Lesotho - GDP per capita

GDP per capita (current US$)

The latest value for GDP per capita (current US$) in Lesotho was $1,299.15 as of 2018. Over the past 58 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $1,393.39 in 2011 and $41.30 in 1960.

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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Year Value
1960 $41.30
1961 $41.86
1962 $48.16
1963 $53.09
1964 $57.47
1965 $59.50
1966 $60.20
1967 $61.58
1968 $62.46
1969 $65.58
1970 $66.81
1971 $72.66
1972 $75.12
1973 $109.88
1974 $133.42
1975 $128.84
1976 $123.71
1977 $157.35
1978 $210.69
1979 $222.73
1980 $322.00
1981 $315.13
1982 $246.40
1983 $266.19
1984 $223.64
1985 $176.02
1986 $204.18
1987 $252.30
1988 $288.41
1989 $297.26
1990 $350.06
1991 $404.20
1992 $466.27
1993 $458.55
1994 $471.84
1995 $527.70
1996 $489.13
1997 $507.10
1998 $464.81
1999 $451.93
2000 $436.49
2001 $405.61
2002 $382.19
2003 $573.65
2004 $753.38
2005 $842.81
2006 $904.60
2007 $863.78
2008 $884.96
2009 $891.00
2010 $1,199.95
2011 $1,393.39
2012 $1,328.81
2013 $1,249.18
2014 $1,276.41
2015 $1,112.08
2016 $1,115.34
2017 $1,226.61
2018 $1,299.15

GDP per capita (current LCU)

The value for GDP per capita (current LCU) in Lesotho was 17,215.68 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 58 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 17,215.68 in 2018 and a minimum value of 29.50 in 1960.

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1960 29.50
1961 29.90
1962 34.40
1963 37.92
1964 41.05
1965 42.50
1966 43.00
1967 43.99
1968 44.62
1969 46.84
1970 47.72
1971 51.97
1972 57.75
1973 76.26
1974 90.66
1975 95.28
1976 107.58
1977 136.83
1978 183.21
1979 187.54
1980 250.77
1981 276.53
1982 267.54
1983 296.56
1984 329.94
1985 392.29
1986 466.55
1987 513.69
1988 655.69
1989 779.63
1990 905.71
1991 1,116.11
1992 1,329.82
1993 1,498.42
1994 1,675.42
1995 1,914.02
1996 2,102.92
1997 2,336.72
1998 2,569.59
1999 2,761.05
2000 3,029.14
2001 3,491.90
2002 4,028.55
2003 4,339.52
2004 4,866.54
2005 5,359.70
2006 6,125.52
2007 6,085.67
2008 7,310.85
2009 7,550.04
2010 8,783.41
2011 10,115.85
2012 10,912.21
2013 12,053.62
2014 13,885.97
2015 15,554.13
2016 16,406.71
2017 16,436.61
2018 17,215.68

GDP per capita (constant 2010 US$)

The latest value for GDP per capita (constant 2010 US$) in Lesotho was 1,411.68 as of 2018. Over the past 58 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 1,451.18 in 2016 and 261.68 in 1961.

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant 2010 U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also:

Year Value
1960 261.68
1961 261.68
1962 296.16
1963 321.34
1964 341.04
1965 341.38
1966 332.96
1967 361.44
1968 352.27
1969 349.82
1970 349.44
1971 359.04
1972 350.17
1973 432.29
1974 467.97
1975 394.22
1976 425.77
1977 503.85
1978 578.86
1979 578.48
1980 546.82
1981 535.62
1982 544.64
1983 541.17
1984 556.96
1985 557.85
1986 570.68
1987 562.35
1988 597.77
1989 618.92
1990 642.01
1991 671.45
1992 702.14
1993 710.85
1994 737.54
1995 746.85
1996 774.10
1997 789.00
1998 789.31
1999 784.35
2000 809.51
2001 837.13
2002 845.64
2003 889.23
2004 909.87
2005 946.05
2006 989.12
2007 1,038.50
2008 1,108.38
2009 1,130.55
2010 1,199.95
2011 1,274.27
2012 1,341.95
2013 1,361.73
2014 1,389.88
2015 1,416.84
2016 1,451.18
2017 1,407.00
2018 1,411.68

GDP per capita (constant LCU)

The value for GDP per capita (constant LCU) in Lesotho was 11,479 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 58 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 11,800 in 2016 and a minimum value of 2,128 in 1961.

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1960 2,128
1961 2,128
1962 2,408
1963 2,613
1964 2,773
1965 2,776
1966 2,708
1967 2,939
1968 2,865
1969 2,845
1970 2,842
1971 2,920
1972 2,847
1973 3,515
1974 3,805
1975 3,206
1976 3,462
1977 4,097
1978 4,707
1979 4,704
1980 4,447
1981 4,355
1982 4,429
1983 4,401
1984 4,529
1985 4,536
1986 4,641
1987 4,573
1988 4,861
1989 5,033
1990 5,221
1991 5,460
1992 5,710
1993 5,780
1994 5,997
1995 6,073
1996 6,295
1997 6,416
1998 6,418
1999 6,378
2000 6,583
2001 6,807
2002 6,876
2003 7,231
2004 7,399
2005 7,693
2006 8,043
2007 8,445
2008 9,013
2009 9,193
2010 9,758
2011 10,362
2012 10,912
2013 11,073
2014 11,302
2015 11,521
2016 11,800
2017 11,441
2018 11,479

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $)

The latest value for GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) in Lesotho was 3,219.46 as of 2018. Over the past 28 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 3,219.46 in 2018 and 843.07 in 1990.

Definition: GDP per capita based on purchasing power parity (PPP). PPP GDP is gross domestic product converted to international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP as the U.S. dollar has in the United States. GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current international dollars based on the 2011 ICP round.

Source: World Bank, International Comparison Program database.

See also:

Year Value
1990 843.07
1991 911.55
1992 974.94
1993 1,010.42
1994 1,070.74
1995 1,107.00
1996 1,168.39
1997 1,211.42
1998 1,225.54
1999 1,235.41
2000 1,303.54
2001 1,377.59
2002 1,413.62
2003 1,514.09
2004 1,590.94
2005 1,705.72
2006 1,837.36
2007 1,980.90
2008 2,155.31
2009 2,215.18
2010 2,378.56
2011 2,578.64
2012 2,767.68
2013 2,857.77
2014 2,972.01
2015 3,062.07
2016 3,170.58
2017 3,132.50
2018 3,219.46

GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2011 international $)

The latest value for GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2011 international $) in Lesotho was 2,857 as of 2018. Over the past 28 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 2,937 in 2016 and 1,299 in 1990.

Definition: GDP per capita based on purchasing power parity (PPP). PPP GDP is gross domestic product converted to international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP as the U.S. dollar has in the United States. GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant 2011 international dollars.

Source: World Bank, International Comparison Program database.

See also:

Year Value
1990 1,299
1991 1,359
1992 1,421
1993 1,438
1994 1,492
1995 1,511
1996 1,566
1997 1,597
1998 1,597
1999 1,587
2000 1,638
2001 1,694
2002 1,711
2003 1,799
2004 1,841
2005 1,914
2006 2,002
2007 2,102
2008 2,243
2009 2,288
2010 2,428
2011 2,579
2012 2,716
2013 2,756
2014 2,813
2015 2,867
2016 2,937
2017 2,847
2018 2,857

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: National accounts