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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 1.48 % 2021
GDP per capita 967 USD 2020
Inflation Rate YoY 7.8 % May/22
Interest Rate 4.75 % May/22
Unemployment Rate 24.6 % 2021
Balance of Trade -2661 LSL Million | -0.168 B USD 3Q/21
Current Account -522 LSL Million | -0.033 B USD 3Q/21


GDP Indicators

Indicator Data Period
GDP Value 2.52 USD Billion 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.48 % 2021
GDP per capita 967 USD 2020
GDP per capita PPP 2280 USD 2020


Budget Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Government Debt to GDP 69.6 % 2020
Government Budget to GDP -2.8 % 2020
Military Expenditure 41.6 USD Million | 0.042 B USD 2020


Inflation Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 136 Index Points May/22
Food Inflation 7.2 % Apr/22
Inflation Rate YoY 7.8 % May/22
CPI Housing Utilities 151 Index Points May/22
CPI Transportation 139 Index Points May/22


Trade Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Current Account to GDP -2.1 % 2020
Balance of Trade -2661 LSL Million | -0.168 B USD 3Q/21
Current Account -522 LSL Million | -0.033 B USD 3Q/21
Exports 3997 LSL Million | 0.252 B USD 3Q/21
External Debt 14427 LSL Million | 0.911 B USD 4Q/21
Imports 6658 LSL Million | 0.42 B USD 3Q/21


Money Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Interest Rate 4.75 % May/22
Money Supply M0 7748 LSL Million | 0.489 B USD 4Q/21
Money Supply M1 7120 LSL Million | 0.449 B USD 4Q/21
Money Supply M2 14868 LSL Million | 0.939 B USD 4Q/21
Deposit Interest Rate 3.53 % 2021


Labor Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 24.6 % 2021


Taxes

Indicator Data Period
Corporate Tax Rate 25 % 2021
Personal Income Tax Rate 30 % 2021


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