According to the 2006 census, Lesotho has a total population of 1,872,721. Of the population, 23.74 percent lived in urban and 76.26 percent in rural areas. The country's capital, Maseru, accounts for around half of the total urban population. The sex distribution is 911,848 male and 960,873 female, or around 95 males for each 100 females.
The average population density in the country is around 61,7 people per square kilometer. The density is lower in the highlands than in the western lowlands. Although the majority of the population—59.8 percent—is between 15 and 64 years of age, Lesotho has a substantial youth population numbering around 35.3 percent. The annual population growth rate is estimated at 0.13%
SOUTH AFRICA : Appointment of Chief Electoral Officer.(appointment of Mosotho Simon Moepya)(Independent Electoral Commission)(Brief article)
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Legal abortions have saved women's lives; The number of would-be mothers terminating pregnancies stays the same whether it is against the law or not, writes Mosotho Gabriel.(News)
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