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Botswana

Region: Southern Africa
Currency: Botswanan Pula (BWP)
Population: 2.2 million
Capital: Gaborone
Ministry website: www.finance.gov.bw
Fiscal year: April - March
Regional Economic Community: SADC
Key Budget Indicators Over Time
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
GDP (constant 2006 BWP[billions]) 84.08 87.57 86.08 89.79 92.4
GDP (current BWP[billions]) 125.16 145.87 146.07 170.56 180.1
GDP growth (%) 11.34 4.15 -1.7 4.3 2.91
GDP per capita (constant 2006 BWP) 39,502.19 40,381.2 38,965.56 39,900.89 40,311.73
GDP per capita (current BWP) 58,800.99 67,264.68 66,117.32 75,797.3 78,575.61
Inflation (CPI) (%) 5.88 4.42 3.05 2.81 3.3
General government revenue (% of GDP) 37.6 38.35 31.19 33.22 30.77
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 32.02 34.65 35.75 32.54 31.82
Budget balance (% of GDP) 5.58 3.7 -4.56 0.68 -1.05
Primary balance (% of GDP) -3.29 -5.44 -10.57 -7.65 -7.65
General government debt (% of GDP) 17.4 17.35 17.19 15.61 14.06

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