Botswana | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

Overview Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
GDP Growth Rate -0.80 1.8 0.95 1.2 1.59 1.18 percent [+]
Unemployment Rate 20.00 22 22 19.98 20.15 19.9 percent [+]
Inflation Rate 3.00 2.7 2.8 2.6 2.8 3.2 percent [+]
Interest Rate 5.50 5.5 5.5 5 5 4.75 percent [+]
Balance of Trade -2508.80 -101 189 193 173 184 BWP Million [+]
Government Debt to GDP 22.70 22.17 22.1 22.03 21.96 22.93 percent [+]
MARKETS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Currency 10.55 10.99 11.09 11.2 11.31 12.92 [+]
Stock Market 9405.77 9190 9100 9000 8910 7500 points [+]
GDP Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
GDP Growth Rate -0.80 1.8 0.95 1.2 1.59 1.18 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.50 3.2 3 2.8 2.72 3.79 percent [+]
GDP 14.39 14.74 14.3 13.86 13.43 13.59 USD Billion [+]
GDP Constant Prices 42760.60 42465 43037 44387 44537 52771 BWP Million [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 30037.40 30456 30924 31393 31861 37923 BWP Million [+]
GDP per capita 7080.12 7167 7215 7263 7310 7996 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 14876.33 15058 15158 15258 15358 16794 USD [+]
GDP From Agriculture 1447.70 1473 1482 1491 1500 1659 BWP Million [+]
GDP From Construction 6436.60 6272 6290 6309 6327 4858 BWP Million [+]
GDP From Manufacturing 5242.50 5400 5418 5436 5454 6408 BWP Millon [+]
GDP From Mining 11120.90 14038 13472 12906 12340 11884 BWP Million [+]
GDP From Public Administration 11440.50 11386 11446 11506 11566 11596 BWP Million [+]
GDP From Services 16189.90 16332 16577 16823 17068 20091 BWP Million [+]
GDP From Transport 4903.80 5084 5161 5239 5316 7082 BWP Million [+]
GDP From Utilities 31.90 146 70.5 -4.64 -79.8 -282 BWP Million [+]
LABOUR Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 20.00 22 22 19.98 20.15 19.9 percent [+]
Population 2.26 2.27 2.28 2.29 2.3 2.45 Million [+]
Wages 5009.00 5109 5110 5111 5111 5113 BWP/Month [+]
Employed Persons 399530.00 398977 398976 398975 398975 398975 [+]
PRICES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Inflation Rate 3.00 2.7 2.8 2.6 2.8 3.2 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 100.50 101 102 103 104 113 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 100.70 102 102 103 103 105 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.70 3.85 3.85 3.86 3.86 3.86 percent [+]
Food Inflation 3.80 4.41 4.63 4.74 4.8 4.86 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 100.20 100 100 100 100 100 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Interest Rate 5.50 5.5 5.5 5 5 4.75 percent [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 78726.60 81427 82573 83760 84985 102020 BWP Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 2.50 2.87 2.74 2.6 2.46 2.78 percent [+]
Loans To Private Sector 20899.85 21797 22087 22338 22555 23709 BWP Million [+]
Money Supply M1 16411.95 16631 16649 16653 16643 15497 BWP Million [+]
Money Supply M2 70663.63 70679 71596 72687 73882 91132 BWP Million [+]
Money Supply M3 70663.63 72663 73887 75174 76512 95197 BWP Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 7631.00 7704 7748 7757 7767 7768 USD Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 80325.99 81301 81468 81533 81558 81577 BWP Million [+]
TRADE Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Balance of Trade -2508.80 -101 189 193 173 184 BWP Million [+]
Exports 3647.60 4924 4950 4977 4964 4966 Million BWP [+]
Imports 6156.40 5605 5835 5680 5799 5750 BWP Million [+]
Current Account 11404.90 1565 1524 1256 1143 224 BWP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 7.10 8.07 6.87 5.67 4.47 5.88 percent [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1595.72 1105 1719 1018 1587 1515 BWP Million [+]
External Debt 18344.90 17946 17788 17629 17470 12956 BWP Million [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 22.70 22.17 22.1 22.03 21.96 22.93 percent [+]
Government Budget 0.20 3.3 2.39 1.47 0.56 1.16 percent of GDP [+]
Government Spending 17949.50 16014 16331 16649 16967 13811 BWP Million [+]
Government Debt 23090.90 23489 23726 23963 24199 27935 BWP Million [+]
Military Expenditure 436.50 424 418 412 408 356 USD Million [+]
Government Revenues 10852.40 11594 12582 12191 11893 11572 BWP Million [+]
Government Budget Value -4313.32 -3782 -3828 -4297 -4692 -9130 BWP Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 14218.20 14536 15670 15177 15907 19035 BWP Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Changes in Inventories 1093.60 1558 1710 1862 2014 1812 BWP Million [+]
Mining Production 13.40 9.38 7.97 8.37 8.36 8.32 percent [+]
Industrial Production 9.81 -7.77 -5.92 -12.38 -5.6 -5.39 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.29 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.16 4.23 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 64.00 68.22 68.22 68.22 68.22 74.52 [+]
Corruption Index 63.00 62.09 62.05 62.01 61.98 60.72 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 28.00 30.04 29.37 28.7 28.03 28.2 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 71.00 66.66 66.65 66.64 66.63 66.78 [+]
CONSUMER Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Consumer Spending 44608.60 45327 45382 45400 45380 41592 BWP Million [+]
Consumer Credit 30511.36 31787 32467 33143 33813 41443 BWP Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 7.00 6.32 6.15 6.03 5.96 5.83 percent [+]
HOUSING Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Construction Spending 44608.60 45327 45382 45400 45380 41592 [+]
TAXES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 22.00 22 22 22 22 22 percent [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25 percent [+]
Sales Tax Rate 12.00 12 12 12 12 12 percent [+]





Economic Forecasts for Botswana including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Botswana economy. 1/20/2017