Botswana Population 2022


Botswana map
  • The current population of Botswana is estimated at 2,447,449 people as of June, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Botswana represent 0.03% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Botswana is 3.9 inhabitants per km2.
  • Botswana is located in Africa.
  • Botswana ranks number 145 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Botswana is -23.6530° S. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 25.8921° E.
  • The median age in Botswana is 24.3 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Botswana increased to BWP 7.34 per Hour as of January 2022, around $0,60 USD per hour.
  • The countries that Botswana shares its land boundary with are Namibia to the north and west, Zambia and Zimbabwe to the northeast, and South Africa to the south and southeast.

Botswana

Official name Republic of Botswana
Location Africa
Capital Gaborone
Population 2,447,449 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 3.9/km2
Area 581,730 km2 (224,607.12 sq mi)
Official language English
Currency Pula (BWP)
Life expectancy 69.90 years
Internet TLD .bw
Call code +267

Cities in Botswana ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Botswana. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Botswana

# City Population 2022
1 Gaborone 234,672
2 Francistown 100,168
3 Molepolole 74,170
4 Maun 66,692
5 Mogoditshane 59,453
6 Serowe 58,538
7 Kanye 52,935
8 Selibe Phikwe 50,068
9 Mochudi 47,767
10 Mahalapye 46,891
11 Palapye 41,566
12 Tlokweng 37,708
13 Ramotswa 30,739
14 Lobatse 29,393
15 Letlhakane 26,715
16 Moshupa 24,570
17 Tonota 24,377
18 Thamaga 23,350
19 Bobonong 22,665
20 Tutume 18,579
21 Jwaneng 18,294
22 Mmopane 18,015
23 Gabane 16,811
24 Ghanzi 16,457
25 Mmadinare 15,421
26 Shoshong 12,038
27 Kopong 11,207
28 Letlhakeng 9,966
29 Orapa 9,683
30 Molapowabojang 9,579
31 Tshabong 9,578
32 Kasane 9,375
33 Metsimotlhabe 9,344
34 Gumare 9,061
35 Tati Siding 8,269
36 Otse 8,066
37 Nata 7,835
38 Lerala 7,566
39 Mmankgodi 7,565
40 Lentsweletau 7,540
41 Shakawe 7,517
42 Rakops 7,312
43 Gweta 7,111
44 Mmathethe 7,008
45 Sefophe 6,994
46 Kang 6,681
47 Dukwi 6,562
48 Bokaa 6,559
49 Good Hope 6,475
50 Maitengwe 6,273
51 Mathangwane 6,060
52 Kumakwane 5,987
53 Oodi 5,945
54 Masunga 5,741
55 Sefhare 5,372
56 Borolong 5,351
57 Mopipi 5,334
58 Chadibe 5,293
59 Lotlhakane 5,292
60 Etsha 6 5,286
61 Moiyabana 5,229
62 Sehithwa 5,217
63 Maunatlala 5,023
64 Tsetsebjwe 4,903
65 Hukuntsi 4,806
66 Ramokgonami 4,657
67 Rasesa 4,554
68 Kazungula 4,383
69 Mandunyane 4,312
70 Ramotswa station/Taung 4,300
71 Sojwe 4,257
72 Shashe-Mooke 4,094
73 Manyana 3,937
74 Charles Hill 3,855
75 Lecheng 3,838
76 Takatokwane 3,763
77 Seronga 3,754
78 Sebina 3,724
79 Nkange 3,692
80 Pitsane Siding 3,686
81 Morwa 3,677
82 Serule 3,669
83 Sowa 3,638
84 Shashe/Semotswane 3,541
85 Tumasera 3,535
86 Matshelagabedi 3,530
87 Werda 3,457
88 Nokaneng 3,428
89 Khakhea 3,369
90 Mookane 3,348

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/km2
Ghana 32,257,331 102/km2
Madagascar 29,098,694 35.6/km2
Ivory Coast 27,485,355 64/km2
Cameroon 27,395,781 39.9/km2
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2
Malawi 20,091,635 153.3/km2
Chad 17,198,842 8.7/km2
Guinea 13,612,741 41/km2
Benin 12,772,945 94.9/km2
Burundi 12,422,669 402.8/km2
Libya 7,011,320 4/km2
Republic of the Congo 5,715,910 18/km2
Liberia 5,294,709 40.50/km2