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 1181, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 5.6%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 2.6 billion.
Lesotho is ranked at place 106 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Lesotho is ranked at place 74, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Lesotho in 2017 were NOK 0 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Lesotho at a value of 0 million.