Bank tier 1 capital reached 0.008 BWP bil in 2018 in Botswana, according to the National Central Bank. This is 11.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 capital in Botswana reached an all time high of 0.008 BWP bil in 2018 and an all time low of 0.004 BWP bil in 2012. When compared to Botswana's main peers, bank tier 1 capital in Namibia amounted to 14.1 NAD bil, 439 ZAR bil in South Africa and 9.16 ZMW bil in Zambia in 2018.
Botswana has been ranked 101st within the group of 101 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 capital.
Tier 1 capital is the core measure of a bank's financial strength from a regulator's point of view.