Botswana | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 10.04 Jul/15 9.77 4.16 : 9.97
Stock Market 10692 Index Points Jul/15 10690 1791 : 10707
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 15.81 USD Billion Dec/14 14.98 0.03 : 15.81
GDP Growth Rate -1.3 percent Mar/15 3.3 -14.4 : 13.4
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.3 percent Mar/15 5.3 -11.8 : 18.2
GDP Constant Prices 36878 BWP Million Dec/14 34978 8975 : 36878
GDP per capita 7727 USD Dec/14 7464 380 : 7727
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 29156 BWP Million Dec/14 26036 12271 : 29156
GDP per capita PPP 16725 USD Dec/14 15176 8056 : 16725
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 20 percent Dec/13 17.8 13.9 : 23.8
Population 2.04 Million Dec/14 2.02 0.52 : 2.04
Employed Persons 399530 Persons Sep/13 389665 301978 : 399530
Wages 5009 BWP/Month Sep/13 4810 3447 : 5009
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 3 percent May/15 3.07 2.81 : 15.06
Consumer Price Index CPI 182 Index Points May/15 181 42.48 : 182
Food Inflation 1.3 percent May/15 1.5 1.3 : 25.11
Core Consumer Prices 187 Index Points Apr/15 186 146 : 187
Core Inflation Rate 4.7 percent May/15 4.8 4.7 : 7.7
Inflation Rate Mom 0.2 percent May/15 1.1 -0.64 : 3.23
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 6.5 percent Jun/15 6.5 6.5 : 15.5
Banks Balance Sheet 78439 BWP Million Mar/15 70139 14842 : 78439
Central Bank Balance Sheet 82899 BWP Million Feb/15 81829 50627 : 82899
Loans To Private Sector 19903 BWP Million Mar/15 19358 4374 : 19903
Money Supply M1 10891 BWP Million Feb/15 13858 6523 : 16302
Money Supply M2 58178 BWP Million Feb/15 57353 35698 : 58713
Money Supply M3 58178 BWP Million Feb/15 57353 35698 : 58713
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -1808 Million BWP Apr/15 1264 -6683 : 4102
Exports 3765 Million BWP Apr/15 8382 997 : 10747
Imports 5573 Million BWP Apr/15 7118 2458 : 9778
Current Account 10662 BWP Million Dec/14 9492 -3779 : 10662
Current Account to GDP 7.9 percent Dec/14 10.4 -39.5 : 22.4
External Debt 15484 BWP Million Dec/14 15213 1772 : 15484
Foreign Direct Investment 1861 BWP Million Dec/14 69.39 -23.27 : 3369
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget 5.2 percent of GDP Dec/14 0.7 -10.7 : 11.2
Government Debt to GDP 23.1 percent Dec/14 26 5.98 : 26
Government Spending 15814 BWP Million Dec/14 15916 3877 : 15916
Credit Rating 72.5 :
Government Debt 22502 BWP Million Dec/14 21902 2426 : 22502
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Changes in Inventories 1072 BWP Million Dec/14 573 -175 : 5218
Competitiveness Index 4.15 Points Dec/15 4.13 3.96 : 4.24
Competitiveness Rank 74 Dec/15 74 56 : 80
Corruption Index 63 Points Dec/14 64 54 : 65
Corruption Rank 31 Dec/14 30 23 : 38
Ease of Doing Business 74 Dec/14 56 39 : 74
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Spending 43476 BWP Million Dec/14 41937 5100 : 43476
Bank Lending Rate 8.7 percent Feb/15 9 8.7 : 16.5
Consumer Credit 25663 BWP Million Mar/15 25598 6326 : 25663
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 22 percent Dec/15 22 22 : 25
Personal Income Tax Rate 25 percent Dec/15 25 25 : 25
Sales Tax Rate 12 percent Dec/15 12 10 : 12




Economic Indicators for Botswana including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Botswana economy. 7/7/2015