Botswana | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

Overview Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
GDP Growth Rate -1.30 2.45 1.66 0.95 1.2 1.18 percent [+]
Unemployment Rate 20.00 22.15 22 22 20.19 19.9 percent [+]
Inflation Rate 2.70 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.6 3.2 percent [+]
Interest Rate 5.50 5.5 5.5 5.5 5 4.75 percent [+]
Balance of Trade 3238.80 580 1206 1147 1065 1083 BWP Million [+]
Government Debt to GDP 22.70 21.96 22.03 22.09 22.16 22.93 percent [+]
MARKETS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Currency 10.61 10.95 11.06 11.17 11.27 13.01 [+]
Stock Market 9493.24 9680 9580 9480 9380 7820 points [+]
GDP Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
GDP Growth Rate -1.30 2.45 1.66 0.95 1.2 1.18 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.60 2.8 3.2 3 2.8 3.79 percent [+]
GDP 14.39 13.43 13.62 13.82 14.02 13.59 USD Billion [+]
GDP Constant Prices 40694.20 41358 43308 45229 46215 63295 BWP Million [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 30037.40 31861 32214 32567 32919 37923 BWP Million [+]
GDP per capita 7080.11 7305 7345 7385 7425 7978 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 14876.33 15346 15430 15515 15599 16757 USD [+]
GDP From Agriculture 1447.70 1500 1510 1519 1528 1657 BWP Million [+]
GDP From Construction 6436.60 6327 6270 6213 6156 4858 BWP Million [+]
GDP From Manufacturing 5242.50 5454 5537 5619 5701 6408 BWP Millon [+]
GDP From Mining 11120.90 12340 12087 11835 11582 11884 BWP Million [+]
GDP From Public Administration 11440.50 11566 11572 11578 11584 11596 BWP Million [+]
GDP From Services 16189.90 17068 17274 17481 17687 20091 BWP Million [+]
GDP From Transport 4903.80 5317 5406 5495 5584 7076 BWP Million [+]
GDP From Utilities 31.90 -79.8 -55.82 -31.84 -7.86 -282 BWP Million [+]
LABOUR Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 20.00 22.15 22 22 20.19 19.9 percent [+]
Population 2.26 2.3 2.31 2.32 2.33 2.45 Million [+]
Wages 5009.00 5108 5109 5110 5111 5113 BWP/Month [+]
Employed Persons 399530.00 398975 398977 398976 398975 398975 [+]
PRICES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Inflation Rate 2.70 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.6 3.2 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 100.19 101 101 102 103 113 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 100.20 101 101 102 102 104 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.40 3.3 3.29 3.28 3.28 3.28 percent [+]
Food Inflation 3.30 3.48 3.65 3.73 3.78 3.83 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.34 0.35 0.35 0.35 0.35 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 100.03 99.98 99.93 99.92 99.93 99.94 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Interest Rate 5.50 5.5 5.5 5.5 5 4.75 percent [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 78726.60 80326 81427 82573 83760 102020 BWP Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 2.50 2.46 2.53 2.6 2.67 2.78 percent [+]
Loans To Private Sector 21204.32 21440 21797 22087 22338 23709 BWP Million [+]
Money Supply M1 17257.43 16586 16606 16612 16604 15324 BWP Million [+]
Money Supply M2 70814.39 70067 70679 71596 72687 91132 BWP Million [+]
Money Supply M3 70814.39 71521 72663 73887 75174 95197 BWP Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 7606.00 7662 7697 7708 7713 7713 USD Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 80781.48 80975 81301 81468 81533 81577 BWP Million [+]
TRADE Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Balance of Trade 3238.80 580 1206 1147 1065 1083 BWP Million [+]
Exports 8452.00 6980 7451 7416 7401 7405 Million BWP [+]
Imports 5213.20 5508 5279 5464 5334 5391 BWP Million [+]
Current Account 11404.90 1797 1341 990 730 15.41 BWP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 7.10 4.47 4.69 4.91 5.12 5.88 percent [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1595.72 1683 1105 1719 1018 1515 BWP Million [+]
External Debt 18344.90 18105 17788 17629 17470 12956 BWP Million [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 22.70 21.96 22.03 22.09 22.16 22.93 percent [+]
Government Budget 0.20 0.56 0.62 0.68 0.75 1.16 percent of GDP [+]
Government Spending 17949.50 16967 16917 16866 16815 13811 BWP Million [+]
Government Debt 23090.90 24199 24497 24794 25091 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 15165.70 13793 14439 14981 15003 18145 BWP Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Changes in Inventories 1093.60 2014 2115 2215 2316 1812 BWP Million [+]
Mining Production -13.00 -10.03 -8.7 -9.3 -9.05 -9.12 percent [+]
Industrial Production 8.65 7.83 -1.5 10.83 10.41 14.45 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 61.98 61.86 61.74 61.62 60.72 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 28.00 28.03 27.95 27.87 27.79 28.2 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 71.00 66.66 66.65 66.64 66.63 66.78 [+]
CONSUMER Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Consumer Spending 44608.60 45225 45311 45362 45376 41614 BWP Million [+]
Consumer Credit 30408.58 31100 31787 32467 33143 41443 BWP Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 7.10 6.74 6.51 6.37 6.28 6.11 percent [+]
HOUSING Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Construction Spending 44608.60 45225 45311 45362 45376 41614 [+]
TAXES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 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. 12/8/2016