
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
20569,649,44721,1790.220.096
20579,667,83218,3850.190.096
20589,683,41615,5840.160.096
20599,696,22812,8120.130.096
20609,706,26510,0370.100.096
20619,713,5727,3070.080.096
20629,718,1694,5970.050.096
20639,720,0661,8970.020.095
20649,719,296-770-0.010.095
20659,715,889-3,407-0.040.095
20669,709,881-6,008-0.060.095
20679,701,316-8,565-0.090.094
20689,690,255-11,061-0.110.094
20699,676,730-13,525-0.140.094
20709,660,820-15,910-0.160.094
20719,642,565-18,255-0.190.093
20729,622,034-20,531-0.210.093
20739,599,323-22,711-0.240.093
20749,574,517-24,806-0.260.092
20759,547,727-26,790-0.280.092
20769,519,016-28,711-0.300.092
20779,488,442-30,574-0.320.091
20789,456,105-32,337-0.340.091
20799,422,103-34,002-0.360.090
20809,386,514-35,589-0.380.090
20819,349,416-37,098-0.400.090
20829,310,867-38,549-0.410.089
20839,270,927-39,940-0.430.089
20849,229,650-41,277-0.450.088
20859,187,102-42,548-0.460.088
20869,143,328-43,774-0.480.088
20879,098,394-44,934-0.490.087
20889,052,324-46,070-0.510.087
20899,005,129-47,195-0.520.086
20908,956,836-48,293-0.540.086
20918,907,497-49,339-0.550.086
20928,857,146-50,351-0.570.085
20938,805,848-51,298-0.580.085
20948,753,650-52,198-0.590.084
20958,700,613-53,037-0.610.084
20968,646,765-53,848-0.620.083
20978,592,152-54,613-0.630.083
20988,536,800-55,352-0.640.082
20998,480,737-56,063-0.66inf
21008,423,979-56,758-0.67inf

Laos population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19501,682,915--0.067
19511,723,16240,2472.390.068
19521,764,00640,8442.370.068
19531,805,51541,5092.350.068
19541,847,77642,2612.340.069
19551,890,85443,0782.330.069
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
19612,170,34449,4462.330.071
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
19863,794,198106,3002.880.077
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
20045,662,20885,5681.530.087
20055,751,67689,4681.580.088
20065,846,07494,3981.640.088
20075,944,94898,8741.690.088
20086,046,620101,6721.710.089
20096,148,623102,0031.690.089
20106,249,165100,5421.640.089
20116,347,56798,4021.570.090
20126,444,53096,9631.530.090
20136,541,30496,7741.500.090
20146,639,75698,4521.510.090
20156,741,164101,4081.530.091
20166,845,846104,6821.550.091
20176,953,035107,1891.570.091
20187,061,507108,4721.560.092
20197,169,455107,9481.530.092