Urban population reached 2.36 mil in 2017 in Laos, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.38 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Laos reached an all time high of 2.36 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.169 mil in 1960. When compared to Laos's main peers, urban population in Cambodia amounted to 3.68 mil, 804 mil in China, 34.0 mil in Thailand and 33.6 mil in Vietnam in 2017.
Laos has been ranked 127th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.