Lesotho - Labor Force

Lesotho: Labor Force

Mnemonic LBF.ILSO
Unit #
Annual 1.77 %
Data 2016 942,645
2015 926,234

Series Information

Source The World Bank
Release Education Statistics
Frequency Annual
Start Date 12/31/1990
End Date 12/31/2016

Lesotho: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Agriculture Employment 2017 99,937 100,675 # Annual
Unemployment Rate 2017 27.25 27.78 % of total labor force Annual
Labor Force 2016 942,645 926,234 # Annual
Total Employment 2011 669,347 679,682 ages 15+ Annual

Release Information

The World Bank Education Statistics Database analyzes education data on over 4,000 indicators. The database holds internationally-comparable data on over 200 countries and various regional and income group aggregates.

The indicators are organized by category:

  • The Pre-Primary, Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Expenditures, and Teacher categories have data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS).
  • The Learning Outcomes category holds data from international and regional learning assessments including TIMSS, PIRLS, PISA, and SACMEQ.
  • The Population, Labor, and Other categories hold background data from The World Bank, ILO, and other sources.