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 2,588,423 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 119 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2022 was 3,535 millions of euros (3,914 millions of dollars), ( 21.26% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €1,366 euros per inhabitant$1,512 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
Annual GDP [+]2022€19,380M
Annual GDP [+]2022$20,356M
GDP per capita [+]2022€7,487
GDP per capita [+]2022$7,864
Debt (M.€.) [+]20223,535
Debt ($M) [+]20223,914
Debt (%GDP) [+]202221.26%
Debt Per Capita [+]2022€1,366
Debt Per Capita [+]2022$1,512
Deficit (M.€) [+]20228
Deficit ($M) [+]2022-278
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2022-1.51%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20225,684.0
Expenditure ($M) [+]20226,176.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20201,143.3
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]20201,304.9
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201915.35%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017661.9
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017747.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201714.32%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2022531.8
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2022558.5
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20228.07%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202233.54%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2022€2,196
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2022$2,386
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€486
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$555
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€312
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$353
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022€205
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022$216
Moody's Rating [+]10/27/2023A3
S&P Rating [+]09/17/2021BBB+
Corruption Index [+]202260
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201991º
Fragile States Index [+]201862.0
Innovation Ranking [+]201891º
NMW [+]2022$123.4
NMW [+]2022€115.7
Human Capital Ranking [+]201791º
Euro / Pula [+]05/29/202414.7114
US Dollar exchange rate [+]05/29/202413.5501
Doing Business [+]202087º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20191,050
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20190.46
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015184.67
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202115.0%
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201112.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202025.0%
Annual arrivals [+]20181,655,000
Exports [+]2023€5,015.9M
Exports [+]2023$5,423.7M
Exports % GDP [+]202240.74%
Imports [+]2023€5,911.2M
Imports [+]2023$6,391.8M
Imports % GDP [+]202239.63%
Trade balance [+]2023€-895.3M
Trade balance [+]2023$-968.1M
Trade balance % GDP [+]20221.11%
Density [+]20214
Global Peace Ranking [+]202342º
Remittance received ($M) [+]201720.4
% Immigrant [+]20204.69%
% Emigrant [+]20202.70%
Birth Rate [+]202123.58‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017164.9
Crude death rate [+]20219.46‰
Fertility Rate [+]20212.79
% risk of poverty [+]201516.1%
Population [+]20212,588,423
Immigrant stock [+]2020110,268
Emigrant stock [+]202063,561
HDI [+]20210.693
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202364º
Life expectancy [+]202161.14
Suicides [+]2015220
Suicide rate [+]201510.37
Number of homicides [+]2021273
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]202110.55
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20223.29
Consumption GWh [+]20223,697
Generation GWh [+]20222,629
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/12/20242,801
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/12/2024330,650
Fully vaccinated [+]12/31/20231,663,490
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/12/20241,082.13
Doses administered [+]12/31/20233,171,667