Total cattle livestock reached 637 '000 in 2014 in Lesotho, according to Faostat. This is 4.19 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, total cattle livestock in Lesotho reached an all time high of 755 '000 in 1999 and an all time low of 279 '000 in 1966. When compared to Lesotho's main peers, total cattle livestock in Botswana amounted to 2,568 '000, 13,769 '000 in South Africa and 5,067 '000 in Zimbabwe in 2014.
Lesotho has been ranked 111th within the group of 161 countries we follow in terms of total cattle livestock, 4 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.