Lesotho - Interest payments

Interest payments (current LCU)

The value for Interest payments (current LCU) in Lesotho was 118,400,000 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 18 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 308,316,600 in 2006 and a minimum value of 49,400,000 in 1994.

Definition: Interest payments include interest payments on government debt--including long-term bonds, long-term loans, and other debt instruments--to domestic and foreign residents.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files.

Year Value
1990 88,091,000
1991 84,490,000
1992 58,300,000
1994 49,400,000
1995 59,200,000
1996 66,300,000
1997 90,000,000
1998 128,500,000
1999 183,400,000
2000 270,800,000
2001 203,300,000
2002 219,700,000
2003 216,390,000
2004 157,050,100
2005 225,100,000
2006 308,316,600
2007 292,525,900
2008 118,400,000

Interest payments (% of revenue)

Interest payments (% of revenue) in Lesotho was 1.33 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 18 years was 10.80 in 1990, while its lowest value was 1.33 in 2008.

Definition: Interest payments include interest payments on government debt--including long-term bonds, long-term loans, and other debt instruments--to domestic and foreign residents.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1990 10.80
1991 8.72
1992 5.09
1994 3.12
1995 3.20
1996 2.96
1997 3.71
1998 5.61
1999 7.51
2000 9.95
2001 6.83
2002 6.60
2003 5.93
2004 3.49
2005 4.77
2006 4.69
2007 4.01
2008 1.33

Interest payments (% of expense)

Interest payments (% of expense) in Lesotho was 1.72 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 18 years was 18.75 in 1990, while its lowest value was 1.72 in 2008.

Definition: Interest payments include interest payments on government debt--including long-term bonds, long-term loans, and other debt instruments--to domestic and foreign residents.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1990 18.75
1991 13.27
1992 8.22
1994 4.70
1995 5.09
1996 5.50
2001 7.88
2002 7.37
2003 7.13
2004 4.71
2005 6.17
2006 6.63
2007 5.64
2008 1.72

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance