Lesotho: Share of clean energy

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 Lesotho

Alternative and nuclear energy, percent of total energy use

 Latest value 32.29
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 49.31
 Min - Max 32.29 - 56.88
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 49.31 percent with a minimum of 32.29 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 56.88 percent in 1999. The latest value from 2021 is 32.29 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 56 countries is 36.71 percent. 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 - Share of clean energy - recent values

Historical chart
Lesotho - Share of clean energy - historical chart - 1990-2021




We show the alternative and nuclear energy use as percent of the total energy use in Lesotho. It consists of noncarbohydrate energy that does not produce carbon dioxide when generated and includes hydropower and nuclear, geothermal, and solar power.
Definition: Renewable energy consumption is the share of renewables energy in total final energy consumption.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gasoline prices 0.70 2016 dollars
 Diesel prices 0.73 2016 dollars
 Energy use per capita 9.58 2007 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Share of clean energy 32.29 2021 percent
 Energy use per $1000 GDP 4.45 2007 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 2,312 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 1.03 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 4,014 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 GDP per unit of energy 198.65 2007 GDP per kg of oil equivalent
 Natural resources income 4.32 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 50.38 2021 percent
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