Markets Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Currency 13.96 14.69 14.89 15.08 15.28 15.69
Overview Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.60 2.4 2.8 3.2 3 3
Inflation Rate (%) 5.60 3.3 3.1 3 3 6.5
Interest Rate (%) 6.56 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.9 8.1
Balance of Trade (LSL Million) -2276.71 -2371 -2344 -2387 -2410 -2397
Current Account to GDP (%) -7.20 -6 -6 -6 -6 -8
Government Debt to GDP (%) 46.30 53.3 53.3 44.2 44.2 44.2
Government Budget (% of GDP) -6.30 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
GDP Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.60 2.4 2.8 3.2 3 3
GDP (USD Billion) 2.64 2.79 2.79 2.79 2.79 2.85
GDP per capita (USD) 1409.20 1480 1480 1480 1480 1521
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 2851.20 2994 2994 2952 2952 3024
Labour Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Population (Million) 2.23 2.29 2.29 2.29 2.29 2.32
Prices Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 5.60 3.3 3.1 3 3 6.5
Food Inflation (%) 5.20 6.1 5.9 5.5 4.93 4.95
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 113.73 105 108 115 117 124
Money Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Interest Rate (%) 6.56 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.9 8.1
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 1.20 1.82 1.82 1.82 2.22 2.22
Trade Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Balance of Trade (LSL Million) -2276.71 -2371 -2344 -2387 -2410 -2397
Current Account to GDP (%) -7.20 -6 -6 -6 -6 -8
Government Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 46.30 53.3 53.3 44.2 44.2 44.2
Government Budget (% of GDP) -6.30 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3
Taxes Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25


This page has economic forecasts for Lesotho including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Lesotho economy.