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Botswana ( (listen), also UK: ), officially the Republic of Botswana (Setswana: Lefatshe la Botswana; Kalanga: Hango yeBotswana), 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 northeast. It is connected to Zambia across the short Zambezi River border by the Kazungula Bridge.A mid-sized country of slightly over 2.3 million people, it 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—Botswana has since transformed itself into an upper middle income country, with one of the world's fastest-growing economies.Homo sapiens had 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 colonized the area... [More]
  • Last : 6,880.66
  • High : 6,880.66
  • Low : 6,871.48
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  • Open : 6,871.66
  • Time : 18:07:59
  • Yesterday : 6,880.66
  • Change % : 0%
  • Change : 0
  • Last : 4.45 (BWP)
  • High : 4.45
  • Low : 4.4
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  • Open : -
  • Time : 20 December
  • Yesterday : 4.45
  • Change % : 0%
  • Change : 0
  • Last : 11.3636 (BWP)
  • High : 11.3636
  • Low : 11.1235
  • Max Fluctuation : -
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  • Open : 11.1857
  • Time : 18:36:19
  • Yesterday : 11.2108
  • Change % : 1.36%
  • Change : 0.1528
  • Last : 13.3193 (BWP)
  • High : 13.3193
  • Low : 13.3193
  • Max Fluctuation : -
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  • Open : 13.3193
  • Time : 00:57:49
  • Yesterday : 13.1581
  • Change % : 1.23%
  • Change : 0.1612

Botswana Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
ZAR/BWP Ask 0.7604 - 0.7569 0.7604 0.00 0.07% 2021/09/25 Time 10:03
BWP/ZAR Ask 1.3285 - 1.3202 1.3285 0.00 0.08% 2021/09/25 Time 10:03
EUR/BWP Ask 13.3193 - 13.3193 13.3193 0.00 0.03% 2021/09/25 Time 0:57
GBP/BWP Ask 15.5409 - 15.5409 15.5409 0.00 0.03% 2021/09/25 Time 0:57
CAD/BWP Ask 8.9845 - 8.9845 8.9845 0.00 0.05% 2021/09/25 Time 0:57

Botswana Indices

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
BSE Domestic Company 6880.66 6876.54 6871.48 6880.66 30.25 0.44% 2021/09/24 Time 18:07
BSE Foreign Company 1548.82 - 1548.82 1548.82 0.01 0.00% 2021/09/21 Time 19:06

Botswana Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Letshego Holdings 1.13 - 1.13 1.13 0.01 0.89% 2021/09/24 Time 19:56
First National Bank Botswana 2.49 2.48 2.48 2.49 0.02 0.81% 2021/09/23 Time 19:54
Chobe Holdings 7.35 7.34 7.34 7.35 0.00 0.00% 2021/09/23 Time 19:54
Barclays Bank of Botswana 4.55 - 4.55 4.55 0.10 2.25% 2021/09/21 Time 20:54
Botswana Telecom 0.7 - 0.7 0.7 0.00 0.00% 2021/09/18 Time 20:51

Botswana Bonds

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Botswana 3Y 4.759 5.231 4.759 5.231 0.00 0.00% 2021/09/24 Time 21:36
Botswana 5Y 5.883 6.151 5.883 6.151 0.00 0.00% 2021/09/24 Time 21:36
Botswana 6M 1.558 1.556 1.556 1.56 0.00 0.00% 2021/09/24 Time 10:07
Botswana 20Y 8.514 - 8.514 8.515 0.00 0.00% 2021/09/21 Time 11:06
Australia 10Y 10.549 - 10.549 10.549 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/06 Time 11:34

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-611.40 21 Jun -2882 -6683 : 4102 Monthly Jun/21

Bank Lending Rate

5.25 21 Jun 5.25 5.25 : 16.5 Monthly

Banks Balance Sheet

106350.10 21 Jun 106031 14842 : 107883 Monthly

Business Confidence

58.00 18 Jun 46 28 : 82 Biannually Jun/18

CPI Transportation

113.40 21 Aug 114 31.74 : 114 Monthly

Central Bank Balance Sheet

52240.30 21 Jun 52448 50627 : 89975 Monthly

Changes in Inventories

0 20 Dec 1520 -2968 : 5319 Yearly

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 54.54 3.96 : 55.49 Yearly

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 90 56 : 91 Yearly

Consumer Credit

44186.66 21 Jun 43835 6326 : 44187 Monthly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

111.80 21 Aug 112 22.15 : 112 Monthly

Consumer Spending

12613.50 20 Dec 11792 3381 : 12614 Quarterly

Core Consumer Prices

112.10 21 Aug 112 89.5 : 112 Monthly

Core Inflation Rate

6.80 21 Aug 7 1.5 : 7.7 Monthly

Coronavirus Vaccination Rate

0 21 Sep 25.31 0 : 25.31 Daily Sep/21

Coronavirus Vaccination Total

0 21 Sep 606699 0 : 606699 Daily Sep/21

Corporate Tax Rate

22.00 21 Dec 22 22 : 25 Yearly

Corruption Index

0 20 Dec 61 54 : 65 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 20 Dec 34 23 : 38 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

0 21 Aug 116 29.56 : 116 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 21 Sep : Monthly 67

Currency

11.14 21 Sep 11.1 4.16 : 12.36 Daily

Current Account

4727.44 21 Mar -3793 -10419 : 13555 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

-11.20 20 Dec -7.6 -28.3 : 32 Yearly Dec/20

Deposit Interest Rate

1.48 21 Jul 1.48 1.09 : 13.7 Monthly

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 86 39 : 87 Yearly

Employed Persons

477716.00 20 Dec 492914 301978 : 492914 Quarterly Dec/20

Exports

4809.80 21 May 4839 147 : 10747 Monthly

External Debt

0 20 Dec 14687 1772 : 154791 Quarterly

Fiscal Expenditure

0 20 Sep 17636 7660 : 18939 Quarterly

Food Inflation

6.40 21 Aug 6.5 -1.3 : 25.17 Monthly

Foreign Direct Investment

232.66 21 Mar 292 -1418 : 3369 Quarterly

Foreign Exchange Reserves

0 21 Jun 4810 4666 : 10346 Monthly

GDP

15.78 20 Dec 18.36 0.03 : 18.66 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

0.70 21 Mar -4.6 -24 : 18.2 Quarterly

GDP Constant Prices

24264.40 20 Dec 23393 11790 : 25310 Quarterly

GDP From Agriculture

390.40 20 Dec 396 183 : 433 Quarterly

GDP From Construction

1824.90 20 Dec 1740 553 : 1887 Quarterly

GDP From Manufacturing

1494.90 20 Dec 1431 618 : 1518 Quarterly

GDP From Mining

1887.20 20 Dec 2022 956 : 5023 Quarterly

GDP From Public Administration

3303.10 20 Dec 3314 1790 : 3314 Quarterly

GDP From Services

5090.40 20 Dec 4601 1297 : 5563 Quarterly

GDP From Transport

1514.40 20 Dec 1471 396 : 1627 Quarterly

GDP From Utilities

260.80 20 Dec 339 47.7 : 339 Quarterly

GDP Growth Rate

5.00 21 Mar -0.2 -24.8 : 24.1 Quarterly Mar/21

GDP Per Capita Ppp

16040.01 20 Dec 17777 9074 : 17777 Yearly

GDP per capita

7306.50 20 Dec 8098 408 : 8098 Yearly

Government Budget

-5.60 20 Dec -4.6 -10.7 : 11.2 Yearly

Government Budget Value

-5556.40 20 Sep -7352 -7352 : 4392 Quarterly

Government Debt

29228.70 20 Dec 26025 2426 : 29229 Yearly

Government Debt to GDP

18.20 20 Dec 17.8 5.98 : 27.5 Yearly Dec/20

Government Revenues

0 20 Sep 10284 8843 : 17094 Quarterly

Government Spending

21317.80 20 Dec 20442 3877 : 21318 Yearly

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

30535.10 20 Dec 33267 12271 : 33267 Yearly

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 11853 7219 : 29991 Quarterly

Imports

7424.90 21 May 6733 1383 : 9778 Monthly

Industrial Production

-9.30 21 Mar -19.4 -53.5 : 36.44 Quarterly

Inflation Rate

8.80 21 Aug 8.8 0.9 : 15.06 Monthly Aug/21

Inflation Rate Mom

0.10 21 Aug 0.8 -1.2 : 3.3 Monthly

Interest Rate

3.75 21 Aug 3.75 3.75 : 15.5 Daily Aug/21

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 2209 299 : 2553 Quarterly

Lending Rate

5.25 21 Jun 5.25 5.25 : 16.5 Monthly

Living Wage Family

0 18 Dec 5400 4640 : 5400 Yearly

Living Wage Individual

0 18 Dec 3620 2700 : 3620 Yearly

Loans To Private Sector

0 21 Jun 22566 4374 : 23664 Monthly

Military Expenditure

0 20 Dec 515 15.4 : 572 Yearly

Mining Production

-27.10 20 Dec -15.5 -91.6 : 624 Quarterly

Money Supply M1

0 21 Jun 24000 6523 : 25167 Monthly

Money Supply M2

0 21 Jun 92287 35698 : 93671 Monthly

Money Supply M3

0 21 Jun 92287 35698 : 93671 Monthly

Personal Income Tax Rate

25.00 21 Dec 25 25 : 25 Yearly

Population

2.37 20 Dec 2.3 0.5 : 2.37 Yearly Dec/20

Sales Tax Rate

12.00 21 Dec 12 10 : 12 Yearly

Stock Market

6880.66 21 Sep 6877 6522 : 11097 Daily

Terrorism Index

0 19 Dec 0 0 : 0 Yearly

Unemployment Rate

23.30 20 Dec 18.2 13.9 : 26.2 Yearly Dec/20

Wages

5392.00 20 Dec 5392 3447 : 6533 Quarterly Dec/20
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -611.40 255 1100 1100 1200 1100 Jun/21
Bank Lending Rate 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25 5.25
Banks Balance Sheet 106350.10 104000 104000 104000 104200 106000
Business Confidence 58.00 67 72 74 67 74 Jun/18
CPI Transportation 113.40 105 108 115 104 110
Central Bank Balance Sheet 52240.30 79500 79500 79500 79250 79700
Consumer Credit 44186.66 45437 45497 46087 44647 47391
Consumer Price Index Cpi 111.80 111 112 115 111 116
Consumer Spending 12613.50 13370 13244 13156 12735 13945
Core Consumer Prices 112.10 110 111 116 109 114
Core Inflation Rate 6.80 3.6 3.3 3.5 3.8 3.5
Corporate Tax Rate 22.00 22 22 22 22 22
Currency 11.14 11.22 11.28 11.35 11.15 11.48
Current Account 4727.44 -2000 -2000 -2000 -2500 -2000
Current Account to GDP -11.20 -5 -3.7 -3.7 -5 -3.7 Dec/20
Deposit Interest Rate 1.48 1.48 1.48 1.48 1.48 1.48
Employed Persons 477716.00 446000 446000 446000 446500 446000 Dec/20
Exports 4809.80 6900 6900 6900 6800 6900
Food Inflation 6.40 4 3.7 3.4 6 3.4
Foreign Direct Investment 232.66 1000 1000 1000 850 1000
GDP 15.78 17 18.5 18.5 17 18.5
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.70 6 5 4.3 8 4.3
GDP Constant Prices 24264.40 25720 25478 25308 25265 26826
GDP From Agriculture 390.40 414 410 407 428 432
GDP From Construction 1824.90 1934 1916 1903 1879 2018
GDP From Manufacturing 1494.90 1585 1570 1559 1545 1653
GDP From Mining 1887.20 2000 1982 1968 2184 2086
GDP From Public Administration 3303.10 3501 3468 3445 3580 3652
GDP From Services 5090.40 5396 5345 5309 4969 5628
GDP From Transport 1514.40 1605 1590 1580 1589 1674
GDP From Utilities 260.80 276 274 272 366 288
GDP Growth Rate 5.00 2.2 2.2 2.2 1.3 1 Mar/21
GDP Per Capita Ppp 16040.01 17250 17250 17250 17250 17500
GDP per capita 7306.50 7200 7200 7200 7200 7500
Government Budget -5.60 -3.7 -4 -4 -3.7 -4
Government Budget Value -5556.40 -3597 -3597 -3597 -2987 -3597
Government Debt 29228.70 27300 27300 27300 26700 27300
Government Debt to GDP 18.20 22.4 26.8 26.8 22.4 26.8 Dec/20
Government Spending 21317.80 22597 22384 22234 22077 23569
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 30535.10 32367 32062 31848 35929 33759
Imports 7424.90 5800 5800 5800 5600 5800
Industrial Production -9.30 1.7 1.7 1.7 2.3 1.7
Inflation Rate 8.80 6.7 5.3 4 7.5 4 Aug/21
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 1.8 0.7 0.5 2.3 0.6
Interest Rate 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.25 Aug/21
Lending Rate 5.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25
Mining Production -27.10 5.6 5.6 5.6 7 5.6
Personal Income Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Population 2.37 2.37 2.37 2.37 2.4 2.41 Dec/20
Sales Tax Rate 12.00 14 14 14 14 14
Stock Market 6880.66 6778 6742 6707 6814 6635
Unemployment Rate 23.30 24 22.7 22.7 24 22.7 Dec/20
Wages 5392.00 6500 6500 6500 6500 6500 Dec/20