Botswana recorded a government debt equivalent to 23 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2019.

Government Debt to GDP in Botswana averaged 15.62 percent from 1998 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 27.50 percent in 2012 and a record low of 5.98 percent in 2006. This page provides - Botswana Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Botswana Government Debt to GDP - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020.

Government Debt to GDP in Botswana is expected to reach 35.00 percent by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Botswana Government Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 25.00 percent in 2021 and 17.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Botswana Government Debt to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
23.00 13.40 27.50 5.98 1998 - 2019 percent Yearly

Botswana Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 23.00 13.40 27.50 5.98 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.90 -1.00 11.20 -10.70 percent of GDP [+]
Government Spending 20425.40 19783.80 20425.40 3876.91 BWP Million [+]
Government Debt 26025.20 24472.10 26982.60 2426.20 BWP Million [+]
Military Expenditure 502.00 522.00 559.00 15.00 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 70.00 [+]
Government Budget Value -4127.80 -4460.90 4392.34 -6553.20 BWP Million [+]
Government Revenues 11824.90 13512.80 17093.50 8843.22 BWP Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 15952.70 17973.60 18939.00 7660.17 BWP Million [+]

Botswana Government Debt to GDP
Generally, Government debt as a percent of GDP is used by investors to measure a country ability to make future payments on its debt, thus affecting the country borrowing costs and government bond yields.