Tax revenue reached 10.0 LSL bil in 2017 in Lesotho, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 9.86 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue in Lesotho reached an all time high of 10.2 LSL bil in 2015 and an all time low of 0.110 LSL bil in 1982. When compared to Lesotho's main peers, tax revenue in Botswana amounted to 39.9 BWP bil, 1,255 ZAR bil in South Africa and 3.60 ZWD bil in Zimbabwe in 2017.
Lesotho has been ranked 87th within the group of 105 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue, 21 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.