Lesotho Population

The total population in Lesotho was last recorded at 2.1 million people in 2012 from 0.9 million in 1960, changing 141 percent during the last 50 years. Population in Lesotho is reported by the World Bank. From 1960 until 2012, Lesotho Population averaged 1.5 Million reaching an all time high of 2.1 Million in December of 2012 and a record low of 0.9 Million in December of 1960. The population of Lesotho represents 0.03 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 3185 people on the planet is a resident of Lesotho. This page provides - Lesotho Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
2.05 2.03 2.05 0.85 2.08 | 2014/06 1960 - 2012 Million Yearly

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Lesotho Population
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 2.05 2012-12-31 2.03 2.05 0.85 2.08 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 25.30 2008-12-31 27.30 39.30 25.30 24.10 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
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Population | Notes
Population estimates are usually produced by a country´s statistical office or Census Bureau. The Population Census provides the most reliable picture of a country's population because the data is collected at a specified time from the entire population; in contrast to other surveys, in which information is collected from only a small part of the residents. When monthly population estimates are required, the population count is updated by adding births, subtracting deaths, and adding net international migration since the census date.


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Lesotho Balance of Trade at -2202.87 LSL Million  
Lesotho recorded a trade deficit of 2202.87 LSL Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho.
Lesotho Exports at 2134.53 LSL Million  
Exports in Lesotho decreased to 2134.53 LSL Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 2289.90 LSL Million in the third quarter of 2013. Exports in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho.
Lesotho Imports at 4337.40 LSL Million  
Imports in Lesotho decreased to 4337.40 LSL Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 4487.06 LSL Million in the third quarter of 2013. Imports in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho.
Lesotho Current Account to GDP at -18.80 Percent  
Lesotho recorded a Current Account deficit of 18.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho.
Lesotho Current Account at 78.30 LSL Million  
Lesotho recorded a Current Account surplus of 78.30 LSL Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Current Account in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho.
Lesotho Inflation Rate at 5.70 Percent  
The inflation rate in Lesotho was recorded at 5.70 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho.
Lesotho Interest Rate at 6.01 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Lesotho was last recorded at 6.01 percent. Interest Rate in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho.
Lesotho Government Budget at -10.40 Percent of GDP  
Lesotho recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 10.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho.
Lesotho Personal Income Tax Rate at 35.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Lesotho stands at 35 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Lesotho is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Lesotho Corporate Tax Rate at 35.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Lesotho stands at 35 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Lesotho is reported by the Commissioner of Income Tax.
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