Botswana Inflation Rate 1975-2022

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 2021 was 7.24%, a 5.35% increase from 2020.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Lebanon 154.76%
Suriname 59.11%
Turkey 19.60%
Belarus 9.46%
Brazil 8.30%
Dominican Republic 8.24%
Botswana 7.24%
Algeria 7.23%
Armenia 7.18%
Russia 6.69%
Azerbaijan 6.65%
Iraq 6.04%
Jamaica 5.86%
Mexico 5.69%
Romania 5.05%
Guyana 5.03%
Paraguay 4.79%
South Africa 4.61%
Peru 4.27%
Guatemala 4.26%
Serbia 4.09%
Mauritius 4.03%
Namibia 3.62%
Colombia 3.50%
Bulgaria 3.30%
North Macedonia 3.23%
Samoa 3.13%
Malaysia 2.48%
Montenegro 2.41%
St. Lucia 2.41%
Albania 2.04%
Bosnia 1.98%
Costa Rica 1.73%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 1.57%
Jordan 1.35%
Thailand 1.23%
Grenada 1.22%
China 0.98%
Maldives 0.54%
Dominica 0.52%
Fiji 0.16%
Ecuador 0.13%
Botswana Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 7.24% 5.35%
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%