FX Rate to USD (Implied Based on PPP of GDP) rose 1.02% to 5.25 per USD in Lesotho in 2017

FX Rate to USD (Implied Based on PPP of GDP) (per USD)
Economy | Lesotho | May 17, 2019
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FX rate to USD as implied by PPP of GDP reached 5.25 per USD in 2017 in Lesotho, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.02 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, FX rate to USD as implied by PPP of GDP in Lesotho reached an all time high of 5.25 per USD in 2017 and an all time low of 1.08 per USD in 1990. When compared to Lesotho's main peers, FX rate to USD as implied by PPP of GDP in Botswana amounted to 4.62 per USD, 6.06 per USD in South Africa, 4.99 per USD in Swaziland and 0.548 per USD in Zimbabwe in 2017.

Lesotho has been ranked 90th within the group of 168 countries we follow in terms of FX rate to USD as implied by PPP of GDP, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

The purchasing power parity conversion factor is the number of units of a country's currency required to buy the same amounts of goods and services in the domestic market as a US dollar would buy in the United States.

FX Rate to USD (Implied Based on PPP of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Botswana per USD 3.76 3.70 3.72 4.09 4.11
Lesotho per USD 3.92 3.94 4.22 4.67 5.08
Mozambique per USD 16.0 16.6 17.0 17.1 17.7
Namibia per USD 4.66 5.16 5.52 5.76 5.81
South Africa per USD 4.77 4.93 5.14 5.33 5.54
Swaziland per USD 3.90 4.14 4.25 4.41 4.69
Zambia per USD 2.38 2.50 2.69 2.79 2.94
Zimbabwe per USD 0.504 0.515 0.553 0.542 0.539