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International Rankings of Botswana - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Botswana, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Botswana, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 43 11 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 113 259525 2020
Internet users - percent of population 41 74 % 2021
Internet users - total 132 1.924 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 54 5 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 140 91725 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 14 161 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 131 4.161 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 59 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Average household expenditures - on food 95 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Budget - expenditures 113 6.006 billion US Dollars 2020
Budget - revenues 121 3.828 billion US Dollars 2020
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 40 1 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 94 122.877 million US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 153 2.187 billion US Dollars 2017
Exports 117 7.931 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 122 18.335 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 86 39.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 60 18.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 157 48.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 60 33.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 29 29 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 68 1.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 133 1.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 80 27.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 55 70.6 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 9 53.3 % 2015
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 112 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 46 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 118 9.277 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 8 19.38 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 42 7.24 % 2021
Labor force 143 1.050 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 97 19.3 % 2009
Public debt 183 19.66 % of GDP 2020
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 127 38.415 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 20 11.37 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 100 14800 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 140 0.33 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 104 4.802 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 65 22.32 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 9 24.72 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 35 43.39 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 9 39.5 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 9 41.2 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 73 2.922 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 124 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 138 3.042 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 68 1.416 million metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 28 497000 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 112 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 50 1.876 million metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 27 1.660 billion metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 134 3.516 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2019
Electricity - imports 70 1.101 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 140 766000 kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 123 631.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 61 24.9 2021
Electricity access - electrification - total population 38 73.7 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 29 93 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 57 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 3 99.8 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 132 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 67 0.2 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 117 34.095 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 121 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 136 21700 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 106 0 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 128 0 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 118 21090 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 119 6.34 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 118 5.73 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 126 12.82 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 70 45.8 2018
Land use - arable land 156 0.6 2018
Land use - forest 123 19.8 2018
Land use - permanent crops 86 0 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 22 45.2 2018
Revenue from coal 12 0.45 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 77 0.23 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 135 12.240 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 121 80.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 93 30.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 102 110.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 55 2.47 2025
Urbanization - urban population 63 72.9 2023
Geography
Area - land 52 566730 sq km 0
Area - total 52 581730 sq km 0
Area - water 48 1.500 million sq km 0
Coastline 191 0 km 0
Elevation - highest point 121 1495 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 8 513 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 32 1013 meters 0
Irrigated land 146 25 sq km 2014
Land boundaries - total 46 4347.15 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 70 45.8 2018
Land use - arable land 156 0.6 2018
Land use - forest 123 19.8 2018
Land use - permanent crops 86 0 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 22 45.2 2018
Military
Military expenditures 21 2.8 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 56 2.93 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 15 1.64 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 83 0.96 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 66 5.98 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 64 0.46 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 64 20 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 89 N/A % 0
Contraceptive prevalence rate 32 67.4 % 2017
Current health expenditure 56 6.2 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 142 45 % 2023
Death rate 37 9 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 138 5.7 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 49 13.8 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 76 57.5 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 58 51.8 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 18 98.1 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 89 3.1 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 96 0.6 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 62 0.2 % of population 0
Education expenditures 9 8.7 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 56 1.17 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 16 2267 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 63 26.7 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 65 24.4 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 208 68.2201 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 126 64 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 125 66 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 58 88.9 % 2015
Literacy - male 55 88 % 0
Literacy - total population 57 88.5 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 48 186 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 167 27.9159 years 0
Median age - male 117 25.6 years 0
Median age - total 107 26.8 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 86 N/A 2024
Net migration rate 34 2.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 84 18.9 % 2016
Physicians density 135 0.38 physicians/1,000 population 2018
Population 145 2.418 million 2023
Population growth rate 62 1.37 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 35 94.9 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 51 37 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 63 14.4 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 60 5.1 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 14 1.02 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 32 0.91 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 46 0.67 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 11 1.03 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 27 0.92 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 69 2.37 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 55 2.47 2025
Urbanization - urban population 63 72.9 2023
Transportation
Airports 44 122 2024
Heliports 66 N/A 2024
Merchant marine - total 144 N/A 2024
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 128 110000 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 134 253417 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 96 6 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 27 1 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 34 888 2014
Railways - total 66 888 km 2014
Roadways - paved 50 9810 km 0
Roadways - total 60 31747 km 0
Waterways 110 N/A km 2024

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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