Key Indicators
Income Group Lower middle income
Regional Group Africa
Population (Total) 2,142,252
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 2,569

Performance Overview

ISO3

LSO

Country

Lesotho

Score

27.90

Rank

127

Technology

25.56

People

20.20

Governance

37.98

Impact

27.85

Pillar: Technology 25.56
SCORERANK

Access

43.19 117

1. Mobile tariffs

27.55116

2. Handset prices

37.90102

3. FTTH/building Internet subscriptions

6.9091

4. Population covered by at least a 3G mobile network

99.3575

5. International Internet bandwidth

44.27128

6. Internet access in schools

n/an/a

Content

15.61 124

1. GitHub commits

0.22123

2. Internet domain registrations

0.29114

3. Mobile apps development

44.86123

4. AI scientific publications

17.0591

Future technologies

17.88 117

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

0.00126

2. Investment in emerging technologies

35.7578

3. Robot density

n/an/a

4. Computer software spending

n/an/a
Pillar: People 20.20
SCORERANK

Individuals

26.31 115

1. Active Mobile Broadband Subscriptions Count

0.00118

2. ICT skills in the education system

35.2193

3. Use of virtual social networks

20.64107

4. Tertiary enrollment

5.77108

5. Adult literacy rate

69.9585

6. AI talent concentration

n/an/a

Businesses

22.38 122

1. Firms with website

6.24120

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

0.9198

3. Knowledge intensive employment

16.06102

4. Annual investment in telecommunication services

66.31107

5. GERD performed by business enterprise

n/an/a

Governments

11.90 131

1. Government online services

33.33119

2. Publication and use of open data

n/an/a

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

0.00126

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

2.38108
Pillar: Governance 37.98
SCORERANK

Trust

18.66 118

1. Secure internet servers

33.90108

2. Cybersecurity

7.48127

3. Online access to financial account

30.9459

4. Internet shopping

2.33107

Regulation

41.25 119

1. Regulatory quality

25.87102

2. ICT regulatory environment

66.86100

3. Regulation of emerging technologies

9.21110

4. E-commerce legislation

33.33118

5. Privacy protection by law content

70.9853

Inclusion

54.03 91

1. E-Participation

32.10116

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

38.72114

3. Availability of local online content

26.44117

4. Gender gap in Internet use

100.001

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

72.9239
Pillar: Impact 27.85
SCORERANK

Economy

9.11 130

1. High-tech and medium-high-tech manufacturing

n/an/a

2. High-tech exports

1.55113

3. PCT patent applications

0.0099

4. Domestic market size

10.57130

5. Prevalence of gig economy

33.4388

6. ICT services exports

0.00130

Quality of life

31.77 129

1. Happiness

23.74122

2. Freedom to make life choices

57.87100

3. Income inequality

45.4898

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

0.00130

SDG Contribution

42.66 122

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

32.54112

2. SDG 4: Quality Education

n/an/a

3. SDG 5: Women's economic opportunity

69.3086

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

43.02122

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

25.76124

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