Botswana

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Gaborone

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

English (official) Setswana 78.2%

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

581,730 Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

CAT (+2 hours from UTC)

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

8770,8 KM

2014

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Population

2,039,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

0.9%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

63%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

47.6%

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.683 (Medium Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.619

2013

UNDP

Global competitiveness Index

4.2 (1-7 (best))

2014-2015

World Economic Form

Economy_1 Economy

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

GDP per capita (current US$)

US$ 7315

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

5.40 %

2014

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 7770

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

7.5 %

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

188,2 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

( 0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

64.87

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

SADC

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 31 (0-175)

Score: 63 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 79.43 (0-100)

Score: 0.92 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism )

Percentile Rank: 84.83 (0-100)

Score: 1.06 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 62.20 (0-100)

Score: 0.28 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 105 (0-171)

Score: 5.45 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

Periodic droughts; seasonal August winds blow from the west, carrying sand and dust across the country, which can obscure visibility

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port: Landlocked

Presence of container terminal: Landlocked

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

74 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

26 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: 120 (0-160)

Score: 2.49 (1-5)

2014

World Bank

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

99.3

(2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

142.7 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

32 Roots and tubers, nes

42 Meat, game

50 Cereals, nes

57 Meat indigenous, rabbit

65 Sorghum

2014

FAOStat

Crude Oil Production

0 bbl/day

2012

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Stapels-dollars Money

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Trend devaluation US$-local currency through the years

1USD= BWP 9.4700

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

7.50%

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

10.2%

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

34

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

22 %

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

25.3 %

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

12%

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

60%

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$7.389 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

35 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

55%

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$7.569 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

27 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

1481.80 MillionBWP

2014

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

82.3

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

60 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

7.2%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)

1%

2014

World Bank

Manufacturing, value added (annual % growth)

2%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Spending (% of GDP)

51%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Price Index (2010=100)

123

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

45.6 % of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

146100 (kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 0.45%

permanent crops: 0%

other: 99.55%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions

161 (per 100 people)

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 268,038

% of Pop with Internet: 13.15%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 17,916 km

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

64,3 %

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

888 KM

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

3.118 billion kWh

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 96,8%

% of rural pop. with access: 92,8%

% of urban pop. With access: 99,3%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

20.00 %

2013

Trading economics

Labor force

1030681

2013

World Bank

Income

Upper–middle-income: US$3,976–12,275

2012-2013

World Bank

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