Explore our Data

Submit

Botswana

CEIC only displays a select group of indicators on our website. Explore the complete set of 4 million+ time series by registering for a free trial.

National Accounts Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Gross Savings Rate

32.0

Mar 2017

33.4

Dec 2016

19.9

Dec 2015

49.0

Dec 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

751.28

Mar 2017

719.65

Dec 2016

256.41

Mar 2002

836.67

Jun 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

9.6

Mar 2017

20.5

Dec 2016

-14.3

Dec 2000

44.7

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

2,087.79

Mar 2017

2,002.36

Dec 2016

371.37

Mar 1997

2,087.79

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Real GDP Growth

0.8

Mar 2017

4.2

Dec 2016

-10.4

Sep 2009

19.8

Dec 2002

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Public Consumption: % of GDP

18.0

Mar 2017

17.6

Dec 2016

16.1

Sep 2006

33.5

Jun 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Nominal GDP

4,172.6

Mar 2017

4,088.0

Dec 2016

1,027.4

Mar 1994

4,302.2

Jun 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

10.50

Mar 2017

25.51

Dec 2016

-10.20

Dec 2000

50.71

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Sep 1994 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

4.06

2022

4.10

2021

-7.65

2009

23.42

1988

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Investment: % of GDP

26.8

Mar 2017

31.5

Dec 2016

-44.0

Sep 2006

90.3

Jun 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

50.0

Mar 2017

49.0

Dec 2016

28.3

Dec 1999

58.1

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Gross National Product

14,954.63

2016

14,128.07

2015

34.21

1960

15,913.67

2014

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

9,065.60

2022

8,667.26

2021

968.95

1985

9,065.60

2022

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita

7,013.67

2016

6,591.15

2015

76.67

1965

7,583.23

2011

USD

yearly

1964 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

1,281.40

Mar 2017

1,301.37

Dec 2016

267.42

Mar 1997

1,331.58

Mar 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

23,030.17

2022

21,937.03

2021

1,825.05

1980

23,030.17

2022

Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Production Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Silver Production

30.00

2014

22.60

2013

0.00

2011

30.00

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2010 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Minerals Production

2,509,470.00

2015

2,289,748.00

2014

1,232,052.00

2011

2,509,470.00

2015

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Gold Production

884.00

2014

1,206.00

2013

1.00

1998

3,300.00

2008

kg

yearly

1990 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Government and Public Finance Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

15.8

2017

16.7

2016

6.2

2007

20.5

2011

%

yearly

2003 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Expenditure

77.80

2022

73.16

2021

0.29

1980

77.80

2022

BWP bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
National Government Debt

2,575.7

2017

2,361.0

2016

452.2

2003

3,163.2

2012

USD mn

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Tax Revenue

3,288.22

2016

4,257.92

2015

50.84

1973

5,633.05

2014

USD mn

yearly

1973 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

84.78

2022

76.50

2021

12.72

2001

84.78

2022

BWP bn

yearly

2000 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-0.6

2017

-4.7

2016

-12.4

2010

12.6

2007

%

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

14.95

2022

17.17

2021

2.42

1998

25.31

2014

BWP bn

yearly

1998 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Labour Force Participation Rate

77.5

2016

77.4

2015

73.5

1990

77.5

2016

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Employed Persons

621,998.00

2009

315,791.00

2008

116,800.00

1985

621,998.00

2009

Person

yearly

1985 - 2009

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Population

2.31

2022

2.29

2021

0.98

1980

2.31

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Population

2.3

2016

2.2

2015

0.4

1950

2.3

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Unemployment Rate

18.37

2016

17.86

2015

12.92

2008

23.80

2003

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Monthly Earnings

554

Dec 2016

534

Sep 2016

453

Mar 2009

726

Jun 2011

USD

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Dec 2016

Updated on Jun 2017
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Household Income per Capita

1,564.72

2003

1,035.90

1994

1,035.90

1994

1,564.72

2003

USD

yearly

1994 - 2003

Updated on 2017
Household Expenditure per Capita

1,112.82

2003

690.95

1994

690.95

1994

1,112.82

2003

USD

yearly

1994 - 2003

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

3,500.00

Dec 2016

18,300.00

Jun 2016

1,300.00

Dec 2006

18,300.00

Jun 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales

8,100

2016

7,500

2015

3,600

2006

8,100

2016

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

8.0

2016

1.4

2015

-14.3

2010

44.4

2007

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

4,600.00

Dec 2016

1,900.00

Jun 2016

1,500.00

Jun 2012

5,100.00

Dec 2009

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Inflation Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

4.02

May 2017

3.83

Apr 2017

0.73

Dec 2015

25.11

Oct 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - May 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

4.65

2022

4.75

2021

2.81

2016

16.50

1992

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Foreign Trade Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Total Imports

408.8

May 2017

492.3

Apr 2017

154.8

Jan 2003

1,062.5

Jul 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Trade Balance

109.2

May 2017

-130.1

Apr 2017

-865.0

Jul 2012

370.5

May 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - May 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

10,787.51

2016

13,453.11

2015

2,935.94

1996

13,453.11

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports Growth

-9.9

May 2017

-21.7

Apr 2017

-34.0

Mar 2017

82.2

Jul 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - May 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

156.81

2016

266.95

2014

0.03

2007

667.71

2013

USD th

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

2.34

2022

2.73

2021

-32.22

2009

34.42

1981

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Total Exports Growth

-38.9

May 2017

-52.9

Apr 2017

-74.1

Oct 2005

510.2

Oct 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2004 - May 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Aluminum: Exports

36.52

2016

26.45

2015

12.98

1998

335.39

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Exports

518.0

May 2017

362.2

Apr 2017

51.4

Nov 2003

943.2

Sep 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Imports: Medicament

99,079.68

2016

95,503.13

2015

20,330.01

1996

113,975.08

2011

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Balance of Payments Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad

155.6

Mar 2017

155.7

Dec 2016

-54.7

Jun 2006

155.7

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
External Debt: % of GDP

10.1

2017

11.5

2016

3.1

2009

13.9

2013

%

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

0.87

2022

0.64

2021

-0.65

2009

2.50

2014

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Current Account Balance

1,039.4

Mar 2017

338.8

Dec 2016

-419.7

Dec 2008

1,039.4

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Foreign Direct Investment

14.9

Mar 2017

27.6

Dec 2016

-14.9

Mar 2016

516.6

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

2.6

2015

2.6

2014

0.0

2006

3.0

2013

%

yearly

1994 - 2015

Updated on 2017
External Debt

1,647.1

2017

1,619.3

2016

313.8

2009

2,042.3

2012

USD mn

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2017
External Debt: Short Term

380.5

2015

417.0

2014

0.0

2006

446.0

2013

USD mn

yearly

1970 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

24.9

Mar 2017

8.3

Dec 2016

-16.6

Dec 2008

29.3

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.4

Mar 2017

0.7

Dec 2016

-0.4

Mar 2016

12.6

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-0.07

Mar 2017

3.89

Dec 2016

-29.50

Jun 2008

29.31

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Monetary Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
M2 Growth

1.6

Mar/2017

5.2

Feb/2017

-6.7

Nov/2009

71.5

Feb/2007

%

monthly

Jan/2002 - Mar/2017

Updated on May/2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves

7,286.6

Jun 2017

7,630.0

May 2017

3,628.0

Mar 1992

10,345.9

Apr 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1992 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Reserve Requirement Ratio

5.0

Aug 2017

5.0

Jul 2017

5.0

Aug 2017

10.0

Mar 2015

%

monthly

Feb 2006 - Aug 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Non Performing Loans Ratio

4.9

Jun 2017

5.1

Mar 2017

0.5

Jun 2003

5.6

Mar 2011

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Domestic Credit

2,297.6

Jun 2017

2,440.0

May 2017

-2,652.4

Apr 2008

2,683.1

Mar 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

18.7

May 2017

15.2

Apr 2017

7.6

Jul 2012

35.5

Jan 2003

NA

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

43.24

Mar 2017

46.10

Dec 2016

43.24

Mar 2017

126.76

Dec 1998

%

quarterly

Jun 1994 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

18.2

2016

19.6

2015

10.3

2003

19.6

2015

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Money Supply M2

6,669.77

Apr 2017

6,611.43

Mar 2017

1,369.19

Jan 2002

6,906.41

Aug 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Apr 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Total Deposits

6,104.46

Jun 2017

5,989.03

May 2017

1,597.38

Dec 2002

6,487.02

Jun 2011

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Household Debt

3,069.0

Jun 2017

2,989.2

May 2017

633.2

Dec 2002

3,069.0

Jun 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Money Supply M1

1,490.36

Apr 2017

1,451.26

Mar 2017

279.72

Dec 2000

1,836.02

Aug 2014

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2000 - Apr 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Non-Performing Loans

282.04

Mar 2017

233.47

Dec 2016

1.16

Mar 2001

282.04

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on May 2017
Banking Statistics Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio

15.2

Jun 2017

13.9

May 2017

10.7

Jan 2015

50.5

Jul 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Capital Adequacy Ratio

12.5

2015

18.9

2014

12.5

2015

22.8

2010

%

yearly

2007 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Exchange Rate against USD

10.216

Aug 2017

10.251

Jul 2017

0.667

Jul 1974

11.552

Jan 2016

BWP/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Long Term Interest Rate

5.50

Jul 2017

5.50

Jun 2017

3.56

May 2015

11.97

Apr 2006

% pa

monthly

Oct 2004 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Real Effective Exchange Rate

100.6

Jun 2017

100.3

May 2017

91.7

Dec 2007

102.2

Jan 2015

Sep2016=100

monthly

Dec 2006 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

1.33

Jul 2017

1.31

Jun 2017

0.00

Nov 2011

14.01

Feb 2003

% pa

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Bank Lending Rate

7.00

Jun 2017

7.00

May 2017

7.00

Jun 2017

17.00

Nov 2008

% pa

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Policy Rate

5.50

Aug 2017

5.50

Jul 2017

5.50

Aug 2017

15.50

Nov 2008

% pa

monthly

Aug 1976 - Aug 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Energy Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Electricity Production

237

Mar 2017

216

Feb 2017

11

Aug 2012

321

Jun 2014

GWh

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Tourism Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-22.3

2015

27.3

2014

-22.3

2015

31.0

2000

%

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

-2.9

2015

10.1

2014

-89.3

2008

1,030.5

2009

%

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Tourism Revenue

950

2015

978

2014

59

2008

978

2014

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Visitor Arrivals

1,528,000

2015

1,966,000

2014

512,000

1996

2,101,000

2008

Person

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Financial Market Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

27.3

2016

34.3

2015

25.4

2003

48.7

2007

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Equity Market Index

8,945.6

Aug 2017

9,026.6

Jul 2017

2,222.7

Jun 2003

10,936.4

Jul 2015

19Jun1989=100

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Transport and Telecommunications Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered

391.69

2015

363.78

2014

164.16

2005

391.69

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: Television

1,644.06

2016

1,217.88

2015

94.12

2002

6,056.59

2010

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

88,207.25

2016

112,864.19

2015

36,885.74

2002

112,864.19

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Fixed Line

6.85

2016

7.80

2015

0.08

1960

8.62

2013

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: ICT Goods

9,413.65

2015

9,006.16

2014

4,243.37

2003

18,838.12

2000

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Imports: Television

12,582.97

2016

13,582.29

2015

3,907.39

2001

16,870.56

2010

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: ICT Goods

180,908.36

2015

201,463.36

2014

88,754.43

2001

231,868.02

2003

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

2,173.33

2016

2,443.92

2015

1,126.48

2001

38,640.80

2009

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017