Botswana Population

1950 - 2020 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

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Botswana's Population reached 2.4 million people in Dec 2020, compared with the previously reported figure of 2.3 million people in Dec 2019. Botswana's population data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1950 to Dec 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 2.4 million people in Dec 2020 and a record low of 0.4 million people in Dec 1950. The International Monetary Fund provides Mid-year Population.

In the latest reports, Botswana's Unemployment Rate increased to 18.7 % in Dec 2020. Monthly Earnings of Botswana stood at 486.3 USD in Mar 2020. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 71.0 % in Dec 2020.

What was Botswana's Population in 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

2.4

Person mn 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020

2.3

Person mn 2019 yearly 1950 - 2020

0.4

1950

2.4

2020

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 14 Oct 2020

Population by Country Comparison

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Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn)

2.8

2019

yearly

1989 - 2019

Algeria (Person mn)

43.4

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Argentina (Person mn)

44.9

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Armenia (Person mn)

3.0

2019

yearly

1989 - 2019

Australia (Person mn)

25.5

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Austria (Person mn)

8.9

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Azerbaijan (Person mn)

10.1

2019

yearly

1925 - 2019

Bahrain (Person mn)

1.5

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Bangladesh (Person mn)

167.6

2020

yearly

1990 - 2020

Belarus (Person mn)

9.4

2019

yearly

1949 - 2019

Belgium (Person mn)

11.5

2019

yearly

1953 - 2019

Bolivia (Person mn)

11.7

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person mn)

3.5

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Botswana (Person mn)

2.4

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Brazil (Person mn)

211.8

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Brunei (Person mn)

0.4

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Bulgaria (Person mn)

7.0

2019

yearly

1900 - 2019

Cambodia (Person mn)

16.7

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Canada (Person mn)

38.0

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Chile (Person mn)

19.2

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

China (Person mn)

1,400.0

2019

yearly

1949 - 2019

Colombia (Person mn)

50.4

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Croatia (Person mn)

4.1

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Cyprus (Person mn)

0.9

2018

yearly

1974 - 2018

Czech Republic (Person mn)

10.7

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Denmark (Person mn)

5.8

2019

yearly

1900 - 2019

Ecuador (Person mn)

17.6

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Egypt (Person mn)

98.9

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Estonia (Person mn)

1.3

2019

yearly

1999 - 2019

European Union (Person mn)

447.7

2019

yearly

1959 - 2019

Finland (Person mn)

5.5

2019

yearly

1749 - 2019

France (Person mn)

67.0

2019

yearly

1949 - 2019

Georgia (Person mn)

3.7

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Germany (Person mn)

83.2

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Greece (Person mn)

10.4

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Hong Kong SAR, China (Person mn)

7.5

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Hungary (Person mn)

9.9

2019

yearly

1948 - 2019

Iceland (Person mn)

0.4

2019

yearly

1732 - 2019

India (Person mn)

1,341.0

2020

yearly

1951 - 2020

Indonesia (Person mn)

264.2

2018

yearly

1950 - 2018

Iran (Person mn)

81.1

2018

yearly

1950 - 2018

Ireland (Person mn)

4.9

2019

yearly

1900 - 2019

Israel (Person mn)

9.1

2019

yearly

1949 - 2019

Italy (Person mn)

60.5

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Ivory Coast (Person mn)

26.4

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Japan (Person mn)

126.1

2019

yearly

1899 - 2019

Jordan (Person mn)

10.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Kenya (Person mn)

47.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

South Korea (Person mn)

51.7

2019

yearly

1956 - 2019

Kosovo (Person mn)

1.8

2019

yearly

2002 - 2019

Kuwait (Person mn)

4.6

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Kyrgyzstan (Person mn)

6.5

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Laos (Person mn)

7.0

2018

yearly

1950 - 2018

Latvia (Person mn)

1.9

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Lebanon (Person mn)

6.8

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Lithuania (Person mn)

2.8

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Luxembourg (Person mn)

0.6

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Macau SAR, China (Person mn)

0.7

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

North Macedonia (Person mn)

2.1

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Malawi (Person mn)

19.1

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Malaysia (Person mn)

32.6

2019

yearly

1947 - 2019

Malta (Person mn)

0.4

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Mauritius (Person mn)

1.3

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Mexico (Person mn)

126.0

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Moldova (Person mn)

3.5

2018

yearly

1950 - 2018

Mongolia (Person mn)

3.3

2019

yearly

1935 - 2019

Montenegro (Person mn)

0.6

2018

yearly

1921 - 2018

Morocco (Person mn)

34.9

2017

yearly

1960 - 2017

Myanmar (Person mn)

54.4

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Nepal (Person mn)

29.9

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Netherlands (Person mn)

17.3

2018

yearly

1899 - 2018

New Zealand (Person mn)

5.0

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Nigeria (Person mn)

206.1

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Norway (Person mn)

5.4

2019

yearly

1845 - 2019

Oman (Person mn)

4.6

2020

yearly

1977 - 2020

Pakistan (Person mn)

211.2

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Panama (Person mn)

4.2

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Paraguay (Person mn)

7.2

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Peru (Person mn)

32.5

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Philippines (Person mn)

109.6

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Poland (Person mn)

38.4

2019

yearly

1946 - 2019

Portugal (Person mn)

10.3

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Qatar (Person mn)

2.8

2020

yearly

1984 - 2020

Romania (Person mn)

19.3

2019

yearly

1930 - 2019

Russia (Person mn)

146.7

2019

yearly

1949 - 2019

Saudi Arabia (Person mn)

34.2

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Serbia (Person mn)

6.9

2019

yearly

1997 - 2019

Singapore (Person mn)

5.7

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Slovakia (Person mn)

5.5

2019

yearly

1945 - 2019

Slovenia (Person mn)

2.1

2019

yearly

1920 - 2019

South Africa (Person mn)

59.6

2020

yearly

1960 - 2020

Spain (Person mn)

47.4

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Sri Lanka (Person mn)

21.9

2020

yearly

1948 - 2020

Sudan (Person mn)

37.3

2014

yearly

1970 - 2014

Sweden (Person mn)

10.3

2019

yearly

1749 - 2019

Switzerland (Person mn)

8.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Syria (Person mn)

25.0

2018

yearly

1950 - 2018

Taiwan (Person mn)

23.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Tajikistan (Person mn)

9.1

2018

yearly

1950 - 2018

Thailand (Person mn)

66.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Tunisia (Person mn)

11.7

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Turkey (Person mn)

83.2

2019

yearly

1927 - 2019

Ukraine (Person mn)

41.7

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

United Arab Emirates (Person mn)

9.9

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

United Kingdom (Person mn)

67.9

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

United States (Person mn)

329.2

2019

yearly

1900 - 2019

Uruguay (Person mn)

3.5

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Vietnam (Person mn)

96.5

2019

yearly

1955 - 2019

Yemen (Person mn)

28.2

2017

yearly

1950 - 2017

Botswana Key Series

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All Indicators
National Accounts
Production
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Banking Statistics
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

3,076.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Jun 2020

Real GDP Growth (%)

2.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2020

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

-25.039

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1994 - Jun 2020

GDP per Capita (USD)

7,723.315

2017

yearly

1964 - 2017

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

-1.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2020

Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

1,623.789

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

52.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

842.680

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

27.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Investment: % of GDP (%)

43.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

867.640

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross National Product (USD mn)

16,960.832

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Gross Savings Rate (%)

19.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

20,754.423

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

9,095.424

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

4.105

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%)

57.312

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GDE: Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BWP mn)

10,396.900

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GDE: Change in Inventories (BWP mn)

5,578.100

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: Exports (BWP mn)

5,303.300

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: Imports (BWP mn)

15,823.800

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: Gross Domestic Expenditure (GDE) (BWP mn)

45,530.700

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GDE: Final Consumption: Public (BWP mn)

10,097.800

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GDE: Gross Fixed Capital Formation (GFCF) (BWP mn)

5,555.500

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GDE: Change in Inventories (BWP mn)

2,802.300

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: Exports (BWP mn)

2,627.400

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: Imports (BWP mn)

10,053.100

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: Gross Domestic Expenditure (GDE) (BWP mn)

25,354.500

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GDE: Final Consumption: Public (BWP mn)

5,369.200

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GDE: Final Consumption: Private (BWP mn)

11,627.600

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Manufacturing (BWP mn)

2,023.100

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Water and Electricity (BWP mn)

585.700

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Mining (BWP mn)

2,971.600

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Social and Personal Services (BWP mn)

2,408.200

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Financial and Business Services (BWP mn)

6,140.600

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: Taxes less Subsidies (BWP mn)

4,040.300

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: General Government (BWP mn)

7,262.500

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Agriculture (BWP mn)

982.300

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: Gross Value Added (GVA) (BWP mn)

32,823.300

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product (BWP mn)

36,863.500

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Construction (BWP mn)

2,231.400

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Trade, Hotels & Restaurants (BWP mn)

6,070.200

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Transport and Communications (BWP mn)

2,147.600

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: Taxes less Subsidies (BWP mn)

2,351.700

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Social and Personal Services (BWP mn)

1,480.600

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p (BWP mn)

18,848.700

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: General Government (BWP mn)

3,250.300

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Financial and Business Services (BWP mn)

3,334.300

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: Gross Value Added (GVA) (BWP mn)

16,497.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Agriculture (BWP mn)

392.300

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Mining (BWP mn)

963.900

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Manufacturing (BWP mn)

1,005.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Water and Electricity (BWP mn)

257.800

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Construction (BWP mn)

1,200.500

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Trade, Hotels & Restaurants (BWP mn)

3,314.200

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Transport and Communications (BWP mn)

1,297.900

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Gross Domestic Product per Capita (BWP)

83,176.200

2018

yearly

1994 - 2018

BW: GDP: USD (USD mn)

18,340.511

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: USD: per Capita (USD)

7,961.338

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP (BWP mn)

197,268.700

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: Final Consumption Expenditure (BWP mn)

137,449.700

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: External Balance of Goods and Services (BWP mn)

-13,681.300

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: Gross Value Added at Factor Cost: Agriculture (BWP mn)

3,845.400

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: Gross Value Added at Factor Cost: Industry (BWP mn)

55,832.300

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: Gross Value Added at Factor Cost: Industry: Manufacturing (BWP mn)

10,352.500

2020

yearly

1966 - 2020

BW: GDP: Gross National Income (BWP mn)

182,429.018

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: per Capita (BWP)

85,631.357

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Gross Value Added at Factor Cost: Agriculture (BWP mn)

1,521.200

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Gross Value Added at Factor Cost: Industry (BWP mn)

24,250.400

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Gross Value Added at Factor Cost: Industry: Manufacturing (BWP mn)

5,877.700

2020

yearly

1966 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real (BWP mn)

99,396.300

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Final Consumption Expenditure (BWP mn)

71,438.200

2020

yearly

1976 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Final Consumption Expenditure: Household (BWP mn)

51,012.800

2020

yearly

1976 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Final Consumption Expenditure: General Government (BWP mn)

20,425.400

2020

yearly

1976 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BWP mn)

33,230.900

2020

yearly

1975 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Exports of Goods and Services (BWP mn)

35,136.800

2020

yearly

1976 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Imports of Goods and Services (BWP mn)

46,113.700

2020

yearly

1976 - 2020

Production Last Frequency Range
Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

2,851,768.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Gold Production (kg)

920.000

2017

yearly

1990 - 2017

Silver Production (Metric Ton)

5.000

2016

yearly

2010 - 2016

Motor Vehicle Production (Unit)

397.000

2006

yearly

1999 - 2006

Mining Production Index (MPI) (2013=100)

30.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

MPI: Diamonds (2013=100)

33.300

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

Industrial Production: Annual: Coal (Tonne)

2,110,891.000

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Industrial Production: Annual: Diamonds (Carat th)

23,687.000

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

-5.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn)

69.066

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - Jul 2020

Tax Revenue (USD mn)

509.913

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - Jul 2020

Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%)

25.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2007 - Jun 2020

National Government Debt (USD mn)

2,493.1

2019

yearly

2002 - 2019

Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

13.9

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 2014 - Dec 2019

Forecast: Government Expenditure (BWP bn)

90.662

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Government Net Debt (BWP bn)

92.632

2025

yearly

1998 - 2025

Forecast: Government Revenue (BWP bn)

81.257

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Government Budget: Revenue (BWP mn)

6,177.470

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - Jul 2020

Government Budget: Surplus/Deficit (BWP mn)

798.500

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - Jul 2020

Government Budget: Revenue: Tax (BWP mn)

5,895.290

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - Jul 2020

Government Budget: Expenditure (BWP mn)

5,378.970

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - Jul 2020

Government Budget: Expenditure: Recurrent (BWP mn)

5,000.540

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - Jul 2020

Government Budget: Expenditure: Net Lending (BWP mn)

0.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - Jul 2020

Public Debt: Outstanding: Domestic (BWP mn)

10,873.000

2019

yearly

2002 - 2019

Public Debt: Outstanding: Foreign (BWP mn)

15,152.270

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

BW: Revenue Excluding Grants (BWP mn)

50,791.570

2019

yearly

1991 - 2019

BW: Expenditure (BWP mn)

44,883.010

2019

yearly

1991 - 2019

BW: Central Government Debt: Total (BWP mn)

25,986.220

2017

yearly

1991 - 2017

Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

2.4

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

71.0

2020

yearly

1990 - 2020

Employed Persons (Person)

492,915.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Mar 2020

Unemployment Rate (%)

18.72

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Monthly Earnings (USD)

486

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Mar 2020

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

-11.93

Dec 2019

quarterly

Sep 2008 - Dec 2019

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

2.652

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Employment: Wholesale & Retail Trade (Person)

52,200.000

Dec 2018

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Dec 2018

Average Monthly Earnings (BWP)

5,392.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Mar 2020

Average Monthly Earnings: Financial Intermediaries (BWP)

17,381.000

Dec 2018

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Dec 2018

Average Monthly Earnings: Mining & Quarrying (BWP)

14,074.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Mar 2020

Average Monthly Earnings: Water & Electricity (BWP)

11,792.000

Dec 2018

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Dec 2018

BW: Population: Female (Person)

1,166,077.000

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

BW: Population: Male (Person)

1,114,113.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

BW: Urban Population (Person)

1,616,550.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

BW: Rural Population (Person)

687,147.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

1,050

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

-87.2

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

0.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

1,050.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Household Expenditure per Capita (USD)

1,112.824

2003

yearly

1994 - 2003

Household Income per Capita (USD)

1,564.722

2003

yearly

1994 - 2003

Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

1.0

Aug 2020

monthly

Jun 1975 - Aug 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

4.199

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Sep 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

4.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

3.415

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Trade Balance (USD mn)

-326.5

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

187.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

-18.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

146.370

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

1,835.930

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

7,735.880

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Imports (USD mn)

513.8

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-3.3

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jul 2020

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

109,861.889

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

14,889.912

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

0.026

Jun 2020

monthly

Feb 2019 - Jun 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

6.538

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - May 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

0.000

May 2018

monthly

Apr 2006 - May 2018

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

0.969

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jul 2020

BW: Exports: fob: Advanced Economies: Belgium (USD mn)

4.292

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jun 2020

BW: Imports: cif: Advanced Economies: Canada (USD mn)

3.675

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jun 2020

BW: Imports: cif: Emerging and Developing Economies: Sub-Saharan Africa: South A... (USD mn)

431.467

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jun 2020

BW: Imports: cif: Emerging and Developing Economies: Emerging and Developing Asi... (USD mn)

39.637

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jun 2020

Foreign Trade Balance (BWP mn)

-3,775.100

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Foreign Trade: Imports (BWP mn)

5,939.900

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Foreign Trade: Exports (BWP mn)

2,164.800

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Foreign Trade: Exports: Re-Exports (BWP mn)

0.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jul 2020

Exports: Diamonds (BWP mn)

1,713.100

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Exports: Vehicles and Transport Equipment (BWP mn)

16.900

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Exports: Copper and Nickel (BWP mn)

2.200

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Exports: Machinery and Electric Equipment (BWP mn)

130.400

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Exports: Meat and Meat Products (BWP mn)

32.900

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Exports: Africa: SACU: South Africa (BWP mn)

52.600

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Jul 2020

Exports: EU: Belgium (BWP mn)

0.300

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Jul 2020

Exports: EU: UK (BWP mn)

0.200

Jan 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Jan 2020

Exports: Asia: Israel (BWP mn)

0.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Jul 2020

Imports: Chemicals and Rubber Products (BWP mn)

625.300

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Imports: Diamonds (BWP mn)

942.400

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jul 2020

Imports: Food, Beverages and Tobacco (BWP mn)

748.900

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Imports: Fuel (BWP mn)

1,725.300

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Imports: Machinery and Electric Equipment (BWP mn)

649.900

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Imports: Africa: SADC: SACU: Namibia (BWP mn)

1.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Jul 2020

Imports: Africa: SADC: SACU: South Africa (BWP mn)

163.500

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Jul 2020

Imports: EU: UK (BWP mn)

0.200

Apr 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Apr 2020

BW: Export Volume Index (2000=100)

183.506

2018

yearly

1980 - 2018

BW: Import Value Index (2000=100)

302.108

2018

yearly

1980 - 2018

Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

10.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Current Account Balance (USD mn)

-384.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

-8.4

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

51.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

1.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

-136.5

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

-0.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-11.657

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

-2.131

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

External Debt (USD mn)

1,451.5

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

External Debt: % of GDP (%)

7.8

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

External Debt: Short Term (USD mn)

139.2

2019

yearly

1970 - 2019

External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%)

0.8

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

0.329

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

5,822.454

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

BW: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn)

-664.210

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: BoP: Current Account: Goods: Debit (USD mn)

6,066.890

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (USD mn)

962.094

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: BoP: Net Errors & Omissions (USD mn)

-731.484

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: BoP: Current Account: Goods (USD mn)

312.157

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn)

252.900

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn)

89.960

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: BoP: Financial Account (USD mn)

-386.214

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options (USD mn)

3.085

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

BW: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn)

120.817

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Liabilities (USD mn)

228.718

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment (USD mn)

-107.901

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: BoP: Current Account: Debit (USD mn)

8,941.895

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Asse... (USD mn)

3.110

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

BW: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Liab... (USD mn)

0.025

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

BW: BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Assets (USD mn)

645.614

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Liabilities (USD mn)

-10.665

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (USD mn)

1,245.250

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: BoP: Current Account: Primary Income (USD mn)

-1,286.894

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: IIP: Assets (USD mn)

13,353.082

2018

yearly

1994 - 2018

BW: IIP: Liabilities (USD mn)

7,479.850

2018

yearly

1994 - 2018

BW: IIP: Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

5,873.231

2018

yearly

1994 - 2018

BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Abroad (BWP mn)

-111.679

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Abroad (BWP mn)

-1,165.015

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Financial Account (BWP mn)

616.831

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Income (BWP mn)

-3,784.068

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Capital Account: Expenditures (BWP mn)

4.834

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Capital Account: Receipts (BWP mn)

17.926

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (BWP mn)

3,518.160

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: In Botswana (BWP mn)

566.435

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Capital Account (BWP mn)

13.092

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Abroad (BWP mn)

1,435.469

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account (BWP mn)

-4,258.037

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: In Botswana (BWP mn)

-129.250

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: In Botswana (BWP mn)

20.872

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (BWP mn)

-1,221.759

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Goods (BWP mn)

-3,043.917

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports (BWP mn)

13,202.740

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Goods: Imports (BWP mn)

16,246.658

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Services (BWP mn)

-948.211

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Services: Exports (BWP mn)

2,096.982

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Services: Imports (BWP mn)

3,045.193

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

International Investment Position: Net (BWP mn)

62,619.198

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

International Investment Position: Liabilities (BWP mn)

84,984.745

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

International Investment Position: Assets (BWP mn)

147,603.943

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

BW: BOP: Financial Account: Foreign Direct Investment: Net (USD mn)

-107.901

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

BW: BOP: Current Account: Personal Remittances: Paid (USD mn)

84.721

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

4.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2020

Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

20.5

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2020

Non-Performing Loans (USD mn)

221.791

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Jun 2020

Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

2,039.536

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2000 - Jul 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

7,545.043

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

M2 Growth (%)

3.0

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jul 2020

Reserve Requirement Ratio (%)

2.5

Aug 2020

monthly

Feb 2006 - Aug 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

5,420.1

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Aug 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

32.138

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 1994 - Jun 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

10.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

5.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2003 - Jul 2020

Total Deposits (USD mn)

6,767.209

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Jul 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

5,327.3

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2004 - Jul 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

32.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Jun 2020

Household Debt (USD mn)

3,540.6

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Jul 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

5,558.489

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Jul 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

6.44

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2003 - Jul 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

31.95

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2020

Monetary Aggregates: M1 (BWP mn)

23,579.808

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2004 - Jul 2020

Monetary Aggregates: M2 (BWP mn)

87,230.979

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Monetary Aggregates: M3 (BWP mn)

85,653.196

Sep 2019

monthly

Dec 2004 - Sep 2019

Bank of Botswana: Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD th)

5,500,719.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Jul 2020

Commercial Banks Deposits (BWP mn)

78,238.154

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Jul 2020

Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding (BWP mn)

64,263.704

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Jul 2020

Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding: Households (BWP mn)

40,934.511

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Jul 2020

Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding: Households: Property Purchase (BWP mn)

9,992.346

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Jul 2020

Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding: Resident Business (BWP mn)

23,162.217

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Jul 2020

Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Arrears: Over 90 Days (BWP mn)

2,657.716

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Jun 2020

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

13.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

18.4

2019

yearly

2007 - 2019

Bank of Botswana: Assets (BWP mn)

64,625.866

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Commercial Banks: Assets (BWP mn)

102,451.077

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

5.750

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (BWP/USD)

11.645

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

4.25

Aug 2020

monthly

Aug 1976 - Aug 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

1.02

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Long Term Interest Rate (% pa)

5.13

Jun 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Jun 2020

Real Effective Exchange Rate (Sep2016=100)

100.7

Feb 2019

monthly

Dec 2006 - Feb 2019

Nominal Interest Rate: Prime Lending Rate (% pa)

5.750

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Deposit Rate: Commercial and Merchant Banks: Savings Account (% pa)

1.850

Jul 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Jul 2020

Foreign Exchange Rate: BOB: Avg: Euro (EUR/BWP)

0.074

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2020

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

198

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jun 2020

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

1,623,000

2017

yearly

1995 - 2017

Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

3.1

2017

yearly

1996 - 2017

Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

575

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

6.2

2018

yearly

1996 - 2018

BW: International Tourism: Number of Arrivals (Person)

1,623,000.000

2017

yearly

1995 - 2017

Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (19Jun1989=100)

7,055.0

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

19.6

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

3,132.678

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

Market Capitalization: Botswana Stock Exchange (BWP mn)

36,479.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

Dividend Yield: Botswana Stock Exchange (%)

5.700

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

Shares Trading: Botswana Stock Exchange: Volume (Unit mn)

99.430

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

Shares Trading: Botswana Stock Exchange: Value (BWP mn)

77.931

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

391.686

2015

yearly

2005 - 2015

Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

141,077.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

4,004,089.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

6.124

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

173.811

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

14,835.757

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

2,023.863

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

1,716.790

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

186,967.944

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

84,638.638

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

14,080.545

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

BW: Air Transport: Freight (Ton-km mn)

0.114

2018

yearly

1982 - 2018

BW: Air Transport: Passengers Carried (Person)

253,417.000

2018

yearly

1979 - 2018

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