Lesotho: Taxes on goods and services

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 Lesotho

Taxes on goods and services, percent of total revenue

 Latest value 31.37
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1984 - 2022
 Average 27.50
 Min - Max 7.61 - 33.02
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1984 to 2022. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 27.5 percent with a minimum of 7.61 percent in 1984 and a maximum of 33.02 percent in 1993. The latest value from 2022 is 31.37 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 20 countries is 32.92 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Lesotho - Taxes on goods and services - Recent values chart

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Lesotho - Taxes on goods and services - historical chart - 1984-2022




Definition: Taxes on goods and services include general sales and turnover or value added taxes, selective excises on goods, selective taxes on services, taxes on the use of goods or property, taxes on extraction and production of minerals, and profits of fiscal monopolies.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 34.98 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 0.78 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -5.50 2019 percent
 Government debt 59.86 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 32.05 2022 percent
 Commercial tax rate 13.60 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 327 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 32 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 31.37 2022 percent
 Taxes on international trade 8.76 2022 percent
 Income and profits taxes 23.29 2022 percent
 Foreign aid 177.22 2021 million U.S. dollars
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