Non-performing loans reached 273 LSL bil in 2017 in Lesotho, according to the National Central Bank. This is 31 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans in Lesotho reached an all time high of 273 LSL bil in 2017 and an all time low of 53.7 LSL bil in 2009. When compared to Lesotho's main peers, non-performing loans in Botswana amounted to 2.86 BWP bil, 108 ZAR bil in South Africa and 0.853 SZL bil in Swaziland in 2017.
Lesotho has been ranked 20th within the group of 90 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans.
A non-performing loan is a loan that is in default or close to being in default.