Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Botswana

Region: Southern Africa
Currency: Botswanan Pula (BWP)
Capital: Gaborone
Finance minister: Ontefetse Matambo
Ministry website: www.finance.gov.bw
Fiscal year: April - March
Regional Economic Community: SADC

Key economic indicators
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GDP (current BWP[billions]) 104.57 111.9 124.31 142.47 137.29
GDP (%) 72.29 75.52 82.96 85.62 85.33
GDP growth (%) 6.05 4.46 9.86 3.21 -0.34
GDP per capita (current BWP) 35,599.37 36,750.11 39,900.81 40,697.11 40,084.06
GDP per capita (%) 51,495.17 54,455.66 59,788.47 67,717.73 64,494.07
Inflation (CPI) (%) 8.46 7.53 5.89 4.4 3.04
General government revenue (% of GDP) 36.19 36.22 37.75 38.27 38.19
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 36.34 35.42 32.39 35.82 39.75
Budget balance (% of GDP) -0.15 0.79 5.37 2.46 -1.55
Primary balance (% of GDP) -9.64 -6.29 -3.61 -6.99 -10.83
General government debt (% of GDP) 20.32 18.93 17.58 17.93 17.78