Businesses in Gaborone


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 20.7%
 Professional Services: 14.8%
 Hotels & Travel: 9.6%
 Restaurants: 8.1%
 Industry: 7.2%
 Automotive: 6.6%
 Education: 5.7%
 Other: 27.3%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts253.60.1
Car repair363.70.2
Gas stations323.70.2
Public administration603.80.3
Higher education (colleges and universities)324.10.2
Secondary education284.10.2
Loan companies544.00.3
Grocery stores and supermarkets413.80.2
Real estate283.90.2
Hotels and motels513.90.3
Other accommodation763.90.4
Construction of buildings414.10.2
Wholesale of machinery243.70.1
Health and medical364.70.2
Advertising and marketing284.00.2
Corporate management404.00.2
Lawyers legal214.00.1
Bars, pubs and taverns613.60.4
Fast food restaurants233.80.1
Clothing stores393.90.2
Department stores693.70.4
Electronics stores503.90.3
Hardware stores404.10.2
Office supplies and stationery stores544.00.3
Shopping other543.80.3
Area of Gaborone, South-East District (Botswana)169 km²
Male Population84,409 (49%)
Female Population87,703 (51%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +382.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +36.4%
Median Age23.5
Male Median Age22.9
Female Median Age24.1
Area Codes31353639
NeighborhoodsCentral Business District, Extension 20, Extension 34, Gabarone West Industrial Estate, Gaborone International Commerce Park, Gaborone West Phase 4 Industrial Extension 14, Madirelo Extension 6, Millennium Office Park, Mmaraka Extension 1, Selemelo Extension 2, Tlokweng
Local TimeSunday 7:35 AM
TimezoneCentral Africa Time
Weather15.9°C clear sky
Lat & Lng-24.65451° / 25.90859°

Gaborone, South-East District (Botswana) - Map

Gaborone, South-East District (Botswana) Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density211.2 / km²598.6 / km²746.8 / km²1,018 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Gaborone Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 36.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Gaborone, South-East District (Botswana)+382.2%+70.1%+36.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Gaborone, South-East District (Botswana) Median Age

Median Age: 23.5 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Gaborone, South-East District (Botswana)23.5 years24.1 years22.9 years
South-East23.5 years24.1 years22.9 years
Botswana23.5 years24.1 years22.9 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Gaborone, South-East District (Botswana) Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 510,2459,93520,181
85 Plus6949841,679
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Gaborone, South-East District (Botswana) Population Density

Population Density: 1,018 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Gaborone, South-East District (Botswana)172,112169 km²1,018 / km²
South-East232,480285.1 km²815.4 / km²
Botswana2.3 million578,160.2 km²3.93 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Gaborone, South-East District (Botswana) Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1750 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Gaborone
 Area Code 39: 55.6%
 Area Code 31: 21%
 Area Code 36: 5.9%
 Area Code 71: 5.7%
 Other: 11.9%

Business distribution by price for Gaborone, South-East District (Botswana)

 Moderate: 48.6%
 Inexpensive: 40.3%
 Expensive: 8.3%
 Very Expensive: 2.8%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Gaborone, South-East District (Botswana) CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Gaborone, South-East District (Botswana)931,295 t5.41 t5,510 t/km²
South-East1,257,945 t5.41 t4,411 t/km²
Botswana12,283,749 t5.41 t21.2 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Gaborone, South-East District (Botswana) CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)931,295 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita5.41 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)5,510 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
10/22/9512:18 AM3.957.8 km10,000
6/7/909:28 PM3.334 km10,000

Gaborone, South-East District (Botswana)

Gaborone (Tswana IPA: [χabʊˈrʊnɛ]; English /ˌɡæbəˈroʊniː/ GA-bə-ROH-nee) is the capital/largest city of Botswana with a population of 231,626 based on the 2011 census, about 10% of the total population of Botswana. Its agglomeration is home to 421,90..  ︎  Gaborone Wikipedia Page

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