Gross Capital Formation (As % of GDP) rose to 30.0% in Botswana in 2019

Gross Capital Formation (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Botswana | January 01, 2020
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Gross capital formation as a share of GDP reached 30.0 % in 2019 in Botswana, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 5.98 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, gross capital formation as a share of GDP in Botswana reached an all time high of 30.0 % in 2019 and an all time low of 0.060 % in 1960. When compared to Botswana's main peers, gross capital formation as a share of GDP in Namibia amounted to 23.0 %, 18.0 % in South Africa, 42.1 % in Zambia and 17.9 % in Zimbabwe in 2019.

Botswana has been ranked 32nd within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of gross capital formation as a share of GDP, 13 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Measures the value of acquisitions of new or existing fixed assets by the business sector, governments and "pure" households (excluding their unincorporated enterprises), less disposals of fixed assets.

Gross Capital Formation (As % of GDP) Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Angola % 0.241% 26.4% 26.1% 27.0% 27.8%
Botswana % 0.281% 28.3% 30.0% 30.8% 30.5%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 0.208% 12.4% 14.4% 14.8% 15.1%
Lesotho % 24.0% 25.0% 30.9% 22.2% 28.3%
Mozambique % 0.392% 40.0% 66.0% 85.1% 106%
Namibia % 0.177% 22.3% 23.0% 23.5% 23.6%
South Africa % 0.186% 18.1% 18.0% 18.1% 18.2%
Swaziland % 0.117% 13.3% 11.9% 9.51% 7.71%
Tanzania % 0.340% 30.5% 31.4% 31.4% 31.1%
Zambia % 42.2% 44.4% 42.1% 41.1% 38.5%
Zimbabwe % 0.097% 18.7% 17.9% 17.2% 16.6%