The inflation rate in Lesotho was recorded at 6 percent in August of 2020.

Inflation Rate in Lesotho averaged 7.22 percent from 2002 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 35.14 percent in October of 2002 and a record low of 2 percent in April of 2015. This page provides - Lesotho Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Lesotho Inflation Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020.

Inflation Rate in Lesotho is expected to be 5.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Lesotho to stand at 4.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Lesotho Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 4.50 percent in 2021 and 4.60 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Lesotho Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.00 5.60 35.14 2.00 2002 - 2020 percent Monthly

Lesotho Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 6.00 5.60 35.14 2.00 percent [+]
Food Inflation 12.90 12.30 18.72 0.67 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.70 0.70 1.50 -0.40 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 121.76 119.83 126.77 70.70 points [+]
CPI Transportation 113.65 113.58 114.13 72.59 points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 120.89 120.05 120.89 50.89 points [+]

Lesotho Inflation Rate
In Lesotho, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods.