Key Indicators
Income Group Lower middle income
Regional Group Asia & Pacific
Population (Total) 7,275,556
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 8,238

Performance Overview

ISO3

LAO

Country

Lao PDR

Score

39.45

Rank

102

Technology

42.83

People

38.22

Governance

27.09

Impact

49.68

Pillar: Technology 42.83
SCORERANK

Access

61.26 74

1. Mobile tariffs

46.7589

2. Handset prices

40.9093

3. FTTH/building Internet subscriptions

n/an/a

4. Population covered by at least a 3G mobile network

94.53109

5. International Internet bandwidth

62.88102

6. Internet access in schools

n/an/a

Content

21.76 113

1. GitHub commits

0.44113

2. Internet domain registrations

1.9578

3. Mobile apps development

64.3298

4. AI scientific publications

20.3190

Future technologies

45.47 30

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

44.6969

2. Investment in emerging technologies

46.2551

3. Robot density

n/an/a

4. Computer software spending

n/an/a
Pillar: People 38.22
SCORERANK

Individuals

45.94 76

1. Active Mobile Broadband Subscriptions Count

54.029

2. ICT skills in the education system

40.8375

3. Use of virtual social networks

46.5492

4. Tertiary enrollment

8.01102

5. Adult literacy rate

80.2874

6. AI talent concentration

n/an/a

Businesses

36.37 82

1. Firms with website

24.7299

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

n/an/a

3. Knowledge intensive employment

18.4096

4. Annual investment in telecommunication services

66.00108

5. GERD performed by business enterprise

n/an/a

Governments

32.36 93

1. Government online services

16.97128

2. Publication and use of open data

n/an/a

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

47.7543

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

n/an/a
Pillar: Governance 27.09
SCORERANK

Trust

18.58 119

1. Secure internet servers

31.68111

2. Cybersecurity

18.94116

3. Online access to financial account

5.12119

4. Internet shopping

n/an/a

Regulation

34.11 124

1. Regulatory quality

19.73116

2. ICT regulatory environment

25.49128

3. Regulation of emerging technologies

42.3769

4. E-commerce legislation

66.6787

5. Privacy protection by law content

16.30127

Inclusion

28.57 127

1. E-Participation

18.52127

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

14.18124

3. Availability of local online content

56.4973

4. Gender gap in Internet use

n/an/a

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

25.09112
Pillar: Impact 49.68
SCORERANK

Economy

24.84 92

1. High-tech and medium-high-tech manufacturing

3.5598

2. High-tech exports

40.4644

3. PCT patent applications

0.0099

4. Domestic market size

40.0395

5. Prevalence of gig economy

54.3643

6. ICT services exports

10.61100

Quality of life

64.45 80

1. Happiness

48.9393

2. Freedom to make life choices

93.569

3. Income inequality

60.8074

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

54.5098

SDG Contribution

59.76 82

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

36.00109

2. SDG 4: Quality Education

n/an/a

3. SDG 5: Women's economic opportunity

83.3345

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

74.6981

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

45.00101

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