What is Lesotho’s workforce?

Lesotho has adopted the ILO definition of labour force which states that the labour force comprises of people aged 15 and above and classified as economically active population. By economically active population, we mean all people who supply for the production of goods and services during a specified period. It includes the employed and the unemployed. Lesotho’s workforce has been estimated at 859,896.


About LNDC

The Lesotho National Development Corporation (LNDC) is the main parastatal of the Government of Lesotho charged with the implementation of the country’s industrial development policies.

“The mandate of the Corporation is to initiate, promote and facilitate the development of manufacturing and processing industries, mining and commerce in a manner calculated to raise the level of income and employment in Lesotho.”  more...

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Lesotho National Development Corporation
Block A, Development House, Kingsway Street
Maseru, Lesotho, 100

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