Lesotho - Broad money

Broad money (current LCU)

The value for Broad money (current LCU) in Lesotho was 6,680,101,000 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 31 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 6,680,101,000 in 2011 and a minimum value of 118,605,000 in 1980.

Definition: Broad money (IFS line 35L..ZK) is the sum of currency outside banks; demand deposits other than those of the central government; the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government; bank and traveler’s checks; and other securities such as certificates of deposit and commercial paper.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.

Year Value
1980 118,605,000
1981 148,934,000
1982 190,604,000
1983 224,589,000
1984 258,217,000
1985 314,266,000
1986 358,278,000
1987 395,673,000
1988 500,943,000
1989 571,477,000
1990 627,129,000
1991 691,332,000
1992 764,508,000
1993 935,173,000
1994 1,037,007,000
1995 1,138,744,000
1996 1,334,021,000
1997 1,530,998,000
1998 1,768,834,000
1999 1,677,843,000
2000 1,700,900,000
2001 1,992,711,000
2002 2,168,179,000
2003 2,297,850,000
2004 2,375,548,000
2005 2,592,569,000
2006 3,507,904,000
2007 4,081,458,000
2008 4,883,557,000
2009 5,746,871,000
2010 6,577,829,000
2011 6,680,101,000

Broad money (% of GDP)

Broad money (% of GDP) in Lesotho was 37.92 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 31 years was 57.77 in 1984, while its lowest value was 29.79 in 2005.

Definition: Broad money (IFS line 35L..ZK) is the sum of currency outside banks; demand deposits other than those of the central government; the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government; bank and traveler’s checks; and other securities such as certificates of deposit and commercial paper.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

See also:

Year Value
1980 35.29
1981 39.09
1982 53.69
1983 56.71
1984 57.77
1985 56.93
1986 53.96
1987 52.62
1988 51.27
1989 48.27
1990 44.51
1991 41.13
1992 37.20
1993 39.66
1994 38.68
1995 36.55
1996 38.03
1997 38.64
1998 39.05
1999 34.26
2000 31.78
2001 32.77
2002 31.32
2003 31.34
2004 29.80
2005 29.79
2006 36.25
2007 36.26
2008 36.35
2009 39.63
2010 41.23
2011 37.92

Broad money to total reserves ratio

Broad money to total reserves ratio in Lesotho was 0.79 as of 2006. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 4.45 in 1989, while its lowest value was 0.51 in 2002.

Definition: Broad money (IFS line 35L..ZK) is the sum of currency outside banks; demand deposits other than those of the central government; the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government; bank and traveler’s checks; and other securities such as certificates of deposit and commercial paper.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1980 3.03
1981 3.91
1982 3.69
1983 3.02
1984 3.60
1985 3.24
1986 2.60
1987 2.88
1988 3.92
1989 4.45
1990 3.35
1991 2.18
1992 1.70
1993 1.13
1994 0.78
1995 0.69
1996 0.67
1997 0.58
1998 0.56
1999 0.55
2000 0.59
2001 0.60
2002 0.51
2003 0.66
2004 0.73
2005 0.79
2006 0.79

Broad money growth (annual %)

The value for Broad money growth (annual %) in Lesotho was 1.55 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 30 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 35.31 in 2006 and a minimum value of -5.14 in 1999.

Definition: Broad money (IFS line 35L..ZK) is the sum of currency outside banks; demand deposits other than those of the central government; the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government; bank and traveler’s checks; and other securities such as certificates of deposit and commercial paper.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1981 25.57
1982 27.98
1983 17.83
1984 14.97
1985 21.71
1986 14.00
1987 10.44
1988 26.61
1989 14.08
1990 9.74
1991 10.24
1992 10.58
1993 22.32
1994 10.89
1995 9.81
1996 17.15
1997 14.77
1998 15.53
1999 -5.14
2000 1.37
2001 17.16
2002 8.81
2003 5.98
2004 3.38
2005 9.14
2006 35.31
2007 16.35
2008 19.65
2009 17.68
2010 14.46
2011 1.55

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Monetary holdings (liabilities)