Tax revenue reached 39.9 BWP bil in 2017 in Botswana, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 12.1 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue in Botswana reached an all time high of 39.9 BWP bil in 2017 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 54.4 NAD bil, 1,255 ZAR bil in South Africa, 37.4 ZMW bil in Zambia and 3.60 ZWD bil in Zimbabwe in 2017.
Botswana has been ranked 80th within the group of 105 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue, 13 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.