Financial Sector Overview

At a Glance

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Population in thousands (2017): 2,291.66
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: 7595.61
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): 52% | 51%
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): 0.98 | 1.11
Financial Inclusion Strategies: • Financial Inclusion Roadmap and Strategy 2015-2021• SADC Financial Inclusion Strategy 2016-2021
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: 17.05
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): 42% | 42%
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: 0.0012
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 8.42% | 25

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Mar 27, 2019 | DailyNews; All Africa
Women's Finance House Botswana, otherwise known as Thusang Basadi, has funded close to 3 800 women to start businesses.
Oct 20, 2018 | Ecofin Agency
South Africa remains the leader amongst African financial markets as stated by the South African bank Absa Group and Official Monetary and Financial…

Latest Publications

Jul 31, 2018 | FinMark Trust | FinMark Trust
Jun 30, 2018 | Bank of Botswana (BoB) | BoB
Sep 30, 2017 | Bank of Botswana (BoB) | BoB
Apr 30, 2017 | A.B. Fanta, K. Mutsonziwa, B. Berkowitz et al. | FinMark Trust
Mar 23, 2017 | D. Chamberlain, A. Carmago, W. Coetzee | FSD Africa