Lesotho Birth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Lesotho birth rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Lesotho in 2021 is 25.742 births per 1000 people, a 1.65% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for Lesotho in 2020 was 26.173 births per 1000 people, a 1.62% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Lesotho in 2019 was 26.603 births per 1000 people, a 1.59% decline from 2018.
  • The birth rate for Lesotho in 2018 was 27.034 births per 1000 people, a 1.02% decline from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2021 Birth Rate
Angola 39.716
Nigeria 36.855
Zambia 35.459
Cameroon 34.255
Mauritania 32.662
Sudan 31.377
Solomon Islands 31.160
Sao Tome and Principe 30.792
Timor-Leste 28.649
Vanuatu 28.592
Ghana 28.452
Kenya 27.976
Pakistan 27.034
Kiribati 26.707
Papua New Guinea 26.422
Lesotho 25.742
Eswatini 25.194
Egypt 24.796
Mongolia 22.102
Cambodia 21.330
Bolivia 21.121
Honduras 20.912
Djibouti 20.357
Micronesia 20.352
Philippines 19.978
Uzbekistan 19.875
Nicaragua 19.594
Cabo Verde 18.439
Morocco 17.964
El Salvador 17.644
Bangladesh 17.391
India 17.377
Indonesia 17.372
Myanmar 17.158
Bhutan 16.461
Tunisia 16.312
Vietnam 15.863
Sri Lanka 15.135
Georgia 12.753
Moldova 9.678
Ukraine 9.013
Lesotho - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2021 25.742 -1.650%
2020 26.173 -1.620%
2019 26.603 -1.590%
2018 27.034 -1.020%
2017 27.312 -1.010%
2016 27.590 -1.000%
2015 27.868 -0.990%
2014 28.146 -0.980%
2013 28.424 -0.860%
2012 28.670 -0.850%
2011 28.915 -0.840%
2010 29.161 -0.830%
2009 29.406 -0.830%
2008 29.652 -0.960%
2007 29.939 -0.950%
2006 30.226 -0.940%
2005 30.514 -0.930%
2004 30.801 -0.920%
2003 31.088 0.100%
2002 31.058 0.100%
2001 31.028 0.100%
2000 30.998 0.100%
1999 30.968 0.100%
1998 30.938 -1.360%
1997 31.365 -1.340%
1996 31.791 -1.330%
1995 32.218 -1.300%
1994 32.644 -1.290%
1993 33.071 -2.440%
1992 33.899 -2.380%
1991 34.727 -2.330%
1990 35.556 -2.280%
1989 36.384 -2.230%
1988 37.212 -1.990%
1987 37.966 -1.940%
1986 38.719 -1.910%
1985 39.473 -1.870%
1984 40.226 -1.840%
1983 40.980 -1.160%
1982 41.460 -1.140%
1981 41.939 -1.130%
1980 42.419 -1.120%
1979 42.898 -1.110%
1978 43.378 -0.460%
1977 43.577 -0.450%
1976 43.775 -0.450%
1975 43.974 -0.450%
1974 44.172 -0.450%
1973 44.371 0.240%
1972 44.263 0.240%
1971 44.155 0.240%
1970 44.048 0.250%
1969 43.940 0.250%
1968 43.832 0.310%
1967 43.697 0.310%
1966 43.562 0.310%
1965 43.427 0.310%
1964 43.292 0.310%
1963 43.157 0.010%
1962 43.153 0.010%
1961 43.149 0.010%
1960 43.146 0.010%
1959 43.142 0.010%
1958 43.138 0.100%
1957 43.094 0.100%
1956 43.050 0.100%
1955 43.007 0.100%
1954 42.963 0.100%
1953 42.919 0.100%
1952 42.875 0.100%
1951 42.831 0.100%
1950 42.788 0.000%