Cost of food in Botswana increased 1 percent in May of 2019 over the same month in the previous year. Food Inflation in Botswana averaged 6.76 percent from 2002 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 25.17 percent in October of 2008 and a record low of -1.30 percent in August of 2018.
Food Inflation in Botswana is expected to be -0.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Food Inflation in Botswana to stand at 0.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Botswana Food Inflation is projected to trend around 0.70 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.