Unemployment Rate in Lesotho decreased to 23.50 percent in 2019 from 23.60 percent in 2018. source: ILO
Unemployment Rate in Lesotho averaged 31.45 percent from 1991 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 44.16 percent in 1998 and a record low of 22.96 percent in 2000. This page provides the latest reported value for - Lesotho Unemployment Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Lesotho Unemployment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on December of 2021.
Unemployment Rate in Lesotho is expected to reach 24.40 percent by the end of 2021, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Lesotho Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 23.80 percent in 2022 and 23.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.