Botswana | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Stock Market 8987.09 8955.88 5619.21 Index Points 2014-04-22 Daily [+]
Currency 8.76 8.79 6.55 2014-04-23 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP 14.41 16.04 3.75 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Constant Prices 31678.20 31688.00 19305.50 BWP Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
GDP Growth Rate 3.60 0.30 1.26 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.70 6.90 4.44 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 26769.31 23888.65 18557.36 BWP Million 2012-06-29 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita 6934.86 6592.77 2780.47 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 14639.47 13917.32 8488.61 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Population 2.00 1.98 1.23 Million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Unemployment Rate 17.80 17.50 18.10 Percent 2010-12-31 Yearly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 173.90 173.10 95.62 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Inflation Rate 4.40 4.60 8.21 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Interest Rate 7.50 7.50 11.71 Percent 2014-04-22 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Balance of Trade 721.00 -1102.41 -213.65 Million BWP 2014-01-31 Monthly [+]
Current Account 3359.19 2697.54 1187.73 BWP Million 2013-08-15 Quarterly [+]
Exports 4294.90 3633.88 4229.93 Million BWP 2014-01-31 Monthly [+]
Imports 3573.90 4736.29 4444.14 Million BWP 2014-01-31 Monthly [+]
Current Account to GDP -6.70 -5.00 1.92 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Budget 0.70 -0.17 0.00 Percent of GDP 2013-03-31 Yearly [+]
Government Spending 13564.74 12273.10 6560.23 BWP Million 2012-06-29 Yearly [+]
Government Debt To GDP 16.10 17.20 10.36 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Credit Rating 72.50 Monthly [+]
Business Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Changes in Inventories 467.48 2625.09 774.09 BWP Million 2012-06-29 Yearly [+]
Consumer Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Consumer Spending 39187.76 38171.23 13880.39 BWP Million 2012-06-29 Yearly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Corporate Tax Rate 22.00 22.00 23.67 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 25.00 25.00 25.00 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Sales Tax Rate 12.00 12.00 10.75 Percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]





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Botswana Changes in Inventories at 467.48 BWP Million  
Changes in Inventories in Botswana decreased to 467.48 BWP Million in 2012 from 2625.09 BWP Million in 2011. Changes in Inventories in Botswana is reported by the Bank of Botswana.
Botswana Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 173.90 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Botswana increased to 173.90 Index Points in February of 2014 from 173.10 Index Points in January of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Botswana is reported by the Bank of Botswana.
Botswana Consumer Spending at 39187.76 BWP Million  
Consumer Spending in Botswana increased to 39187.76 BWP Million in 2012 from 38171.23 BWP Million in 2011. Consumer Spending in Botswana is reported by the Bank of Botswana.
Botswana Current Account at 3359.19 BWP Million  
Botswana recorded a Current Account surplus of 3359.19 BWP Million in the third quarter of 2013. Current Account in Botswana is reported by the Bank of Botswana.
Botswana GDP Current Prices at 31678.20 BWP Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Botswana decreased to 31678.20 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 31688 BWP Million in the third quarter of 2013. GDP Constant Prices in Botswana is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Botswana.
Botswana Government Spending at 13564.74 BWP Million  
Government Spending in Botswana increased to 13564.74 BWP Million in 2012 from 12273.10 BWP Million in 2011. Government Spending in Botswana is reported by the Bank of Botswana.
Botswana Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 26769.31 BWP Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Botswana increased to 26769.31 BWP Million in 2012 from 23888.65 BWP Million in 2011. Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Botswana is reported by the Bank Of Botswana.
Botswana Inflation Rate at 4.40 Percent  
The inflation rate in Botswana was recorded at 4.40 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Botswana is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Botswana.
Botswana GDP Growth Rate at 3.60 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Botswana expanded 3.60 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 over the previous quarter. GDP Growth Rate in Botswana is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Botswana.
Botswana GDP Annual Growth Rate at 4.70 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Botswana expanded 4.70 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 over the same quarter of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Botswana is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Botswana.
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