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HEALTH PROFILE: Lesotho

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  CASES    DEATHS 
34,206
704
8/18/22
Lesotho COVID-19 DEATH SIMULATOR

A calendar based simulation of Covid-19 deaths compared to historical average of selected Lesotho causes.

 
 
Lesotho COVID-19 CASE CHART
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Lesotho COVID-19 DEATH CHART
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Lesotho
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Lesotho LESOTHO POPULATION PYRAMID
 
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    Lesotho
    COUNTRY PROFILE
    Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
    Lesotho LESOTHO LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    47.7
    54.2
    183
    183
    Age 5
    52.5
    58.8
    183
    183
    Age 10
    52.8
    59.1
    183
    183
    Age 15
    52.9
    59.2
    183
    183
    Age 20
    53.6
    59.7
    183
    183
    Age 25
    54.5
    60.6
    183
    183
    Age 30
    55.6
    62.0
    183
    183
    Age 35
    57.2
    63.8
    183
    183
    Age 40
    59.4
    66.0
    183
    183
    Age 45
    62.0
    68.3
    183
    183
    Age 50
    65.0
    70.7
    183
    183
    Age 55
    68.1
    73.0
    183
    181
    Age 60
    71.2
    75.2
    183
    180
    Age 65
    74.4
    77.5
    182
    180
    Age 70
    77.7
    79.9
    182
    179
    Age 75
    81.2
    82.6
    183
    178
    Age 80
    84.8
    85.7
    181
    172
    Age 85
    88.6
    89.1
    175
    172
    Lesotho LESOTHO TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. HIV/AIDS
    254.70
    2
    2. Stroke
    211.66
    3
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    192.07
    1
    4. Coronary Heart Disease
    155.85
    43
    5. Diabetes Mellitus
    147.55
    5
    6. Diarrhoeal diseases
    142.10
    2
    7. Suicide
    87.48
    1
    8. Lung Disease
    83.85
    6
    9. Hypertension
    74.75
    1
    10. Kidney Disease
    69.87
    4
    11. Tuberculosis
    68.85
    13
    12. Liver Disease
    51.33
    9
    13. Asthma
    45.32
    3
    14. Cervical Cancer
    44.59
    9
    15. Violence
    43.38
    5
    16. Road Traffic Accidents
    36.62
    32
    17. Other Injuries
    28.67
    2
    18. Prostate Cancer
    24.42
    47
    19. Inflammatory/Heart
    21.17
    6
    20. Low Birth Weight
    18.96
    1
    21. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    18.88
    3
    22. Alzheimers & Dementia
    17.24
    99
    23. Malnutrition
    17.17
    13
    24. Meningitis
    16.69
    10
    25. Fires
    14.67
    1
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    14.08
    10
    27. Maternal Conditions
    13.99
    19
    28. Birth Trauma
    13.70
    7
    29. Breast Cancer
    11.68
    143
    30. Congenital Anomalies
    11.28
    4
    31. Drownings
    9.67
    7
    32. Falls
    8.24
    44
    33. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    7.68
    13
    34. Epilepsy
    7.57
    1
    35. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.57
    33
    36. Poisonings
    5.26
    2
    37. Skin Disease
    5.11
    14
    38. Lymphomas
    4.86
    86
    39. Liver Cancer
    4.78
    106
    40. Parkinson's Disease
    4.56
    67
    41. Alcohol
    4.54
    21
    42. Lung Cancers
    3.87
    146
    43. Oral Cancer
    3.76
    61
    44. Skin Cancers
    3.61
    19
    45. Ovary Cancer
    3.01
    145
    46. Uterin Cancer
    2.88
    66
    47. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.77
    180
    48. Leukemia
    2.43
    144
    49. Pertussis
    1.81
    46
    50. Hepatitis B
    1.71
    15
    Lesotho LESOTHO TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. HIV/AIDS
    4,767
    14.31
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    3,214
    9.65
    3. Stroke
    2,817
    8.45
    4. Diarrhoeal diseases
    2,354
    7.06
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    2,101
    6.31
    6. Diabetes Mellitus
    2,000
    6.00
    7. Suicide
    1,539
    4.62
    8. Tuberculosis
    1,208
    3.63
    9. Lung Disease
    1,102
    3.31
    10. Kidney Disease
    1,015
    3.05
    11. Hypertension
    990
    2.97
    12. Low Birth Weight
    957
    2.87
    13. Violence
    924
    2.77
    14. Liver Disease
    792
    2.38
    15. Birth Trauma
    717
    2.15
    16. Asthma
    678
    2.03
    17. Road Traffic Accidents
    678
    2.03
    18. Other Injuries
    533
    1.60
    19. Congenital Anomalies
    389
    1.17
    20. Cervical Cancer
    372
    1.12
    21. Malnutrition
    357
    1.07
    22. Meningitis
    318
    0.95
    23. Inflammatory/Heart
    305
    0.92
    24. Maternal Conditions
    292
    0.88
    25. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    279
    0.84
      Deaths %
    26. Fires
    269
    0.81
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    235
    0.71
    28. Drownings
    200
    0.60
    29. Alzheimers & Dementia
    194
    0.58
    30. Epilepsy
    143
    0.43
    31. Falls
    128
    0.38
    32. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    126
    0.38
    33. Poisonings
    111
    0.33
    34. Breast Cancer
    97
    0.29
    35. Prostate Cancer
    81
    0.24
    36. Lymphomas
    78
    0.23
    37. Oesophagus Cancer
    73
    0.22
    38. Alcohol
    71
    0.21
    39. Liver Cancer
    71
    0.21
    40. Skin Disease
    70
    0.21
    41. Parkinson's Disease
    55
    0.17
    42. Oral Cancer
    52
    0.16
    43. Lung Cancers
    51
    0.15
    44. Pertussis
    51
    0.15
    45. Syphilis
    50
    0.15
    46. Skin Cancers
    46
    0.14
    47. Tetanus
    45
    0.14
    48. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    40
    0.12
    49. Leukemia
    39
    0.12
    50. Drug Use
    32
    0.10
    Lesotho LESOTHO CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Cervical Cancer
    44.59
    9
    2. Prostate Cancer
    24.42
    47
    3. Breast Cancer
    11.68
    143
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    5.57
    33
    5. Lymphomas
    4.86
    86
    6. Liver Cancer
    4.78
    106
    7. Lung Cancers
    3.87
    146
    8. Oral Cancer
    3.76
    61
      Rate World Rank
    9. Skin Cancers
    3.61
    19
    10. Ovary Cancer
    3.01
    145
    11. Uterin Cancer
    2.88
    66
    12. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    2.77
    180
    13. Leukemia
    2.43
    144
    14. Pancreas Cancer
    0.90
    168
    15. Stomach Cancer
    0.76
    181
    16. Bladder Cancer
    0.70
    170
    Lesotho LESOTHO HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    5.1
    101
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    42.0
    5.3
    37
    95
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    4.6
    26.7
    151
    65
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    3.51
    134
    Lesotho LESOTHO LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    44.9
    48.3
    46.6
    115
    111
    114
    1970
    47.5
    50.8
    49.1
    126
    122
    127
    1980
    52.2
    55.5
    53.8
    130
    128
    131
    1990
    56.7
    60.5
    58.6
    135
    131
    134
    2000
    48.2
    50.3
    49.3
    167
    167
    166
    2010
    49.4
    52.6
    51.1
    179
    178
    179
    2019
    47.7
    54.2
    50.7
    183
    183
    183
    Lesotho LESOTHO DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    2.178m
    143
    Sex Ratio M / F
    0.98
    105
    Population 0-14
    31.3%
    61
    Population 15-64
    63.1%
    128
    Population 65 +
    5.6%
    115
    Birth Rate / 1000
    23.15
    48
    Death Rate / 1000
    11.05
    21
    Fertility Rate
    2.95
    49
    Infant Mortality
    50.23
    23
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.03
    181
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.01
    163
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    0.96
    151
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    1.07
    7
    Net Migration
    -4.59
    167
    Population Growth
    0.73%
    119
    Literacy Total
    79.4%
    131
    Literacy Male
    70.1%
    136
    Literacy Female
    88.3%
    94
    Unemployment
    28.1%
    14
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    50.7
    183
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    44.2
    183
    GDP per Capita USD
    $2,300
    171

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2020
    Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.