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 2,203,821 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world ant it has a moderate population density, 73 people per km2.

The capital is Maseru and its currency is Lesotho lotis

Lesotho is holding the 167 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 979 millions of euros1,084 millions of dollars, ( 47.79% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 444 € euros per inhabitant477$ 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 0.497 points in 2015, leaving it in 161th place in the table of 188 countries published.

If the reason to visit Lesotho are business, you must know it's in the 100th 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
GDP Mill. € [+]20161,987M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]20162,200M.$
GDP per capita [+]2016902€
GDP per capita [+]2016998$
Debt [+]2016979 M.€
Debt [+]20161,084 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201647.79%
Debt Per Capita [+]2016444 €
Debt Per Capita [+]2016477$
Deficit [+]2016-158 M.€
Deficit [+]2016-175 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-7.74%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,020.6
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,129.7
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2008148.5
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2008218.4
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200824.70%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.08%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201636.8
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201640.7
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20134.72%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201649.82%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016463€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016513$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200874€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2008109$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201473€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201497$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201617€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201618$
Fitch Rating [+]04/21/2017B+
Corruption Index [+]201639
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016113º
Fragile States Index [+]201579.9
Innovation Ranking [+]2015118º
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015107º
Doing Business [+]2017100º
Exports [+]2016822.6 M.€
Exports [+]2016910.5 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201641.39%
Imports [+]20161,650.6 M.€
Imports [+]20161,827.1 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201683.06%
Trade balance [+]2016-828.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-916.5 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-41.67%
Density [+]201673
Population [+]20162,203,821
Immigrant stock [+]20156,572
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015365.6
% Immigrant [+]20150.30%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151.6
Emigrant stock [+]2015363,763
% Emigrant [+]201516.73%
HDI [+]20150.497
Global Peace Ranking [+]201790º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201657º
Birth Rate [+]201528.46‰
Fertility Rate [+]20153.14
Crude death rate [+]201514.69‰
Life expectancy [+]201549.96
Number of homicides [+]2010764
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201038.0
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.15