Key Indicators
Income Group Lower middle-income
Regional Group Asia & Pacific
Population (Total) 7,275,556
GDP (current US$, millions) 59,736
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 8,221

Performance Overview

ISO3

LAO

Country

Lao PDR

Score

35.64

Rank

110

Technology

35.68

People

35.88

Governance

25.42

Impact

45.57

Strength / Weakness

Pillar: Technology 35.68
SCORERANK

Access

40.44 110

1. Mobile tariffs

38.55108

2. Handset prices

40.2290

3. Households with internet access

1.40126

4. SMS sent by population 15-69

66.88115

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

94.63107

6. International internet bandwidth

0.9463

7. Internet access in schools

n/an/a

Content

21.05 104

1. GitHub commits

0.10119

2. Wikipedia edits

34.4692

3. Internet domain registrations

2.1778

4. Mobile apps development

59.34100

5. AI scientific publications

9.19114

Future technologies

45.55 33

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

44.6969

2. Investment in emerging technologies

46.4051

3. Robot density

n/an/a

4. Computer software spending

n/an/a
Pillar: People 35.88
SCORERANK

Individuals

52.24 94

1. Active mobile broadband subscriptions

70.9593

2. ICT skills

n/an/a

3. Use of virtual social networks

48.1391

4. Tertiary enrollment

9.60100

5. Adult literacy rate

80.2873

Business

22.98 117

1. Firms with website

24.7698

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

n/an/a

3. Professionals

18.5085

4. Technicians and associate professionals

10.49112

5. Annual investment in telecommunication services

38.15116

6. GERD performed by business enterprise

n/an/a

Governments

32.43 93

1. Government online services

16.97127

2. Publication and use of open data

n/an/a

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

47.8844

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

n/an/a
Pillar: Governance 25.42
SCORERANK

Trust

15.69 122

1. Secure internet servers

31.61111

2. Cybersecurity

18.94115

3. Online access to financial account

5.12115

4. Internet shopping

7.1181

Regulation

37.83 122

1. Regulatory quality

21.70112

2. ICT regulatory environment

25.49127

3. Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologies

41.3365

4. E-commerce legislation

75.0076

5. Privacy protection by law content

25.64124

Inclusion

22.74 129

1. E-Participation

18.52126

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

4.03119

3. Availability of local online content

56.4673

4. Gender gap in Internet use

n/an/a

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

11.95119
Pillar: Impact 45.57
SCORERANK

Economy

23.69 106

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

3.0897

2. High-tech exports

48.7134

3. PCT patent applications

n/an/a

4. Growth rate of GDP per person engaged

n/an/a

5. Prevalence of gig economy

57.0242

6. ICT services exports

9.62102

Quality of life

63.51 77

1. Happiness

44.9285

2. Freedom to make life choices

91.6025

3. Income inequality

63.0270

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

54.5098

SDG Contribution

49.51 98

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

37.70106

2. SDG 4: Quality Eduucation

n/an/a

3. Females employed with advanced degrees

17.5092

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

68.1389

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

74.7184

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