Lesotho, is a country located at Southern Africa, it has an area of 30,360 Km2, and it may be considered quite a small country.

Lesotho, with a population of 2,233,339 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world ant it has a moderate population density, 74 people per km2.

The capital is Maseru and its currency is Lesotho lotis

Lesotho is holding the 168 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 780 millions of euros864 millions of dollars, ( 35.36% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 389€ euros per inhabitant430$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Lesotho, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.52 points in 2017, leaving it in 159th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Lesotho are business, you must know it's in the 106th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Lesotho, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Lesotho Economy
Comptes nationaux - Government
Annual GDP [+]20172,301M.€
Annual GDP [+]20172,600M.$
GDP per capita [+]20171,031€
GDP per capita [+]20171,164$
Debt [+]2016780
Debt [+]2016864
Debt (%GDP) [+]201635.36%
Debt Per Capita [+]2016389€
Debt Per Capita [+]2016430$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2016-140
Deficit (M.$) [+]2016-155
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.35%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20161,043.4
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,154.9
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2008135.6
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2008199.4
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200824.70%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.08%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201751.3
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201758.0
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20173.94%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201647.28%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016520€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016575$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200871€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2008105$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201481€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014108$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201723€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201726$
Fitch Rating [+]08/24/2018B+
Corruption Index [+]201742
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2018130º
Fragile States Index [+]201579.9
Innovation Ranking [+]2015118º
Human Capital Ranking [+]2016121º
Doing Business [+]2019106º
Exports [+]2017914.0 M.€
Exports [+]20171,032.6 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201739.71%
Imports [+]20171,872.0 M.€
Imports [+]20172,114.8 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201781.34%
Trade balance [+]2017-958.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]2017-1,082.2 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2017-41.62%
Density [+]201774
Population [+]20172,233,339
Immigrant stock [+]20176,749
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2017414.9
% Immigrant [+]20170.30%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20171.8
Emigrant stock [+]2017326,612
% Emigrant [+]201714.62%
HDI [+]20170.520
Global Peace Ranking [+]2018104º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201657º
Birth Rate [+]201627.87‰
Fertility Rate [+]20163.09
Crude death rate [+]201612.70‰
Life expectancy [+]201654.17
Number of homicides [+]2010764
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201038.00
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20160.14