Lesotho: Remittances

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Remittances, million USD

 Latest value 5.7
 Year 2022
 Measure million U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1982 - 2022
 Average 6.74
 Min - Max 3.67 - 11.21
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1982 to 2022. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 6.74 million U.S. dollars with a minimum of 3.67 million U.S. dollars in 2015 and a maximum of 11.21 million U.S. dollars in 1994. The latest value from 2022 is 5.7 million U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 97 countries is 4900.03 million U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Lesotho - Remittances - recent values

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Lesotho - Remittances - historical chart - 1982-2022

Remittances are the money sent home by people who work in a foreign country. These are, for example, the money sent to Mexico by Mexican workers in the U.S.
Definition: Personal transfers consist of all current transfers in cash or in kind made or received by resident households to or from nonresident households. Personal transfers thus include all current transfers between resident and nonresident individuals. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

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 Terms of trade 77.60 2021 percent
 Trade openness 130.67 2022 percent
 Exports, percent of GDP 45.55 2021 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 1.08 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports -1.66 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 93.52 2021 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 2.26 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP -0.35 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars -0.01 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 0.21 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -6.80 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars -0.18 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP -52.51 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars -1.17 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 0.77 2019 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 25.73 2022 percent
 Remittances 5.70 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -98.58 2022 million USD
 External debt 60.34 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 0.80 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 0.05 2019 percent
 Foreign exchange reserves 0.77 9/2019 billion
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