Laos is about 1.4 times smaller than Vietnam.
Vietnam is approximately 331,210 sq km,
while Laos is approximately 236,800 sq km, making
Laos 71.5% the size of Vietnam.
Meanwhile, the population of Vietnam is ~96.2 million people
(89.0 million fewer people live in Laos).
This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Vietnam compared to Laos.
For more details, see an in-depth
quality of life comparison of Laos vs. Vietnam
using our country comparison tool.
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