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Lesotho

 

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 Lesotho
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Area:30,360 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:2,125,000 328,240,000
Official language:Sotho English

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Government

Government form:Parliamentary constitutional monarchy Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1966 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Maseru Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:70.0 33.4
Life expectancy males:50.6 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:57.0 years 81.1 years
Average age:20.7 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:26.81 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:14.25 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-6.10 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:35 74
Civil rights:42 83
Health:7 74
Climate:92 64
Cost of Living:51 38
Popularity:20 85


Economy

Currency:Lesotho Loti (1 LSL = 100 Lisente) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:23.4 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:5.19 % 1.81 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:13.60 % 36.60 %
Average income:1,215 € 58,741 €
Corruption index:40 (bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:2,197 Mio €1.03 M € 19,092,826 M €58.17 M €
Gross national product:2,591 Mio €1.22 M € 19,280,405 M €58.74 M €
Exported goods:933 M €0.44 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:1,968 M €0.93 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:5,940 km2.79 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Airports:240.011 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:847.30 m kWh398,679.13 kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:510.00 m kWh239,969.74 kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:373.00 m kWh175,507.28 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:2.51 m t1,181.92 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+266 +1
Internet domain:.ls .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:8,3284 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:2,380,8041,120 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:11,0305 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:633,071298 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:1.30 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.07 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:4.5 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:11.35 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:6.1 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:76.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:26.7 % 21.8 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:22.5 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:7.7 °C 7.2 °C
Relative humidity:56 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:8 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:69.6 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:8.8 7.2


Native languages

Sotho:85.0 % n/a
English:n/a 82.1 %
Zulu:15.0 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
other:0.0 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:80.0 % 78.5 %
Native religions:20.0 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Islam:n/a 1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:0.0 % 15.3 %