Manufacturing, Added Value (As % of GDP) fell 1.25% to 5.13% in Botswana in 2017

Manufacturing, Added Value (As % of GDP) (%), 2017
Economy | Botswana | May 17, 2019
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Added value in manufacturing as a share of GDP fell 1.25% to 5.13% in Botswana in 2017, according to the National Statistical Office.

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 Namibia amounted to 10.8%, 11.9% in South Africa, 7.55% in Zambia and 11.0% in Zimbabwe in 2017.

Botswana has been ranked 131st within the group of 144 countries we follow in terms of added value in manufacturing as a share of GDP, 9 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Manufacturing, Added Value (As % of GDP) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Angola % 4.83% 4.76% 5.69% 6.75% 6.58%
Botswana % 5.82% 5.31% 5.78% 5.19% 5.12%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 15.4% 15.6% 17.1% 18.3% 19.5%
Lesotho % 10.7% 12.0% 15.0% 16.3% 15.0%
Mozambique % 8.19% 8.03% 8.19% 8.48% 8.20%
Namibia % 10.4% 9.76% 11.4% 11.7% 11.9%
South Africa % 11.6% 12.0% 12.0% 12.0% 12.0%
Swaziland % 29.6% 30.6% 31.7% 31.2% 29.8%
Tanzania % 9.11% 9.12% 7.86% 7.81% 7.66% ... ...
Zambia % 6.02% 6.82% 7.52% 7.69% 8.13%
Zimbabwe % 12.9% 12.6% 11.9% 11.6% 11.0% ...