General Information for Lesotho Lesotho Flag Icon

What is the capital city of Lesotho ?Maseru
What is the total area of Lesotho ? (km2)30.355
What is the population in Lesotho ? (2020)2.142.249
What is the median age in Lesotho ?24
What is the iso country code for Lesotho ? (2lt)LS
What is the iso country code for Lesotho ? (3lt)LSO
What continent is Lesotho in ?Africa
What currency is used in Lesotho ?Lesotho Loti
What is the currency code for Lesotho ?LSL
What is the tel code for Lesotho ?+266
What language use in Lesotho ?Sotho, English
What is the language code for Sotho, English ?ST,EN
What is the internet TLD code for Lesotho ?.ls
Where is the highest place in Lesotho ?Thabana Ntlenyana (3482 m.)
Where is the lowest place in Lesotho ?Confluence of Orange River and Makhaleng River (1400 m.)

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Worldbank Country Statistics for Lesotho

World map icon Primary education, duration (years)7
World map icon Primary school starting age (years)6
World map icon Cost to import, documentary compliance (US$)90
World map icon Cost to import, border compliance (US$)150
World map icon Time to export, documentary compliance (hours)1
World map icon Time to export, border compliance (hours)4
World map icon Cost to export, documentary compliance (US$)90
World map icon Cost to export, border compliance (US$)150
World map icon Time required to get electricity (days)114
World map icon Public credit registry coverage (% of adults)0
World map icon Private credit bureau coverage (% of adults)15,8
World map icon Depth of credit information index (0=low to 8=high)6
World map icon Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations)122
World map icon Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure)3
World map icon Distance to frontier score (0=lowest performance to 100=frontier)59,4294
World map icon PPG, bilateral (INT, current US$)2.876.260
World map icon Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%)23,33
World map icon Secondary education, duration (years)5
World map icon Lower secondary school starting age (years)13
World map icon Procedures to build a warehouse (number)10
World map icon Time required to build a warehouse (days)183
World map icon Total tax rate (% of commercial profits)13,6
World map icon Profit tax (% of commercial profits)10,8
World map icon Tax payments (number)32
World map icon Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits)2,8
World map icon Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits)0
World map icon Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours)327
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business, male (number)6
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business, female (number)6
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business (number)6
World map icon Time required to start a business, male (days)15
World map icon Time required to start a business, female (days)15
World map icon Time required to start a business (days)15
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)0
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures, male (% of GNI per capita)6,1
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures, female (% of GNI per capita)6,1
World map icon Procedures to register property (number)4
World map icon Time required to register property (days)43
World map icon Time required to enforce a contract (days)615
World map icon Strength of legal rights index (0=weak to 12=strong)5
World map icon Time to resolve insolvency (years)2,6
World map icon Time to import, documentary compliance (hours)1
World map icon Time to import, border compliance (hours)4,5
World map icon PPG, private creditors (INT, current US$)76.715
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (INT, current US$)76.715
World map icon PPG, bonds (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, official creditors (INT, current US$)16.968.800
World map icon PPG, multilateral (INT, current US$)14.092.500
World map icon Interest payments on external debt, private nonguaranteed (PNG) (INT, current US$)0
World map icon Interest payments on external debt, long-term (INT, current US$)17.045.500
World map icon Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)23,475
World map icon Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)20,641
World map icon Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)26,72
World map icon PPG, private creditors (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, official creditors (DIS, current US$)83.869.400
World map icon PPG, multilateral (DIS, current US$)51.288.700
World map icon Disbursements on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (DIS, current US$)83.869.400
World map icon Disbursements on external debt, long-term (DIS, current US$)83.869.400
World map icon PPG, bilateral (DIS, current US$)32.580.700
World map icon PPG, private creditors (AMT, current US$)149.395
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (AMT, current US$)149.395
World map icon PPG, bonds (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, official creditors (AMT, current US$)43.428.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (AMT, current US$)30.221.600
World map icon Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)33,006
World map icon Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)28,526
World map icon Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)39,223
World map icon Labor force, total963.657
World map icon Labor force, female (% of total labor force)45,4995
World map icon Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)67,107
World map icon Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)75,097
World map icon Ratio of female to male labor force participation rate (%) (modeled ILO estimate)79,653
World map icon Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)59,817
World map icon Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)68,85
World map icon Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)76,003
World map icon Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)62,148
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)44,664
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)51,766
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)37,522
World map icon Employment in services (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)23,325
World map icon Employment in services, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)16,351
World map icon Employment in services, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)31,977
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (AMT, current US$)43.577.400
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, private nonguaranteed (PNG) (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, long-term (AMT, current US$)43.577.400
World map icon PPG, bilateral (AMT, current US$)13.206.400
World map icon Employment in industry (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)10,105
World map icon Employment in industry, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)10,071
World map icon Employment in industry, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)10,148
World map icon GDP per person employed (constant 2011 PPP $)8.914,85
World map icon Contributing family workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)9,776
World map icon Contributing family workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)7,924
World map icon Contributing family workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)12,075
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)44,851
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)38,326
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)52,946
World map icon Vulnerable employment, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)54,453
World map icon Vulnerable employment, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)60,906
World map icon Vulnerable employment, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)46,451
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)51,354
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)59,596
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)43,834
World map icon Self-employed, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)55,149
World map icon Self-employed, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)61,674
World map icon Self-employed, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)47,054
World map icon Employers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)0,695
World map icon Employers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)0,769
World map icon Employers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)0,603
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)29,922
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)36,999
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)22,805
World map icon Employment in agriculture (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)66,57
World map icon Employment in agriculture, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)73,578
World map icon Employment in agriculture, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)57,876
World map icon Personal remittances, received (% of GDP)20,1259
World map icon Personal remittances, received (current US$)495.112.000
World map icon Personal transfers, receipts (BoP, current US$)4.902.090
World map icon Secondary income receipts (BoP, current US$)608.880.000
World map icon Portfolio equity, net inflows (BoP, current US$)229.820
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)4,7822
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$)117.646.000
World map icon Travel services (% of service exports, BoP)73,1259
World map icon Transport services (% of service exports, BoP)1,93569
World map icon Exports of goods, services and primary income (BoP, current US$)1.600.480.000
World map icon Charges for the use of intellectual property, receipts (BoP, current US$)199.362
World map icon Service exports (BoP, current US$)30.640.500
World map icon Goods exports (BoP, current US$)1.014.360.000
World map icon Insurance and financial services (% of service exports, BoP)0,0994044
World map icon Exports of goods and services (BoP, current US$)1.045.000.000
World map icon Primary income receipts (BoP, current US$)555.473.000
World map icon Communications, computer, etc. (% of service exports, BoP)8,85603
World map icon Net capital account (BoP, current US$)86.019.500
World map icon Net secondary income (BoP, current US$)583.542.000
World map icon Reserves and related items (BoP, current US$)41.083.800
World map icon Portfolio investment, net (BoP, current US$)-229.820
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$)-117.646.000
World map icon Net errors and omissions (BoP, current US$)-38.547.200
World map icon Net trade in goods (BoP, current US$)-767.829.000
World map icon Net trade in goods and services (BoP, current US$)-1.158.230.000
World map icon Net primary income (BoP, current US$)428.514.000
World map icon Net financial account (BoP, current US$)-98.701.400
World map icon Current account balance (% of GDP)-5,94184
World map icon Current account balance (BoP, current US$)-146.174.000
World map icon Personal remittances, paid (current US$)0
World map icon Secondary income, other sectors, payments (BoP, current US$)484.560
World map icon Travel services (% of service imports, BoP)67,6152
World map icon Diabetes prevalence (% of population ages 20 to 79)4,5
World map icon Transport services (% of service imports, BoP)13,1876
World map icon Imports of goods, services and primary income (BoP, current US$)2.330.190.000
World map icon Charges for the use of intellectual property, payments (BoP, current US$)2.971.040
World map icon Service imports (BoP, current US$)421.041.000
World map icon Goods imports (BoP, current US$)1.782.190.000
World map icon Insurance and financial services (% of service imports, BoP)2,73863
World map icon Imports of goods and services (BoP, current US$)2.203.230.000
World map icon Primary income payments (BoP, current US$)126.958.000
World map icon Communications, computer, etc. (% of service imports, BoP)5,47415
World map icon Trade in services (% of GDP)18,3605


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