Tax Revenue (Local Currency) fell 1.38% to BWP 35.6 bil in Botswana in 2016

Tax Revenue (Local Currency) (BWP bil)
Economy | Botswana | March 11, 2019
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Tax revenue reached 36.1 BWP bil in 2015 in Botswana, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.4 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, tax revenue in Botswana reached an all time high of 37.6 BWP bil in 2014 and an all time low of 1.94 BWP bil in 1990. When compared to Botswana's main peers, tax revenue in Namibia amounted to 48.8 NAD bil, 1,108 ZAR bil in South Africa and 30.9 ZMW bil in Zambia in 2015.

Botswana has been ranked 86th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue.

Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.

Tax Revenue (Local Currency) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Angola AOA bil 1,691 1,812 1,872 1,940 1,535
Botswana BWP bil 24.8 29.8 32.1 37.6 36.1
Dem. Republic of the Congo CDF bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Lesotho LSL bil 5.66 7.75 8.20 9.62 10.2
Mozambique MZN bil ... 71.4 88.2 112 135 130
Namibia NAD bil 27.0 35.2 38.7 46.7 48.8
South Africa ZAR bil 761 833 922 1,010 1,107
Swaziland SZL bil 5.71 11.3 ... ... ... ... ...
Tanzania TNS bil 6,480 7,178 7,825 9,459 9,900 ...
Zambia ZMW bil 16.8 19.5 21.7 26.3 26.4
Zimbabwe ZWD bil 2.53 3.05 ... ... 3.61