Bank deposits reached 11.0 LSL bil in 2017 in Lesotho, according to the National Central Bank. This is 26.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank deposits in Lesotho reached an all time high of 11.0 LSL bil in 2017 and an all time low of 2.42 LSL bil in 2005. When compared to Lesotho's main peers, bank deposits in Botswana amounted to 63.6 BWP bil and 3,572 ZAR bil in South Africa in 2017.
Lesotho has been ranked 89th within the group of 93 countries we follow in terms of bank deposits, 33 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
A bank deposit is money placed into a banking institution for safekeeping.