Botswana GDP Growth Rate 1994-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Botswana contracted 1.30 percent in the first quarter of 2015 over the previous quarter. GDP Growth Rate in Botswana averaged 1.24 percent from 1994 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 13.40 percent in the second quarter of 1997 and a record low of -14.40 percent in the first quarter of 2009. GDP Growth Rate in Botswana is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Botswana.

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Botswana GDP Growth Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.30 3.30 13.40 -14.40 1994 - 2015 percent Quarterly
Botswana is considered as a middle-income country having been one of the fastest growing economies in Africa during the last decade. Diamond extraction is the main factor behind high growth rates in recent years. It accounts for more than one-third of GDP; almost all export earnings, and half of the government's revenues. Other key sectors are tourism, financial services, subsistence farming, and cattle raising. Content for - Botswana GDP Growth Rate - was last refreshed on Sunday, July 5, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2013-12-20 01:50 PM Q3 2013 0.4% 2.5% (R) 3.6%
2014-04-01 05:30 PM Q4 2013 3.6% 0.3% (R) 3.12%
2015-06-30 02:50 PM Q1 -1.3% 3.3% -1.84%

Botswana GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP 14.79 14.54 15.29 0.03 USD Billion [+]
GDP Growth Rate -1.30 3.30 13.40 -14.40 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.30 5.30 18.20 -11.80 percent [+]
GDP Constant Prices 36878.20 34978.40 36878.20 8974.80 BWP Million [+]
GDP per capita 7028.05 6693.75 7028.05 379.65 USD [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 29156.10 29156.10 29156.10 12270.73 BWP Million [+]
GDP per capita PPP 15176.11 14454.22 15176.11 8055.88 USD [+]


GDP Growth Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 0.90 Mar/15 0.50 4.50 -2.00 percent [+]
Brazil -0.20 Mar/15 0.30 4.50 -4.20 percent [+]
Canada -0.10 Mar/15 0.60 3.33 -1.80 percent [+]
China 1.30 Mar/15 1.50 2.50 1.30 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.40 Mar/15 0.40 1.30 -2.90 percent [+]
France 0.60 Mar/15 0.10 7.70 -5.00 percent [+]
Germany 0.30 Mar/15 0.70 2.10 -3.70 percent [+]
India 4.10 Mar/15 3.10 7.40 -3.40 percent [+]
Indonesia -0.18 Mar/15 -2.06 3.83 -3.57 percent [+]
Italy 0.30 Mar/15 0.00 6.00 -3.50 percent [+]
Japan 1.00 Mar/15 0.30 3.20 -4.00 percent [+]
Mexico 0.40 Mar/15 0.70 2.90 -6.60 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.60 Mar/15 0.90 2.00 -2.20 percent [+]
Russia -1.29 Mar/15 -0.55 4.10 -5.40 percent [+]
South Korea 0.80 Mar/15 0.30 6.80 -7.00 percent [+]
Spain 1.00 Jun/15 0.90 1.53 -1.60 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.20 Mar/15 0.50 1.90 -2.20 percent [+]
Turkey 1.30 Mar/15 0.80 6.69 -7.57 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.40 Mar/15 0.80 5.00 -2.70 percent [+]
United States -0.20 Mar/15 2.20 16.90 -10.00 percent [+]