Lesotho Population 2022


Lesotho map
  • The current population of Lesotho is estimated at 2,175,369 people as of June, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Lesotho represent 0.03% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Lesotho is 68 inhabitants per km2.
  • Lesotho is located in Africa.
  • Lesotho ranks number 147 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Lesotho is -29.6103° S. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 28.2330° E.
  • The median age in Lesotho is 24.0 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Lesotho is 1,178.00 LSL per month around USD $74.00 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Lesotho shares its land boundary with are South Africa to the north, south, east and west.

Lesotho

Official name Kingdom of Lesotho
Location Africa
Capital Maseru
Population 2,175,195 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 68/km2
Population growth rate 0.79% (in 2022)
Area 30,355 km2 (11,720.13 sq mi)
Official language Sesotho and English
Currency Lesotho Loti (LSL) and South African rand (ZAR)
Life expectancy 55.22 years
Internet TLD .ls
Call code +266

Cities in Lesotho ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Lesotho. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Lesotho

# City Population 2022
1 Maseru 333,075
2 Teyateyaneng 75,919
3 Maputsoe 55,963
4 Mohale's Hoek 40,472
5 Mafeteng 40,140
6 Hlotse 38,920
7 Butha-Buthe 35,368
8 Quthing 27,606
9 Qacha's Nek 16,040
10 Thaba-Tseka 15,413
11 Mokhotlong 13,033

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/km2
Ghana 32,257,331 102/km2
Madagascar 29,098,694 35.6/km2
Ivory Coast 27,485,355 64/km2
Cameroon 27,395,781 39.9/km2
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2
Malawi 20,091,635 153.3/km2
Chad 17,198,842 8.7/km2
Guinea 13,612,741 41/km2
Benin 12,772,945 94.9/km2
Burundi 12,422,669 402.8/km2
Libya 7,011,320 4/km2
Republic of the Congo 5,715,910 18/km2
Liberia 5,294,709 40.50/km2