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 3.40 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.9 5 percent [+]
Interest Rate 5.50 5.5 5.5 5 5 4.75 percent [+]
Balance of Trade -24.00 551 403 480 458 462 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 10.36 10.53 10.64 10.74 10.95 12.52 [+]
Stock Market 9199.89 8960 8870 8780 8600 7240 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 4.3 4.5 4.8 5 5.5 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 [+]
Employed Persons 399530.00 398977 398976 398975 398975 398975 [+]
Wages 5009.00 5109 5110 5111 5111 5113 BWP/Month [+]
PRICES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Inflation Rate 3.40 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.9 5 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.20 101 102 103 104 113 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.60 102 103 105 106 110 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.90 3.96 3.94 3.97 3.96 3.96 percent [+]
Food Inflation 4.20 4.34 4.58 4.71 4.77 4.84 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.3 0.33 0.33 0.34 0.34 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 99.80 99.69 99.67 99.74 99.75 99.74 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 80694.00 82158 83395 84781 86146 102482 BWP Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 2.50 2.87 2.74 2.6 2.46 2.78 percent [+]
Loans To Private Sector 20371.19 20697 20838 20982 21122 22491 BWP Million [+]
Money Supply M1 16933.75 16608 16635 16630 16632 16632 BWP Million [+]
Money Supply M2 72691.77 73108 73062 73061 73063 73063 BWP Million [+]
Money Supply M3 72691.77 73108 73062 73061 73063 73063 BWP Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 7468.00 7427 7411 7417 7413 7416 USD Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 81259.92 80293 80428 80475 80490 80503 BWP Million [+]
TRADE Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Balance of Trade -24.00 551 403 480 458 462 BWP Million [+]
Exports 7324.70 4924 4950 4977 4964 4966 Million BWP [+]
Imports 5175.60 5290 5431 5354 5404 5380 BWP Million [+]
Current Account 7533.54 6654 5759 5304 5464 5113 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 1342.82 1478 1790 1316 1800 1732 BWP Million [+]
External Debt 18003.70 18291 18234 18178 18121 21495 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 Budget Value -1759.40 -972 -806 -771 -764 -762 BWP Million [+]
Government Revenues 12876.60 15265 13305 14913 13594 14133 BWP Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 14636.00 15521 15179 15825 15893 19136 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 60.00 60 60 60 59 59 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 35.00 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 30848.98 31489 32114 32733 33346 40253 BWP Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 7.00 7 7 7 7 7 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. 3/29/2017