Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Currency 15.41 14.51 14.71 14.9 15.1 15.5
Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 0.90 2.8 3 3 3 3
Inflation Rate (%) 5.60 5.3 5 5 3 3.1
Interest Rate (%) 6.50 6.5 6.25 6 6 5.5
Balance of Trade (LSL Million) -2266.10 -2387 -2410 -2410 -2410 -2397
Current Account to GDP (%) -7.20 -6 -6 -3 -3 -3
Government Debt to GDP (%) 46.30 44.2 44.2 48 48 48
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.70 -3.2 -3.2 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 0.90 2.8 3 3 3 3
GDP (USD Billion) 2.79 2.73 2.73 2.85 2.85 2.85
GDP per capita (USD) 1401.60 1440 1440 1500 1500 1500
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 2864.90 2890 2890 2951 2951 2951
Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Population (Million) 2.23 2.29 2.26 2.29 2.29 2.29
Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 5.60 5.3 5 5 3 3.1
Food Inflation (%) 6.70 5.5 5.5 4.93 4.93 4.95
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 111.14 118 116 114 114 120
Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Interest Rate (%) 6.50 6.5 6.25 6 6 5.5
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 4.34 4.34 4.34 4.09 4.09 3.84
Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Balance of Trade (LSL Million) -2266.10 -2387 -2410 -2410 -2410 -2397
Current Account to GDP (%) -7.20 -6 -6 -3 -3 -3
Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 46.30 44.2 44.2 48 48 48
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.70 -3.2 -3.2 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7
Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 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.