Botswana Policy Rate

1976 - 2020 | Monthly | % pa | Bank of Botswana

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Botswana's cash rate (Policy Rate: Month End: Bank Rate) was set at 4.25 % pa in May 2020, compared with 4.75 % pa in the previous Apr 2020. Botswana's Policy Rate averaged 9.50 % pa and is updated monthly, available from Aug 1976 to May 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 15.50 % pa in Nov 2008 and a record low of 4.25 % pa in May 2020.

In the latest reports, Botswana's Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: Bank of Botswana Certificates Nominal Rate: 3 Months was reported at 1.49 % pa in Feb 2020. Its Long Term Interest Rate (Government Bond Rate: Long Term) was reported at 5.26 % pa in Feb 2020. Botswana's Exchange Rate against USD averaged 12.18 (BWP/USD) in Apr 2020.

What was Botswana's Policy Rate in May 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

4.25

% pa May 2020 monthly Aug 1976 - May 2020

4.75

% pa Apr 2020 monthly Aug 1976 - May 2020

4.25

May 2020

15.50

Nov 2008

% pa

monthly

Aug 1976 - May 2020

Updated on 31 May 2020

Policy Rate by Country Comparison

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Asia and Oceania
Europe and Central Asia
Middle East and Africa
North and South America
Country/Region Last Previous Frequency Range
Albania (% pa)

0.50

May 2020

0.50

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Algeria (% pa)

3.00

May 2020

3.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1963 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Armenia (% pa)

5.00

May 2020

5.25

Apr 2020

monthly

May 2001 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Australia (AUD/USD)

1.58

Apr 2020

1.61

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-01
Austria (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Azerbaijan (% pa)

7.25

May 2020

7.25

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-01
Bahrain (% pa)

1.00

Apr 2020

1.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Bangladesh (% pa)

5.75

May 2020

5.75

Apr 2020

monthly

Sep 2009 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-01
Belarus (BYN/USD)

2.41

May 2020

2.51

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Belgium (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Brazil (% pa)

3.00

May 2020

3.75

Apr 2020

monthly

Mar 1999 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Bulgaria (% pa)

0.00

Jun 2020

0.00

May 2020

monthly

Feb 1991 - Jun 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Canada (% pa)

0.25

Apr 2020

0.25

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 1992 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Chile (% pa)

0.50

May 2020

0.50

Apr 2020

monthly

May 1995 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
China (% pa)

2.25

May 2020

2.25

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Colombia (% pa)

3.75

Apr 2020

3.75

Mar 2020

monthly

Apr 1995 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Croatia (% pa)

3.00

Mar 2020

3.00

Feb 2020

monthly

Dec 1992 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Cyprus (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Czech Republic (% pa)

0.05

May 2020

0.05

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Denmark (% pa)

0.00

May 2020

0.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Aug 1914 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-01
Ecuador (% pa)

8.98

May 2020

8.40

Apr 2020

monthly

Jul 1995 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Egypt (% pa)

9.75

May 2020

9.75

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Estonia (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
European Union (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Finland (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
France (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Georgia (% pa)

8.50

May 2020

8.50

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Germany (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Greece (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Hong Kong SAR, China (% pa)

0.62

May 2020

1.11

Apr 2020

monthly

Jun 1992 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-01
Hungary (% pa)

0.90

May 2020

0.90

Apr 2020

monthly

Oct 1990 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Iceland (% pa)

1.75

May 2020

2.50

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
India (% pa)

4.00

May 2020

4.40

Apr 2020

monthly

Apr 2001 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-30
Indonesia (% pa)

4.50

Apr 2020

4.50

Mar 2020

monthly

Jun 2015 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-26
Ireland (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Israel (% pa)

0.25

May 2020

0.25

Apr 2020

monthly

Dec 1998 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Italy (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Ivory Coast (% pa)

2.50

Mar 2017

2.50

Feb 2017

monthly

Jan 1964 - Mar 2017

Updated on 2017-05-24
Japan (% pa)

-0.10

May 2020

-0.10

Apr 2020

monthly

Nov 2008 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-01
Jordan (% pa)

3.50

May 2020

3.50

Apr 2020

monthly

Dec 1965 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Kazakhstan (% pa)

9.50

May 2020

9.50

Apr 2020

monthly

Feb 1992 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Kenya (% pa)

7.00

May 2020

7.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
South Korea (% pa)

0.50

May 2020

0.75

Apr 2020

monthly

May 1999 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Kosovo (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Kuwait (% pa)

1.50

May 2020

1.50

Apr 2020

monthly

Jul 1999 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Kyrgyzstan (% pa)

5.00

Apr 2020

5.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Laos (% pa)

3.00

Apr 2020

3.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 1992 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Latvia (% pa)

0.00

May 2020

0.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Lebanon (% pa)

10.00

May 2020

10.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Apr 1964 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Lithuania (% pa)

0.00

May 2020

0.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Luxembourg (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Macau SAR, China (% pa)

1.11

Apr 2020

1.65

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-05
North Macedonia (% pa)

1.75

Apr 2020

2.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-13
Malawi (% pa)

13.50

Apr 2020

13.50

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Malaysia (% pa)

2.00

May 2020

2.50

Apr 2020

monthly

Apr 2004 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Malta (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Mauritius (% pa)

1.85

May 2020

1.85

Apr 2020

monthly

Dec 1999 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Mexico (% pa)

6.00

Apr 2020

6.50

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Moldova (% pa)

5.50

May 2020

5.50

Apr 2020

monthly

Feb 2001 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Mongolia (% pa)

9.00

Apr 2020

10.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jul 2007 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Montenegro (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Morocco (% pa)

2.00

May 2020

2.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Jun 1995 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Myanmar (% pa)

9.50

2020

10.00

2019

yearly

1986 - 2020

Updated on 2020-03-31
Nepal (% pa)

5.00

May 2020

6.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Netherlands (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
New Zealand (% pa)

0.25

May 2020

0.25

Apr 2020

monthly

Apr 1999 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Nigeria (% pa)

12.50

May 2020

13.50

Apr 2020

monthly

Dec 2006 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Norway (% pa)

0.25

Apr 2020

0.25

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Oman (% pa)

0.50

May 2020

0.50

Apr 2020

monthly

May 2007 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-02
Pakistan (% pa)

9.00

May 2020

10.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Feb 1992 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Paraguay (% pa)

1.25

May 2020

1.25

Apr 2020

monthly

Jul 2010 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Peru (% pa)

0.25

Apr 2020

1.25

Mar 2020

monthly

Sep 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Philippines (% pa)

3.25

May 2020

3.25

Apr 2020

monthly

Jun 2016 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Poland (% pa)

0.10

May 2020

0.50

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Portugal (% pa)

0.00

May 2020

0.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Qatar (% pa)

2.50

Mar 2020

4.25

Feb 2020

monthly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Romania (% pa)

1.75

Jun 2020

2.00

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2020

Updated on 2020-06-01
Russia (% pa)

5.50

May 2020

5.50

Apr 2020

monthly

Sep 2013 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Saudi Arabia (% pa)

1.00

Apr 2020

1.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Serbia (% pa)

1.50

Apr 2020

1.75

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Slovakia (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Slovenia (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
South Africa (% pa)

3.75

May 2020

4.25

Apr 2020

monthly

Nov 1999 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Spain (% pa)

0.00

Apr 2020

0.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Sri Lanka (% pa)

5.50

May 2020

6.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Sweden (% pa)

0.00

May 2020

0.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1987 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Switzerland (% pa)

-0.66

May 2020

-0.66

Apr 2020

monthly

Jun 1999 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-22
Syria (% pa)

5.00

Feb 2015

5.00

Jan 2015

monthly

Jan 1962 - Feb 2015

Updated on 2015-03-08
Taiwan (% pa)

1.13

May 2020

1.13

Apr 2020

monthly

Jul 1961 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-30
Tajikistan (% pa)

11.75

May 2020

12.75

Apr 2020

monthly

Jul 1997 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Thailand (% pa)

0.50

May 2020

0.75

Apr 2020

monthly

May 2000 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Tunisia (% pa)

6.75

May 2020

6.75

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Turkey (% pa)

8.75

Apr 2020

9.75

Mar 2020

monthly

May 2010 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-04
Ukraine (% pa)

8.00

May 2020

8.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Dec 1992 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
United Arab Emirates (AED/USD)

3.67

May 2020

3.67

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1966 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-08
United Kingdom (% pa)

0.10

Apr 2020

0.10

Mar 2020

monthly

Jun 1972 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-05
United States (% pa)

0.05

Apr 2020

0.08

Mar 2020

monthly

Jul 1954 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-01
Uruguay (% pa)

9.25

Apr 2020

9.25

Mar 2020

monthly

Sep 2007 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Vietnam (% pa)

3.00

May 2020

3.50

Apr 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-12
Yemen (% pa)

16.07

Jan 2015

16.08

Dec 2014

monthly

Dec 1995 - Jan 2015

Updated on 2015-03-15

Botswana Key Series

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Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Previous Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

4,553.7

Dec 2019

4,569.9

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Real GDP Growth (%)

1.6

Dec 2019

3.1

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Nominal GDP Growth (%)

1.782

Dec 2019

1.543

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
GDP per Capita (USD)

7,723.315

2017

7,050.902

2016

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2019-12-19
GDP Deflator Growth (%)

0.2

Dec 2019

-1.5

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

2,383.633

Dec 2019

2,339.615

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

52.3

Dec 2019

51.2

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

855.072

Dec 2019

855.029

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

18.8

Dec 2019

18.7

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Investment: % of GDP (%)

36.7

Dec 2019

37.4

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

1,474.895

Dec 2019

1,456.717

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross National Product (USD mn)

17,999.582

2018

16,826.459

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-07-01
Gross Savings Rate (%)

28.9

Dec 2019

30.1

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

23,174.117

2024

22,264.232

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-09
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

8,863.208

2024

8,725.099

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-09
Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

6.781

2021

-5.379

2020

yearly

1980 - 2021

Updated on 2020-04-28
Nominal GDP: USD mn (USD mn)

4,553.660

Dec 2019

4,569.931

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: GDE: Final Consumption: Private: Households: Marketed (BWP mn)

23,197.172

Dec 2019

22,624.482

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: GDE: Final Consumption: Private: Households: Non Markete... (BWP mn)

1,890.764

Dec 2019

1,955.918

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: GDE: Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BWP mn)

16,029.070

Dec 2019

15,806.984

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: GDE: Change in Inventories (BWP mn)

2,157.409

Dec 2019

2,738.206

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: Exports (BWP mn)

15,432.277

Dec 2019

12,883.932

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: Imports (BWP mn)

21,622.883

Dec 2019

19,241.548

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: Gross Domestic Expenditure (GDE) (BWP mn)

53,384.517

Dec 2019

53,210.605

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: GDE: Final Consumption: Public (BWP mn)

9,292.867

Dec 2019

9,278.011

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Real GDP: YoY (%)

1.629

Dec 2019

3.053

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GDE: Final Consumption: Private: Households: Mark... (BWP mn)

11,640.234

Dec 2019

11,555.214

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GDE: Final Consumption: Private: Households: Non ... (BWP mn)

911.333

Dec 2019

948.273

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GDE: Gross Fixed Capital Formation (GFCF) (BWP mn)

8,469.005

Dec 2019

8,423.386

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GDE: Change in Inventories (BWP mn)

1,736.617

Dec 2019

1,323.562

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: Exports (BWP mn)

8,273.565

Dec 2019

6,743.359

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: Imports (BWP mn)

12,405.665

Dec 2019

11,154.167

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: Gross Domestic Expenditure (GDE) (BWP mn)

28,253.835

Dec 2019

27,778.453

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GDE: Final Consumption: Public (BWP mn)

5,191.325

Dec 2019

5,225.992

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GDE: Final Consumption: Private (BWP mn)

12,856.887

Dec 2019

12,805.514

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: Taxes less Subsidies (BWP mn)

4,538.858

Dec 2019

4,521.880

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: GVA: General Government (BWP mn)

7,388.415

Dec 2019

7,279.006

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product (BWP mn)

49,488.890

Dec 2019

49,588.787

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Financial and Business Services (BWP mn)

7,338.451

Dec 2019

7,199.191

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Social and Personal Services (BWP mn)

2,808.552

Dec 2019

2,777.721

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: Gross Value Added (GVA) (BWP mn)

44,950.032

Dec 2019

45,066.907

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Agriculture (BWP mn)

957.020

Dec 2019

976.238

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Mining (BWP mn)

6,881.637

Dec 2019

7,649.115

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Manufacturing (BWP mn)

2,699.486

Dec 2019

2,660.959

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Water and Electricity (BWP mn)

401.295

Dec 2019

479.807

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Construction (BWP mn)

3,443.223

Dec 2019

3,403.776

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Trade, Hotels & Restaurants (BWP mn)

9,919.570

Dec 2019

9,569.459

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Transport and Communications (BWP mn)

3,112.382

Dec 2019

3,071.635

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: General Government (BWP mn)

3,227.450

Dec 2019

3,232.018

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Mining (BWP mn)

2,491.666

Dec 2019

2,391.142

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: Taxes less Subsidies (BWP mn)

2,656.202

Dec 2019

2,660.244

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Agriculture (BWP mn)

379.694

Dec 2019

384.399

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: Gross Value Added (GVA) (BWP mn)

22,631.898

Dec 2019

22,209.883

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Social and Personal Services (BWP mn)

1,735.823

Dec 2019

1,722.285

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Financial and Business Services (BWP mn)

3,929.010

Dec 2019

3,866.917

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p (BWP mn)

25,288.100

Dec 2019

24,870.127

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Manufacturing (BWP mn)

1,518.435

Dec 2019

1,510.868

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Water and Electricity (BWP mn)

319.879

Dec 2019

246.902

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Construction (BWP mn)

1,887.039

Dec 2019

1,881.652

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Trade, Hotels & Restaurants (BWP mn)

5,513.104

Dec 2019

5,353.016

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Transport and Communications (BWP mn)

1,629.799

Dec 2019

1,620.685

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
GDP per Capita: USD (USD)

7,723.315

2017

7,050.902

2016

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2019-12-19
Gross Domestic Product per Capita (BWP)

79,908.000

2017

76,852.200

2016

yearly

1994 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
GDP Deflator: YoY (%)

0.150

Dec 2019

-1.465

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Production Last Previous Frequency Range
Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

2,586,639.000

2017

2,301,060.000

2016

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-29
Gold Production (kg)

920.000

2017

833.000

2016

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2019-11-19
Silver Production (Metric Ton)

5.000

2016

2.801

2015

yearly

2010 - 2016

Updated on 2019-08-27
Motor Vehicle Production (Unit)

397.000

2006

1,566.000

2005

yearly

1999 - 2006

Updated on 2019-03-18
Mining Production Index (MPI) (2013=100)

87.800

Dec 2019

85.600

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-03
MPI: Diamonds (2013=100)

103.300

Dec 2019

100.000

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-03
Industrial Production: Annual: Coal (Tonne)

2,110,891.000

2019

2,482,313.000

2018

yearly

1980 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-06
Industrial Production: Annual: Diamonds (Carat th)

23,687.000

2019

24,496.000

2018

yearly

1980 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-06
Government and Public Finance Last Previous Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

-4.6

2019

-1.1

2018

yearly

1995 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Tax Revenue (USD mn)

4,501.559

2019

5,217.954

2018

yearly

1973 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-04
National Government Debt (USD mn)

2,493.1

2019

2,414.5

2018

yearly

2002 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

13.5

2019

13.4

2018

yearly

2002 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BWP bn)

86.904

2024

80.856

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BWP bn)

28.774

2024

29.408

2023

yearly

1998 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Government Revenue (BWP bn)

89.101

2024

79.364

2023

yearly

2000 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Government Budget: Revenue (BWP mn)

2,733.190

Dec 2019

1,824.290

Nov 2019

monthly

Apr 2007 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-04
Government Budget: Surplus/Deficit (BWP mn)

-3,608.770

Dec 2019

-2,844.180

Nov 2019

monthly

Apr 2007 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-04
Government Budget: Revenue: Tax (BWP mn)

2,635.560

Dec 2019

1,735.100

Nov 2019

monthly

Apr 2007 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-04
Government Budget: Expenditure (BWP mn)

6,341.960

Dec 2019

4,668.470

Nov 2019

monthly

Apr 2007 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-04
Government Budget: Expenditure: Recurrent (BWP mn)

4,797.370

Dec 2019

3,823.090

Nov 2019

monthly

Apr 2007 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-04
Government Budget: Expenditure: Net Lending (BWP mn)

-1.200

Dec 2019

0.000

Nov 2019

monthly

Apr 2007 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-04
Public Debt: Outstanding: Domestic (BWP mn)

10,873.000

2019

10,324.471

2018

yearly

2002 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
Public Debt: Outstanding: Foreign (BWP mn)

15,152.270

2019

14,147.670

2018

yearly

1994 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

2.4

2020

2.3

2019

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 2020-01-06
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

70.8

2019

70.7

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Employed Persons (Person)

420,762.000

2018

410,329.000

2017

yearly

1985 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-29
Unemployment Rate (%)

18.19

2019

17.35

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Monthly Earnings (USD)

611

Dec 2018

601

Sep 2018

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-05-29
Forecast: Population (Person mn)

2.607

2024

2.560

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Employment: Wholesale & Retail Trade (Person)

52,200.000

Dec 2018

52,049.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-05-29
Average Monthly Earnings (BWP)

6,533.000

Dec 2018

6,347.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-05-29
Average Monthly Earnings: Financial Intermediaries (BWP)

17,381.000

Dec 2018

17,310.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-05-29
Average Monthly Earnings: Mining & Quarrying (BWP)

17,387.000

Dec 2018

18,063.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-05-29
Average Monthly Earnings: Water & Electricity (BWP)

11,792.000

Dec 2018

12,189.000

Sep 2018

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-05-29
BW: Population: Female (Person)

1,166,077.000

2018

1,142,634.000

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-24
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Previous Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

1,050

2019

8,171

2018

yearly

2005 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

-87.2

2019

0.9

2018

yearly

2006 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

0.000

Dec 2019

4,641.000

Dec 2018

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

1,050.000

Dec 2019

3,531.000

Dec 2018

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Inflation Last Previous Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

2.5

Apr 2020

2.2

Mar 2020

monthly

Jun 1975 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-18
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

3.137

May 2020

3.156

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

2.581

2021

2.116

2020

yearly

1980 - 2021

Updated on 2020-04-14
Foreign Trade Last Previous Frequency Range
Trade Balance (USD mn)

-145.1

Mar 2020

-201.7

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Total Exports (USD mn)

402.9

Mar 2020

311.6

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Total Exports Growth (%)

-28.2

Mar 2020

0.3

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

387.228

2018

60.446

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

2.881

2024

4.227

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Exports: Medicament (USD th)

949.137

2018

611.635

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

11,239.445

2018

6,452.041

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Total Imports (USD mn)

11.7

Apr 2020

389.2

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Total Imports Growth (%)

8.9

Mar 2020

-10.1

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Imports: Medicament (USD th)

95,799.143

2018

123,912.819

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

16,452.250

2018

15,655.672

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Foreign Trade Balance (BWP mn)

-1,671.200

Mar 2020

-2,219.700

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Foreign Trade: Imports (BWP mn)

1,355.100

Apr 2020

6,393.300

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Foreign Trade: Exports (BWP mn)

142.800

Apr 2020

4,482.100

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Foreign Trade: Exports: Re-Exports (BWP mn)

0.200

Mar 2020

0.600

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Exports: Diamonds (BWP mn)

0.000

Apr 2020

3,750.100

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Exports: Vehicles and Transport Equipment (BWP mn)

0.000

Apr 2020

32.500

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Exports: Copper and Nickel (BWP mn)

3.600

Apr 2020

280.300

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Exports: Iron Steels and Related Products (BWP mn)

0.500

Apr 2020

11.000

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Exports: Machinery and Electric Equipment (BWP mn)

2.900

Apr 2020

128.000

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Exports: Meat and Meat Products (BWP mn)

10.400

Apr 2020

8.300

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Exports: Africa: SACU: South Africa (BWP mn)

15.200

Apr 2020

818.000

Mar 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Exports: EU: Belgium (BWP mn)

940.900

Mar 2020

513.200

Feb 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Exports: EU: UK (BWP mn)

0.200

Jan 2020

2.500

Nov 2019

monthly

Apr 2006 - Jan 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Exports: Asia: Israel (BWP mn)

120.000

Mar 2020

173.900

Feb 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Imports: Chemicals and Rubber Products (BWP mn)

268.700

Apr 2020

612.800

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Imports: Diamonds (BWP mn)

0.000

Apr 2020

1,660.000

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Imports: Food, Beverages and Tobacco (BWP mn)

517.200

Apr 2020

863.400

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Imports: Fuel (BWP mn)

1,080.400

Mar 2020

731.100

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-27
Imports: Machinery and Electric Equipment (BWP mn)

851.600

Mar 2020

867.300

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-09
Imports: Metals and Metal Products (BWP mn)

33.600

Apr 2020

248.500

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Imports: Vehicles and Transport Equipment (BWP mn)

457.900

Mar 2020

819.800

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Imports: Africa: SADC: SACU: Namibia (BWP mn)

0.000

Apr 2020

21.000

Mar 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Imports: Africa: SADC: SACU: South Africa (BWP mn)

41.700

Apr 2020

2,979.900

Mar 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Imports: EU: UK (BWP mn)

0.200

Apr 2020

16.900

Mar 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
Balance of Payments Last Previous Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn)

-605.5

Dec 2019

-598.9

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

-13.3

Dec 2019

-13.1

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

62.4

Dec 2019

41.9

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

10.7

Dec 2019

9.9

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

1.4

Dec 2019

0.9

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-11.774

Dec 2019

-12.030

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
External Debt (USD mn)

1,451.5

2019

1,395.9

2018

yearly

1994 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
External Debt: % of GDP (%)

7.8

2019

7.8

2018

yearly

1995 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn)

250.9

2018

107.8

2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-03
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%)

1.3

2018

0.6

2017

yearly

1994 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-24
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

0.685

2024

0.559

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-09
BW: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options (USD mn)

3.085

2018

0.489

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-24
BW: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Asse... (USD mn)

3.110

2018

0.562

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-24
BW: IIP: Liabilities (USD mn)

7,479.850

2018

8,154.836

2017

yearly

1994 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-24
BoP: Capital Account: Receipts (BWP mn)

17.594

Dec 2019

18.257

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Abroad (BWP mn)

-1,678.110

Dec 2019

-651.921

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Current Account: Income (BWP mn)

-3,765.790

Dec 2019

-3,802.346

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Capital Account (BWP mn)

12.035

Dec 2019

14.148

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (BWP mn)

3,375.341

Dec 2019

3,660.980

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Abroad (BWP mn)

-116.323

Dec 2019

-107.036

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: In Botswana (BWP mn)

677.802

Dec 2019

455.068

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Financial Account (BWP mn)

-53.743

Dec 2019

1,287.406

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current, Capital and Financial Account (BWP mn)

-6,622.763

Dec 2019

-5,197.428

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Capital Account: Expenditures (BWP mn)

5.559

Dec 2019

4.109

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Current Account (BWP mn)

-6,581.055

Dec 2019

-6,498.982

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Imports (BWP mn)

18,472.222

Dec 2019

16,301.822

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (BWP mn)

356.010

Dec 2019

3,032.238

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: In Botswana (BWP mn)

-85.938

Dec 2019

127.681

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Current Account: Goods (BWP mn)

-5,186.864

Dec 2019

-5,464.934

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: In Botswana (BWP mn)

-127.964

Dec 2019

-130.536

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Abroad (BWP mn)

1,276.789

Dec 2019

1,594.148

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports (BWP mn)

13,285.358

Dec 2019

10,836.888

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Current Account: Services (BWP mn)

-1,003.741

Dec 2019

-892.681

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Current Account: Services: Exports (BWP mn)

2,146.919

Dec 2019

2,047.044

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
BoP: Current Account: Services: Imports (BWP mn)

3,150.660

Dec 2019

2,939.726

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
International Investment Position: Net (BWP mn)

62,619.198

2019

57,810.403

2018

yearly

1996 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
International Investment Position: Liabilities (BWP mn)

84,984.745

2019

86,283.436

2018

yearly

1996 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
International Investment Position: Assets (BWP mn)

147,603.943

2019

144,093.838

2018

yearly

1996 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
Monetary Last Previous Frequency Range
Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

1,838.878

Mar 2020

1,939.943

Feb 2020

monthly

Dec 2000 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

7,497.362

Mar 2020

7,809.971

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

4.4

Mar 2020

4.4

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

20.3

2019

18.5

2018

yearly

2002 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-18
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%)

2.5

May 2020

5.0

Apr 2020

monthly

Feb 2006 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-08
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn)

253.678

Mar 2020

256.202

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

4,863.8

Mar 2020

4,833.1

Feb 2020

monthly

Dec 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

33.639

Dec 2019

35.536

Sep 2019

quarterly

Jun 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-05-04
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (USD mn)

4,863.8

Mar 2020

4,833.1

Feb 2020

monthly

Dec 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Total Deposits (USD mn)

6,708.721

Mar 2020

6,915.513

Feb 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Domestic Credit (USD mn)

4,863.8

Mar 2020

4,833.1

Feb 2020

monthly

Dec 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Household Debt (USD mn)

3,538.1

Mar 2020

3,688.3

Feb 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Total Loans (USD mn)

5,911.113

Jan 2020

5,837.899

Dec 2019

monthly

Dec 2002 - Jan 2020

Updated on 2020-04-02
Monetary Aggregates: M1 (BWP mn)

21,176.355

Mar 2020

21,349.726

Feb 2020

monthly

Dec 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Monetary Aggregates: M2 (BWP mn)

86,338.967

Mar 2020

85,951.367

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Monetary Aggregates: M3 (BWP mn)

85,653.196

Sep 2019

85,006.383

Aug 2019

monthly

Dec 2004 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2020-03-04
Bank of Botswana: Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD th)

5,702,989.000

Apr 2020

5,202,354.000

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-29
Commercial Banks Deposits (BWP mn)

77,257.045

Mar 2020

76,107.555

Feb 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding (BWP mn)

64,629.077

Mar 2020

63,714.911

Feb 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding: Households (BWP mn)

40,744.978

Mar 2020

40,591.288

Feb 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding: Households: Property Purchase (BWP mn)

9,984.480

Mar 2020

9,977.673

Feb 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding: Resident Business (BWP mn)

23,663.589

Mar 2020

22,913.830

Feb 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Arrears: Over 90 Days (BWP mn)

2,812.740

Mar 2020

2,784.383

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
BW: Domestic Credit: Net (BWP mn)

37,535.923

2018

30,712.502

2017

yearly

1976 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-17
Banking Statistics Last Previous Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

14.0

Mar 2020

14.0

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

18.4

2019

17.9

2018

yearly

2007 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-25
Bank of Botswana: Assets (BWP mn)

69,752.282

Apr 2020

62,910.208

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-29
Commercial Banks: Assets (BWP mn)

102,165.786

Mar 2020

100,105.299

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

6.250

Mar 2020

6.250

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Exchange Rate against USD (BWP/USD)

12.175

Apr 2020

11.516

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Policy Rate (% pa)

4.25

May 2020

4.75

Apr 2020

monthly

Aug 1976 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

1.49

Feb 2020

1.50

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-04-02
Long Term Interest Rate (% pa)

5.21

Apr 2020

5.20

Mar 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Real Effective Exchange Rate (Sep2016=100)

100.7

Feb 2019

100.7

Jan 2019

monthly

Dec 2006 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-04-29
Policy Rate: Month End: Bank Rate (% pa)

4.250

May 2020

4.750

Apr 2020

monthly

Aug 1976 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-31
Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: Bank of Botswana Certificates Nominal Rate:... (% pa)

1.490

Feb 2020

1.500

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-04-02
Nominal Interest Rate: Prime Lending Rate (% pa)

6.250

Mar 2020

6.250

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Deposit Rate: Commercial and Merchant Banks: Savings Account (% pa)

1.972

Mar 2020

1.972

Feb 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Exchange Rate against US$: Monthly Average (BWP/USD)

12.175

Apr 2020

11.516

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Foreign Exchange Rate: BOB: Avg: Euro (EUR/BWP)

0.076

Apr 2020

0.078

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Energy Last Previous Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

190

Sep 2019

153

Aug 2019

monthly

Jan 2005 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-12-26
Tourism Last Previous Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

1,623,000

2017

1,574,000

2016

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2020-02-28
Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

3.1

2017

3.0

2016

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2020-02-28
Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

575

2018

542

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

6.2

2018

7.2

2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Financial Market Last Previous Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (19Jun1989=100)

7,425.8

Apr 2020

7,487.6

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

19.6

2019

22.3

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-24
Equity Market Index: Month End: Domestic Companies (DCI) (19Jun1989=100)

7,425.830

Apr 2020

7,487.640

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
Market Capitalization: Botswana Stock Exchange (BWP mn)

38,402.000

Apr 2020

38,716.000

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Dividend Yield: Botswana Stock Exchange (%)

5.800

Apr 2020

5.700

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Shares Trading: Botswana Stock Exchange: Volume (Unit mn)

17.630

Apr 2020

50.912

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Shares Trading: Botswana Stock Exchange: Value (BWP mn)

54.141

Apr 2020

117.676

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Transport and Telecommunications Last Previous Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

391.686

2015

363.784

2014

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2020-03-09
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

142,481.000

2018

141,207.000

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2019-09-20
Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

3,381,228.000

2018

3,240,589.000

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-24
Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

6.321

2018

6.404

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-17
Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

150.006

2018

146.960

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-20
Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

14,835.757

2018

10,730.203

2017

yearly

2000 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-01
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

3,702.333

2018

2,811.551

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Exports: Television (USD th)

3,918.431

2018

1,346.282

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

186,967.944

2018

157,590.052

2017

yearly

2000 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-01
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

94,397.427

2018

74,031.727

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Imports: Television (USD th)

13,940.306

2018

19,377.233

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
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