Health in Lesotho

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Health in Lesotho


The continent: Africa
  
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For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Medical service in Lesotho


Nurses and midwives

0,623 per 1,000 people[?] (2003)
(2005) (descending): 153 in the world of 189 (19,58%); 27 in Africa from 53 (50,94%)

Physicians

0,049 per 1,000 people[?] (2003)
(2005) (descending): 177 in the world of 190 (7,37%); 40 in Africa from 53 (26,42%)
3,83 % (0,765 % annual) ↗
min: 0,032; max: 0,071; max-min: 0,039 (55,21%); mid: 0,051;
-0,0024000 (-4,90%)

Hospital beds

1,30 per 1,000 people[?] (2006)
(2010) (descending): 136 in the world of 184 (26,63%); 23 in Africa from 49 (55,10%)
0,815 % (0,163 % annual) ↗
min: 1,10; max: 1,74; max-min: 0,641 (36,73%); mid: 1,42;
-0,124 (-9,55%)

Smoking in Lesotho


Smoking prevalence

0,400 % of adults female[?] (2012)
(ascending): 2 in the world of 128 (99,22%); 2 in Africa from 31 (96,77%)
25,00 % (5,00 % annual) ↗
min: 0,400; max: 0,600; max-min: 0,200 (33,33%); mid: 0,500;
-0,100 (-25%)

Smoking prevalence

50,10 % of adults male[?] (2012)
(ascending): 119 in the world of 126 (6,35%); 29 in Africa from 30 (6,67%)
5,79 % (1,16 % annual) ↘
min: 35,20; max: 50,10; max-min: 14,90 (29,74%); mid: 42,65;
7,45 (14,87%)

Smoking prevalence

54,70 % of adults[?] (2015)
(ascending): 90 in the world of 126 (29,37%); 29 in Africa from 30 (6,67%)
12,80 % (2,56 % annual) ↘
min: 35,80; max: 54,70; max-min: 18,90 (34,55%); mid: 45,25;
9,45 (17,28%)

Alcoholism in Lesotho


Total alcohol consumption

13 664 141 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 57 in the world of 184 (69,57%); 18 in Africa from 52 (67,31%)

Total alcohol consumption per capita [liters of pure alcohol, projected estimates, 15+ years of age]

6,40 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 94 in the world of 184 (49,46%); 33 in Africa from 52 (38,46%)

Diseases in Lesotho


HIV prevalence

22,70 % of population ages 15-49[?] (2015)
(ascending): 105 in the world of 106 (1,89%); 46 in Africa from 47 (4,26%)
1,76 % (0,352 % annual) ↗
min: 2,60; max: 23,20; max-min: 20,60 (88,79%); mid: 12,90;
9,80 (43,17%)

Incidence of tuberculosis

788 per 100,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 208 in the world of 209 (0,957%); 53 in Africa from 54 (3,70%)
42,01 % (8,40 % annual) ↗
min: 788; max: 1 279; max-min: 491 (38,39%); mid: 1 034;
-245,50 (-31,15%)

Contraception in Lesotho


Contraceptive prevalence

59,80 % of women ages 15-49[?] (2014)
(descending): 15 in the world of 94 (85,11%); 3 in Africa from 42 (95,24%)
19,00 % (3,80 % annual) ↘
min: 18,90; max: 59,80; max-min: 40,90 (68,39%); mid: 39,35;
20,45 (34,20%)

Unmet need for contraception

18,40 % of married women ages 15-49[?] (2014)
(descending): 41 in the world of 89 (55,06%); 30 in Africa from 40 (27,50%)
21,30 % (4,26 % annual) ↗
min: 18,40; max: 31; max-min: 12,60 (40,65%); mid: 24,70;
-6,30 (-34,24%)