Cost of food in Lesotho increased 6.50 percent in March of 2019 over the same month in the previous year. Food Inflation in Lesotho averaged 7.50 percent from 2003 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 18.72 percent in January of 2003 and a record low of 0.67 percent in December of 2003.
Food Inflation in Lesotho is expected to be 5.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Food Inflation in Lesotho to stand at 4.93 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Lesotho Food Inflation is projected to trend around 4.95 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.