Government Budget Balance (Local Currency) fell 579% to -7.42 in Botswana in 2018

Government Budget Balance (Local Currency)
Economy | Botswana | March 8, 2019
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Government budget balance reached -7.42 in 2018 in Botswana, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 579 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, government budget balance in Botswana reached an all time high of 7.39 in 2006 and an all time low of -8.91 in 2009.

Botswana has been ranked 40th within the group of 84 countries we follow in terms of government budget balance, 25 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

A government budget deficit is the amount by which government revenues fall short of government spending (the opposite being a budget surplus).

Government Budget Balance (Local Currency) Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Angola -895 -224 -331 -449 -514
Botswana 1.55 -7.42 -7.28 -5.91 -5.17
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