Botswana Botswana

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Botswana, is a country located at Southern Africa, it has an area of 581,730 Km2.

Botswana, with a population of 2,397,240 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a low population density, 4 people per km2.

It's capital is Gaborone and its currency is Pula

Botswana is holding the 129 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2021 was 3,000 millions of euros (3,551 millions of dollars), ( 19.53% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €1,251 euros per inhabitant$1,481 dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Botswana, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.693 points in 2021, leaving it in 117th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit Botswana are business, you must know it's in the 87th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Botswana, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Gaborone: Monthly Temp.
Gaborone: Monthly Rainfall
Botswana Economy
Gouvernement
Annual GDP [+]2021€14,883M
Annual GDP [+]2021$17,614M
GDP per capita [+]2021€6,208
GDP per capita [+]2021$7,348
Debt (M.€.) [+]20213,000
Debt ($M) [+]20213,551
Debt (%GDP) [+]202119.53%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€1,251
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$1,481
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021-407
Deficit ($M) [+]2021-481
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2021-2.65%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20215,223.8
Expenditure ($M) [+]20216,182.5
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20191,031.1
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]20191,154.4
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201915.35%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017661.9
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017747.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201714.32%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020458.2
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2020522.9
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20209.46%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202134.00%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€2,179
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$2,579
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019€448
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019$501
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€312
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$353
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€195
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$222
Moody's Rating [+]04/23/2021A3
S&P Rating [+]09/17/2021BBB+
Corruption Index [+]202260
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201991º
Fragile States Index [+]201862.0
Innovation Ranking [+]201891º
Labour
NMW [+]2022$130.8
NMW [+]2022€115.7
Human Capital Ranking [+]201791º
Markets
Euro / Pula [+]02/01/202314.0026
US Dollar exchange rate [+]02/02/202312.6904
Business
Doing Business [+]202087º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20191,050
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20190.46
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015184.67
Taxes
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202012.4%
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201112.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202025.0%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]20181,655,000
Exports [+]2021€5,998.9M
Exports [+]2021$7,094.9M
Exports % GDP [+]202140.31%
Imports [+]2021€7,024.7M
Imports [+]2021$8,308.1M
Imports % GDP [+]202147.20%
Trade balance [+]2021€-1,025.8M
Trade balance [+]2021$-1,213.2M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-6.89%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20214
Global Peace Ranking [+]202248º
Remittance received ($M) [+]201720.4
% Immigrant [+]20194.80%
% Emigrant [+]20193.75%
Birth Rate [+]202023.65‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017164.9
Crude death rate [+]20205.72‰
Fertility Rate [+]20202.80
% risk of poverty [+]200919.3%
Population [+]20212,397,240
Immigrant stock [+]2019110,596
Emigrant stock [+]201986,501
HDI [+]20210.693
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202266º
Life expectancy [+]202069.79
Suicides [+]2015220
Suicide rate [+]201510.37
Number of homicides [+]2010303
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201015.25
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20212.85
Consumption GWh [+]20213,353
Generation GWh [+]20212,182
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]02/01/20232,800
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]02/01/2023329,227
Fully vaccinated [+]01/01/20231,427,883
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]02/01/20231,168.01
Doses administered [+]01/01/20233,121,142