Lesotho - Debt service

Debt service (PPG and IMF only, % of exports of goods, services and primary income)

Debt service (PPG and IMF only, % of exports of goods, services and primary income) in Lesotho was 1.94 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 10.12 in 1999, while its lowest value was 0.23 in 1977.

Definition: Debt service is the sum of principle repayments and interest actually paid in foreign currency, goods, or services. This series differs from the standard debt to exports series. It covers only long-term public and publicly guaranteed debt and repayments (repurchases and charges) to the IMF. Data for Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) are from HIPC Initiative's Status of Implementation Report.

Source: World Bank, International Debt Statistics.

See also:

Year Value
1975 0.71
1976 0.32
1977 0.23
1978 0.47
1979 0.87
1980 1.33
1981 1.17
1982 2.20
1983 4.66
1984 3.51
1985 6.63
1986 4.60
1987 3.45
1988 4.99
1989 4.61
1990 4.16
1991 4.46
1992 5.19
1993 5.27
1994 5.37
1995 6.06
1996 5.56
1997 6.50
1998 8.52
1999 10.12
2000 7.46
2001 8.14
2002 7.72
2003 5.46
2004 3.66
2005 5.68
2006 3.10
2007 5.95
2008 2.21
2009 2.47
2010 1.94

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: External debt