Laos Population includes various ethnic groups like Lao Loum (68%), Lao Theung (22%), Lao Soung (9%) and also ethnic Vietnamese and Chinese (1%). This consists of 6,521998 populations.
The age structure of the Population in Laos can be divided in three parts such as 0-14 years: 41.2%, 15-64 years: 55.7% and 65 years and over: 3.1%. The median age of Laos is 19 years. The population growth rate is 2.37%. The birth rate is 34.98 births/1,000 populations and death rate is 11.28 deaths/ 1,000 populations. Total fertility rate is 4.59 children born/woman.
Laos Population follows different religion such as Buddhist 65%, Animist 32.9%, Christian 1.3% and other unspecified group 0.8%. People speak in Lao, the official language. French, English and various other ethnic languages are in use. 66.4% of the Population of Laos is literate. 77.4% male and 55.5%female above 15 years age can read and write.
Many tribes still inhabit the mountain region of Laos. In the northern part of the country mountain tribes of Sino-Tibetan (Hmong, Yao, Akha and Lahu) and Tai ethno-linguistic heritage can be found. Laos Population also includes Mon-Khmer tribes, who live in the central and southern mountains. Laos Population makes the country very vibrant with frank, open-hearted, friendly people.