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Sunday October 13 2019
Botswana - Credit Rating at 72.00  
Standard & Poor's credit rating for Botswana stands at A- with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Botswana was last set at A2 with stable outlook.
Saturday October 12 2019
Botswana Lending Rate at 6.50 percent  
Lending Rate in Botswana remained unchanged at 6.50 percent in July from 6.50 percent in June of 2019.
Saturday October 12 2019
Botswana Loans To Private Sector at 22914.75 BWP Million  
Loans To Private Sector in Botswana decreased to 22914.75 BWP Million in July from 23142.21 BWP Million in June of 2019.
Saturday October 12 2019
Botswana Consumer Credit at 37296.65 BWP Million  
Consumer Credit in Botswana increased to 37296.65 BWP Million in July from 36860.56 BWP Million in June of 2019.
Saturday October 12 2019
Botswana Bank Lending Rate at 6.50 percent  
Bank Lending Rate in Botswana remained unchanged at 6.50 percent in July from 6.50 percent in June of 2019.
Saturday October 12 2019
Botswana Central Bank Balance Sheet at 75388.29 BWP Million  
Central Bank Balance Sheet in Botswana increased to 75388.29 BWP Million in July from 72612.58 BWP Million in June of 2019.
Saturday October 12 2019
Botswana Money Supply M1 at 18211.42 BWP Million  
Money Supply M1 in Botswana decreased to 18211.42 BWP Million in July from 18247.93 BWP Million in June of 2019.
Saturday October 12 2019
Botswana Money Supply M2 at 84683.83 BWP Million  
Money Supply M2 in Botswana increased to 84683.83 BWP Million in July from 81591.14 BWP Million in June of 2019.
Saturday October 12 2019
Botswana Money Supply M3 at 84683.83 BWP Million  
Money Supply M3 in Botswana increased to 84683.83 BWP Million in July from 81591.14 BWP Million in June of 2019.
Wednesday October 09 2019
Botswana Competitiveness Rank at 91.00  
Botswana is the 91 most competitive nation in the world out of 140 countries ranked in the 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Wednesday October 09 2019
Botswana Competitiveness Index at 55.49 Points  
Botswana scored 55.49 points out of 100 on the 2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Wednesday October 09 2019
Botswana Unemployment Rate at 17.90 percent  
Unemployment Rate in Botswana increased to 17.90 percent in 2018 from 17.60 percent in 2017.
Wednesday October 09 2019
Botswana Foreign Exchange Reserves at 6981.00 USD Million  
Foreign Exchange Reserves in Botswana increased to 6981 USD Million in July from 6765 USD Million in June of 2019.
Wednesday October 09 2019
Botswana Current Account to GDP at 9.70 percent  
Botswana recorded a Current Account surplus of 9.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.
Wednesday October 09 2019
Botswana Population at 2.25 Million  
The total population in Botswana was estimated at 2.3 million people in 2018, according to the latest census figures.
Tuesday October 08 2019
Botswana Government Budget at -1.00 percent of GDP  
Botswana recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 1 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.
Tuesday October 08 2019
Botswana GDP Annual Growth Rate at 3.10 percent  
The economy of Botswana advanced 3.1% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2019, slowing from a 4.3% growth in the prior period. It was the weakest expansion since the second quarter of 2017, mainly hit by mining (-7.9% vs 3.3% in Q1), namely diamonds (-8.4%), as planned plant maintenance shutdown in April 2019 caused a 23% slump in production of the world's largest diamond mine Orapa. Also, declines were seen for coal output (-6.3%) and agriculture (-0.4% vs 2.6%). Meantime, growth slowed in manufacturing (3.5% vs 4.1%); transport & communication (5.5% vs 5.9%); social & personal services (3.1% vs 3.6%) and water & electricity (3.1% vs 3.8%). Conversely, activity continued to increase significantly in finance & business services (5.8% vs 5.3%); trade,hotels & restaurants (5.7%, the same pace as in Q1); general government (4% vs 3.1%) and construction (3% vs 2.7%). On a quarterly basis, the GDP rose 1.4%, recovering from a 1.5% contraction in the previous quarter.
Tuesday October 08 2019
Botswana Interest Rate at 4.75 percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Botswana was last recorded at 4.75 percent.
Sunday September 29 2019
Botswana Foreign Direct Investment at 745.96 BWP Million  
Foreign Direct Investment in Botswana increased by 745.96 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Sunday September 29 2019
Botswana Current Account at -814.64 BWP Million  
Botswana recorded a Current Account deficit of 814.64 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Sunday September 29 2019
Botswana Total Public External Debt at 15661.00 BWP Million  
External Debt in Botswana decreased to 15661 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 16027.59 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Friday September 27 2019
Botswana Consumer Spending at 11470.30 BWP Million  
Consumer Spending in Botswana increased to 11470.30 BWP Million in the second quarter of 2019 from 11438.70 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Friday September 27 2019
Botswana GDP From Transport and Communications at 1565.00 BWP Million  
GDP From Transport in Botswana increased to 1565 BWP Million in the second quarter of 2019 from 1533 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Friday September 27 2019
Botswana GDP From Utilities at 272.70 BWP Million  
GDP From Utilities in Botswana increased to 272.70 BWP Million in the second quarter of 2019 from 266.20 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Friday September 27 2019
Botswana GDP From Agriculture at 382.90 BWP Million  
GDP From Agriculture in Botswana increased to 382.90 BWP Million in the second quarter of 2019 from 378.20 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Friday September 27 2019
Botswana GDP From Construction at 1876.20 BWP Million  
GDP From Construction in Botswana increased to 1876.20 BWP Million in the second quarter of 2019 from 1824.90 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Friday September 27 2019
Botswana GDP From Manufacturing at 1465.20 BWP Millon  
GDP From Manufacturing in Botswana increased to 1465.20 BWP Millon in the second quarter of 2019 from 1399.70 BWP Millon in the first quarter of 2019.
Friday September 27 2019
Botswana GDP From Mining at 2422.20 BWP Million  
GDP From Mining in Botswana decreased to 2422.20 BWP Million in the second quarter of 2019 from 2559.30 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Friday September 27 2019
Botswana GDP From General Government at 3169.00 BWP Million  
GDP From Public Administration in Botswana increased to 3169 BWP Million in the second quarter of 2019 from 3095.10 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Friday September 27 2019
Botswana GDP From Services at 5556.40 BWP Million  
GDP From Services in Botswana increased to 5556.40 BWP Million in the second quarter of 2019 from 5263.20 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Friday September 27 2019
Botswana GDP Constant Prices at 24814.50 BWP Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Botswana increased to 24814.50 BWP Million in the second quarter of 2019 from 24485.20 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Friday September 27 2019
Botswana GDP Growth Rate at 1.40 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Botswana expanded 1.40 percent in the second quarter of 2019 over the previous quarter.
Thursday September 26 2019
Botswana Business Confidence at 58.00 Index Points  
The business confidence index in Botswana increased to 58 in the first half of 2018 from 46 in the previous period. Confidence among domestic-oriented businesses rose to 58 from 46 in the last half of 2017, and export-oriented businesses advanced to 55 from 50. Looking ahead, there is an increase in optimism.
Thursday September 26 2019
Botswana Banks Balance Sheet at 93752.90 BWP Million  
Banks Balance Sheet in Botswana decreased to 93752.90 BWP Million in June from 94234.10 BWP Million in May of 2019.
Thursday September 26 2019
Botswana Balance of Trade at -3211.00 BWP Million  
Botswana's trade balance shifted to a deficit of BWP 3211 million in July 2019 from a surplus of BWP 447.3 million in the same month a year ago. This is the largest trade shortfall since July 2012, as exports tumbled 41.4 percent to BWP 2,645.9 million, mainly dragged down by lower shipments of diamonds (-49.2 percent). Main export partners were India (23.1 percent of total exports), Belgium (19.6 percent), the UAE (13.2 percent), South Africa (11.7 percent) and Hong Kong (11.7 percent). In contrast, imports grew 31.2 percent to BWP 5,856.8 million, boosted by purchases of diamonds (67.8 percent) and machinery & electrical equipment (21.1 percent). Main import partners were South Africa (56.6 percent of total imports), Canada (9.4 percent), Other Africa (9.3 percent) and India (4.1 percent).
Thursday September 26 2019
Botswana Imports at 5856.80 BWP Million  
Imports to Botswana grew 31.2 percent year-on-year to BWP 5,856.8 million in July 2019, boosted by purchases of diamonds (67.8 percent) and machinery & electrical equipment (21.1 percent). Main import partners were South Africa (56.6 percent of total imports), Canada (9.4 percent), Other Africa (9.3 percent) and India (4.1 percent).
Thursday September 26 2019
Botswana Exports at 2645.90 Million BWP  
Exports from Botswana tumbled 41.4 percent from a year ago to BWP 2,645.9 million in July 2019, mainly dragged down by lower shipments of diamonds (-49.2 percent). Main export partners were India (23.1 percent of total exports), Belgium (19.6 percent), the UAE (13.2 percent), South Africa (11.7 percent) and Hong Kong (11.7 percent).
Saturday September 14 2019
Deposit Interest Rate in Botswana at 1.59 percent  
Deposit Interest Rate in Botswana increased to 1.59 percent in July from 1.58 percent in June of 2019.
Saturday September 14 2019
Botswana Inflation Rate at 2.90 percent  
The inflation rate in Botswana was recorded at 2.90 percent in August of 2019.
Friday September 13 2019
Botswana Cpi Housing Utilities at 101.10 Index Points  
Cpi Housing Utilities in Botswana increased to 101.10 Index Points in August from 101 Index Points in July of 2019.
Friday September 13 2019
Botswana CPI Transportation at 101.00 Index Points  
The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Botswana increased to 101 Index Points in August of 2019 from 100.90 Index Points in July of 2019.
Friday September 13 2019
Botswana Core Consumer Prices at 101.90 Index Points  
Core Consumer Prices in Botswana increased to 101.90 Index Points in August from 101.80 Index Points in July of 2019.
Friday September 13 2019
Botswana Core Inflation Rate at 2.20 percent  
Core consumer prices in Botswana increased 2.20 percent in August of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.
Friday September 13 2019
Botswana Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 101.70 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index CPI in Botswana remained unchanged at 101.70 Index Points in August from 101.70 Index Points in July of 2019.
Friday September 13 2019
Botswana Food Inflation at 2.00 percent  
Cost of food in Botswana increased 2 percent in August of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.
Friday September 13 2019
Botswana Inflation Rate MoM at 0.10 percent  
The Consumer Price Index in Botswana increased 0.10 percent in August of 2019 over the previous month.
Friday July 12 2019
Botswana Government Debt at 24465.00 BWP Million  
Government Debt in Botswana decreased to 24465 BWP Million in 2018 from 26989.60 BWP Million in 2017.
Friday July 12 2019
Botswana Government Debt to GDP at 13.40 percent  
Botswana recorded a government debt equivalent to 13.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.
Tuesday July 09 2019
Botswana Mining Production at 3.10 percent  
Mining production in Botswana increased 3.10 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019, following a 15.1 percent jump in the previous period. Output rose less for diamonds (3.3 percent vs 15.4 percent in Q4) and salt (29.6 percent vs 37.9 percent). In addition, declines were seen for copper (-100 percent vs 26.2 percent); gold (-16.9 percent vs 5.1 percent) and coal (-7.1 percent vs -2.4 percent).
Tuesday July 09 2019
Botswana GDP per capita PPP at 16518.24 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Botswana was last recorded at 16518.24 US dollars in 2018, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Botswana, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 93 percent of the world's average.
Tuesday July 09 2019
Botswana Government Budget Value at -286.80 BWP Million  
Botswana recorded a government budget deficit of 286.80 BWP Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Tuesday July 09 2019
Botswana Government Revenues at 13421.70 BWP Million  
Government Revenues in Botswana decreased to 13421.70 BWP Million in the third quarter of 2018 from 16031.40 BWP Million in the second quarter of 2018.
Tuesday July 09 2019
Botswana Employed Persons at 420762.00  
The number of employed persons in Botswana increased to 420762 in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 417162 in the third quarter of 2018.
Tuesday July 09 2019
Botswana Wages at 6533.00 BWP/Month  
Wages in Botswana increased to 6533 BWP/Month in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 6347 BWP/Month in the third quarter of 2018.
Tuesday July 09 2019
Botswana Industrial Production at 3.60 percent  
Industrial Production in Botswana increased 9.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 over the same quarter in the previous year.
Thursday July 04 2019
Botswana GDP per capita at 8031.00 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Botswana was last recorded at 8031 US dollars in 2018. The GDP per Capita in Botswana is equivalent to 64 percent of the world's average.
Monday July 01 2019
Botswana GDP at 18.62 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Botswana was worth 18.62 billion US dollars in 2018. The GDP value of Botswana represents 0.03 percent of the world economy.
Wednesday June 26 2019
Botswana Sales Tax Rate - VAT at 12.00 percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Botswana stands at 12 percent.
Monday May 06 2019
Botswana Military Expenditure at 502.00 USD Million  
Military Expenditure in Botswana decreased to 502 USD Million in 2018 from 522 USD Million in 2017.
Tuesday April 16 2019
Botswana Fiscal Expenditure at 13708.50 BWP Million  
Fiscal Expenditure in Botswana decreased to 13708.50 BWP Million in the third quarter of 2018 from 14932.60 BWP Million in the second quarter of 2018.
Saturday April 13 2019
Botswana Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 30833.10 BWP Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Botswana increased to 30833.10 BWP Million in 2018 from 28704.90 BWP Million in 2017.
Saturday April 13 2019
Botswana Changes in Inventories at -2940.60 BWP Million  
The stocks of goods held by firms in Botswana decreased by 2940.60 BWP Million in 2018.
Saturday April 13 2019
Botswana Government Spending at 19729.30 BWP Million  
Government Spending in Botswana increased to 19729.30 BWP Million in 2018 from 19349 BWP Million in 2017.
Monday February 11 2019
Botswana Terrorism Index at 0.00  
Terrorism Index in Botswana remained unchanged at 0 in 2017 from 0 in 2016.
Tuesday January 29 2019
Botswana Corruption Index at 61.00 Points  
Botswana scored 61 points out of 100 on the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Tuesday January 29 2019
Botswana Corruption Rank at 34.00  
Botswana is the 34 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Monday November 05 2018
Ease of Doing Business in Botswana at 86.00  
Botswana is ranked 86 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of Botswana deteriorated to 86 in 2018 from 81 in 2017.
Wednesday October 31 2018
Botswana Living Wage Individual at 2700.00 BWP/Month  
Living Wage Individual in Botswana decreased to 2700 BWP/Month in 2018 from 3620 BWP/Month in 2017.
Wednesday October 31 2018
Botswana Living Wage Family at 4640.00 BWP/Month  
Living Wage Family in Botswana decreased to 4640 BWP/Month in 2018 from 5400 BWP/Month in 2017.
Monday February 12 2018
Botswana Personal Income Tax Rate at 25.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Botswana stands at 25 percent.
Friday February 09 2018
Botswana Corporate Tax Rate at 22.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Botswana stands at 22 percent.
Thursday January 18 2018
Botswana Temperature at 18.51 celsius  
Temperature in Botswana increased to 18.51 celsius in August from 16.66 celsius in July of 2013.
Friday October 27 2017
Botswana Internet Speed at 2552.88 KBps  
Internet Speed in Botswana increased to 2552.88 KBps in the first quarter of 2017 from 2208.73 KBps in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Friday October 27 2017
Botswana IP Addresses at 10680.00 IP  
IP Addresses in Botswana decreased to 10680 IP in the first quarter of 2017 from 11853 IP in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Thursday July 20 2017
Botswana Construction Spending at 44415.10  
Construction Spending in Botswana increased to 44415.10 in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 43451.10 in the fourth quarter of 2015.
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