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Population, Total for Lao People's Democratic Republic (POPTOTLA52647NWDB)


2012: 6,645,827 (+ more)   Updated: Jun 10, 2014 6:13 PM CDT
2012:  6,645,827  
2007:  6,013,278  
2002:  5,545,245  
1997:  5,096,724  
1992:  4,497,827  
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Not Seasonally Adjusted


5 Year


Source: World Bank  

Release: World Development Indicators  

Units:  Persons, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  5 Year


This series is a 5-year aggregation of the series https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/POPTOTLAA647NWDB used to calculate per capita versions of other 5-year series in FRED. The aggregation of series occurs at the end of the period in years that end in two or seven (i.e. 1972, 1977, 1982...).

World Bank, the original source, defines the original series as follows:

"Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates.

Suggested Citation:

World Bank, Population, Total for Lao People's Democratic Republic [POPTOTLA52647NWDB], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/POPTOTLA52647NWDB, June 18, 2024.


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