Botswana Domestic Credit Growth

2005 - 2023 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Botswana Domestic Credit Growth

  • Botswana Domestic Credit increased 18.9 % YoY in Dec 2023, compared with an increase of 8.6 % YoY in the previous quarter
  • Botswana Domestic Credit Growth YoY data is updated quarterly
  • It averaged 20.7 %, available from Dec 2005 to Dec 2023
  • The data reached an all-time high of 1,253.8 % in Dec 2010 and a record low of -1,921.3 % in Dec 2005

CEIC calculates quarterly Domestic Credit Growth from monthly Domestic Credit. The Bank of Botswana provides Domestic Credit in local currency.


Further information about Botswana Domestic Credit Growth

  • In the latest reports, Botswana Domestic Credit reached 6.0 USD bn in Feb 2023
  • Money Supply M2 in Botswana increased to 8.2 USD bn YoY in Feb 2024
  • Botswana Foreign Exchange Reserves was measured at 5.2 USD bn in Apr 2021
  • The Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 8.2 Months of Import in Mar 2023
  • The country's Non Performing Loans Ratio stood at 3.5 % in Mar 2024, compared with the ratio of 3.4 % in the previous quarter
  • Household Debt of Botswana reached 20.2 % in Dec 2023, accounting for 20.2 % of the country's Nominal GDP

View Botswana's Domestic Credit Growth from Dec 2005 to Dec 2023 in the chart:

Botswana Domestic Credit Growth

What was Botswana's Domestic Credit Growth in Dec 2023?

Botswana Domestic Credit increased 18.9 % YoY in Dec 2023, compared with an increase of 8.6 % YoY in the previous quarter See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
18.9 Dec 2023 8.6 Sep 2023 -1,921.3 Dec 2005 1,253.8 Dec 2010 % quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2023

Domestic Credit Growth by Country Comparison

country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 3.7 May 2024 monthly Dec 2003 - May 2024
Algeria (%) 6.5 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 2024
Argentina (%) 333.3 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1991 - Apr 2024
Armenia (%) 16.6 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 1994 - Mar 2024
Australia (%) 0.3 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 2024
Austria (%) -0.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2024
Azerbaijan (%) 8.5 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 2024
Bahrain (%) 7.0 Apr 2024 monthly Sep 1992 - Apr 2024
Bangladesh (%) 11.2 Apr 2024 monthly Jul 1988 - Apr 2024
Belarus (%) 18.4 May 2024 monthly Dec 2007 - May 2024
Belgium (%) 1.1 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2024
Bolivia (%) 6.3 Oct 2023 monthly Dec 2002 - Oct 2023
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 11.2 Apr 2024 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2024
Botswana (%) 18.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2023
Brazil (%) 14.1 May 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - May 2024
Brunei (%) 37.1 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2024
Bulgaria (%) 17.6 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 1994 - Apr 2024
Cambodia (%) 2.0 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 1995 - Apr 2024
Canada (%) 2.7 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1970 - Apr 2024
Chile (%) 4.6 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 1979 - Apr 2024
China (%) 8.8 May 2024 monthly Jun 2000 - May 2024
Colombia (%) 3.2 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2024
Croatia (%) 5.9 Dec 2022 monthly Jun 1995 - Dec 2022
Cyprus (%) -3.0 May 2024 monthly Nov 2006 - May 2024
Czech Republic (%) 6.3 May 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2024
Denmark (%) -4.6 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2024
Ecuador (%) 7.1 May 2024 monthly Jan 2007 - May 2024
Egypt (%) 25.6 May 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2024
Estonia (%) 8.4 Mar 2024 monthly Jun 1993 - Mar 2024
European Union (%) -0.3 Mar 2024 monthly Sep 1998 - Mar 2024
Finland (%) -3.5 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2024
France (%) 2.2 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2024
Georgia (%) 25.2 May 2024 monthly Oct 1996 - May 2024
Germany (%) -0.9 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2024
Ghana (%) -5.2 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1968 - Apr 2024
Greece (%) 1.4 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2024
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) -2.2 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 1991 - Mar 2024
Hungary (%) -0.2 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2024
Iceland (%) 4.8 Apr 2024 monthly Sep 1994 - Apr 2024
India (%) 11.1 Apr 2024 monthly Mar 2000 - Apr 2024
Indonesia (%) 11.2 May 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2024
Iran (%) 25.8 Feb 2017 monthly Jan 1965 - Feb 2017
Ireland (%) 3.1 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2024
Israel (%) 8.0 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2000 - Mar 2024
Italy (%) -4.8 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2024
Ivory Coast (%) 6.7 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1965 - Apr 2024
Japan (%) 3.4 Apr 2024 monthly Apr 2004 - Apr 2024
Jordan (%) 4.8 Nov 2023 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2023
Kazakhstan (%) 20.5 May 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - May 2024
Kenya (%) 7.5 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 1996 - Apr 2024
South Korea (%) 6.4 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 2024
Kosovo (%) 12.0 May 2024 monthly Nov 2008 - May 2024
Kuwait (%) 1.3 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2024
Kyrgyzstan (%) 28.9 May 2024 monthly Dec 2003 - May 2024
Laos (%) 23.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2023
Latvia (%) 6.5 Mar 2024 monthly Jul 2004 - Mar 2024
Lebanon (%) 2.2 Jan 2018 monthly Mar 1966 - Jan 2018
Lithuania (%) -5.9 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 1994 - Mar 2024
Luxembourg (%) -2.4 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2024
Macau SAR, China (%) -8.3 Apr 2024 monthly Jun 1985 - Apr 2024
North Macedonia (%) 12.3 May 2024 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2024
Malawi (%) 46.8 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2024
Malaysia (%) 6.2 May 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2024
Malta (%) 8.4 May 2024 monthly Jan 2009 - May 2024
Mauritius (%) 12.8 May 2024 monthly Jun 2006 - May 2024
Mexico (%) 15.3 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 2024
Moldova (%) 13.4 May 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2024
Mongolia (%) 13.9 May 2024 monthly Dec 1993 - May 2024
Montenegro (%) -3.7 May 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2024
Morocco (%) 3.8 May 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - May 2024
Mozambique (%) 6.0 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 2024
Myanmar (%) 16.4 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jan 2021
Nepal (%) 5.9 May 2024 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2024
Netherlands (%) -4.0 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2024
New Zealand (%) 1.5 May 2024 monthly Mar 1989 - May 2024
Nigeria (%) 36.0 May 2024 monthly Nov 1993 - May 2024
Norway (%) 3.0 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 1986 - Apr 2024
Oman (%) 3.0 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2000 - Apr 2024
Pakistan (%) 20.2 Apr 2024 monthly Jun 2009 - Apr 2024
Palestinian Territory (%) 6.2 May 2024 monthly Dec 1999 - May 2024
Panama (%) 5.0 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 2024
Paraguay (%) 14.0 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 2024
Peru (%) 10.4 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2024
Philippines (%) 10.6 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 2024
Poland (%) 1.7 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 1997 - Apr 2024
Portugal (%) 0.3 Aug 2019 monthly Dec 2001 - Aug 2019
Qatar (%) 3.5 May 2024 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2024
Romania (%) 11.3 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2005 - Apr 2024
Russia (%) 28.7 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2001 - Apr 2024
Saudi Arabia (%) 21.6 Dec 2017 quarterly Mar 1969 - Dec 2017
Serbia (%) 2.4 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2004 - Apr 2024
Singapore (%) -0.4 May 2024 monthly Mar 2005 - May 2024
Slovakia (%) 5.2 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2024
Slovenia (%) 2.6 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2024
South Africa (%) 8.0 May 2024 monthly Mar 1966 - May 2024
Spain (%) -3.5 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2024
Sri Lanka (%) -81.6 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2024
Sudan (%) 82.5 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2022
Sweden (%) -3.7 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2024
Switzerland (%) 1.6 May 2024 monthly Dec 1988 - May 2024

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Botswana Key Series

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 2.5 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2023
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -37.355 Jun 2023 monthly Apr 2007 - Jun 2023
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 496.639 Jun 2023 monthly Apr 2007 - Jun 2023
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 34.0 Jun 2023 quarterly Jun 2007 - Jun 2023
National Government Debt (USD mn) 3,497.5 2023 yearly 2002 - 2023
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 17.2 Jun 2023 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2023
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BWP bn) 115.893 2029 yearly 1981 - 2029
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BWP bn) 67.795 2030 yearly 1999 - 2030
Forecast: Government Revenue (BWP bn) 117.911 2029 yearly 2000 - 2029
Government Budget: Revenue (BWP mn) 10,566.963 Jul 2023 monthly Apr 2007 - Jul 2023
Government Budget: Expenditure: Net Lending (BWP mn) -8.630 Jun 2023 monthly Apr 2007 - Jun 2023
Government Budget: Expenditure: Recurrent (BWP mn) 5,717.440 Jun 2023 monthly Apr 2007 - Jun 2023
Government Budget: Revenue: Tax (BWP mn) 10,265.170 Jul 2023 monthly Apr 2007 - Jul 2023
Government Budget: Expenditure (BWP mn) 7,433.300 Jul 2023 monthly Apr 2007 - Jul 2023
Government Budget: Surplus/Deficit (BWP mn) -502.517 Jun 2023 monthly Apr 2007 - Jun 2023
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 4.332 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Trade Balance (USD mn) -180.9 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
Total Exports (USD mn) 402.1 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2024
Total Exports Growth (%) -16.7 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2024
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 492.299 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 4,642.194 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 12,558.330 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Imports (USD mn) 571.1 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2024
Total Imports Growth (%) 26.3 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2024
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 106,766.483 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 30,187.371 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 3.920 Jan 2024 monthly Feb 2019 - Jan 2024
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 17.381 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2024
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 25.092 Apr 2024 monthly Apr 2006 - Apr 2024
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 29.472 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2024
BW: Imports: cif: World (USD mn) 1,596.131 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2024
Foreign Trade: Exports: Re-Exports (BWP mn) 14.400 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2024
Foreign Trade: Exports (BWP mn) 5,527.500 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2024
Foreign Trade Balance (BWP mn) -2,321.900 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2024
Foreign Trade: Imports (BWP mn) 7,849.400 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2024
Exports: Copper and Nickel (BWP mn) 766.700 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2024
Exports: Meat and Meat Products (BWP mn) 21.400 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2024
Exports: Diamonds (BWP mn) 3,030.700 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2024
Exports: Machinery and Electric Equipment (BWP mn) 209.400 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2024
Exports: Vehicles and Transport Equipment (BWP mn) 21.100 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2024
Exports: Iron Steels and Related Products (BWP mn) 30.300 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2024
Exports: Asia: Israel (BWP mn) 255.700 Apr 2024 monthly Apr 2006 - Apr 2024
Exports: Africa: SACU: South Africa (BWP mn) 539.400 Apr 2024 monthly Apr 2006 - Apr 2024
Exports: EU: Belgium (BWP mn) 717.400 Apr 2024 monthly Apr 2006 - Apr 2024
Imports: Machinery and Electric Equipment (BWP mn) 973.900 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2024
Imports: Food, Beverages and Tobacco (BWP mn) 1,109.000 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2024
Imports: Fuel (BWP mn) 1,337.100 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2024
Imports: Chemicals and Rubber Products (BWP mn) 736.900 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2024
Imports: Diamonds (BWP mn) 1,223.600 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2024
Imports: Metals and Metal Products (BWP mn) 358.900 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2024
Imports: Vehicles and Transport Equipment (BWP mn) 479.300 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2024
Imports: Africa: SADC: SACU: Namibia (BWP mn) 1,112.700 Apr 2024 monthly Apr 2006 - Apr 2024
Imports: Africa: SADC: SACU: South Africa (BWP mn) 4,493.900 Apr 2024 monthly Apr 2006 - Apr 2024
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 2.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2023
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -44.3 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -16.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2023
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 166.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2023
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 13.717 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 40.1 2023 yearly 1975 - 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.000 2023 yearly 1975 - 2023
External Debt (USD mn) 1,431.8 2023 yearly 1994 - 2023
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 7.3 2023 yearly 1995 - 2023
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 156.0 2021 yearly 1973 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.8 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 0.283 2029 yearly 1980 - 2029
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 5,613.990 2023 yearly 1996 - 2023
BW: BOP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -370.483 2022 yearly 1975 - 2022
BW: BOP: Current Account: Primary Income: Receipts (USD mn) 139.931 2022 yearly 1975 - 2022
BW: BOP: Current Account: Exports: Goods (USD mn) 8,312.499 2022 yearly 1975 - 2022
BW: BOP: Current Account: Exports: Service (USD mn) 587.659 2022 yearly 1975 - 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2024
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 20.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2024
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 208.415 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2024
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 2,163.828 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 2000 - Feb 2024
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 8,188.321 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2024
M2 Growth (%) 13.1 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2024
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.5 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 2006 - Feb 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 5,165.9 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 24.152 Jun 2023 quarterly Jun 1994 - Jun 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 8.2 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2023
Total Deposits (USD mn) 7,703.456 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2024
Total Deposits Growth (%) 11.0 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2003 - Mar 2024
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 6,007.9 Feb 2023 monthly Dec 2004 - Feb 2023
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 18.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2023
Household Debt (USD mn) 3,890.9 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2024
Total Loans (USD mn) 5,999.685 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2024
Total Loans Growth (%) 7.91 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2003 - Mar 2024
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 29.32 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2024
Monetary Aggregates: M2 (BWP mn) 112,942.352 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2024
Monetary Aggregates: M1 (BWP mn) 29,845.906 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 2004 - Feb 2024
Bank of Botswana: Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD th) 5,035,000.000 Aug 2023 monthly Jan 1992 - Aug 2023
Commercial Banks Deposits (BWP mn) 105,671.546 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2024
Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding (BWP mn) 82,300.202 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2024
Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding: Households: Property Purchase (BWP mn) 14,753.969 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2024
Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding: Resident Business (BWP mn) 28,482.562 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2024
Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding: Households (BWP mn) 53,372.596 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2024
Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Arrears: Over 90 Days (BWP mn) 2,858.914 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2024

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