Lesotho - Official exchange rate

Official exchange rate (LCU per US$, period average)

The value for Official exchange rate (LCU per US$, period average) in Lesotho was 8.21 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 52 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 10.54 in 2002 and a minimum value of 0.68 in 1974.

Definition: Official exchange rate refers to the exchange rate determined by national authorities or to the rate determined in the legally sanctioned exchange market. It is calculated as an annual average based on monthly averages (local currency units relative to the U.S. dollar).

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics.

See also:

Year Value
1960 0.71
1961 0.71
1962 0.71
1963 0.71
1964 0.71
1965 0.71
1966 0.71
1967 0.71
1968 0.71
1969 0.71
1970 0.71
1971 0.72
1972 0.77
1973 0.69
1974 0.68
1975 0.74
1976 0.87
1977 0.87
1978 0.87
1979 0.84
1980 0.78
1981 0.88
1982 1.09
1983 1.11
1984 1.48
1985 2.23
1986 2.29
1987 2.04
1988 2.27
1989 2.62
1990 2.59
1991 2.76
1992 2.85
1993 3.27
1994 3.55
1995 3.63
1996 4.30
1997 4.61
1998 5.53
1999 6.11
2000 6.94
2001 8.61
2002 10.54
2003 7.56
2004 6.46
2005 6.36
2006 6.77
2007 7.05
2008 8.26
2009 8.47
2010 7.32
2011 7.26
2012 8.21

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Exchange rates & prices