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Botswana is the world’s biggest diamond producing country in terms of value and the second biggest in terms of production. They produce about 17.7% of the total world production of diamonds. Diamonds count for nearly half of the governments revenue. Furthermore, diamond revenues enable every child in Botswana to receive free education up to the age of 13

Botswana Health Sector
Did you know

Did you Know?
In December 2021, Botswana became the first country with severe HIV/AIDs epidemic to reach a key milestone in the elimination of mother-to-child HIV transmission

Quick Facts:

Life Expectancy

70 Years
Life expectancy,
at birth,
2020

GDP

Negative 1.23%
GDP growth
rate,
2020

Export

Exported products
Diamonds (USD 4 Billion), Gold (USD 87.2 Million), Insulated Wire (USD 81.9 Million)

Imported goods

Imported products
Diamonds (USD 1.83 Billion), Refined Petroleum (USD 604 Million), Electricity (USD 148 Million)

Balance of trade

USD 2,104.4 Million
Balance of deficit trade,
2020