Manufacturing, Added Value (As % of GDP) fell to 5.13% in Botswana in 2017

Manufacturing, Added Value (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Botswana | May 17, 2019
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Added value in manufacturing as a share of GDP reached 8.20 % in 1967 in Botswana, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 21.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, added value in manufacturing as a share of GDP in Botswana reached an all time high of 11.6 % in 1965 and an all time low of 4.31 % in 1993. When compared to Botswana's main peers, added value in manufacturing as a share of GDP in South Africa amounted to 21.0 %, 9.00 % in Zambia and 15.8 % in Zimbabwe in 1967.

Botswana has been ranked 45th within the group of 60 countries we follow in terms of added value in manufacturing as a share of GDP.

Manufacturing output refers to the total value of output produced by manufacturers.

Manufacturing, Added Value (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola % 4.17% 4.40% 4.83% 4.76% 5.69%
Botswana % 5.79% 5.94% 5.82% 5.31% 5.79%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 15.4% 15.4% 15.4% 15.6% 17.1%
Lesotho % 12.0% 10.8% 10.6% 12.0% 14.6%
Mozambique % 10.3% 9.10% 8.62% 8.99% 9.11%
Namibia % 13.7% 12.2% 11.0% 10.0% 9.73%
South Africa % 12.0% 11.7% 11.6% 12.0% 12.0%
Swaziland % 31.7% 31.4% 29.8% 30.8% 31.8%
Tanzania % 9.55% 9.44% 9.11% 9.12% 7.86%
Zambia % 7.52% 7.08% 6.19% 6.82% 7.52%
Zimbabwe % 9.17% 14.0% 12.9% 12.6% 11.9%