The Lesotho population is predominated by the Sotho ethnic group. A minority European and Asian population also exists in the country. According to the 2007 census, the total population of Lesotho is estimated to be 23 lakhs ( estimate 2022). The growth rate of population in Lesotho is approximately 0.14%. Birth rate recorded in the country is 24.72 births per 1,000 people and death rate is 22.49 deaths per 1,000 people.
The Lesotho population is predominated by the Sotho ethnic group. The total population of Lesotho is 23 lakhs as per the 2022 estimate.