Botswana: Capital investment, in dollars

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Capital investment, billion USD

 Latest value 5.08
 Year 2022
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 1.62
 Min - Max 0 - 5.91
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Botswana during that period was 1.62 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 0 billion U.S. dollars in 1960 and a maximum of 5.91 billion U.S. dollars in 2011. The latest value from 2022 is 5.08 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 141 countries is 150.12 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Botswana - Capital investment, in dollars - recent values

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Botswana - Capital investment, in dollars - historical chart - 1960-2022

Definition: Gross capital formation (formerly gross domestic investment) consists of outlays on additions to the fixed assets of the economy plus net changes in the level of inventories. Fixed assets include land improvements (fences, ditches, drains, and so on); plant, machinery, and equipment purchases; and the construction of roads, railways, and the like, including schools, offices, hospitals, private residential dwellings, and commercial and industrial buildings. Inventories are stocks of goods held by firms to meet temporary or unexpected fluctuations in production or sales, and "work in progress." According to the 1993 SNA, net acquisitions of valuables are also considered capital formation. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

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 Household consumption, percent of GDP 41.92 2022 percent
 Household consumption, in dollars 8.53 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Household consumption 28.53 Q3/2023 billion
 Consumption as percent of GDP 43.89 Q3/2023 percent
 Consumption growth 8.19 Q3/2023 percent
 Investment 17.81 Q3/2023 billion
 Investment as percent of GDP 27.40 Q3/2023 percent
 Investment growth 12.79 Q3/2023 percent
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