Lesotho has a population of 2 million people, and a land mass of 30 000 km2. Life expectancy is 48 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 998, the country is classified as a low income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 2.5%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 2.1 billion.
Lesotho is ranked at place 100 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Lesotho is ranked at place 61, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Lesotho in 2016 were NOK 0 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Lesotho at a value of 0 million.