Population and Development in Lao PDR

Population and Development in Lao PDR

No. of pages: 29

Publication date: April 2015

Author: Gavin W Jones

Publisher: UNFPA

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The report indicates that Lao population will continue to grow despite a decline in fertility. The changing age structure of Laos population is leading to what is referred to as the "demographic bonuc" or "population window of opportunity".