Lesotho

Statistics

Basic Indicators | Nutrition | Health | HIV/AIDS | Education | Demographic Indicators | Economic Indicators | Women | Child Protection | The Rate Of Progress | Adolescents | Disparities By Residence | Disparities By Household Wealth | Early Childhood Development

Basic Indicators

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Under-5 mortality rank

16

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 1990

85

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 2012

100

U5MR by sex 2012, male

107

U5MR by sex 2012, female

92

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 1990

68

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 2012

74

Neonatal mortality rate 2012

45

Total population (thousands) 2012

2051.5

Annual no. of births (thousands) 2012

56.8

Annual no. of under-5 deaths (thousands) 2012

6

GNI per capita (US$) 2012

1380

Life expectancy at birth (years) 2012

48.9

Total adult literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*

75.8

Primary school net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2011*

75

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Nutrition

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Low birthweight (%) 2008-2012*

10.7

Early initiation of breastfeeding (%), 2008-2012*

53.4

Exclusive breastfeeding <6 months (%), 2008-2012*

53.5

Introduction of solid, semi-solid or soft foods 6-8 months (%), 2008-2012*

67.6

Breastfeeding at age 2 (%), 2008-2012*

35.1

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

13.2

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, severe

2.3

Stunting (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

39

Wasting (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

3.8

Overweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

7.3

Vitamin A supplementation full coverage (%) 2012

Iodized salt consumption (%) 2008-2012*

84.4

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Health

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Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, total

77.7

Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, urban

90.8

Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, rural

72.7

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, total

26.3

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, urban

32

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, rural

24.2

Routine EPI vaccines financed by government (%) 2012

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, BCG

95

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT1

93

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT3

83

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, polio3

91

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, MCV

85

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, HepB3

83

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Hib3

83

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Newborns protected against tetanus

83

Pneumonia (%) 2008-2012*, Care seeking for suspected pneumonia

65.5

Pneumonia (%) 2008-2012*, Antibiotic treatment for suspected pneumonia

Diarrhoea (%) 2008-2012*, Treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS)

51.3

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Antimalarial treatment among febrile children

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Children sleeping under ITNs

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Households with at least one ITN

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HIV/AIDS

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Adult HIV prevalence (%) 2012

23.1

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, estimate

360

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, low

340

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, high

380

Women living with HIV (thousands) 2012

190

Children living with HIV (thousands) 2012

38

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, total

8.2

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, male

5.8

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, female

10.7

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) 2008-2012*, male

28.7

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) 2008-2012*, female

38.6

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Condom use among young people with multiple partners (%) 2008-2012*, male

60.3

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Condom use among young people with multiple partners (%) 2008-2012*, female

44.9

Orphans, Children orphaned by AIDS (thousands) 2012

150

Orphans, Children orphaned due to all causes (thousands) 2012

220

Orphans, Orphan school attendance ratio (%), 2008-2012*

98

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Education

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Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*, male

74.2

Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*, female

92.1

Number per 100 population 2012, mobile phones

59.2

Number per 100 population 2012, Internet users

4.6

Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008 -2012*, male

Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008 -2012*, female

Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

104.8

Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

101.4

Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

73.6

Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

76.4

Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

87.2

Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

91.2

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2008-2012*, admin. data

66.4

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2008-2012*, survey data

84.3

Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

26.2

Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

39.6

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Demographic Indicators

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Population (thousands) 2012, total

2051.5

Population (thousands) 2012, under 18

905.2

Population (thousands) 2012, under 5

259.7

Population annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

1.1

Population annual growth rate (%), 2012-2030

0.9

Crude death rate, 1970

17.4

Crude death rate, 1990

10.4

Crude death rate, 2012

15.2

Crude birth rate, 1970

42.7

Crude birth rate, 1990

35.2

Crude birth rate, 2012

27.6

Life expectancy, 1970

49

Life expectancy, 1990

59.4

Life expectancy, 2012

48.9

Total fertility rate, 2012

3.1

Urbanized population (%), 2012

28.3

Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 1990-2012

4.3

Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 2012-2030

3

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Economic Indicators

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GNI per capita 2012, US$

1380

GNI per capita 2012, PPP US$

2210

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990

3

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

2.6

Average annual rate of inflation (%) 1990-2012

8.2

Population below international poverty line of US$1.25 per day (%) 2007-2011*

43.4

Public spending as a % of GDP (2007-2011*) allocated to: health

6.1

Public spending as a % of GDP (2008-2010*) allocated to: education

13

Public spending as a % of GDP (2008-2010*) allocated to: military

1.7

ODA inflow in millions US$ 2010

259.3

ODA inflow as a % of recipient GNI 2010

9.1

Debt service as a % of exports of goods and services 2010

1.7

Share of household income (%, 2007-2011*), poorest 40%

10

Share of household income (%, 2007-2011*), richest 20%

56

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Women

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Life expectancy: females as a % of males 2012

100.8

Adult literacy rate: females as a % of males 2008-2012*

129.7

Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males 2008-2012*, Primary GER

96.7

Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males 2008-2012*, Secondary GER

139.8

Survival rate to the last grade of primary: females as a % of males 2008-2012*

131.2

Contraceptive prevalence (%) 2008-2012*

47

Antenatal care (%) 2008-2012*, At least one visit

91.8

Antenatal care (%) 2008-2012*, At least four visits

70.4

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, Skilled attendant at birth

61.5

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, Institutional delivery

58.7

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, C-section

6.7

Maternal mortality ratio , 2008-2012*, Reported

1200

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Adjusted

620

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Lifetime risk of maternal death (1 in:)

53

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Child Protection

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Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , total

22.9

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , male

25

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , female

20.7

Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 15

2.3

Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 18

18.8

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, total

45.1

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, prevalence, women a

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, prevalence, daughtersb

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, attitudes, support for the practicec

Justification of wife-beating (%) 2002-2012*, male

48.4

Justification of wife-beating (%) 2002-2012*, female

37.1

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, total

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, male

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, female

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The Rate Of Progress

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Under-5 mortality rank

16

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1970

175

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1990

85

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2000

114

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2012

100

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1970-1990

3.6

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1990-2000

-3

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 2000-2012

1.1

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1990-2012

-0.7

Reduction since 1990 (%)

-18

Reduction since 2000 (%)

12

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990

3

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

2.6

Total fertility rate, 1970

5.8

Total fertility rate, 1990

4.9

Total fertility rate, 2012

3.1

Average annual rate of reduction (%) Total fertility rate, 1970-1990

0.8

Average annual rate of reduction (%) Total fertility rate, 1990-2012

2.1

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Adolescents

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Population aged 10-19, Thousands 2012

498.1

Population aged 10-19, Proportion of total population (%) 2012

24.3

Adolescents currently married/ in union (%) 2002-2012* , male

1.4

Adolescents currently married/ in union (%) 2002-2012* , female

16.3

Births by age 18 (%) 2008-2012*

13.2

Adolescent birth rate 2006-2010*

92

Justification of wife-beating among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, male

54.2

Justification of wife-beating among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, female

47.6

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, male

63.5

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, female

68.5

Lower secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

59.5

Upper secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

33

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) 2008-2012*, male

28.1

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) 2008-2012*, female

35.2

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Disparities By Residence

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, urban

43.4

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, rural

45.5

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, urban

88.1

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, rural

53.5

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1.6

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, urban

12.2

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, rural

13.4

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of rural to urban

1.1

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, urban

56.9

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, rural

49.9

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1.1

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, urban

92.6

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, rural

88.3

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, urban

44.3

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, rural

36.1

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1.2

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, urban

32

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, rural

24.2

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, ratio of urban to rural

1.3

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Disparities By Household Wealth

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

41.6

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, richest 20%

49.4

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

1.2

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

34.7

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

89.7

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

2.6

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

17.8

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

9.2

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of poorest to richest

1.9

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

35.4

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

39.4

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

1.1

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

82.6

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, richest 20%

94.4

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

1.1

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

26.1

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, richest 20%

48.1

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

1.8

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

13.8

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, richest 20%

45

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

3.3

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Early Childhood Development

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Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, total

-

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, male

-

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, female

-

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

-

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, richest 20%

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, total

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, male

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, female

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, richest 20%

-

Father's support for learning ++ 2005-2012*

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , total

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , poorest 20%

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , richest 20%

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, total

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, poorest 20%

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, richest 20%

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, total

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, male

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, female

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, richest 20%

-

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