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Botswana ( (listen), also UK: ), officially the Republic of Botswana (Setswana: Lefatshe la Botswana [lɪˈfatsʰɪ la bʊˈtswana]); is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. Botswana is topographically flat, with up to 70 percent of its territory being the Kalahari Desert. It is bordered by South Africa to the south and southeast, Namibia to the west and north, and Zimbabwe to the north-east. It is connected to Zambia across the short Zambezi River border by the Kazungula Bridge.A country of slightly over 2.3 million people, Botswana is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world. About 11.6 percent of the population lives in the capital and largest city, Gaborone. Formerly one of the world's poorest countries—with a GDP per capita of about US$70 per year in the late 1960s—it has since transformed itself into an upper-middle-income country, with one of the world's fastest-growing economies.Modern-day humans first inhabited the country over 200,000 years ago. The Tswana ethnic group were descended mainly from Bantu-speaking tribes who migrated southward of Africa to modern Botswana around 600 AD, living in tribal enclaves as farmers and herders. In 1885, the British colonised the area and declar... [More]
  • Last : 7,230.2
  • High : 7,230.2
  • Low : 7,230.2
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  • Time : 21:41:16
  • Yesterday : 7,230.2
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  • Yesterday : 4.45
  • Change % : INF%
  • Change : 4.45
  • Last : 12.0482 (BWP)
  • High : 12.1359
  • Low : 12.0337
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.05
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.36%
  • Open : 12.0389
  • Time : 16:12:25
  • Yesterday : 12.0773
  • Change % : 0.24%
  • Change : 0.0291
  • Last : 1.789 (BWP)
  • High : 1.789
  • Low : 1.789
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  • Open : 1.789
  • Time : 11:13:37
  • Yesterday : 1.75
  • Change % : 2.23%
  • Change : 0.039

Botswana Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
USD/BWP Ask 12.0482 12.0627 12.0337 12.1359 0.03 0.24% 2022/05/24 Time 16:12
BWP/ZAR Ask 1.304 1.3042 1.3037 1.3204 0.01 0.83% 2022/05/24 Time 16:10
EUR/BWP Ask 12.9048 12.9012 12.8948 12.9818 0.00 0.02% 2022/05/24 Time 16:10
GBP/BWP Ask 15.0675 15.0796 15.0675 15.2561 0.12 0.77% 2022/05/24 Time 16:10
ZAR/BWP Ask 0.7689 0.7688 0.7641 0.7693 0.00 0.33% 2022/05/24 Time 16:10
BWP/CHF Ask 0.0802 - 0.0801 0.0802 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/24 Time 16:04

Botswana Indices

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
BSE Domestic Company 7230.2 - 7230.2 7230.2 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/21 Time 21:41
BSE Foreign Company 1548.17 - 1548.17 1548.17 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/10 Time 18:57

Botswana Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
First National Bank Botswana 2.65 - 2.65 2.65 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/21 Time 22:23
Sechaba Brewery Holdings 17.41 - 17.41 17.41 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/20 Time 22:07
Choppies Enterprises 0.53 - 0.53 0.53 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/19 Time 2:32
RDC Properties 2.19 - 2.19 2.19 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/14 Time 22:33
PrimeTime Property Holdings 1.9 - 1.9 1.9 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/14 Time 22:33
Barclays Bank of Botswana 4.76 - 4.76 4.76 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/14 Time 1:26

Botswana Bonds

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Botswana 6M 1.789 - 1.789 1.789 0.04 2.23% 2022/05/24 Time 11:13
Botswana 3Y 4.703 - 3.352 4.703 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/23 Time 22:46
Botswana 20Y 8.576 - 8.564 8.576 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/23 Time 22:46
Botswana 5Y 5.7 - 5.7 5.7 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/16 Time 16:39

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

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  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Metric
Balance of Trade
713 21 Dec -2388 BWP Million
Bank Lending Rate
5.25 22 Feb 5.25 percent
Banks Balance Sheet
108954 22 Jan 108590 BWP Million
CPI Housing Utilities
122 22 Apr 118 points
CPI Transportation
134 22 Apr 127 points
Central Bank Balance Sheet
58816 21 Nov 61190 BWP Million
Changes in Inventories
9515 21 Dec 13257 BWP Million
Competitiveness Index
55.49 19 Dec 54.54 Points
Competitiveness Rank
91 19 Dec 90
Consumer Credit
45566 22 Jan 45616 BWP Million
Consumer Price Index CPI
120 22 Apr 117 points
Consumer Spending
20428 21 Dec 18589 BWP Million
Core Consumer Prices
116 22 Apr 115 points
Core Inflation Rate
6.8 22 Mar 6.8 percent
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
80.09 22 May 80.09 doses per 100 people
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
1920000 22 May 1919965 doses
Corporate Tax Rate
22 21 Dec 22 percent
Corruption Index
55 21 Dec 60 Points
Corruption Rank
45 21 Dec 35
Credit Rating
67 22 May
Currency
11.99 22 May 12.09
Current Account
-3567 21 Dec 1397 BWP Million
Current Account to GDP
-11.2 20 Dec -7.6 percent of GDP
Deposit Interest Rate
1.48 22 Mar 1.44 percent
Ease of Doing Business
87 19 Dec 86
Employed Persons
477716 20 Dec 492914
Exports
7128 21 Dec 5915 Million BWP
External Debt
15769 21 Dec 12837 BWP Million
Fiscal Expenditure
16459 21 Jun 17700 BWP Million
Food Inflation
6.1 22 Apr 6.9 percent
Foreign Direct Investment
194 21 Dec 116 BWP Million
Foreign Exchange Reserves
4926 21 Nov 5270 USD Million
Full Year GDP Growth
11.4 21 Dec -8.7 percent
GDP
15.78 20 Dec 18.36 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate
5.6 21 Dec 8.4 percent
GDP Constant Prices
46485 21 Dec 47822 BWP Million
GDP From Agriculture
791 21 Dec 793 BWP Million
GDP From Construction
4334 21 Dec 4150 BWP Million
GDP From Manufacturing
2571 21 Dec 2532 BWP Million
GDP From Mining
9421 21 Dec 11345 BWP Million
GDP From Public Administration
7898 21 Dec 7836 BWP Million
GDP From Services
5090 20 Dec 4601 BWP Million
GDP From Transport
819 21 Dec 790 BWP Million
GDP From Utilities
368 21 Dec 368 BWP Million
GDP Growth Rate
-2.8 21 Dec 3.4 percent
GDP per capita
6526 20 Dec 7232 USD
GDP per capita PPP
16040 20 Dec 17777 USD
Government Budget
-5.1 21 Dec -5.6 percent of GDP
Government Budget Value
-530 21 Jun -372 BWP Million
Government Debt
29229 20 Dec 26025 BWP Million
Government Debt to GDP
18.2 20 Dec 17.8 percent of GDP
Government Revenues
15872 21 Jun 17328 BWP Million
Government Spending
54744 21 Dec 53044 BWP Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation
10790 21 Dec 9995 BWP Million
IP Addresses
10680 17 Mar 11853 IP
Imports
6417 21 Dec 8303 BWP Million
Industrial Production
15.1 21 Dec 24.1 percent
Inflation Rate
9.6 22 Apr 10 percent
Inflation Rate Mom
3 22 Apr 0.3 percent
Interest Rate
3.75 22 Mar 3.75 percent
Internet Speed
2553 17 Mar 2209 KBps
Lending Rate
5.25 22 Feb 5.25 percent
Loans to Private Sector
23283 22 Jan 23113 BWP Million
Military Expenditure
571 20 Dec 515 USD Million
Mining Production
28.1 21 Dec 40.6 percent
Money Supply M1
23515 21 Dec 24160 BWP Million
Money Supply M2
89762 21 Dec 92531 BWP Million
Money Supply M3
94418 21 Dec 94079 BWP Million
Personal Income Tax Rate
25 21 Dec 25 percent
Population
2.41 21 Dec 2.37 Million
Stock Market
7230 22 May 7230 points
Terrorism Index
0 19 Dec 0
Unemployment Rate
23.3 20 Dec 18.2 percent
Wages
5392 20 Dec 5392 BWP/Month
Indicator Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Metric
Balance of Trade 713 -900 Botswana -3300 -700 BWP Million
Bank Lending Rate 5.25 5.75 Botswana 5.75 6 percent
Banks Balance Sheet 108954 110000 Botswana 112500 110000 BWP Million
CPI Transportation 134 135 135 136 136 points
Central Bank Balance Sheet 58816 60000 Botswana 61200 59800 BWP Million
Consumer Credit 45566 45866 Botswana 46942 48308 BWP Million
Consumer Price Index CPI 120 120 Botswana 119 120 points
Consumer Spending 20428 19515 Botswana 19463 21633 BWP Million
Core Consumer Prices 116 120 Botswana 120 121 points
Core Inflation Rate 6.8 7.2 Botswana 6.8 6.5 percent
Corporate Tax Rate 22 22 Botswana Botswana Botswana percent
Credit Rating 67 Botswana Botswana Botswana
Currency 11.99 12.16 12.23 12.31 12.38
Current Account -3567 -2000 Botswana -2000 -2000 BWP Million
Current Account to GDP -11.2 -3.7 Botswana Botswana Botswana percent of GDP
Deposit Interest Rate 1.48 1.98 Botswana 1.98 2.23 percent
Employed Persons 477716 446000 446000 446000 446000
Exports 7128 4800 Botswana 6700 6300 Million BWP
External Debt 15769 16731 Botswana Botswana Botswana BWP Million
Food Inflation 6.1 7 Botswana 6.5 5.6 percent
Foreign Direct Investment 194 1000 Botswana 1000 1000 BWP Million
Foreign Exchange Reserves 4926 4700 Botswana 4900 5000 USD Million
GDP 15.78 18.5 Botswana Botswana Botswana USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.6 3.8 Botswana 4.7 5.9 percent
GDP Constant Prices 46485 49228 Botswana Botswana Botswana BWP Million
GDP From Agriculture 791 838 Botswana Botswana Botswana BWP Million
GDP From Construction 4334 4590 Botswana Botswana Botswana BWP Million
GDP From Manufacturing 2571 2722 Botswana Botswana Botswana BWP Million
GDP From Mining 9421 9977 Botswana Botswana Botswana BWP Million
GDP From Public Administration 7898 8364 Botswana Botswana Botswana BWP Million
GDP From Services 5090 5391 Botswana Botswana Botswana BWP Million
GDP From Transport 819 867 Botswana Botswana Botswana BWP Million
GDP From Utilities 368 390 Botswana Botswana Botswana BWP Million
GDP Growth Rate -2.8 2 Botswana 2.3 3 percent
GDP per capita 6526 7150 Botswana Botswana Botswana USD
GDP per capita PPP 16040 17500 Botswana Botswana Botswana USD
Government Budget -5.1 -4 Botswana -4 -4 percent of GDP
Government Budget Value -530 -3597 -3597 -3597 -3597 BWP Million
Government Debt 29229 27300 Botswana Botswana Botswana BWP Million
Government Debt to GDP 18.2 26.8 Botswana Botswana Botswana percent of GDP
Government Spending 54744 55060 Botswana 55537 57974 BWP Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 10790 11427 Botswana Botswana Botswana BWP Million
Imports 6417 8100 Botswana 7400 7100 BWP Million
Industrial Production 15.1 7 Botswana 5.8 4.3 percent
Inflation Rate 9.6 8 Botswana 6 5.7 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 3 0.4 Botswana 0.3 0.2 percent
Interest Rate 3.75 4.25 Botswana 4.25 4.5 percent
Lending Rate 5.25 6.25 Botswana 6.25 6.25 percent
Mining Production 28.1 18 Botswana 12 10 percent
Personal Income Tax Rate 25 25 Botswana Botswana Botswana percent
Population 2.41 2.45 Botswana Botswana Botswana Million
Stock Market 7230 7203 7175 7148 7121 points
Unemployment Rate 23.3 22.7 Botswana 22.7 22.7 percent
Wages 5392 6500 Botswana 6500 6500 BWP/Month