Lesotho | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 12.24 Jun/15 12.15 2.51 : 13.43
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 2.23 USD Billion Dec/13 2.33 0.03 : 2.49
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.4 percent Dec/14 3.4 -13.51 : 26.4
GDP per capita 978 USD Dec/13 934 197 : 978
GDP per capita PPP 2503 USD Dec/13 2390 1307 : 2503
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 25.3 percent Dec/08 27.3 25.3 : 39.3
Population 2.07 Million Dec/13 2.05 0.85 : 2.07
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 6.11 percent Sep/14 6.11 5.18 : 20.42
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -2595 LSL Million Jun/14 -2577 -3029 : -747
Exports 2261 LSL Million Jun/14 2666 477 : 2702
Imports 4856 LSL Million Jun/14 5244 1337 : 5244
Current Account -187 LSL Million Jun/14 -240 -2060 : 829
Current Account to GDP -3.4 percent Dec/14 -7.9 -39.67 : 14.65
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget 1 percent of GDP Dec/14 4.8 -6.1 : 11.6
Government Debt to GDP 37.7 percent Dec/13 40.6 36.9 : 88.66
Credit Rating 15 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Competitiveness Index 3.73 Points Jun/15 3.51 3.19 : 3.73
Competitiveness Rank 107 Jun/15 123 101 : 137
Corruption Index 49 Points Jun/14 49 32 : 49
Corruption Rank 55 Jun/14 55 55 : 92
Ease of Doing Business 128 Dec/14 136 128 : 143
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 25 percent Jan/15 25 25 : 35
Personal Income Tax Rate 35 percent Jan/14 35 35 : 35




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