Lesotho Inflation Rate 1974-2021

Inflation as measured by the consumer price index reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly. The Laspeyres formula is generally used.
  • Lesotho inflation rate for 2020 was 4.98%, a 0.21% decline from 2019.
  • Lesotho inflation rate for 2019 was 5.19%, a 0.44% increase from 2018.
  • Lesotho inflation rate for 2018 was 4.75%, a 0.3% increase from 2017.
  • Lesotho inflation rate for 2017 was 4.45%, a 2.15% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Lesotho Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 4.98% -0.21%
2019 5.19% 0.44%
2018 4.75% 0.30%
2017 4.45% -2.15%
2016 6.60% 3.38%
2015 3.22% -2.15%
2014 5.37% 0.51%
2013 4.87% -1.19%
2012 6.05% 1.01%
2011 5.04% 1.58%
2010 3.46% -3.84%
2009 7.31% -3.41%
2008 10.72% 2.70%
2007 8.01% 1.94%
2006 6.07% 2.63%
2005 3.44% -1.59%
2004 5.02% -1.61%
2003 6.63% -27.18%
2002 33.81% 43.43%
2001 -9.62% -15.75%
2000 6.13% -3.20%
1996 9.33% 0.06%
1995 9.27% 1.06%
1994 8.21% -4.92%
1993 13.14% -4.07%
1992 17.21% -0.47%
1991 17.68% 6.04%
1990 11.63% -3.09%
1989 14.73% 3.27%
1988 11.46% -0.29%
1987 11.75% -6.25%
1986 18.01% 4.68%
1985 13.32% 2.34%
1984 10.98% -6.51%
1983 17.49% 5.35%
1982 12.14% -0.27%
1981 12.41% -3.86%
1980 16.27% 0.27%
1979 16.00% 2.52%
1978 13.48% -3.20%
1977 16.69% 5.28%
1976 11.41% -2.80%
1975 14.21% 0.79%
1974 13.42% 0.79%