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Indicators of economy in Lesotho

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2019 was at about 11.429 US Dollar per capita. In contrast, the GDP in Lesotho reached 1.118 US dollars per inhabitant, or 2.38 bn US Dollar in the whole country. Lesotho is currently at number 177 among the international economies and is therefore one of the less significant. If this is calculated per inhabitant taking into account the purchasing power parity, then Lesotho is in the list of the world's richest countries in place 161.

Inflation in Lesotho was in 2020 at around 4.98%. For the the EU, the average of the same was year at 0.51%.

Compared to Germany, the prices for convenience goods are approximately 61.31% lower.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 41 and is compared to other countries bad.


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Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2020

Economic performance 2019

 Lesotho
Total
Lesotho
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP2.38 bn USD1,118.13 USD15,626.45 tn USD30,377.04 USD
Gross national product2.92 bn USD1,375.19 USD16,026.52 tn USD31,154.76 USD


Development of gross domestic product in million US Dollar 1979 - 2019



Im- and Exports 2019

 Lesotho
Total
Lesotho
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Imports2.20 bn USD1,036.68 USD8,073.39 bn USD15,694.28 USD
Exports1.05 bn USD491.70 USD8,622.21 bn USD16,761.16 USD


Development of imports and exports in million US dollars 1979 - 2019

Exports
Imports



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