General information

Capital: Gaborone

Currency unit: Botswana pula

Official language: Setswana, English

Area: 581,730 km²

Population in million: 2.3 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 7,596 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 17,354 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 71.9 

Annual growth rate of the population: 1.8 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 30.8 %

Life expectancy at birth: 66.8 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 88 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 17.41 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 2.0 

Industry value added of GDP: 30.3 

Services value added of GDP: 58.7 

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