Lesotho Net Migration Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Lesotho net migration rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current net migration rate for Lesotho in 2021 is -4.110 per 1000 population, a 5.19% decline from 2020.
  • The net migration rate for Lesotho in 2020 was -4.335 per 1000 population, a 4.91% decline from 2019.
  • The net migration rate for Lesotho in 2019 was -4.559 per 1000 population, a 4.68% decline from 2018.
  • The net migration rate for Lesotho in 2018 was -4.783 per 1000 population, a 0.31% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2021 Net Migration Rate
Mauritania 0.943
Djibouti 0.907
Bhutan 0.398
Vanuatu 0.166
Ukraine 0.146
Angola 0.084
Papua New Guinea -0.089
Cameroon -0.179
Kenya -0.184
Mongolia -0.259
Uzbekistan -0.264
Nigeria -0.288
Ghana -0.319
Tunisia -0.338
Moldova -0.344
India -0.356
Indonesia -0.374
Egypt -0.381
Zambia -0.429
Honduras -0.589
Philippines -0.609
Sudan -0.612
Bolivia -0.715
Vietnam -0.898
Pakistan -0.968
Morocco -1.207
Myanmar -1.653
Cambodia -1.787
Bangladesh -2.160
Cabo Verde -2.302
Solomon Islands -2.307
Georgia -2.514
Nicaragua -2.736
Timor-Leste -3.883
Lesotho -4.110
Sri Lanka -4.270
Kiribati -4.706
Micronesia -4.719
El Salvador -5.645
Eswatini -5.709
Sao Tome and Principe -6.857
Lesotho - Historical Net Migration Rate Data
Year Net Migration Rate Growth Rate
2021 -4.110 -5.190%
2020 -4.335 -4.910%
2019 -4.559 -4.680%
2018 -4.783 0.310%
2017 -4.768 0.340%
2016 -4.752 0.320%
2015 -4.737 0.340%
2014 -4.721 0.320%
2013 -4.706 -16.230%
2012 -5.618 -13.970%
2011 -6.530 -12.270%
2010 -7.443 -10.920%
2009 -8.355 -9.840%
2008 -9.267 -12.700%
2007 -10.615 -11.270%
2006 -11.963 -10.120%
2005 -13.310 -9.200%
2004 -14.658 -8.420%
2003 -16.006 18.020%
2002 -13.562 21.980%
2001 -11.118 28.180%
2000 -8.674 39.230%
1999 -6.230 64.550%
1998 -3.786 18.200%
1997 -3.203 22.250%
1996 -2.620 28.680%
1995 -2.036 40.120%
1994 -1.453 67.010%
1993 -0.870 -48.580%
1992 -1.692 -32.670%
1991 -2.513 -24.650%
1990 -3.335 -19.750%
1989 -4.156 -16.510%
1988 -4.978 5.890%
1987 -4.701 6.240%
1986 -4.425 6.680%
1985 -4.148 7.130%
1984 -3.872 7.710%
1983 -3.595 16.530%
1982 -3.085 19.810%
1981 -2.575 24.640%
1980 -2.066 32.780%
1979 -1.556 48.760%
1978 -1.046 -39.010%
1977 -1.715 -28.090%
1976 -2.385 -21.910%
1975 -3.054 -17.990%
1974 -3.724 -15.230%
1973 -4.393 -0.900%
1972 -4.433 -0.890%
1971 -4.473 -0.860%
1970 -4.512 -0.880%
1969 -4.552 -0.870%
1968 -4.592 -4.530%
1967 -4.810 -4.340%
1966 -5.028 -4.170%
1965 -5.247 -3.990%
1964 -5.465 -3.840%
1963 -5.683 -2.740%
1962 -5.843 -2.670%
1961 -6.003 -2.600%
1960 -6.163 -2.530%
1959 -6.323 -2.470%
1958 -6.483 3.330%
1957 -6.274 3.450%
1956 -6.065 3.590%
1955 -5.855 3.700%
1954 -5.646 3.840%
1953 -5.437 4.000%
1952 -5.228 4.160%
1951 -5.019 4.370%
1950 -4.809 0.000%