Botswana Unemployment Rate

1991 - 2020 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

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Botswana Unemployment Rate increased to 18.72 % in Dec 2020, from the previously reported number of 18.19 % in Dec 2019. Botswana Unemployment Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 1991 to Dec 2020, with an average rate of 17.90 %. The data reached an all-time high of 23.80 % in Dec 2003 and a record low of 13.82 % in Dec 1991. The data is reported by reported by CEIC Data.

In the latest reports, Botswana Population reached 2.35 million people in Dec 2020. Monthly Earnings of Botswana stood at 486.30 USD in Mar 2020. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 70.97 % in Dec 2020.

What was Botswana's Unemployment Rate in 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

18.72

% 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020

18.19

% 2019 yearly 1991 - 2020

13.82

1991

23.80

2003

%

yearly

1991 - 2020

Updated on 16 Sep 2020

Unemployment Rate by Country Comparison

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Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%)

11.90

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Algeria (%)

11.70

Sep 2017

quarterly

Jun 2014 - Sep 2017

Argentina (%)

13.10

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2020

Armenia (%)

17.50

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Australia (%)

7.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Feb 1978 - Oct 2020

Austria (%)

5.52

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

Azerbaijan (%)

6.94

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2020

Bahrain (%)

4.30

2016

yearly

1991 - 2016

Bangladesh (%)

4.15

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Belarus (%)

0.20

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Oct 2020

Belgium (%)

5.20

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Sep 2020

Bolivia (%)

3.40

2017

yearly

1999 - 2017

Bosnia and Herzegovina (%)

15.70

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Botswana (%)

18.72

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Brazil (%)

14.60

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2020

Brunei (%)

9.04

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Bulgaria (%)

4.80

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2020

Cambodia (%)

0.10

2017

yearly

2007 - 2017

Canada (%)

8.90

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Oct 2020

Chile (%)

11.60

Oct 2020

monthly

Mar 2009 - Oct 2020

China (%)

4.19

Sep 2020

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Sep 2020

Colombia (%)

15.77

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

Croatia (%)

6.40

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2020

Cyprus (%)

8.00

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2020

Czech Republic (%)

2.79

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

Denmark (%)

5.80

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Oct 2020

Ecuador (%)

6.64

Sep 2020

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Sep 2020

Egypt (%)

7.30

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Sep 2020

Estonia (%)

7.70

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1989 - Sep 2020

European Union (%)

6.20

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jan 2020

Finland (%)

8.30

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Oct 2020

France (%)

9.00

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1975 - Sep 2020

Georgia (%)

11.57

2019

yearly

1991 - 2019

Germany (%)

4.50

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2020

Ghana (%)

4.51

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Greece (%)

16.80

Aug 2020

monthly

Apr 1998 - Aug 2020

Hong Kong SAR, China (%)

6.40

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 1981 - Oct 2020

Hungary (%)

4.30

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

Iceland (%)

5.60

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

India (%)

5.40

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Indonesia (%)

7.07

2020

yearly

1984 - 2020

Iran (%)

10.60

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2020

Ireland (%)

7.30

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Israel (%)

4.71

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - Oct 2020

Italy (%)

9.79

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Oct 2020

Ivory Coast (%)

3.42

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Japan (%)

3.00

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1953 - Sep 2020

Jordan (%)

23.00

May 2020

quarterly

Feb 2000 - May 2020

Kazakhstan (%)

5.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Kenya (%)

2.65

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

South Korea (%)

4.20

Oct 2020

monthly

Jun 1999 - Oct 2020

Kosovo (%)

29.10

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2016 - Mar 2020

Kuwait (%)

2.09

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Kyrgyzstan (%)

5.50

2019

yearly

1992 - 2019

Laos (%)

0.60

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Latvia (%)

8.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Lebanon (%)

11.35

2018

yearly

2004 - 2018

Lithuania (%)

10.40

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Luxembourg (%)

6.28

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Oct 2020

Macau SAR, China (%)

2.90

Oct 2020

monthly

Sep 1996 - Oct 2020

North Macedonia (%)

16.70

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

Malawi (%)

6.60

2013

yearly

2005 - 2013

Malaysia (%)

5.40

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - May 2020

Malta (%)

4.40

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Jun 2020

Mauritius (%)

7.10

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Mexico (%)

3.26

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2020

Moldova (%)

4.22

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

Mongolia (%)

7.30

Sep 2020

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Sep 2020

Montenegro (%)

15.20

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Morocco (%)

12.70

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2020

Mozambique (%)

3.24

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Myanmar (%)

1.71

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Nepal (%)

1.47

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Netherlands (%)

3.80

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

New Zealand (%)

5.30

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Sep 2020

Nigeria (%)

27.11

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Norway (%)

5.20

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Sep 2020

Oman (%)

2.80

Oct 2020

monthly

Mar 2018 - Oct 2020

Pakistan (%)

5.79

2018

yearly

1980 - 2018

Palestinian Territory (%)

28.50

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2020

Panama (%)

7.10

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Paraguay (%)

8.16

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2017 - Sep 2020

Peru (%)

16.43

Oct 2020

monthly

Mar 2001 - Oct 2020

Philippines (%)

10.00

Jul 2020

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Jul 2020

Poland (%)

6.10

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Oct 2020

Portugal (%)

7.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Feb 1998 - Oct 2020

Qatar (%)

0.10

2018

yearly

1997 - 2018

Romania (%)

5.30

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Oct 2020

Russia (%)

6.35

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2020

Saudi Arabia (%)

8.98

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Serbia (%)

9.00

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Sep 2020

Singapore (%)

3.60

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Sep 2020

Slovakia (%)

7.35

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Oct 2020

Slovenia (%)

5.20

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Jun 2020

South Africa (%)

30.80

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2020

Spain (%)

16.26

Sep 2020

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Sep 2020

Sri Lanka (%)

5.40

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2020

Sudan (%)

20.30

2010

yearly

1993 - 2010

Sweden (%)

8.91

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Oct 2020

Switzerland (%)

5.31

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2020

Syria (%)

14.90

2011

yearly

2000 - 2011

Taiwan (%)

3.77

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 1993 - Oct 2020

Tajikistan (%)

2.30

Apr 2018

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2018

Thailand (%)

2.10

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Oct 2020

Tunisia (%)

16.20

Sep 2020

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Sep 2020

Turkey (%)

13.20

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2020

Ukraine (%)

9.80

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

United Arab Emirates (%)

2.23

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

United Kingdom (%)

4.76

Aug 2020

monthly

Feb 1971 - Aug 2020

United States (%)

6.90

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1948 - Oct 2020

Uruguay (%)

11.00

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Sep 2020

Uzbekistan (%)

8.98

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

Venezuela (%)

6.35

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 1999 - Dec 2018

Vietnam (%)

2.50

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Sep 2020

Yemen (%)

13.50

2014

yearly

1994 - 2014

Zambia (%)

11.41

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

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 (%)

-24.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2020

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

-25.039

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1994 - Jun 2020

GDP per Capita (USD)

8,154.342

2018

yearly

1964 - 2018

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 (GNP) (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: Water and Electricity (BWP mn)

585.700

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 (BWP mn)

36,863.500

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: Social and Personal Services (BWP mn)

2,408.200

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: GVA: General Government (BWP mn)

7,262.500

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: Manufacturing (BWP mn)

2,023.100

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: 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: Taxes less Subsidies (BWP mn)

2,351.700

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 (BWP mn)

18,848.700

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: 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

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: 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)

180.287

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - Sep 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)

2,344.510

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - Sep 2020

Government Budget: Surplus/Deficit (BWP mn)

-5,551.760

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - Sep 2020

Government Budget: Revenue: Tax (BWP mn)

2,076.580

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - Sep 2020

Government Budget: Expenditure (BWP mn)

7,896.270

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - Sep 2020

Government Budget: Expenditure: Recurrent (BWP mn)

6,514.780

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - Sep 2020

Government Budget: Expenditure: Net Lending (BWP mn)

0.000

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - Sep 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

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

-

Average Monthly Earnings (BWP)

5,392.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Mar 2020

Average Monthly Earnings: Mining & Quarrying (BWP)

14,074.000

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Mar 2020

BW: Population: Total (Person)

2,303,697.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

BW: Population: Female (Person)

1,189,584.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

BW: Population: Male (Person)

1,114,113.000

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 (%)

1.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jun 1975 - Sep 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

4.301

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 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)

-104.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

593.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

60.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

146.370

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

1,636.683

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

8,079.550

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Imports (USD mn)

697.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

49.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2020

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

111,634.690

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

15,043.476

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

0.026

Sep 2020

monthly

Feb 2019 - Sep 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)

68.371

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2020

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

9.885

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2020

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

1,144.863

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2020

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

99.217

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2020

Foreign Trade Balance (BWP mn)

-1,206.100

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Foreign Trade: Imports (BWP mn)

5,683.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

Foreign Trade: Exports (BWP mn)

2,660.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

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

1.100

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2020

Exports: Diamonds (BWP mn)

2,124.200

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

Exports: Vehicles and Transport Equipment (BWP mn)

22.400

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Exports: Copper and Nickel (BWP mn)

0.700

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Exports: Machinery and Electric Equipment (BWP mn)

241.700

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

Exports: Meat and Meat Products (BWP mn)

25.300

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

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

45.100

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Sep 2020

Exports: EU: Belgium (BWP mn)

0.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Aug 2020

Exports: EU: UK (BWP mn)

0.200

Jan 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Jan 2020

Exports: Asia: Israel (BWP mn)

0.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Aug 2020

Imports: Chemicals and Rubber Products (BWP mn)

680.400

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Imports: Diamonds (BWP mn)

1,734.400

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2020

Imports: Food, Beverages and Tobacco (BWP mn)

908.100

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Imports: Fuel (BWP mn)

613.400

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Imports: Machinery and Electric Equipment (BWP mn)

682.600

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

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

1.200

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Sep 2020

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

200.400

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Sep 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 Volume Index (2000=100)

188.915

2018

yearly

1980 - 2018

BW: Export Value Index (2000=100)

246.253

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)

-9.5

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

Current Account Balance (USD mn)

-582.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

-18.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

51.9

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

1.7

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

-44.7

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

-0.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-10.732

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

-8.253

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

1973 - 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)

5,825.211

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

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

-217.476

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

7,838.786

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

1,662.790

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

-1,393.491

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

269.299

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

BW: BoP: Current Account (USD mn)

-1,396.883

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

-189.110

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

924.061

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

1,113.172

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

-362.628

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

-11.301

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

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

955.010

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

135.449

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

43.452

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

1,271.924

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

1,407.373

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

9,235.669

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

BW: BoP: Financial Account (USD mn)

-701.171

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

1,007.974

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

-101.444

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

9.831

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

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

-1.470

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

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

260.928

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

-464.072

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

-52.964

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

BW: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Equity (USD mn)

-44.711

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

BW: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities: Debt Securities (USD mn)

-8.253

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

-1,086.205

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

BW: BoP: Financial Account: Official Reserve Assets (USD mn)

-1,117.740

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

695.712

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

5,238.054

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

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

6,324.259

2019

yearly

1975 - 2019

BW: IIP: Assets (USD mn)

13,894.930

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

BW: IIP: Liabilities (USD mn)

7,918.406

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

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

5,976.524

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

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

4,396.840

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

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

114.001

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

BoP: Current Account: Income (BWP mn)

-1,584.019

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (BWP mn)

3,606.768

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

BoP: Capital Account (BWP mn)

13.092

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Financial Account (BWP mn)

616.831

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Capital Account: Receipts (BWP mn)

17.926

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Capital Account: Expenditures (BWP mn)

4.834

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

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

7,017.080

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

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

-128.607

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

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

622.119

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

BoP: Current Account (BWP mn)

-6,984.632

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

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

-678.064

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

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

-32.533

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (BWP mn)

-1,221.759

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Goods (BWP mn)

-8,709.717

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

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

13,106.558

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

BoP: Current Account: Services (BWP mn)

-297.664

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

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

1,060.975

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

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

1,358.639

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

International Investment Position: Net (BWP mn)

62,648.848

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

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

3.9

Sep 2020

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Sep 2020

Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

21.7

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2020

Non-Performing Loans (USD mn)

217.383

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Sep 2020

Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

2,068.241

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 2000 - Sep 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

7,753.473

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

M2 Growth (%)

4.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 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)

11.0

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

5.8

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 2003 - Sep 2020

Total Deposits (USD mn)

6,923.775

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Sep 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

6,089.7

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 2004 - Sep 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

32.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Jun 2020

Household Debt (USD mn)

3,589.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Sep 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

5,474.766

Aug 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Aug 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

4.37

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 2003 - Sep 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

31.95

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2020

Monetary Aggregates: M1 (BWP mn)

23,822.437

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 2004 - Sep 2020

Monetary Aggregates: M2 (BWP mn)

89,306.127

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

Monetary Aggregates: M3 (BWP mn)

85,653.196

Sep 2019

monthly

Dec 2004 - Sep 2019

Bank of Botswana: Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD th)

5,420,059.000

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Aug 2020

Commercial Banks Deposits (BWP mn)

79,749.496

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Sep 2020

Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding (BWP mn)

63,773.592

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Sep 2020

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

41,340.068

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Sep 2020

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

10,030.855

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Sep 2020

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

22,270.578

Sep 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Sep 2020

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

2,516.153

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Sep 2020

BW: Bank Non-Performing Loans to Total Gross Loans (%)

4.788

2019

yearly

2012 - 2019

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

15.1

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

18.4

2019

yearly

2007 - 2019

Bank of Botswana: Assets (BWP mn)

59,774.519

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Commercial Banks: Assets (BWP mn)

103,302.318

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

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

5.750

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (BWP/USD)

11.452

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Oct 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

3.75

Nov 2020

monthly

Aug 1976 - Nov 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

1.04

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

Long Term Interest Rate (% pa)

4.88

Sep 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Sep 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

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

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

1.767

Sep 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Sep 2020

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

0.076

Nov 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Nov 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)

6,890.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Oct 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

19.6

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

3,111.697

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Oct 2020

Market Capitalization: Botswana Stock Exchange (BWP mn)

35,634.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Oct 2020

Dividend Yield: Botswana Stock Exchange (%)

5.300

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Oct 2020

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

61.624

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Oct 2020

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

65.863

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Oct 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)

2,292.810

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

1,732.727

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

186,967.944

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

84,596.660

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

14,243.006

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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