Lesotho Country Data

CountryLesotho
Country CodeLSO
Urban population percentage of total (2012)28.30
Urban population (2012)580,600
Land area (sq. km, 2011)30,360
Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$, 2012)$197,761,575
Personal remittances, received (current US$, 2012)$554,033,691
Total reserves (includes gold, current US$, 2012)$1,027,908,712
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %, 2012)6.10
Deposit interest rate (%, 2012)2.85
Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations, 2013)136
Time required to start a business (days, 2013)29
Start-up procedures to register a business (number, 2013)7
Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours, 2013)324
Tax payments (number, 2013)33
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits, 2013)16
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people, 2012)59.17
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers (per 100 people, 2012)0.13
Internet users (per 100 people, 2012)4.59
Logistics performance index: Overall (1=low to 5=high, 2012)2.24
GDP (current US$, 2012)$2,447,573,299
GDP growth (annual %, 2012)3.96
GDP per capita (current US$, 2012)1,193
Labor force (2012)855,110
Life expectancy at birth, total (years, 2011)48.22
Population ages 0-14 (% of total, 2012)36.75
Population ages 65 and above (% of total, 2012)4.20
Population ages 15-64 (% of total, 2012)59.05
Population growth (annual %, 2012)1.08
Population (Total, 2012)2,051,545