BOTSWANA

Botswana

The population of Botswana is divided into:

  • Tswana people (79%) who are the largest ethnic group with eight tribes who are Bamangwato, Bakwena, Bangwaketse, Batawana, Batlokwa, Bakgatla, Barolong and Balete.
  • Kalanga people (11%)
  • Basarwa (or Bushmen) (3%).
  • The remaining 7% consist of other peoples.

Botswana's main ethnic groups are the Tswana, Kalanga, Batswapong, Babirwa, Basarwa (or Bushmen), Bayei, Hambukushu, Basubia, Baherero and Bakgalagadi.

Top Tribes


Hambukushu

San

Other Tribes


Herero

Lozi

Nama

Tswana