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Latest items for Laos

Dec. 12, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: MURDER-DATA-4

According to the WHO violence and homocide statistics, the total femicide rate as of 2015 was 2.5 per 100,000 female population. For ages 15-44, the rate was calculated to be 1.64 per 100,000 female population.
Dec. 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: MURDER-DATA-3

According to the data chart, the female homicide rate in 2015 was 3.20 per 100,000 population.
Dec. 8, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh, Barbados, Botswana, Burundi, Egypt, Gambia, Georgia, Laos, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Uganda, Ukraine, Zimbabwe
Variables: LRW-SCALE-11

12.0
Dec. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, D R Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Papua New Guinea, South Africa, Suriname, Togo, Tunisia
Variables: LRW-SCALE-4

4.0
Nov. 13, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Colombia, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

1.0
Oct. 31, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Census Bureau International base, the birth rate is 23.2 per 1000 population.
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Algeria, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Djibouti, East Timor, Gabon, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Laos, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Suriname, Zambia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

3.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

197.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, China, Comoros, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland, India, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Madagascar, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Suriname, Togo, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

2.0
Oct. 23, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan, Botswana, Burma/Myanmar, Comoros, Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, Haiti, India, Kenya, Laos, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mozambique, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Senegal, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

2.0
Oct. 10, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age (15-49 years) who have their need for family planning satisified wih modern methods is 61.3 (latest available data for 2007-2017).
Oct. 10, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2018 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 75.6 based on data from 2007-2016.
Oct. 9, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 63.9 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 28.7 per 1000 live births (data is from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 8.6 per 100,000 (data from 2016).
Oct. 8, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Countries: Central African Rep, Laos, Niger, Papua New Guinea
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, 40 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (latest data available from 2007-2017).
Oct. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2018 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 65.8 years, with the average life expectancy being 64.2 years for men and 67.4 years for women (data taken from global health estimates 2000-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep, Laos, Niger
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, 40 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2005-2016).
Sept. 26, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Central African Rep, Laos
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, 40 percent of births were attended by skilled health personnel (data from 2006-2014).
Sept. 25, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: IM-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the under-five (0-5 years) mortality rate is 66.7 per 1000 live births and the neonatal mortality rate (infants who die within 28 days of birth) is 30.1 per 1000 live births (data is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2016 statistical report, the maternal mortality rate is 197 per 100,000 live births (data reported is from 2015).
Sept. 24, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the average life expectancy for both sexes is 65.7 years, with the average life expectancy being 64.1 years for men and 67.2 years for women.
Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satisified is 61.3 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Italy, Laos
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 6.4 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Canada, Laos
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 12.3 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Benin, Laos, Lesotho
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 94 based on data from 2005-2014.
Sept. 10, 2018, 4:06 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"Some 5.9% of women were physically forced to have sexual intercourse at least once in their life, 5.6% submitted due fear of the consequences and 1.3% were forced to perform degrading or humiliating sexual acts” (37).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:19 a.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: PRN-LAW-1

"Authorities do not treat child pornography differently from pornography in general, for which the penalty is three months to one year in prison and a fine of 50,000 to 200,000 kip ($6 to $25)" (22).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:19 a.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

"Access to information on contraception was generally available, although contraceptive commodities were not widely available in rural areas and were often too expensive. The United Nations Population Division estimated the modern contraceptive prevalence rate among women of reproductive age was 45 percent in 2014" (20).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:19 a.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"The law provides equal rights for women as for men, but in some areas and at lower socioeconomic levels, traditional attitudes and gender-role stereotyping kept women and girls in subordinate positions and prevented them from equally accessing education, employment, and business opportunities" (20).
Sept. 4, 2018, 10:19 a.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"According to World Health Organization estimates, although the maternal mortality rate remained high, the country reduced maternal mortality by 75 percent. During the past 20 years, the maternal mortality ratio declined from 695 deaths per 100,000 live births to 197" (20).