WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY FOR REALIZING A DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND 2021: EDUCATION Policy Brief

No. of pages: 4

Publication date: 2021

Author: UNFPA LAO PDR

Publisher: UNFPA LAO PDR

Lao PDR is in the midst of rapid demographic transition. A sharp decline in mortality has been accompanied by a decline in fertility – the major driver of population growth leading to a restructuring of the age pyramid. With the right policies in place, Laos could benefit from a “demographic dividend”