Botswana Inflation Rate 1975-2021

Inflation as measured by the consumer price index reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly. The Laspeyres formula is generally used.
  • Botswana inflation rate for 2020 was 1.89%, a 0.88% decline from 2019.
  • Botswana inflation rate for 2019 was 2.77%, a 0.47% decline from 2018.
  • Botswana inflation rate for 2018 was 3.24%, a 0.07% decline from 2017.
  • Botswana inflation rate for 2017 was 3.31%, a 0.49% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Lebanon 84.86%
Turkey 12.28%
Kazakhstan 6.75%
Belarus 5.55%
Jamaica 5.23%
Equatorial Guinea 4.77%
Dominican Republic 3.78%
Mexico 3.40%
Russia 3.38%
South Africa 3.22%
Guatemala 3.21%
Brazil 3.21%
Azerbaijan 2.76%
Romania 2.63%
Mauritius 2.58%
Colombia 2.52%
China 2.42%
Algeria 2.42%
Namibia 2.21%
Botswana 1.89%
Peru 1.83%
Paraguay 1.77%
Bulgaria 1.67%
Albania 1.62%
Serbia 1.58%
Gabon 1.37%
Armenia 1.21%
North Macedonia 1.20%
Costa Rica 0.72%
Jordan 0.33%
Montenegro -0.26%
Ecuador -0.34%
Thailand -0.85%
Bosnia -1.05%
Malaysia -1.14%
Maldives -1.37%
Samoa -1.57%
Botswana Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 1.89% -0.88%
2019 2.77% -0.47%
2018 3.24% -0.07%
2017 3.31% 0.49%
2016 2.82% -0.25%
2015 3.06% -1.34%
2014 4.40% -1.48%
2013 5.88% -1.65%
2012 7.54% -0.92%
2011 8.46% 1.51%
2010 6.95% -1.08%
2009 8.03% -4.67%
2008 12.70% 5.62%
2007 7.08% -4.47%
2006 11.56% 2.95%
2005 8.61% 1.66%
2004 6.95% -2.24%
2003 9.19% 1.16%
2002 8.03% 1.47%
2001 6.56% -2.04%
2000 8.60% 0.85%
1999 7.75% 1.09%
1998 6.66% -2.06%
1997 8.72% -1.36%
1996 10.08% -0.43%
1995 10.51% -0.03%
1994 10.54% -3.79%
1993 14.33% -1.84%
1992 16.17% 4.40%
1991 11.77% 0.37%
1990 11.40% -0.18%
1989 11.58% 3.22%
1988 8.35% -1.45%
1987 9.80% -0.20%
1986 10.00% 1.91%
1985 8.09% -0.48%
1984 8.58% -1.90%
1983 10.48% -0.66%
1982 11.14% -5.29%
1981 16.43% 2.80%
1980 13.63% 1.90%
1979 11.74% 2.69%
1978 9.04% -4.12%
1977 13.17% 1.44%
1976 11.73% -0.24%
1975 11.97% -0.24%