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Botswana, officially the Republic of Botswana, is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. Botswana is topographically flat, with approximately 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, Zambia to the north and Zimbabwe to the northeast. Being a country of slightly over 2.4 million people, and roughly the size of France, Botswana is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world. It is essentially the nation state of the Tswana people, who make up 79% of the population. The Tswana ethnic group were descended mainly from Bantu-speaking tribes who migrated southward of Africa to modern Botswana around AD 600, living in tribal enclaves as farmers and herders. In 1885, the British colonised the area and declared a protectorate under the name of Bechuanaland. As decolonisation occurred, Bechuanaland became an independent Commonwealth republic under its current name on 30 September 1966. Since then, it has been a parliamentary republic, with a consistent record of uninterrupted democratic elections, though as of 2024 the Botswana Democratic Party has been the ruling party since independence. As of 202... [More]
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Botswana Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
ZAR/BWP Ask 0.7424 0.7425 0.7422 0.7437 0.00 0.04% 2024/07/23 Time 8:42
CAD/BWP Ask 9.858 9.8587 9.8573 9.8673 0.01 0.10% 2024/07/23 Time 8:41
AUD/BWP Ask 9.0041 9.0014 9.0014 9.0176 0.01 0.09% 2024/07/23 Time 8:41
BWP/ZAR Ask 1.3478 1.3476 1.3468 1.3521 0.00 0.06% 2024/07/23 Time 8:36
GBP/BWP Ask 17.7068 - 17.7068 17.7068 0.02 0.11% 2024/07/23 Time 5:20
USD/BWP Ask 13.5685 - 13.5318 13.6054 0.00 0.00% 2024/07/22 Time 19:48

Botswana Indices

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
BSE Domestic Company 9221.91 - 9221.91 9221.91 0.00 0.00% 2024/06/18 Time 9:57
BSE Foreign Company 2944.35 - 2944.35 2944.35 0.00 0.00% 2024/06/15 Time 12:30

Botswana Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Botswana Telecom 1.02 - 1.02 1.02 0.00 0.00% 2024/07/11 Time 19:17
Sefalana Holding 11.88 - 11.88 11.88 0.00 0.00% 2024/07/06 Time 22:29
Cresta Marakanelo 1.23 - 1.23 1.23 0.00 0.00% 2024/07/04 Time 16:16
Sechaba Brewery Holdings 23.16 - 23.16 23.16 0.00 0.00% 2024/07/03 Time 17:48
First National Bank Botswana 4.9 - 4.9 4.9 0.00 0.00% 2024/06/29 Time 22:35
Barclays Bank of Botswana 6.63 - 6.63 6.63 0.00 0.00% 2024/06/29 Time 22:35

Botswana Bonds

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Botswana 3Y 4.497 - 4.497 4.548 0.00 0.00% 2024/07/22 Time 21:43
Botswana 20Y 8.734 - 8.734 8.818 0.00 0.00% 2024/07/22 Time 21:43
Botswana 6M 2.567 - 2.567 2.567 0.00 0.00% 2024/07/22 Time 10:32
Botswana 5Y 6.76 - 5.729 6.76 0.00 0.00% 2023/10/31 Time 21:04
Botswana 22Y 8.731 - 8.731 8.856 0.00 0.00% 2023/10/31 Time 21:04

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

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Indicator Last Time Previous Metric
Balance of Trade
-2322 -6683 -364 4102
Bank Lending Rate
6.51 5.25 6.51 16.5
Banks Balance Sheet
140655 14842 135759 140655
CPI Housing Utilities
125 29.56 125 125
CPI Transportation
154 31.74 154 158
Central Bank Balance Sheet
66656 50627 69479 89975
Changes in Inventories
13215 -10253 5674 13292
Competitiveness Index
55.49 19 Dec 54.54 Points
Competitiveness Rank
91 19 Dec 90
Consumer Credit
53092 6326 53373 53406
Consumer Price Index CPI
134 20.63 134 134
Consumer Spending
21648 3381 20933 21648
Core Consumer Prices
131 89.5 131 131
Core Inflation Rate
2.7 1.5 3 9.1
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
121 0 121 121
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
3171667 0 3171667 3171667
Corporate Tax Rate
22 22 22 25
Corruption Index
59 54 60 65
Corruption Rank
39 23 35 45
Credit Rating
67 23 Jul
Currency
13.55 4.16 13.51 14.08
Current Account
-10093 -10419 704 13555
Current Account to GDP
0.9 -28.3 2.2 32
Deposit Interest Rate
2.69 1.09 2.69 13.7
Ease of Doing Business
87 19 Dec 86
Employed Persons
490625 301978 486376 494457
Exports
5528 997 6780 10915
External Debt
20004 1772 18864 20004
Fiscal Expenditure
16386 22 Sep 18287 BWP Million
Food Inflation
4 -1.3 4 25.17
Foreign Direct Investment
2261 -1418 2261 3369
Foreign Exchange Reserves
4726 4102 4901 10346
Full Year GDP Growth
2.7 -14.1 5.5 11.9
GDP
19.4 0.03 20.32 20.32
GDP Annual Growth Rate
-5.3 -30.8 1.9 37.8
GDP Constant Prices
50265 11790 50732 52137
GDP From Agriculture
804 183 818 886
GDP From Construction
4578 553 4486 4608
GDP From Manufacturing
2742 553 2754 3282
GDP From Mining
11035 1421 10600 14986
GDP From Public Administration
8724 1818 8909 8909
GDP From Services
5090 20 Dec 4601 BWP Million
GDP From Transport
897 396 854 897
GDP From Utilities
463 -30.2 580 759
GDP Growth Rate
-1.8 -30.7 -0.9 31
GDP per capita
6708 396 6642 6708
GDP per capita PPP
17471 10240 17298 17471
Government Budget
-3.2 -10.7 -5.1 11.2
Government Budget Value
1283 22 Sep -1023 BWP Million
Government Debt
40890 21 Dec 33706 BWP Million
Government Debt to GDP
22 5.98 20.7 27.1
Government Revenues
17670 22 Sep 17264 BWP Million
Government Spending
56824 22 Dec 54744 BWP Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation
10908 3838 11295 14480
IP Addresses
10680 17 Mar 11853 IP
Imports
7849 2458 7143 12083
Industrial Production
3.6 -75.3 -7.3 159
Inflation Rate
2.8 0.9 3 15.06
Inflation Rate Mom
0.1 -1.2 0.3 3.3
Interest Rate
2.15 1.65 2.4 15.5
Internet Speed
2553 17 Mar 2209 KBps
Lending Rate
6.51 5.25 6.51 16.5
Loans to Private Sector
29631 4374 28483 30299
Military Expenditure
489 22 Dec 537 USD Million
Minimum Wages
7.34 4.86 7.34 7.34
Mining Production
4.6 -91.6 -9.8 624
Money Supply M1
30950 6523 29846 31398
Money Supply M2
111018 35698 112942 112942
Money Supply M3
111018 35698 112942 112942
Personal Income Tax Rate
25 25 25 25
Population
2.34 0.5 2.41 2.41
Stock Market
9380 6522 9380 11097
Terrorism Index
0 0 0 0
Unemployment Rate
25.9 13.9 25.4 26.2
Wages
7692 3447 6803 7692
Indicator Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Metric
Bank Lending Rate 6.51 6.26 5.76 5.76 5.76 16.5
CPI Transportation 154 155 156 155 155 158
Consumer Credit 53092 52762 54161 55531 56015 53406
Consumer Price Index CPI 134 133.11 135.2 136.33 135.7 134
Consumer Spending 21648 21178 21770 22557 22730 21648
Core Consumer Prices 131 133.24 133.48 133.95 135.28 131
Core Inflation Rate 2.7 4.5 4.2 4 4.3 9.1
Currency 13.55 13.68 13.86 14.05 14.24 14.08
Current Account to GDP 0.9 1.5 1 0.6 32
Deposit Interest Rate 2.69 2.44 1.94 1.94 1.94 13.7
Exports 5528 7800 8100 8400 8400 10915
Food Inflation 4 3.8 4 4.2 4.5 25.17
Full Year GDP Growth 2.7 3.7 11.9
GDP 19.4 21.22 22.36 23.43 USD Billion 20.32
GDP Annual Growth Rate -5.3 3.5 4 3.7 5 37.8
GDP Constant Prices 50265 52048 52762 52376 52778 52137
GDP From Agriculture 804 840.42 851.03 837.66 844.1 886
GDP From Construction 4578 4617 4666 4771 4807 4608
GDP From Manufacturing 2742 2834 2864 2857 2879 3282
GDP From Mining 11035 10793 11024 11498 11586 14986
GDP From Public Administration 8724 9197 9266 9091 9161 8909
GDP From Services 5090 5391 5299 5269 5294 BWP Million
GDP From Transport 897 875.4 888.26 934.57 941.75 897
GDP From Utilities 463 476.2 602.89 482.65 486.36 759
GDP Growth Rate -1.8 -1.3 2.6 -0.5 3 31
GDP per capita 6708 6937 7312 7663 USD 6708
GDP per capita PPP 17471 16170 17044 17862 USD 17471
Government Budget -3.2 -2.8 -2.6 -2.4 11.2
Government Debt to GDP 22 26.5 25 25 27.1
Government Spending 56824 58983 BWP Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 10908 11005 11747 11367 11454 14480
Imports 7849 7200 8000 7700 7700 12083
Inflation Rate 2.8 2 2.5 3.2 2.8 15.06
Inflation Rate Mom 0.1 1 0.7 0.4 -0.2 3.3
Interest Rate 2.15 2.15 1.65 1.65 1.65 15.5
Loans to Private Sector 29631 29086 29099 29528 30685 30299
Population 2.34 2.48 2.51 2.51 Million 2.41
Stock Market 9380 9338 9301 9265 9229 11097
Unemployment Rate 25.9 26 26.2
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