Lesotho: Liquid liabilities, percent of GDP

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 Lesotho

Liquid liabilities, percent of GDP

 Latest value 39.95
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 36.67
 Min - Max 24.23 - 52.54
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 36.67 percent with a minimum of 24.23 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 52.54 percent in 1984. The latest value from 2021 is 39.95 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 134 countries is 82.43 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Lesotho - Liquid liabilities, percent of GDP - recent values

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Lesotho - Liquid liabilities, percent of GDP - historical chart - 1980-2021




Definition: Ratio of liquid liabilities to GDP. Liquid liabilities are also known as broad money, or M3. They are the sum of currency and deposits in the central bank (M0), plus transferable deposits and electronic currency (M1), plus time and savings deposits, foreign currency transferable deposits, certificates of deposit, and securities repurchase agreements (M2), plus travelers checks, foreign currency time deposits, commercial paper, and shares of mutual funds or market funds held by residents.


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