### Highlights of Analysis:

- Lesotho Population is
**increasing** - Lesotho Population Density is
**increasing** - Lesotho Life Expectancy is
**increasing** - Lesotho Fertility Rate is
**decreasing**

Lesotho Population Analysis | Year 2010 | Year 2020 | Year 2030 |
---|---|---|---|

Lesotho Population (in million) | 2.04 | 2.32 | 2.6 |

Lesotho Global Rank | 146th | 145th | 146th |

Lesotho Global Population Share | 0.02% | 0.02% | 0.03% |

Lesotho Global Population Density | 68.07 | 73.31 | 77.04 |

Lesotho Global Population Density Rank | 112th | 114th | 116th |

Lesotho Average Life Expectancy | 50.82 | 55.66 | 59.96 |

Lesotho Average Life Expectancy Global Rank | 197th | 196th | 196th |

Lesotho Fertility Rate | 3.3 | 2.9 | 2.57 |

Lesotho Fertility Rate Global Rank | 63rd | 61st | 62nd |

### What is the Population trend of Lesotho ?

- Every year Lesotho population is expected to increase by 20715 people.
- Lesotho population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years.
- Lesotho will see more birth rate than death rate for next 100 years.
- Lesotho Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 145th-143rd.

### What is the Population growth rate of Lesotho ?

- Lesotho population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 0.87%.
- Overall population growth rate of Lesotho is expected to be decreasing.

### What percentage of worlds population lives in Lesotho ?

- Lesotho contributes 0.03% of world's total population.

#### Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year | Count(in Millions) | Global Rank |
---|---|---|

2010 | 2.04 Million | 146th |

2020 | 2.32 Million | 145th |

2030 | 2.6 Million | 146th |

2040 | 2.9 Million | 144th |

2050 | 3.2 Million | 143rd |

2060 | 3.46 Million | 139th |

2070 | 3.67 Million | 139th |

2080 | 3.8 Million | 138th |

2090 | 3.88 Million | 138th |

2100 | 3.9 Million | 136th |

#### Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year | Count(in Millions) | Growth Rate |
---|---|---|

2010 | 2.04 Million | 1.05% |

2020 | 2.32 Million | 1.07% |

2030 | 2.6 Million | 0.92% |

2040 | 2.9 Million | 0.94% |

2050 | 3.2 Million | 0.85% |

2060 | 3.46 Million | 0.6% |

2070 | 3.67 Million | 0.39% |

2080 | 3.8 Million | 0.23% |

2090 | 3.88 Million | 0.11% |

2100 | 3.9 Million | 0% |

#### Table : Past and Expected Future Population Share in world

Year | Count(in Millions) | Share |
---|---|---|

2010 | 2.04 Million | 0.02% |

2020 | 2.32 Million | 0.02% |

2030 | 2.6 Million | 0.03% |

2040 | 2.9 Million | 0.03% |

2050 | 3.2 Million | 0.03% |

2060 | 3.46 Million | 0.03% |

2070 | 3.67 Million | 0.03% |

2080 | 3.8 Million | 0.03% |

2090 | 3.88 Million | 0.03% |

2100 | 3.9 Million | 0.03% |

## Lesotho Population Density

### What is the Population Density of Lesotho ?

- Lesotho population density is 78.7 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years.
- Lesotho Ranks in range of 114th-122nd in term of population density around the world.
- As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Lesotho.

#### Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Year | Population Density | Rank |
---|---|---|

2010 | 68.07 | 112th |

2020 | 73.31 | 114th |

2030 | 77.04 | 116th |

2040 | 79.63 | 118th |

2050 | 81.37 | 120th |

2060 | 82.18 | 122nd |

2070 | 82.33 | 124th |

2080 | 81.82 | 126th |

2090 | 80.67 | 128th |

2100 | 78.9 | 130th |

## Lesotho Average Life Expectancy

### What is the Average Life Expectancy in Lesotho ?

- Average Life Expectancy in Lesotho is 55.662 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.
- Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).
- Lesotho ranks 196th in terms of average life expectancy around the world.

#### Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) (Source)

Year | Average Life Expectancy | Rank |
---|---|---|

2010 | 50.82 | 197th |

2020 | 55.66 | 196th |

2030 | 59.96 | 196th |

2040 | 64.68 | 195th |

2050 | 68.69 | 186th |

2060 | 71.33 | 180th |

2070 | 73.66 | 172nd |

2080 | 75.62 | 169th |

2090 | 77.3 | 168th |

2100 | 0 |

## Lesotho Average Fertility Rate

### What is the Average Fertility Rate of Lesotho ?

- In Lesotho, Women gives birth to 2.906 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend.
- Lesotho rank is in range of 61st-60th in term of average fertility rate around the world.

#### Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year | Average Fertility Rate | Rank |
---|---|---|

2010 | 3.3 | 63rd |

2020 | 2.9 | 61st |

2030 | 2.57 | 62nd |

2040 | 2.34 | 64th |

2050 | 2.17 | 62nd |

2060 | 2.03 | 60th |

2070 | 1.94 | 59th |

2080 | 1.88 | 65th |

2090 | 1.84 | 72nd |

2100 | 1.82 | 85th |

#### Conclusion of Analysis :

In 1950, Lesotho population was 733945 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.02%.Currently Lesotho population is around 2040551 and by year 2030 its expected to be 2607957 .Lesotho ranks 146th when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Lesotho in 2010 was 50.826, in 2020 its 55.662 and by 2050 it will be 68.69.As mentioned in Highlight's Lesotho population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

#### Reference (Source) :

- https://population.un.org/wpp/
- https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
- https://www.wikipedia.org/