Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Vientiane in 2019 is 673,000, a 1.2% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Vientiane in 2018 was 665,000, a 1.22% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Vientiane in 2017 was 657,000, a 1.08% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Vientiane in 2016 was 650,000, a 1.25% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Lao People's Democratic Republic
City Name Population
Vientiane - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 673,000 1.20%
2018 665,000 1.22%
2017 657,000 1.08%
2016 650,000 1.25%
2015 642,000 1.10%
2014 635,000 1.28%
2013 627,000 1.13%
2012 620,000 1.14%
2011 613,000 1.16%
2010 606,000 1.17%
2009 599,000 1.18%
2008 592,000 1.20%
2007 585,000 1.04%
2006 579,000 1.22%
2005 572,000 4.00%
2004 550,000 5.77%
2003 520,000 5.48%
2002 493,000 5.57%
2001 467,000 5.66%
2000 442,000 5.49%
1999 419,000 5.54%
1998 397,000 5.59%
1997 376,000 5.62%
1996 356,000 5.64%
1995 337,000 4.33%
1994 323,000 3.19%
1993 313,000 3.64%
1992 302,000 3.42%
1991 292,000 3.18%
1990 283,000 3.66%
1989 273,000 3.41%
1988 264,000 3.13%
1987 256,000 3.64%
1986 247,000 3.35%
1985 239,000 2.58%
1984 233,000 2.64%
1983 227,000 2.25%
1982 222,000 2.78%
1981 216,000 2.37%
1980 211,000 2.43%
1979 206,000 2.49%
1978 201,000 2.55%
1977 196,000 2.62%
1976 191,000 2.14%
1975 187,000 2.75%
1974 182,000 2.25%
1973 178,000 3.49%
1972 172,000 4.88%
1971 164,000 4.46%
1970 157,000 3.97%
1969 151,000 4.86%
1968 144,000 4.35%
1967 138,000 4.55%
1966 132,000 9.09%
1965 121,000 10.00%
1964 110,000 10.00%
1963 100,000 9.89%
1962 91,000 9.64%
1961 83,000 9.21%
1960 76,000 10.14%
1959 69,000 9.52%
1958 63,000 10.53%
1957 57,000 9.62%
1956 52,000 8.33%
1955 48,000 9.09%
1954 44,000 10.00%
1953 40,000 11.11%
1952 36,000 9.09%
1951 33,000 10.00%
1950 30,000 0.00%