According to UNHCR by the end of 2015 there were 31 refugees and 4 asylum seekers in Lesotho. The international migrants in Lesotho originate mainly from South Africa, Zimbabwe and USA. Lesotho is a source, transit and destination country for trafficking including men, women and children.

Remittance inflow: USD $ 320 is estimated in 2016, down from USD $ 366 million in 2015. 17, 5 % of GDP in 2015. No data available on remittance outflow.

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Strategic Resources

Partnership on health & mobility in the mining sector of Southern Africa 2014
Migrant Health Report
Emerging practices in migration & HIV programming in Southern Africa 2011
Facts & figures - migration in East and Southern Africa 2016
HIV TB and Human Rights in Southern and East Africa 2016 - ARASA