Terms of Use

Statistics Botswana is committed to increasing access to Botswana’s wealth of statistical information. The Statistics Botswana website, which is one of its several data dissemination platforms, avails data free of charge to all users of statistics, and is supported by a telephone inquiry service to assist users to access data.
By using this website you will be deemed to have accepted these Terms of Usage. Statistics Botswana may amend these Terms of Usage from time to time. Such changes will be brought to your attention on entering the website and by continuing to use the website after you have been notified of the changes you will be deemed to have accepted the revised Terms of Usage.

Statistics Botswana maintains a high level of quality of the information on this website. If errors are brought to our attention, they will be evaluated and revisions will be made in accordance to Statistics Botswana’s standards and processes. However, we do not guarantee the useability, suitability or accuracy of any information contained herein for any purpose whatsoever or accept legal liability whatsoever arising from or linked to any material on this website or any linked site.

Links to other websites
This website contains links to other websites that are external to the Statistics Botswana website. These links are provided for the convenience of users. Statistics Botswana has no responsibility or control over the content or operation of such sites and shall not be liable for any damages or injuries arising from that content or its operation. The links to external websites does not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any material on those sites or of any third party products or services offered by, from or through those sites.

Statistics Botswana products are protected by copyright. This notwithstanding, whether such  information is copywritten or not,  users may utilise the information as they wish, provided that they acknowledge Statistics Botswana as the source of the basic data wherever they process, apply, utilise, publish or distribute the data. Users must also specify that the relevant application and analysis (where applicable) results from their own processing of the data.

Statistics Botswana applies a range of security controls to protect its website from unauthorised access. However, users should be aware that the World Wide Web is an insecure public network that gives rise to the potential risk that a user’s transactions are being viewed, intercepted or modified by third parties or that files which the user downloads may contain computer viruses, disabling codes, worms or other devices or defects.
Statistics Botswana accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user’s computer system, software or data occurring in connection with or relating to this website or its use. Users are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions to ensure that whatever is selected from this site is free of viruses or other contamination that may interfere with or damage the user’s computer system, software or data.

All information submitted by users through this website will, as much as is practical and reasonable, be treated with due care and respect. Confidentiality of information and access by other users is however not guaranteed.