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 (Basarwa)

Okavango peoples