Lesotho - Daten & Fakten

Daten & Fakten
Flagge: Lesotho Lesotho
Hauptstadt
name: Maseru geographic coordinates: 29 19 S, 27 29 E time difference: UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
Staatsbürgerschaft
citizenship by birth: yes citizenship by descent only: yes dual citizenship recognized: no residency requirement for naturalization: 5 years
Government type
parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Legal system
mixed legal system of English common law and Roman-Dutch law; judicial review of legislative acts in High Court and Court of Appeal
Suffrage
18 years of age; universal
Country Comparison :: Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
34.4
est.
Country Comparison :: GDP - per capita (PPP)
$3,300
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Labor force
930,800
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Unemployment rate
28.10
2014 est.
Labor force
930,800
Population below poverty line
57%(2016 est.)
Unemployment rate   (%)
28.1%(2014 est.)25%(2008 est.)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24   (%)
total:34.4%male:NAfemale:NA(2013 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years:31.84%(male 314,155 /female 310,772)15-24 years:19.34%(male 181,332 /female 198,236)25-54 years:38.27%(male 366,652 /female 384,333)55-64 years:5.02%(male 52,490 /female 46,016)65 years and over:5.53%(male 55,804 /female 52,671)(2018 est.)
Birth rate   (births/1,000 population)
24.2 births/1,000 population(2018 est.)
Death rate   (deaths/1,000 population)
15.10
Languages
Sesotho (official) (southern Sotho), English (official), Zulu, Xhosa
Life expectancy at birth   (years)
53.00
Major urban areas - population
202,000 MASERU (capital) (2018)
Median age   (years)
total:24.4 yearsmale:24.4 yearsfemale:24.3 years(2018 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth
21 years (2014 est.)
Net migration rate
-6.6 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Population distribution
relatively higher population density in the western half of the nation, with the capital of Maseru, and the smaller cities of Mafeteng, Teyateyaneng, and Leribe attracting the most people
Population growth rate   (%)
0.24%(2018 est.)
Total fertility rate   (children born/woman)
2.59 children born/woman(2018 est.)
Urbanization
rate of urbanization: 2.83% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Education expenditures   (% of GDP)
6.40
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
female: 11 years (2015)
Country Comparison :: Stock of direct foreign investment - at home
$497,700,000
31 December 2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad
$122,000,000
31 December 2017 est.
Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad
$122 million(31 December 2017 est.)$206.9 million(31 December 2016 est.)
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home
$497,700,000
Country Comparison :: Central bank discount rate
6.75
2 February 2016
Central bank discount rate   (%)
6.75
Country Comparison :: Exports
$1,028,000,000
2017 est.
Exports
$1,028,000,000
Exports - partners
South Africa 57%, US 33.5% (2017)
Area   (sq km)
total:30,355 sq kmland:30,355 sq kmwater:0 sq km
Land use
agricultural land:76.1%(2011 est.)arable land:10.1%(2011 est.) / permanent crops:0.1%(2011 est.) / permanent pasture:65.9%(2011 est.)forest:1.5%(2011 est.)other:22.4%(2011 est.)
Location
Southern Africa, an enclave of South Africa
Country Comparison :: Imports
$1,826,000,000
2017 est.
Imports
$1,826,000,000
Imports - partners
South Africa 87.2% (2017)
Country Comparison :: Inflation rate (consumer prices)
5.30
2017 est.
Inflation rate (consumer prices)   (%)
5.30
Country Comparison :: Electricity - production
510,000,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - consumption
847,300,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - exports
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - imports
373,000,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - production
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - exports
2015 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - imports
2015 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - production
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - exports
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - imports
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Telephones - fixed lines
10,637
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Telephones - mobile cellular
2,380,804
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Internet users
534,360
July 2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Broadband - fixed subscriptions
4,984
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Airports
24
2013
Country Comparison :: Roadways
5,940
2011
Airports
24
Broadband - fixed subscriptions
total:4,984(2017 est.)subscriptions per 100 inhabitants:less than 1(2017 est.)
Crude oil - exports   (bbl/day)
0
Crude oil - imports   (bbl/day)
0 bbl/day(2015 est.)
Crude oil - production   (bbl/day)
0 bbl/day(2017 est.)
Electricity - consumption   (kWh)
847,300,000
Electricity - exports   (kWh)
0
Electricity - imports   (kWh)
373,000,000
Electricity - production   (kWh)
510,000,000
Internet users
total: 534,360 (July 2016 est.)
Natural gas - exports   (cu m)
0
Natural gas - imports   (cu m)
0 cu m(2017 est.)
Natural gas - production   (cu m)
0 cu m(2017 est.)
Roadways   (km)
5,940
Telephones - fixed lines
total subscriptions:10,637(2017 est.)subscriptions per 100 inhabitants:1(2017 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellular
2,380,804
Disputes - international
South Africa has placed military units to assist police operations along the border of Lesotho, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique to control smuggling, poaching, and illegal migration
Country Comparison :: Public debt
33.70
2017 est.
Public debt   (% of GDP)
33.70
Country Comparison :: GDP - real growth rate
-1.60
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Gross national saving
20.30
2017 est.
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)   (% (of GDP))
-6% (of GDP)(2017 est.)
GDP (purchasing power parity)
$6,656,000,000
Industrial production growth rate   (%)
12.50

Länderstatistik

Branche
Land
Unterschied in %
gesamt
Lesotho
1 417 000 EUR
1 686 000 EUR
18.98 %
Bekleidung
Lesotho
3 000 EUR
21 000 EUR
600.00 %
Chemische Erzeugnisse
Lesotho
364 000 EUR
78 000 EUR
-78.57 %
Datenverarbeitungsgeräte, elektr. u. opt. Erzeugn.
Lesotho
240 000 EUR
41 000 EUR
-82.92 %
Elektrische Ausrüstungen
Lesotho
108 000 EUR
71 000 EUR
-34.26 %
Energieversorgung
Lesotho
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erdöl und Erdgas
Lesotho
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erze
Lesotho
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erzeugnisse der Landwirtschaft und Jagd
Lesotho
15 000 EUR
979 000 EUR
6 426.67 %
Fische und Fischereierzeugnisse
Lesotho
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Forstwirtschaftliche Erzeugnisse
Lesotho
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Getränke
Lesotho
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Glas und -waren, Keramik, Steine und Erden
Lesotho
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Gummi- und Kunststoffwaren
Lesotho
114 000 EUR
58 000 EUR
-49.12 %
Holz und Holz- Kork- Korb- Flechtwaren ohne Möbel
Lesotho
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Kohle
Lesotho
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Kokereierzeugnisse und Mineralölerzeugnisse
Lesotho
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Kraftwagen und Kraftwagenteile
Lesotho
90 000 EUR
0 EUR
-100.00 %
Leder und Lederwaren
Lesotho
0 EUR
1 000 EUR
0.00 %
Maschinen
Lesotho
279 000 EUR
315 000 EUR
12.90 %
Metalle
Lesotho
0 EUR
5 000 EUR
0.00 %
Metallerzeugnisse
Lesotho
0 EUR
3 000 EUR
0.00 %
Möbel
Lesotho
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Nahrungsmittel und Futtermittel
Lesotho
71 000 EUR
56 000 EUR
-21.13 %
Papier, Pappe und Waren daraus
Lesotho
1 000 EUR
0 EUR
-100.00 %
Pharmazeutische und ähnliche Erzeugnisse
Lesotho
21 000 EUR
40 000 EUR
90.48 %
Sonstige Fahrzeuge
Lesotho
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Sonstige Waren
Lesotho
103 000 EUR
18 000 EUR
-82.52 %
Steine und Erden, sonstige Bergbauerzeugnisse
Lesotho
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Tabakerzeugnisse
Lesotho
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Textilien
Lesotho
8 000 EUR
0 EUR
-100.00 %