Health outcomes in Laos

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Laos in 2016 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Laos Asia World
Life expectancy, in years 66.68 73.37 71.87
Birth rate per 1000 people 23.85 19.34 20.79
Death rate per 1000 people 6.66 5.86 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 2.7 2.43 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 0.3 0.26 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 175 122.41 111.24


Health spending in Laos

In the second table we see the health spending in Laos as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Laos is 55.21 USD. The country spends 2.36 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators Laos Asia World
Health spending per capita 55.21 622.87 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 2.36 5.76 6.64

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