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Country fact sheet: Lesotho

Population

- Total population: 2 142 000
- Female population: 1 085 000
- Male population: 1 057 000
The World Bank (2020)

Health Expenditure

- Total per capita (US$): 124.8
- Out-of-pocket (% of total expenditure on health): 16.0
World Health Organization (2018)

Human Development Index

- HDI: 0.527
- Category: Low
UNDP Human Development Report (2020)

Geography

Life Expectancy at Birth

- Total population (years): 50.8
- Female population (years): 54.2
- Male population (years): 47.7
World Health Organization (2019)

Cancer Burden

- Overall cancer incidence (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 109.0
- Overall cancer mortality (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 74.8
- Most common cancer site by incidence for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Cervix uteri (56.8)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Cervix uteri (38.7)
- Most common cancer site by incidence for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Prostate (30.1)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Prostate (18.0)
- GLOBOCAN 2020 population fact sheet
GLOBOCAN (2020)

Check also the following factsheets: Breast, Cervical, Colorectal