Lesotho Birth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the Lesotho birth rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Lesotho in 2022 is 25.312 births per 1000 people, a 1.67% decline from 2021.
  • The birth rate for Lesotho in 2021 was 25.742 births per 1000 people, a 1.65% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for Lesotho in 2020 was 26.173 births per 1000 people, a 1.62% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Lesotho in 2019 was 26.603 births per 1000 people, a 1.59% decline from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2022 Birth Rate
Republic of Congo 39.360
Angola 39.313
Nigeria 36.440
Zambia 35.184
Cameroon 33.803
Mauritania 32.259
Sudan 31.049
Solomon Islands 30.644
Sao Tome and Principe 30.473
Timor-Leste 28.285
Vanuatu 28.190
Ghana 28.078
Kenya 27.667
Pakistan 26.538
Kiribati 26.252
Papua New Guinea 26.153
Lesotho 25.312
Eswatini 24.687
Egypt 24.216
Mongolia 21.323
Bolivia 20.867
Cambodia 20.865
Honduras 20.615
Micronesia 20.159
Djibouti 19.911
Philippines 19.778
Uzbekistan 19.226
Nicaragua 19.170
Cabo Verde 18.023
Morocco 17.601
El Salvador 17.398
India 17.163
Indonesia 17.095
Bangladesh 17.067
Myanmar 16.978
Bhutan 16.118
Tunisia 15.844
Vietnam 15.502
Sri Lanka 14.840
Georgia 12.472
Moldova 9.520
Ukraine 8.816
Lesotho - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2022 25.312 -1.670%
2021 25.742 -1.650%
2020 26.173 -1.620%
2019 26.603 -1.590%
2018 27.034 -1.020%
2017 27.312 -1.010%
2016 27.590 -1.000%
2015 27.868 -0.990%
2014 28.146 -0.980%
2013 28.424 -0.860%
2012 28.670 -0.850%
2011 28.915 -0.840%
2010 29.161 -0.830%
2009 29.406 -0.830%
2008 29.652 -0.960%
2007 29.939 -0.950%
2006 30.226 -0.940%
2005 30.514 -0.930%
2004 30.801 -0.920%
2003 31.088 0.100%
2002 31.058 0.100%
2001 31.028 0.100%
2000 30.998 0.100%
1999 30.968 0.100%
1998 30.938 -1.360%
1997 31.365 -1.340%
1996 31.791 -1.330%
1995 32.218 -1.300%
1994 32.644 -1.290%
1993 33.071 -2.440%
1992 33.899 -2.380%
1991 34.727 -2.330%
1990 35.556 -2.280%
1989 36.384 -2.230%
1988 37.212 -1.990%
1987 37.966 -1.940%
1986 38.719 -1.910%
1985 39.473 -1.870%
1984 40.226 -1.840%
1983 40.980 -1.160%
1982 41.460 -1.140%
1981 41.939 -1.130%
1980 42.419 -1.120%
1979 42.898 -1.110%
1978 43.378 -0.460%
1977 43.577 -0.450%
1976 43.775 -0.450%
1975 43.974 -0.450%
1974 44.172 -0.450%
1973 44.371 0.240%
1972 44.263 0.240%
1971 44.155 0.240%
1970 44.048 0.250%
1969 43.940 0.250%
1968 43.832 0.310%
1967 43.697 0.310%
1966 43.562 0.310%
1965 43.427 0.310%
1964 43.292 0.310%
1963 43.157 0.010%
1962 43.153 0.010%
1961 43.149 0.010%
1960 43.146 0.010%
1959 43.142 0.010%
1958 43.138 0.100%
1957 43.094 0.100%
1956 43.050 0.100%
1955 43.007 0.100%
1954 42.963 0.100%
1953 42.919 0.100%
1952 42.875 0.100%
1951 42.831 0.100%
1950 42.788 0.000%