• Capital: Lobamba and Mbabane
  • Population: 1,136,191
  • Surface Area: 17,360 km2
  • Currency: Swazi Lilangeni
  • Religion: Mostly Christianity
  • Belongs to: ACP, IMF, UN, SADC, AU

Swaziland, is a country located at Southern Africa, it has an area of 17,360 Km2, so it is one of the smallest countries in the world.

Swaziland, with a population of 1,136,191 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world ant it has a moderate population density, 65 people per km2.

The capital is Lobamba and Mbabane and its currency is Swazi Lilangeni

Swaziland is holding the 160 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2017 was 1,161 millions of euros1,654 millions of dollars, ( 34.86% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 1,222€ euros per inhabitant1,455$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Swaziland, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.588 points in 2017, leaving it in 144th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Swaziland are business, you must know it's in the 117th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Swaziland, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Swaziland Economy
Annual GDP [+]20183,983M.€
Annual GDP [+]20184,704M.$
GDP per capita [+]20183,505€
GDP per capita [+]20184,140$
Debt [+]20171,161
Debt [+]20181,654
Debt (%GDP) [+]201834.86%
Debt Per Capita [+]20181,222€
Debt Per Capita [+]20181,455$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2017-261
Deficit (M.$) [+]2018-478
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2018-10.08%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20171,379.8
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20181,666.8
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014235.0
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014312.3
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201424.95%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016183.9
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2016203.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201615.23%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201859.7
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201870.6
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20185.25%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201835.14%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20171,262€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20181,467$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014219€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014292$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016138€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016153$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201853€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201862$
Corruption Index [+]201838
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2018120º
Fragile States Index [+]201887.5
Innovation Ranking [+]2015123º
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017123º
Doing Business [+]2019117º
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201815.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201833.0%
Exports [+]20171,785.0 M.€
Exports [+]20172,016.5 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201745.43%
Imports [+]20171,431.5 M.€
Imports [+]20171,617.2 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201736.43%
Trade balance [+]2017353.5 M.€
Trade balance [+]2017399.3 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20179.00%
Density [+]201865
Global Peace Ranking [+]201972º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2017113.9
% Immigrant [+]20173.04%
% Emigrant [+]20178.38%
Birth Rate [+]201728.42‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201711.5
Crude death rate [+]20179.38‰
Fertility Rate [+]20173.03
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20138.16
Population [+]20181,136,191
Immigrant stock [+]201733,263
Emigrant stock [+]201791,621
HDI [+]20170.588
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201880º
Life expectancy [+]201758.27
Number of homicides [+]2013102
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20170.91