Gross debt in Botswana

The government gross debt refers to the total of all sums of money that have to be paid to other countries, communities or institutions. On the other hand not included in the gross debt are the demands of a country to foreign ones.

The gross debt in Botswana in the period from 2006 to 2016 was between 596.8 million and 3.2 billion USD. The hightest level within the past 10 years was reached in 2011. However, the liabilities in 2016 have been only 2.38 billion USD

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is in Botswana a debt of 1,104 USD per person. For comparison: The average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 31,202 USD.


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Gross debt of the last 10 years in billion USD




JahrBotswana totalBotswana per capitaEU per capita
20060.60 bn USD325 USD18,591 USD
20070.63 bn USD335 USD20,509 USD
20080.86 bn USD448 USD23,520 USD
20091.95 bn USD997 USD25,266 USD
20102.77 bn USD1,392 USD30,683 USD
20113.18 bn USD1,580 USD34,278 USD
20122.87 bn USD1,406 USD33,161 USD
20132.71 bn USD1,316 USD35,247 USD
20142.84 bn USD1,357 USD36,694 USD
20152.58 bn USD1,218 USD31,489 USD
20162.38 bn USD1,104 USD31,202 USD


Comparison of the gross debt per capita with the European Union in Euro



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