Annual Inflation Rate of Lesotho
Updated on February 12, 2022.

The annual inflation rate of Lesotho as measured by the consumer prices index was 4.98% in 2020, a difference of -0.21% (4.05% decrease) from 2019, according to recent data from the World Bank.

The World Bank defines inflation measured by the consumer price index as "the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly".

The chart and table below shows the Inflation of Lesotho for 1974 - 2020.

Data Source: World Bank.
Annual Inflation Rate of Lesotho (%)
Table of Annual Inflation Rate of Lesotho
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Year Inflation (%)
1974 13.42
1975 14.21
1976 11.41
1977 16.69
1978 13.48
1979 16
1980 16.27
1981 12.41
1982 12.14
1983 17.49
1984 10.98
1985 13.32
1986 18.01
1987 11.75
1988 11.46
1989 14.73
1990 11.64
1991 17.68
1992 17.21
1993 13.14
1994 8.22
1995 9.27
1996 9.33
2000 6.13
2001 -9.62
2002 33.81
2003 6.63
2004 5.02
2005 3.44
2006 6.07
2007 8.01
2008 10.72
2009 7.31
2010 3.46
2011 5.04
2012 6.05
2013 4.87
2014 5.37
2015 3.22
2016 6.6
2017 4.45
2018 4.75
2019 5.19
2020 4.98