Lesotho - Net migration

Net migration

The value for Net migration in Lesotho was -19,998 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 50 years this indicator reached a maximum value of -6,538 in 1977 and a minimum value of -74,427 in 1997.

Definition: Net migration is the net total of migrants during the period, that is, the total number of immigrants less the annual number of emigrants, including both citizens and noncitizens. Data are five-year estimates.

Source: United Nations Population Division, World Population Prospects.

See also:

Year Value
1962 -25,000
1967 -22,400
1972 -24,048
1977 -6,538
1982 -25,760
1987 -62,682
1992 -46,345
1997 -74,427
2002 -34,493
2007 -24,418
2012 -19,998

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Migration