Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Currency 14.51 14.76 14.95 15.15 15.35 15.75
Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 0.90 2.8 3.2 3 3 3
Inflation Rate (%) 5.20 3.1 3 3 5 6.5
Interest Rate (%) 6.61 7 7.5 7.8 7.9 8.1
Balance of Trade (LSL Million) -2266.10 -2344 -2387 -2410 -2410 -2397
Current Account to GDP (%) -7.20 -6 -6 -6 -3 -3
Government Debt to GDP (%) 46.30 44.2 44.2 44.2 48 48
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.70 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -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 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 0.90 2.8 3.2 3 3 3
GDP (USD Billion) 2.64 2.79 2.79 2.79 2.85 2.85
GDP per capita (USD) 1409.20 1480 1480 1480 1521 1521
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 2851.20 2994 2952 2952 3024 3024
Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Population (Million) 2.23 2.29 2.29 2.26 2.29 2.29
Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 5.20 3.1 3 3 5 6.5
Food Inflation (%) 6.50 5.9 5.5 4.93 4.93 4.95
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 110.68 108 115 117 119 125
Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Interest Rate (%) 6.61 7 7.5 7.8 7.9 8.1
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 1.20 1.59 2.09 2.39 2.49 2.69
Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Balance of Trade (LSL Million) -2266.10 -2344 -2387 -2410 -2410 -2397
Current Account to GDP (%) -7.20 -6 -6 -6 -3 -3
Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 46.30 44.2 44.2 44.2 48 48
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.70 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -2.7 -2.7
Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 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.