Lesotho | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 12.68 Jul/15 12.7 2.51 : 13.43
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 2.09 USD Billion Dec/14 2.15 0.03 : 2.52
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.4 percent Dec/14 3.4 -13.51 : 26.4
GDP per capita 979 USD Dec/14 971 197 : 979
GDP per capita PPP 2494 USD Dec/14 2473 1301 : 2494
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 25.3 percent Dec/08 27.3 25.3 : 39.3
Population 2.1 Million Dec/14 2.07 0.85 : 2.1
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 2 percent Apr/15 2.1 2 : 35.14
Food Inflation 4.2 percent Apr/15 4.3 0.67 : 18.72
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 6.25 percent Mar/15 6.25 5.18 : 20.42
Money Supply M1 4266 Million LSL Mar/15 4097 1396 : 4986
Money Supply M2 9240 Million LSL Mar/15 9004 2191 : 9472
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -3170 LSL Million Mar/15 -2912 -3300 : -747
Exports 2195 LSL Million Mar/15 2308 477 : 2702
Imports 5365 LSL Million Mar/15 5220 1337 : 5365
Current Account -714 LSL Million Mar/15 -680 -2060 : 829
Current Account to GDP -3.4 percent Dec/14 -7.9 -39.67 : 14.65
External Debt 9002 Million LSL Mar/15 9620 1443 : 9620
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget 1 percent of GDP Dec/14 4.8 -6.1 : 11.6
Government Debt to GDP 45.8 percent Dec/14 37.7 36.9 : 88.66
Credit Rating 15 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Competitiveness Index 3.73 Points Dec/15 3.51 3.19 : 3.73
Competitiveness Rank 107 Dec/15 123 101 : 137
Corruption Index 49 Points Dec/14 49 32 : 49
Corruption Rank 55 Dec/14 55 55 : 92
Ease of Doing Business 128 Dec/14 136 128 : 143
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 25 percent Dec/15 25 25 : 35
Personal Income Tax Rate 30 percent Dec/15 35 30 : 35




Economic Indicators for Lesotho including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Lesotho economy. 8/2/2015