Lesotho Life Expectancy 1950-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Lesotho life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Lesotho in 2020 is 54.37 years, a 0.79% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Lesotho in 2019 was 53.94 years, a 0.8% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Lesotho in 2018 was 53.51 years, a 2.04% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Lesotho in 2017 was 52.44 years, a 2.09% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Life Expectancy
Country Name 2020 Life Expectancy
Sri Lanka 77.06
Tunisia 76.79
Morocco 76.77
Vietnam 75.47
Honduras 75.34
Nicaragua 74.58
Georgia 73.81
Micronesia 73.52
El Salvador 73.42
Cabo Verde 73.05
Solomon Islands 73.01
Bangladesh 72.72
Ukraine 72.09
Egypt 72.06
Moldova 71.93
Bhutan 71.88
Indonesia 71.77
Uzbekistan 71.73
Bolivia 71.59
Philippines 71.28
Vanuatu 70.55
Sao Tome and Principe 70.43
Mongolia 69.94
Cambodia 69.88
India 69.73
Timor-Leste 69.56
Kiribati 68.46
Pakistan 67.33
Myanmar 67.17
Djibouti 67.07
Kenya 66.70
Sudan 65.41
Mauritania 64.99
Papua New Guinea 64.58
Ghana 64.17
Zambia 63.84
Angola 61.21
Eswatini 60.01
Cameroon 59.39
Nigeria 54.81
Lesotho 54.37
Lesotho - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 54.37 0.790%
2019 53.94 0.800%
2018 53.51 2.040%
2017 52.44 2.090%
2016 51.37 2.130%
2015 50.29 2.180%
2014 49.22 2.230%
2013 48.15 2.160%
2012 47.13 2.200%
2011 46.12 2.250%
2010 45.10 2.300%
2009 44.09 2.360%
2008 43.07 -0.530%
2007 43.30 -0.530%
2006 43.53 -0.530%
2005 43.76 -0.520%
2004 43.99 -0.520%
2003 44.22 -3.400%
2002 45.78 -3.290%
2001 47.33 -3.180%
2000 48.89 -3.080%
1999 50.44 -2.990%
1998 52.00 -2.470%
1997 53.32 -2.410%
1996 54.63 -2.350%
1995 55.95 -2.300%
1994 57.26 -2.250%
1993 58.58 -0.420%
1992 58.83 -0.420%
1991 59.07 -0.410%
1990 59.32 -0.410%
1989 59.56 -0.410%
1988 59.81 0.570%
1987 59.47 0.580%
1986 59.13 0.580%
1985 58.79 0.580%
1984 58.45 0.590%
1983 58.11 1.070%
1982 57.50 1.080%
1981 56.88 1.090%
1980 56.27 1.100%
1979 55.65 1.120%
1978 55.04 1.180%
1977 54.40 1.190%
1976 53.76 1.210%
1975 53.11 1.220%
1974 52.47 1.240%
1973 51.83 0.840%
1972 51.40 0.850%
1971 50.96 0.860%
1970 50.53 0.870%
1969 50.09 0.870%
1968 49.66 0.470%
1967 49.43 0.470%
1966 49.20 0.470%
1965 48.96 0.480%
1964 48.73 0.480%
1963 48.50 0.550%
1962 48.24 0.550%
1961 47.97 0.550%
1960 47.71 0.560%
1959 47.44 0.560%
1958 47.18 0.930%
1957 46.74 0.940%
1956 46.31 0.950%
1955 45.87 0.960%
1954 45.44 0.970%
1953 45.00 0.980%
1952 44.56 0.990%
1951 44.13 1.000%
1950 43.69 0.000%