Lesotho GDP Growth Rate 1961-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Annual percentage growth rate of GDP at market prices based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2010 U.S. dollars. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources.
  • Lesotho gdp growth rate for 2018 was 1.13%, a 3.41% increase from 2017.
  • Lesotho gdp growth rate for 2017 was -2.28%, a 5.5% decline from 2016.
  • Lesotho gdp growth rate for 2016 was 3.22%, a 0.5% increase from 2015.
  • Lesotho gdp growth rate for 2015 was 2.72%, a 0.1% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Lao PDR 6.25%
Philippines 6.24%
Myanmar 6.20%
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Honduras 3.70%
Mauritania 3.55%
Kyrgyz Republic 3.50%
Moldova 3.40%
Ukraine 3.34%
Sri Lanka 3.21%
Vanuatu 3.20%
Bhutan 3.03%
Morocco 2.99%
Sao Tome and Principe 2.66%
El Salvador 2.54%
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Eswatini 2.35%
Kiribati 2.00%
Nigeria 1.94%
Lesotho 1.13%
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West Bank and Gaza 0.91%
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Lesotho GDP Growth Rate - Historical Data
Year GDP Growth (%) Annual Change
2018 1.13% 3.41%
2017 -2.28% -5.50%
2016 3.22% 0.50%
2015 2.72% -0.10%
2014 2.82% 0.66%
2013 2.16% -3.74%
2012 5.90% -0.73%
2011 6.63% 0.20%
2010 6.43% 4.28%
2009 2.15% -4.59%
2008 6.74% 1.91%
2007 4.83% 0.60%
2006 4.23% 0.76%
2005 3.47% 1.77%
2004 1.69% -2.87%
2003 4.56% 3.84%
2002 0.72% -2.84%
2001 3.56% -0.31%
2000 3.88% 3.40%
1999 0.48% -1.06%
1998 1.54% -2.17%
1997 3.70% -1.89%
1996 5.60% 2.31%
1995 3.29% -2.69%
1994 5.98% 2.47%
1993 3.51% -3.45%
1992 6.96% -0.01%
1991 6.97% 0.92%
1990 6.05% 0.25%
1989 5.80% -2.81%
1988 8.60% 7.87%
1987 0.73% -3.96%
1986 4.68% 2.07%
1985 2.61% -2.92%
1984 5.53% 3.55%
1983 1.99% -2.47%
1982 4.46% 3.76%
1981 0.69% 3.44%
1980 -2.74% -5.64%
1979 2.89% -15.42%
1978 18.32% -3.49%
1977 21.81% 10.76%
1976 11.05% 24.56%
1975 -13.51% -24.49%
1974 10.98% -15.42%
1973 26.40% 26.61%
1972 -0.20% -5.32%
1971 5.11% 2.94%
1970 2.18% 0.63%
1969 1.55% 1.91%
1968 -0.37% -11.28%
1967 10.91% 11.32%
1966 -0.41% -2.56%
1965 2.15% -6.10%
1964 8.25% -2.36%
1963 10.62% -4.72%
1962 15.33% 13.47%
1961 1.86% 13.47%