Economic Statistics

Statistics

The National Accounts Quarterly Brief indicates that the domestic economy increased by 1.2% in the third quarter of 2017 compared to an increase of 6.9% recorded in the same quarter of 2016 (Statistics Botswana GDP Q3, 2017) 

Annual Inflation Rate – 3.3% in May 2018 (Bank of Botswana Monetary Policy Committee Report, June 2018 )

The 2017/18 Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) indicates that Botswana ranks 63rd  out of 137 countries and, fourth in the region behind South Africa (Global Competitiveness Report 2017/18)

Bank rate has remained unchanged at 5% in June 2018 (Bank of Botswana Monetary Policy Committee Report, June 2018)

Botswana’s foreign exchange reserves stood at P74.4 billion in April 2018 (Bank of Botswana Website, June 2018)