Key Indicators
Income Group Upper middle-income
Regional Group Africa
Population (Total) 2,351,625
GDP (current US$, millions) 39,097
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 16,153

Performance Overview

ISO3

BWA

Country

Botswana

Score

38.03

Rank

102

Technology

36.25

People

36.24

Governance

42.07

Impact

37.58

Strength / Weakness

Pillar: Technology 36.25
SCORERANK

Access

58.46 79

1. Mobile tariffs

50.5583

2. Handset prices

66.4543

3. Households with internet access

63.4881

4. SMS sent by population 15-69

70.57102

5. Population covered by at least a 3G mobile network

99.1977

6. International internet bandwidth

0.5371

7. Internet access in schools

n/an/a

Content

27.88 90

1. GitHub commits

3.2865

2. Wikipedia edits

53.4461

3. Internet domain registrations

1.1092

4. Mobile apps development

60.2599

5. AI scientific publications

21.3293

Future technologies

22.40 101

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

26.73108

2. Investment in emerging technologies

30.8495

3. Robot density

n/an/a

4. Computer software spending

9.6285
Pillar: People 36.24
SCORERANK

Individuals

54.52 89

1. Active mobile broadband subscriptions

68.36103

2. ICT skills

n/an/a

3. Use of virtual social networks

49.5890

4. Tertiary enrollment

17.0889

5. Adult literacy rate

83.0769

Business

29.21 99

1. Firms with website

31.3689

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

21.8369

3. Professionals

22.6172

4. Technicians and associate professionals

28.2172

5. Annual investment in telecommunication services

69.20108

6. GERD performed by business enterprise

2.0363

Governments

25.00 109

1. Government online services

34.55115

2. Publication and use of open data

5.6396

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

29.6589

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

30.1959
Pillar: Governance 42.07
SCORERANK

Trust

34.38 82

1. Secure internet servers

44.4785

2. Cybersecurity

52.2391

3. Online access to financial account

36.2149

4. Internet shopping

4.6095

Regulation

53.68 97

1. Regulatory quality

51.2153

2. ICT regulatory environment

67.6599

3. Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologies

22.24100

4. E-commerce legislation

50.00112

5. Privacy protection by law content

77.2938

Inclusion

38.15 111

1. E-Participation

34.56112

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

32.0195

3. Availability of local online content

23.56121

4. Gender gap in Internet use

n/an/a

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

62.4575
Pillar: Impact 37.58
SCORERANK

Economy

11.68 127

1. High-tech and medium-high-tech manufacturing

n/an/a

2. High-tech exports

6.9295

3. PCT patent applications

n/an/a

4. Growth rate of GDP per person engaged

33.22115

5. Prevalence of gig economy

12.56116

6. ICT services exports

5.70118

Quality of life

35.44 124

1. Happiness

6.58126

2. Freedom to make life choices

77.6262

3. Income inequality

25.26111

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

32.31123

SDG Contribution

65.61 52

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

54.1094

2. SDG 4: Quality Eduucation

n/an/a

3. Females employed with advanced degrees

62.0034

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

85.3027

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

61.05105

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