Lesotho Birth Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Lesotho birth rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Lesotho in 2020 is 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.
  • The birth rate for Lesotho in 2017 was 27.312 births per 1000 people, a 1.01% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2020 Birth Rate
Angola 40.118
Nigeria 37.269
Zambia 35.733
Cameroon 34.706
Mauritania 33.066
Sudan 31.705
Solomon Islands 31.677
Sao Tome and Principe 31.112
Timor-Leste 29.013
Vanuatu 28.993
Ghana 28.826
Kenya 28.286
Pakistan 27.530
Kiribati 27.163
Papua New Guinea 26.691
Lesotho 26.173
Eswatini 25.700
Egypt 25.377
Mongolia 22.882
Cambodia 21.795
Bolivia 21.374
Honduras 21.210
Djibouti 20.803
Micronesia 20.544
Uzbekistan 20.523
Philippines 20.177
Nicaragua 20.019
Cabo Verde 18.856
Morocco 18.327
El Salvador 17.890
Bangladesh 17.714
Indonesia 17.650
India 17.592
Myanmar 17.339
Bhutan 16.805
Tunisia 16.779
Vietnam 16.223
Sri Lanka 15.431
Georgia 13.034
Moldova 9.835
Ukraine 9.211
Lesotho - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
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%