Cost of food in Botswana increased 13.2% in August of 2022 over the same month in the previous year. It is the highest food inflation rate since August of 2009, with oils and fats (43%) and vegetables (17.9%) recording the biggest price increase. source: Central Statistics Office, Botswana

Food Inflation in Botswana averaged 6.46 percent from 2002 until 2022, 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. This page provides the latest reported value for - Botswana Food Inflation - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Botswana Food Inflation - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2022.

Food Inflation in Botswana is expected to be 13.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Botswana Food Inflation is projected to trend around 5.20 percent in 2023 and 3.60 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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