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Currency
 

BASOTHO CURRENCY STATS

Currency

"loti, pl., maloti "

DEC alternative conversion factor > LCU per US$

6.36

ISO code

LSL 426

Official exchange rate > LCU per US$, period average

6.77

PPP conversion factor to official exchange rate ratio

0.24

[134th of 169]

Real effective exchange rate index

132.81 %

[6th of 96]

Regime
South African Rand (1.0)

Subdivision

100

[24th of 192]

Symbol

"L, pl., M "

Terms of trade since 1995

77.26

[106th of 117]


SOURCES Pacific Exchange Rate Services; World Development Indicators database; The World Bank Group

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Lesotho, Kingdom of Lesotho


Energy

 

BASOTHO ENERGY STATS

Charcoal > Production from charcoal plants

87,000 ton

[54th of 120]

Charcoal > Production from charcoal plants (per capita)

48,474.205 ton per million people

[13th of 119]

Electrical outages > days

19.06 days

[8th of 42]

Electricity > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint

35.14 %

[4th of 39]

Electricity > Consumption

226,000,000 kWh

[154th of 210]

Electricity > Consumption (per capita)

126.329 kWh per capita

[154th of 201]

Electricity > Imports > A note
electricity supplied by South Africa (2000)

Electricity > Production

200,000,000 kWh

[109th of 210]

Electricity > Production (per capita)

111.796 kWh per capita

[112nd of 198]

electricity consumption > Date of > Information

2003

Hydroelectricity consumption

0.35

[108th of 213]

Hydroelectricity consumption (per capita)

1.723 per 10 million people

[79th of 207]

Natural gas > Consumption

0 cu m

[159th of 206]

Natural gas > Consumption (per capita)

0 cu m per capita

[158th of 206]

Natural gas > Exports

0 cu m

[179th of 202]

Natural gas > Imports

0 cu m

[172nd of 200]

Natural gas > Proved reserves

0 cu m

[192nd of 203]

natural gas consumption > Date of > Information

2003 est.

Oil > Consumption

1,400 bbl/day

[150th of 212]

Oil > Consumption (per capita)

0.783 bbl/day per 1,000 people

[151st of 190]

Oil > Exports

0 bbl/day

[176th of 184]

Oil > Imports

1,500 bbl/day

[160th of 186]

Oil > Production

0 bbl/day

[187th of 212]

Oil > Production (per capita)

0 bbl/day per million peopl

[186th of 198]

Oil > Proved reserves

0 bbl

[192nd of 206]

Oil Consumption Test (per $ GDP)

2,194.07 Btu per $1 of GDP

[137th of 171]

Oil Consumption Test (per capita)

1,668,546.562 Btu per capita

[146th of 177]

Oil Consumption Test Test (per $ GDP)

2,194.07 Btu per $1 of GDP

[137th of 171]

Oil Consumption Test Test (per capita)

1,668,546.562 Btu per capita

[146th of 177]

Wall plugs > Frequency

60 HZ

[3rd of 151]

Wall plugs > Plug type
UK

Wall plugs > Voltage

220 V

[121st of 209]


SOURCES Source; Energy Statistics Database | United Nations Statistics Division; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; Wikipedia; List of countries by electricity consumption ; Energy Information Administration; Wikipedia; List of countries by natural gas consumption ; World bank;

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Lesotho, Kingdom of Lesotho


Industry

 

BASOTHO INDUSTRY STATS

Changes in inventories > constant LCU

4318452

Changes in inventories > current LCU

11008880

Changes in inventories > current US$

1,731,229 $

[89th of 138]

Changes in inventories > current US$ (per $ GDP)

1.194 $ per $1 million of GDP

[84th of 167]

Changes in inventories > current US$ (per capita)

0.965 $ per 1,000 people

[83rd of 167]

Chemicals > % of value added in manufacturing

5.98 %

[58th of 91]

Manufacturing, value added > annual % growth

-8.3 %

[105th of 156]

Manufacturing, value added > constant 2000 US$

154,325,800 constant 2000 US$

[95th of 155]

Manufacturing, value added > constant 2000 US$ (per capita)

85.986 constant 2000 US$ per c

[70th of 155]

Manufacturing, value added > constant LCU

664000000

Manufacturing, value added > current LCU

1539645000

Manufacturing, value added > current US$

242,120,700 $

[97th of 167]

Manufacturing, value added > current US$ (per $ GDP)

166.941 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[32nd of 180]

Manufacturing, value added > current US$ (per capita)

134.904 $ per capita

[69th of 180]

Other manufacturing > % of value added in manufacturing

8.9 %

[88th of 107]

Patent applications, nonresidents

2

[94th of 96]

Patent applications, nonresidents (per capita)

1.182 per 1 million people

[109th of 138]

Patent applications, residents

1

[97th of 97]

Patent applications, residents (per capita)

0.584 per 1 million people

[96th of 123]

Textiles and clothing > % of value added in manufacturing

13.56 %

[30th of 101]

value added > annual % growth

-2.25 %

[128th of 164]

value added > constant 2000 US$

375,228,000 constant 2000 US$

[116th of 164]

value added > constant 2000 US$ (per capita)

209.068 constant 2000 US$ per c

[95th of 164]

value added > constant LCU

1611900000

value added > current LCU

3455672000

value added > current US$

543,430,000 $

[115th of 172]

value added > current US$ (per $ GDP)

0.375 $ per $1 of GDP

[21st of 180]

value added > current US$ (per capita)

302.785 $ per capita

[86th of 180]


SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Lesotho, Kingdom of Lesotho


Agriculture
 

BASOTHO AGRICULTURE STATS

Agricultural growth

112

[67th of 149]

Agricultural land > % of land area

76.9 % of land area

[12th of 198]

Agricultural land > sq. km

23,340 sq. km

[113rd of 198]

Agricultural land > sq. km (per capita)

12,966.876 sq. km per 1,000 people

[41st of 199]

Agricultural machinery > tractors

2,000

[122nd of 190]

Agricultural machinery > tractors (per capita)

1.111 per 1 million people

[99th of 190]

Agricultural machinery > tractors per 100 hectares of arable land

60.61

[106th of 188]

Agriculture, value added > constant 2000 US$ (per capita)

77.527 $ per capita

[117th of 164]

Agriculture, value added > current US$ (per $ GDP)

156.04 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[52nd of 182]

Agriculture, value added > current US$ (per capita)

126.094 $ per capita

[103rd of 182]

Arable and permanent cropland

325 thousand hectares

[133rd of 148]

Arable and permanent cropland (per capita)

160.02 thousand hectares per 1 m

[95th of 148]

Arable land > % of land area

10.87 % of land area

[99th of 199]

Arable land > hectares

330,000 hectares

[134th of 199]

Arable land > hectares (per capita)

183.336 hectares per 1,000 peop

[87th of 200]

Cereal production

112 thousand metric tons

[67th of 149]

Cereal production (per capita)

0.0551452 thousand metric tons per

[13th of 149]

Cereal production growth

15%

[62nd of 149]

Cereal yield > kg per hectare

935.8 kg/ha

[152nd of 171]

Crop production index

111.2 %

[60th of 182]

Fertilizer consumption > 100 grams per hectare of arable land

342.42 100 g/ha of arable land

[109th of 169]

Fertilizer consumption > metric tons

11,300 metric tons

[122nd of 169]

Fertilizer consumption > metric tons (per capita)

6.279 metric tons per 1 milli

[101st of 176]

Fertilizer use

16.9 kg

[95th of 138]

Food production index

106 %

[88th of 182]

Irrigated land > % of cropland

0.9 %

[136th of 164]

Labor share

37.6%

[61st of 149]

Land under cereal production > hectares

153,440 hectares

[128th of 176]

Land under cereal production > hectares (per capita)

85,492.896 hectares per 1,000 peop

[75th of 177]

Livestock production index

100 %

[137th of 181]

Meat production

29 thousand metric tons

[133rd of 149]

Meat production (per capita)

0.0142787 thousand metric tons per

[97th of 149]

Meat production growth

11%

[93rd of 149]

Permanent cropland > % of land area

0.13 % of land area

[170th of 187]

Permanent crops

0 hectares

[175th of 181]

Permanent crops (per capita)

0 hectares per 1,000 peopl

[174th of 181]

Products
corn, wheat, pulses, sorghum, barley; livestock

Root and tuber production

75 thousand metric tons

[129th of 149]

Root and tuber production (per capita)

0.0369276 thousand metric tons per

[90th of 149]

Root and tuber production growth

118%

[11th of 149]

Tractor concentration

6.2

[78th of 147]

Tractors

2,000

[113rd of 147]

Tractors (per capita)

984.737 per 1 million people

[85th of 147]

Value added

16.26

[68th of 158]

value added > annual % growth

1.7 %

[89th of 164]

value added > constant 2000 US$

139,143,100 constant 2000 US$

[124th of 164]

value added > constant 2000 US$ (per capita)

77.527 constant 2000 US$ per c

[117th of 164]

value added > constant LCU

661100000

value added > current LCU

1439102000

value added > current US$

226,309,500 $

[120th of 172]

value added > current US$ (per $ GDP)

156.04 $ per $1,000 of GDP

[52nd of 182]

value added > current US$ (per capita)

126.094 $ per capita

[103rd of 182]

value added per worker > constant 2000 US$

493.93 constant 2000 US$

[110th of 163]

Workers per hectare

1

[47th of 148]


SOURCES Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2001; World Development Indicators database; World Resources Institute; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2000; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; The World Bank

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Lesotho, Kingdom of Lesotho


Transportation

 

BASOTHO TRANSPORTATION STATS

Air transport, freight > million tons per km

0.1 million tons/km

[151st of 153]

Air transport, passengers carried

1,300

[158th of 164]

Air transport, passengers carried (per capita)

0.733 per 1,000 people

[162nd of 177]

Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide

200

[158th of 164]

Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide (per capita)

0.113 per 1,000 people

[154th of 177]

Aircraft departures

200

[154th of 155]

Aircraft departures (per capita)

0.0984737 per 1,000 people

[142nd of 155]

Airports

28

[127th of 247]

Airports (per $ GDP)

18.969 per billion $ of GDP

[25th of 200]

Airports (per capita)

13.175 per million people

[98th of 234]

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m

1

[94th of 117]

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m

1

[146th of 157]

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m (per $ GDP)

0.727 per $1 billion of GDP

[30th of 133]

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m (per capita)

0.471 per million people

[85th of 156]

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m (per capita)

0.492368 per 1 million people

[67th of 117]

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m

1

[83rd of 119]

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m

1

[148th of 157]

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m (per $ GDP)

727.273 per $1 trillion of GDP

[13th of 136]

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m (per capita)

0.471 per million people

[49th of 156]

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m (per capita)

0.492368 per 1 million people

[45th of 117]

Airports > With paved runways > Total

3

[174th of 234]

Airports > With paved runways > Total (per $ GDP)

2.032 per billion $ of GDP

[47th of 179]

Airports > With paved runways > Total (per capita)

1.412 per million people

[158th of 228]

Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m

1

[115th of 129]

Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m (per $ GDP)

677.46 per trillion $ of GDP

[17th of 121]

Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m (per capita)

0.471 per million people

[64th of 127]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m

4

[119th of 175]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m

4

[91st of 137]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m (per $ GDP)

2,909.091 per $1 trillion of GDP

[41st of 152]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m (per capita)

1.96947 per 1 million people

[54th of 130]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m (per capita)

1.882 per million people

[67th of 170]

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total

25

[105th of 204]

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total (per $ GDP)

16,936.499 per trillion $ of GDP

[20th of 165]

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total (per capita)

11.763 per million people

[61st of 195]

Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m

21

[80th of 187]

Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m (per $ GDP)

14,226.659 per trillion $ of GDP

[14th of 172]

Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m (per capita)

9.881 per million people

[48th of 184]

Driving side of the road > Left or right

Left side

Highways > Paved

1,087 km

[82nd of 113]

Highways > Paved (per capita)

0.613 km per 1,000 people

[64th of 108]

Highways > Total

5,940 km

[82nd of 118]

Highways > Total (per capita)

3.348 km per 1,000 people

[56th of 113]

Highways > Unpaved

4,853 km

[66th of 113]

Highways > Unpaved (per capita)

2.735 km per 1,000 people

[36th of 108]

Ports and harbors

none

Roads, paved > % of total roads

18.3 %

[102nd of 163]

Roads, total network > km

5,940 km

[121st of 172]

Roadways > Paved

1,404 km

[59th of 81]

Roadways > Total

7,091 km

[56th of 85]

Roadways > Unpaved

5,687 km

[40th of 79]

Transnational Issues > Disputes > international
none

Travel services > % of commercial service exports

64.92 %

[33rd of 153]

Travel services > % of commercial service imports

34.06 %

[29th of 153]

Waterways

0 km

[149th of 165]


SOURCES World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, 14 June, 2007 ; World standards on users.pandora.be; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005 World Bank Global Development Indicators, 2001

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Lesotho, Kingdom of Lesotho


Taxation

 

BASOTHO TAXATION STATS

Average time to clear customs > days

2.31 days

[13th of 39]

CPIA fiscal policy rating

4

[21st of 75]

Customs and other import duties > % of tax revenue

54.58 %

[4th of 82]

Customs and other import duties > current LCU

2012400000

Net taxes on products > constant LCU

508600000

Net taxes on products > current LCU

885390000

Net taxes on products > current US$

139,234,100 $

[114th of 159]

Net taxes on products > current US$ (per $ GDP)

0.096 $ per $1 billion of GDP

[70th of 174]

Net taxes on products > current US$ (per capita)

77.578 $ per 1 million people

[84th of 174]

Other taxes > % of revenue

0.22 %

[75th of 91]

Other taxes > current LCU

10000000

Tax payments > number

21

[120th of 171]

Tax payments > number (per capita)

11.701 per 1 million people

[52nd of 170]

Tax rates > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint

41.89 %

[6th of 39]

Tax revenue > % of GDP

41.74 %

[2nd of 98]

Tax revenue > current LCU

3687000000

Taxes on exports > % of tax revenue

0.03 %

[24th of 36]

Taxes on exports > current LCU

365000

Taxes on goods and services > % of revenue

17.11 %

[84th of 98]

Taxes on goods and services > % value added of industry and services

11.51 %

[42nd of 89]

Taxes on goods and services > current LCU

762400000

Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of revenue

20.25 %

[41st of 98]

Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of total taxes

24.47 %

[61st of 98]

Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > current LCU

902200000

Taxes on international trade > % of revenue

45.17 %

[3rd of 86]

Taxes on international trade > current LCU

2012400000

Total tax rate > % of profit

25.6 %

[161st of 171]


SOURCES World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Lesotho, Kingdom of Lesotho

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