Botswana recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 1 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018. Government Budget in Botswana averaged 0.01 percent of GDP from 2004 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 11.20 percent of GDP in 2007 and a record low of -10.70 percent of GDP in 2010.

Government Budget in Botswana is expected to be -3.80 percent of GDP by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Botswana Government Budget is projected to trend around -3.00 percent of GDP in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Botswana Government Budget
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Botswana Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 13.40 21.10 27.50 5.98 percent [+]
Government Budget -1.00 -0.10 11.20 -10.70 percent of GDP [+]
Government Spending 19729.30 19349.00 19729.30 3876.91 BWP Million [+]
Government Debt 24465.00 26989.60 26989.60 2426.20 BWP Million [+]
Military Expenditure 502.00 522.00 559.00 15.00 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 72.00 [+]
Government Budget Value -286.80 1098.80 4392.34 -5025.10 BWP Million [+]
Government Revenues 13421.70 16031.40 16647.30 8843.22 BWP Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 13708.50 14932.60 15659.60 7660.17 BWP Million [+]

Botswana Government Budget

Government Budget is an itemized accounting of the payments received by government (taxes and other fees) and the payments made by government (purchases and transfer payments). A budget deficit occurs when an government spends more money than it takes in. The opposite of a budget deficit is a budget surplus. This page provides - Botswana Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Botswana Government Budget - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.00 -0.10 11.20 -10.70 2004 - 2018 percent of GDP Yearly

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Argentina -5.50 Dec/18
Australia -0.60 Dec/18
Brazil -7.10 Dec/18
Canada -0.70 Dec/18
China -4.20 Dec/18
Euro Area -0.50 Dec/18
France -2.50 Dec/18
Germany 1.70 Dec/18
India -3.42 Dec/18
Indonesia -1.76 Dec/18
Italy -2.10 Dec/18
Japan -3.80 Dec/18
Mexico -2.00 Dec/18
Netherlands 1.50 Dec/18
Russia 2.70 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia -9.20 Dec/18
Singapore 0.40 Dec/18
South Africa -4.40 Dec/18
South Korea -1.60 Dec/18
Spain -2.50 Dec/18
Switzerland 1.30 Dec/18
Turkey -2.00 Dec/18
United Kingdom -2.00 Dec/18
United States -3.80 Dec/18