Businesses in Vientiane

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Restaurants: 22.9%
 Shopping: 21.7%
 Hotels & Travel: 9.6%
 Education: 6.5%
 Industry: 5%
 Other: 34.3%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Beauty salons734.40.2
Public administration1544.40.4
Higher education (colleges and universities)744.10.2
Banks1404.10.3
Loan companies1404.20.3
Convenience stores773.80.2
Grocery stores and supermarkets903.90.2
Real estate1033.60.2
Hotels and motels2513.80.6
Other accommodation3383.80.8
Travel agencies873.90.2
Construction of buildings964.00.2
Health and medical694.50.2
Hospitals764.30.2
Bars, pubs and taverns1334.10.3
Cafes1774.10.4
Clothing stores693.60.2
Department stores1303.80.3
Electronics stores1274.10.3
Office supplies and stationery stores1904.00.5
Pharmacies and drug stores1923.90.5
Area of Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture3,920 km²
Population420,752
Male Population206,156 (49%)
Female Population214,595 (51%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +227.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +36.2%
Median Age23.8
Male Median Age23.9
Female Median Age23.7
Area Codes2123
NeighborhoodsBan Khunta, Ban Nakham, Ban Nongbone, Ban Phonkheng, Ban Phontong Chommany, Ban Sybounheung, Phonthan Neua Village, Watchan, Xieng Nyeun
Local TimeWednesday 2:49 PM
TimezoneIndochina Time
Weather33.5°C scattered clouds
Lat & Lng17.96667° / 102.6°

Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture - Map

Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population128,412227,757309,019420,752
Population Density32.8 / km²58.1 / km²78.8 / km²107.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Vientiane Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 36.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture+227.7%+84.7%+36.2%
Viangchan+280.3%+104.2%+45%
Laos+124.3%+60.2%+27.3%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture Median Age

Median Age: 23.8 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture23.8 years23.7 years23.9 years
Viangchan23 years22.9 years23.1 years
Laos19.5 years19.7 years19.2 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 515,99215,68131,673
5-917,58516,92734,513
10-1419,08419,17738,261
15-1925,58530,57456,160
20-2431,91333,86565,779
25-2922,27123,20245,473
30-3417,23118,48835,720
35-3914,54415,22429,768
40-4411,91212,40124,314
45-499,9289,44519,374
50-547,0926,37313,465
55-594,8904,4359,325
60-643,5103,5107,021
65-692,6813,0105,692
70-741,9332,2784,211
75-79235
80-84123
85 Plus113
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture Population Density

Population Density: 107.3 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture420,7523,920 km²107.3 / km²
Viangchan896,5033,654.9 km²245.3 / km²
Laos6.8 million230,024 km²29.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1800 to 2100
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Neighborhoods

Business Distribution by neighborhood in Vientiane
 Ban Nongbone: 21.7%
 Ban Khunta: 7.1%
 Ban Nakham: 5.8%
 Other: 65.4%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Vientiane
 Area Code 21: 59.4%
 Area Code 205: 22.4%
 Area Code 202: 7.6%
 Area Code 207: 5.2%
 Other: 5.5%

Business distribution by price for Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture

 Moderate: 59%
 Inexpensive: 34.6%
 Expensive: 5.6%
 Very Expensive: 0.8%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture155,330 t0.37 t39.6 t/km²
Viangchan399,572 t0.45 t109.3 t/km²
Laos2,571,220 t0.38 t11.2 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)155,330 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita0.37 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)39.6 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
CycloneHigh (8)
DroughtLow (2)
FloodHigh (9)
EarthquakeMedium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CZ353K.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.
5. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.

Vientiane, Vientiane Prefecture

Vientiane (/vjɛnˈtjɑːn/; French pronunciation: ​[vjɛ̃ˈtjan]; Lao: ວຽງຈັນ, Viang chan, IPA: [ʋíəŋ tɕàn]) is the capital and largest city of Laos, on the banks of the Mekong River near the border with Thailand. Vientiane became the capital in 1563 due ..  ︎  Vientiane Wikipedia Page

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