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Economy of Lesotho. Statistics, Data and Indicators

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Lesotho
N/AN/A Credit rank #
N/A Quality of life #
96 Corruption rank#69
122 Ease of doing business#99
Lesotho


Lesotho Major Economic Indicators

Indicator Data Period
GDP Value 2.52 USD Billion 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.12 % 2022
GDP per capita 1036 USD 2021
Inflation Rate YoY 8.5 % Oct/22
Interest Rate 6.25 % Oct/22
Unemployment Rate 24.6 % 2021
Balance of Trade -3275 LSL Million | -0.193 B USD 2Q/22
Current Account -1030 LSL Million | -0.061 B USD 2Q/22


GDP Indicators

Indicator Data Period
GDP Value 2.52 USD Billion 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.12 % 2022
GDP per capita 1036 USD 2021
GDP per capita PPP 2442 USD 2021


Budget Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Government Debt to GDP 54.7 % 2021
Government Budget to GDP -5.8 % 2021
Military Expenditure 37 USD Million | 0.037 B USD 2021


Inflation Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 140 Index Points Oct/22
Food Inflation 10.2 % Aug/22
Inflation Rate YoY 8.5 % Oct/22
CPI Housing Utilities 153 Index Points Oct/22
CPI Transportation 148 Index Points Oct/22


Trade Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Current Account to GDP -2.8 % 2021
Balance of Trade -3275 LSL Million | -0.193 B USD 2Q/22
Current Account -1030 LSL Million | -0.061 B USD 2Q/22
Exports 4025 LSL Million | 0.237 B USD 2Q/22
External Debt 14314 LSL Million | 0.844 B USD 2Q/22
Imports 7300 LSL Million | 0.43 B USD 2Q/22


Money Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Interest Rate 6.25 % Oct/22
Money Supply M0 7512 LSL Million | 0.443 B USD 2Q/22
Money Supply M1 6303 LSL Million | 0.372 B USD 2Q/22
Money Supply M2 13815 LSL Million | 0.815 B USD 2Q/22
Deposit Interest Rate 3.48 % 2022


Labor Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 24.6 % 2021


Taxes

Indicator Data Period
Corporate Tax Rate 25 % 2022
Personal Income Tax Rate 30 % 2022


Business Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Corruption Index 38 Index Points 2021
Corruption Rank 96 place 2021
Ease of Doing Business 122 place 2019
Competitiveness Index 42.9 Index Points 2019
Competitiveness Rank 131 2019