Core consumer prices in Botswana increased 1.80 percent in December of 2018 over the same month in the previous year. Core Inflation Rate in Botswana averaged 4.84 percent from 2011 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 7.70 percent in February of 2011 and a record low of 1.60 percent in August of 2018.
Core Inflation Rate in Botswana is expected to be 1.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Core Inflation Rate in Botswana to stand at 1.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Botswana Core Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.70 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.