Botswana has a population of 2.1 million people, and a land mass of 566 000 km2. Life expectancy is 64 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 6788, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 2.9%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 15.2 billion.
Botswana is ranked at place 71 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Botswana is ranked at place 28, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Botswana in 2016 were NOK 1 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Botswana at a value of 1.14 billion.