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Institute for Management Research
Radboud University

GDL Area Database (3.6.0)

Free Sub-National Development Indicators

126 indicators, 128 countries, 1337 sub-national regions
35.9 million persons, 8.1 million households
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Blue numbers are estimated

Dependency ratio

1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Lesotho (Africa)
Total 76.0 75.2 74.5 73.8 73.1 72.4 71.7 70.9 70.2 69.5 69.6 69.7 69.7 69.8 69.9 70.0 70.0
Urban 51.7 51.4 51.0 50.7 50.4 50.0 49.7 49.4 49.0 48.7 49.0 49.4 49.7 50.0 50.3 50.7 51.0
Rural 81.1 80.6 80.2 79.7 79.3 78.8 78.4 77.9 77.5 77.0 77.3 77.6 77.9 78.2 78.5 78.8 79.1
Poor 78.7 78.2 77.8 77.3 76.8 76.4 75.9 75.4 75.0 74.5 75.6 76.6 77.7 78.7 79.8 80.8 81.9
Nonpoor 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.7 49.8 49.8 49.8 49.8 50.2 50.5 50.9 51.2 51.6 51.9 52.3
Lowest 25% 97.8 97.8 97.9 97.9 98.0 98.0 98.1 98.1 98.2 98.2 98.9 99.5 100 101 101 102 103
Second 25% 81.5 80.8 80.2 79.5 78.9 78.2 77.6 76.9 76.3 75.6 76.7 77.8 78.8 79.9 81.0 82.1 83.1
Third 25% 70.2 68.8 67.5 66.1 64.8 63.4 62.1 60.7 59.4 58.0 57.9 57.7 57.6 57.4 57.3 57.1 57.0
Highest 25% 58.9 57.7 56.5 55.3 54.1 52.9 51.7 50.5 49.3 48.1 47.9 47.7 47.4 47.2 47.0 46.8 46.5
Berea 87.2 84.5 81.8 79.1 76.4 73.7 71.0 68.3 65.6 62.9 63.1 63.2 63.4 63.5 63.7 63.8 64.0
Butha-Buthe 62.1 63.1 64.2 65.2 66.2 67.3 68.3 69.3 70.4 71.4 73.3 75.3 77.2 79.1 81.0 83.0 84.9
Leribe 81.4 80.1 78.8 77.5 76.2 74.9 73.7 72.4 71.1 69.8 69.2 68.5 67.9 67.2 66.6 65.9 65.3
Mafeteng 71.8 71.3 70.9 70.4 70.0 69.5 69.1 68.6 68.2 67.7 67.6 67.4 67.3 67.1 67.0 66.8 66.7
Maseru 64.8 64.1 63.5 62.8 62.2 61.5 60.9 60.2 59.6 58.9 58.9 58.9 58.9 58.9 58.9 58.9 58.9
Mohale s Hoek 74.3 74.1 73.9 73.7 73.5 73.3 73.2 73.0 72.8 72.6 72.9 73.1 73.4 73.6 73.9 74.1 74.4
Mokhotlong 84.8 85.0 85.2 85.4 85.6 85.8 86.1 86.3 86.5 86.7 86.8 86.9 86.9 87.0 87.1 87.2 87.2
Qasha s Nek 88.5 87.3 86.2 85.0 83.8 82.7 81.5 80.3 79.2 78.0 79.0 80.0 80.9 81.9 82.9 83.9 84.8
Quthing 80.3 80.4 80.6 80.8 81.0 81.2 81.4 81.5 81.7 81.9 80.6 79.3 78.0 76.7 75.4 74.1 72.8
Thaba-Tseka 98.0 96.9 95.8 94.7 93.6 92.5 91.5 90.4 89.3 88.2 88.9 89.5 90.2 90.8 91.5 92.1 92.8