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 2,108,132 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world ant it has a moderate population density, 69 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 2018 was 1,022 millions of euros1,208 millions of dollars, ( 44.53% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 485€ euros per inhabitant573$ 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
Annual GDP [+]20182,319M.€
Annual GDP [+]20182,739M.$
GDP per capita [+]20181,100€
GDP per capita [+]20181,299$
Debt [+]20181,022
Debt [+]20181,208
Debt (%GDP) [+]201844.53%
Debt Per Capita [+]2018485€
Debt Per Capita [+]2018573$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2018-118
Deficit (M.$) [+]2018-140
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2018-4.44%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20181,068.7
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20181,262.1
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2018151.0
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2018178.3
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201813.89%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017130.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2017147.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201711.82%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201842.0
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201849.6
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20183.82%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201846.54%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2018507€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2018599$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201872€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201885$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201758€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201766$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201820€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201824$
Fitch Rating [+]08/19/2019B
Corruption Index [+]201841
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019131º
Fragile States Index [+]201880.1
Innovation Ranking [+]2015118º
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017124º
Doing Business [+]2019106º
Annual arrivals [+]20181,173,000
Exports [+]2019894.6 M.€
Exports [+]20191,001.5 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201844.59%
Imports [+]20191,907.8 M.€
Imports [+]20192,135.8 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201881.39%
Trade balance [+]2019-1,013.2 M.€
Trade balance [+]2019-1,134.3 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2018-36.81%
Density [+]201869
Global Peace Ranking [+]202098º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2017414.9
% Immigrant [+]20190.33%
% Emigrant [+]201916.20%
Birth Rate [+]201826.81‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20171.8
Crude death rate [+]201814.25‰
Fertility Rate [+]20183.14
Population [+]20182,108,132
Immigrant stock [+]20196,928
Emigrant stock [+]2019341,580
HDI [+]20170.520
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201881º
Life expectancy [+]201853.71
Suicides [+]2015221
Suicide rate [+]201511.09
Number of homicides [+]2015897
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201541.20
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20180.32
Consumption GWh [+]2018902
Generation GWh [+]2018540
COVID-19 - Recovered [+]11/25/20201,277
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]11/25/202044
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]11/25/202020.87
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]11/25/20202,092