Population: Lesotho

Yearly Population of Lesotho

Lesotho Yearly Population: Female, Male, Density, Fertility Rate, Median Age
Year Total Female Male Growth % Growth Total Fertility Median Age Density (p/km2)
1950 704,686 389,712 314,974 None 5.8 19.1 23.2
1951 716,810 396,414 320,396 1.72 12,124 5.8 19.1 23.6
1952 729,000 403,325 325,675 1.70 12,190 5.8 19.1 24.0
1953 741,338 410,435 330,903 1.69 12,338 5.8 19.1 24.4
1954 753,899 417,739 336,160 1.69 12,561 5.8 19.1 24.8
1955 766,763 425,246 341,517 1.71 12,864 5.9 18.3 25.3
1956 779,974 432,941 347,033 1.72 13,211 5.9 18.3 25.7
1957 793,594 440,853 352,741 1.75 13,620 5.9 18.3 26.1
1958 807,664 448,988 358,676 1.77 14,070 5.9 18.3 26.6
1959 822,214 457,360 364,854 1.80 14,550 5.9 18.3 27.1
1960 837,264 465,980 371,284 1.83 15,050 5.8 17.6 27.6
1961 852,892 474,888 378,004 1.87 15,628 5.8 17.6 28.1
1962 869,132 484,082 385,050 1.90 16,240 5.8 17.6 28.6
1963 886,061 493,601 392,460 1.95 16,929 5.8 17.6 29.2
1964 903,757 503,446 400,311 2.00 17,696 5.8 17.6 29.8
1965 922,307 513,668 408,639 2.05 18,550 5.8 17.3 30.4
1966 941,798 524,266 417,532 2.11 19,491 5.8 17.3 31.0
1967 962,279 535,286 426,993 2.17 20,481 5.8 17.3 31.7
1968 983,683 546,783 436,900 2.22 21,404 5.8 17.3 32.4
1969 1,005,911 558,854 447,057 2.26 22,228 5.8 17.3 33.1
1970 1,028,930 571,556 457,374 2.29 23,019 5.8 17.1 33.9
1971 1,052,619 584,906 467,713 2.30 23,689 5.8 17.1 34.7
1972 1,077,102 598,907 478,195 2.33 24,483 5.8 17.1 35.5
1973 1,102,885 613,588 489,297 2.39 25,783 5.8 17.1 36.3
1974 1,130,634 628,978 501,656 2.52 27,749 5.8 17.1 37.2
1975 1,160,795 645,093 515,702 2.67 30,161 5.7 16.9 38.2
1976 1,193,517 661,895 531,622 2.82 32,722 5.7 16.9 39.3
1977 1,228,527 679,361 549,166 2.93 35,010 5.7 16.9 40.5
1978 1,265,211 697,442 567,769 2.99 36,684 5.7 16.9 41.7
1979 1,302,670 716,091 586,579 2.96 37,459 5.7 16.9 42.9
1980 1,340,258 735,254 605,004 2.89 37,588 5.4 16.9 44.1
1981 1,377,808 754,809 622,999 2.80 37,550 5.4 16.9 45.4
1982 1,415,362 774,659 640,703 2.73 37,554 5.4 16.9 46.6
1983 1,452,727 794,691 658,036 2.64 37,365 5.4 16.9 47.9
1984 1,489,685 814,798 674,887 2.54 36,958 5.4 16.9 49.1
1985 1,526,132 834,838 691,294 2.45 36,447 5.0 16.9 50.3
1986 1,561,687 854,935 706,752 2.33 35,555 5.0 16.9 51.4
1987 1,596,395 874,943 721,452 2.22 34,708 5.0 16.9 52.6
1988 1,630,993 894,088 736,905 2.17 34,598 5.0 16.9 53.7
1989 1,666,564 911,385 755,179 2.18 35,571 5.0 16.9 54.9
1990 1,703,757 926,210 777,547 2.23 37,193 4.5 17.1 56.1
1991 1,742,534 937,853 804,681 2.28 38,777 4.5 17.1 57.4
1992 1,782,284 946,708 835,576 2.28 39,750 4.5 17.1 58.7
1993 1,822,237 954,525 867,712 2.24 39,953 4.5 17.1 60.0
1994 1,861,323 963,732 897,591 2.14 39,086 4.5 17.1 61.3
1995 1,898,598 975,953 922,645 2.00 37,275 4.0 18.2 62.5
1996 1,934,294 992,135 942,159 1.88 35,696 4.0 18.2 63.7
1997 1,968,054 1,011,326 956,728 1.75 33,760 4.0 18.2 64.8
1998 1,997,524 1,030,754 966,770 1.50 29,470 4.0 18.2 65.8
1999 2,019,732 1,046,577 973,155 1.11 22,208 4.0 18.2 66.5
2000 2,032,805 1,056,121 976,684 0.65 13,073 3.7 19.0 67.0
2001 2,035,738 1,058,415 977,323 0.14 2,933 3.7 19.0 67.1
2002 2,029,832 1,054,653 975,179 -0.29 -5,906 3.7 19.0 66.9
2003 2,018,355 1,046,986 971,369 -0.57 -11,477 3.7 19.0 66.5
2004 2,005,953 1,038,607 967,346 -0.61 -12,402 3.7 19.0 66.1
2005 1,996,115 1,031,911 964,204 -0.49 -9,838 3.4 20.3 65.7
2006 1,989,933 1,027,539 962,394 -0.31 -6,182 3.4 20.3 65.5
2007 1,986,926 1,024,996 961,930 -0.15 -3,007 3.4 20.3 65.4
2008 1,987,130 1,024,133 962,997 0.01 204 3.4 20.3 65.5
2009 1,990,135 1,024,479 965,656 0.15 3,005 3.4 20.3 65.6
2010 1,995,575 1,025,674 969,901 0.27 5,440 3.3 21.7 65.7
2011 2,003,793 1,027,842 975,951 0.41 8,218 3.3 21.7 66.0
2012 2,014,988 1,031,206 983,782 0.56 11,195 3.3 21.7 66.4
2013 2,028,528 1,035,656 992,872 0.67 13,540 3.3 21.7 66.8
2014 2,043,448 1,041,000 1,002,448 0.74 14,920 3.3 21.7 67.3
2015 2,059,011 1,047,082 1,011,929 0.76 15,563 3.2 23.0 67.8
2016 2,075,041 1,053,896 1,021,145 0.78 16,030 3.2 23.0 68.3
2017 2,091,532 1,061,370 1,030,162 0.79 16,491 3.2 23.0 68.9
2018 2,108,327 1,069,278 1,039,049 0.80 16,795 3.2 23.0 69.4
2019 2,125,267 1,077,323 1,047,944 0.80 16,940 3.2 23.0 70.0
2020 2,142,252 1,085,302 1,056,950 0.80 16,985 3.0 24.0 70.6
2021 2,159,000 1,093,000 1,066,000 0.78 16,748 3.0 24.0 71.1
Year Total Female Male Change % Change Fertility Rate Median Age Density (p/km2)

Lesotho Population Future Projection

Source: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Population Projection, 2019 (retrieved in September 2020)