Botswana Gross Savings Rate

1994 - 2023 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Botswana Gross Savings Rate

  • Botswana Gross Savings Rate was measured at 19.9% in Dec 2023, compared with 19.9% in the previous quarter.
  • Botswana Gross Savings Rate is updated quarterly, with data available from Mar 1994 to Dec 2023, and an average rate of 19.9%.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 19.9% in Dec 1999 and a record low of 11.9% in Jun 2020.
  • CEIC calculates Gross Domestic Savings Rate from quarterly Gross Domestic Savings and quarterly Nominal GDP. Gross Domestic Savings is calculated as Nominal GDP less Final Consumption Expenditure. Final Consumption Expenditure is the sum of Private and Public Final Consumption Expenditure. Statistics Botswana provides Final Consumption Expenditure in local currency and Nominal GDP in local currency, based on SNA 2008. Gross Domestic Savings Rate prior to Q1 2006 is based on SNA 1993.
  • In the latest reports, Botswana GDP expanded 5.4% YoY in Mar 2023.
  • Botswana Nominal GDP reached 5,136.2 USD mn in Mar 2023. Its GDP deflator (implicit price deflator) increased 7.8% in Mar 2023.
  • Botswana GDP Per Capita reached 8,322.7 USD in Dec 2022.

View Botswana's Gross Savings Rate from Mar 1994 to Dec 2023 in the chart:

Botswana Gross Savings Rate

What was Botswana's Gross Savings Rate in Dec 2023?

Botswana Gross Savings Rate was measured at 19.9% in Dec 2023, compared with 19.9% in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
19.9 Dec 2023 26.0 Sep 2023 11.9 Jun 2020 49.9 Dec 1999 % quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2023

Gross Savings Rate by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 17.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2022
Algeria (%) 36.1 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Argentina (%) 11.0 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2023
Armenia (%) 28.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1994 - Dec 2023
Australia (%) 29.6 Dec 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Dec 2022
Austria (%) 27.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Azerbaijan (%) 31.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2023
Bahrain (%) 38.6 2022 yearly 1989 - 2022
Bangladesh (%) 30.4 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Belarus (%) 27.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2023
Belgium (%) 24.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
Bolivia (%) 1.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2023
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 10.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2023
Botswana (%) 19.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2023
Brazil (%) 12.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2023
Brunei (%) 60.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2022
Bulgaria (%) 20.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Cambodia (%) 31.1 2022 yearly 1993 - 2022
Canada (%) 24.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1961 - Dec 2023
Chile (%) 18.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2023
China (%) 45.9 2021 yearly 1952 - 2021
Colombia (%) 8.6 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2022
Croatia (%) 12.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Cyprus (%) 18.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Czech Republic (%) 32.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Denmark (%) 32.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2023
Ecuador (%) 22.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2023
Egypt (%) 6.7 2017 yearly 1990 - 2017
Estonia (%) 29.7 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2022
European Union (%) 26.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Finland (%) 21.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2023
France (%) 14.2 Dec 2017 quarterly Mar 1949 - Dec 2017
Georgia (%) 17.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2023
Germany (%) 29.6 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2023
Ghana (%) 9.9 2023 yearly 2006 - 2023
Greece (%) 7.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 23.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2023
Hungary (%) 35.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Iceland (%) 19.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
India (%) 30.2 2023 yearly 1951 - 2023
Indonesia (%) 37.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2024
Iran (%) 47.1 Sep 2023 quarterly Jun 1988 - Sep 2023
Ireland (%) 56.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Israel (%) 27.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Italy (%) 24.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Ivory Coast (%) 22.2 2023 yearly 1960 - 2023
Japan (%) 28.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Jordan (%) -3.9 2022 yearly 1963 - 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 44.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2022
Kenya (%) 12.1 2022 yearly 2006 - 2022
South Korea (%) 34.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Dec 2022
Kosovo (%) -4.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2023
Kuwait (%) 31.1 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) -4.1 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2022
Laos (%) 18.4 2016 yearly 2000 - 2016
Latvia (%) 18.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Lebanon (%) -21.7 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 20.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Luxembourg (%) 52.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Macau SAR, China (%) 16.6 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2022
North Macedonia (%) 11.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2023
Malawi (%) 11.2 2019 yearly 1977 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 26.9 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2022
Malta (%) 37.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2023
Mauritius (%) 15.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2023
Mexico (%) 19.3 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2023
Moldova (%) -3.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Mongolia (%) 35.8 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2022
Montenegro (%) -0.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2023
Morocco (%) 27.2 2022 yearly 1975 - 2022
Mozambique (%) 8.1 2022 yearly 1969 - 2022
Myanmar (%) 28.7 2018 yearly 1996 - 2018
Nepal (%) 31.4 2023 yearly 2001 - 2023
Netherlands (%) 28.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
New Zealand (%) 20.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Jun 1987 - Sep 2022
Nigeria (%) 30.6 2022 yearly 1981 - 2022
Norway (%) 41.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1978 - Dec 2023
Oman (%) 34.7 2022 yearly 1980 - 2022
Pakistan (%) 6.0 2023 yearly 2000 - 2023
Palestinian Territory (%) 11.6 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
Panama (%) 35.8 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 18.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2023
Peru (%) 25.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2023
Philippines (%) 10.8 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Dec 2022
Poland (%) 28.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Portugal (%) 17.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2023
Qatar (%) 66.4 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2022
Romania (%) 19.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Russia (%) 37.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2023
Saudi Arabia (%) 32.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2023
Serbia (%) 18.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Singapore (%) 48.6 2023 yearly 1960 - 2023
Slovakia (%) 20.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Slovenia (%) 24.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
South Africa (%) 12.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2023
Spain (%) 24.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2023
Sri Lanka (%) 26.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Sep 2022
Sudan (%) 13.7 2014 yearly 1960 - 2014
Sweden (%) 31.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
Switzerland (%) 33.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2023

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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: 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: Surplus/Deficit (BWP mn) -502.517 Jun 2023 monthly Apr 2007 - Jun 2023
Government Budget: Expenditure (BWP mn) 7,433.300 Jul 2023 monthly Apr 2007 - Jul 2023
Government Budget: Revenue (BWP mn) 10,566.963 Jul 2023 monthly Apr 2007 - Jul 2023
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 4.332 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Trade Balance (USD mn) -319.0 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2024
Total Exports (USD mn) 210.6 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2024
Total Exports Growth (%) -52.6 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2004 - Feb 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) 529.5 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2024
Total Imports Growth (%) 3.7 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2004 - Feb 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) 10.955 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2024
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 21.072 Feb 2024 monthly Apr 2006 - Feb 2024
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 20.459 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2024
BW: Imports: cif: World (USD mn) 1,716.889 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2023
Foreign Trade: Exports: Re-Exports (BWP mn) 0.200 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Feb 2024
Foreign Trade: Exports (BWP mn) 2,887.300 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2024
Foreign Trade Balance (BWP mn) -4,372.900 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2024
Foreign Trade: Imports (BWP mn) 7,260.200 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2024
Exports: Copper and Nickel (BWP mn) 9.500 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2024
Exports: Diamonds (BWP mn) 864.400 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2024
Exports: Machinery and Electric Equipment (BWP mn) 209.400 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2024
Exports: Meat and Meat Products (BWP mn) 21.400 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) 12.200 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2024
Exports: Asia: Israel (BWP mn) 34.300 Feb 2024 monthly Apr 2006 - Feb 2024
Exports: Africa: SACU: South Africa (BWP mn) 816.900 Feb 2024 monthly Apr 2006 - Feb 2024
Exports: EU: Belgium (BWP mn) 196.400 Feb 2024 monthly Apr 2006 - Feb 2024
Imports: Machinery and Electric Equipment (BWP mn) 770.800 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2024
Imports: Fuel (BWP mn) 1,352.700 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2024
Imports: Food, Beverages and Tobacco (BWP mn) 1,101.600 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2024
Imports: Chemicals and Rubber Products (BWP mn) 879.900 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2024
Imports: Diamonds (BWP mn) 1,799.000 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2024
Imports: Metals and Metal Products (BWP mn) 316.600 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2024
Imports: Vehicles and Transport Equipment (BWP mn) 724.500 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2024
Imports: Africa: SADC: SACU: Namibia (BWP mn) 258.500 Feb 2024 monthly Apr 2006 - Feb 2024
Imports: Africa: SADC: SACU: South Africa (BWP mn) 5,073.900 Feb 2024 monthly Apr 2006 - Feb 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) 72.4 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.000 2022 yearly 1975 - 2022
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: Imports: Goods (USD mn) 7,756.801 2022 yearly 1975 - 2022
BW: BOP: Current Account: Net Trade: Goods (USD mn) 555.698 2022 yearly 1975 - 2022
BW: BOP: Current Account: Exports: Goods (USD mn) 8,312.499 2022 yearly 1975 - 2022
BW: BOP: Current Account: Primary Income: Receipts (USD mn) 139.931 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 (%) 3.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2023
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 20.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2023
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 204.363 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2023
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 2,309.010 Dec 2023 monthly Dec 2000 - Dec 2023
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 8,191.915 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2023
M2 Growth (%) 9.2 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2023
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) 7,778.531 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2024
Total Deposits Growth (%) 14.7 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 2003 - Feb 2024
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 6,007.9 Feb 2023 monthly Dec 2004 - Feb 2023
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 19.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2023
Household Debt (USD mn) 3,867.7 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2024
Total Loans (USD mn) 5,998.600 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2024
Total Loans Growth (%) 8.04 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 2003 - Feb 2024
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 28.62 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2023
Monetary Aggregates: M2 (BWP mn) 109,958.586 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2023
Monetary Aggregates: M1 (BWP mn) 30,993.417 Dec 2023 monthly Dec 2004 - Dec 2023
Bank of Botswana: Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD th) 5,035,000.000 Aug 2023 monthly Jan 1992 - Aug 2023
Commercial Banks Deposits (BWP mn) 107,290.083 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2024
Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding: Households: Property Purchase (BWP mn) 14,774.777 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2024
Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding (BWP mn) 82,739.311 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2024
Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding: Resident Business (BWP mn) 29,223.861 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2024
Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding: Households (BWP mn) 53,347.446 Feb 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - Feb 2024
Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Arrears: Over 90 Days (BWP mn) 2,743.128 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2023

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