Swaziland Swaziland

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  • Capital: Lobamba and Mbabane
  • Population: 1,148,130
  • 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 1,148,130 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a moderate population density, 66 people per km2.

It's capital is Lobamba and Mbabane and its currency is Swazi Lilangeni

Swaziland is holding the 159 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 1,655 millions of euros (1,890 millions of dollars), ( 47.08% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 1,441€ euros per inhabitant1,646$ 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 0.611 points in 2019, leaving it in 139th 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

Lobamba and Mbabane : Monthly Temp.
Lobamba and Mbabane : Monthly Rainfall
Swaziland Economy
Annual GDP [+]20193,994M.€
Annual GDP [+]20194,471M.$
GDP per capita [+]20193,478€
GDP per capita [+]20193,894$
Debt (M.€.) [+]20201,655
Debt (M.$.) [+]20201,890
Debt (%GDP) [+]202047.08%
Debt Per Capita [+]20201,441€
Debt Per Capita [+]20201,646$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-283
Deficit (M.$) [+]2020-324
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-8.06%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20201,274.3
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20201,455.5
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014237.5
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014315.5
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201424.80%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017137.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2017155.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201710.02%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201972.8
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201981.5
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20195.47%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202036.25%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20201,110€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20201,268$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014222€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014295$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017101€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017114$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201963€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201971$
Corruption Index [+]202033
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019121º
Fragile States Index [+]201887.5
Innovation Ranking [+]2015123º
NMW [+]201831.7 $
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017123º
Doing Business [+]2019117º
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201815.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202033.0%
Annual arrivals [+]2019680,000
Exports [+]20201,433.8 M.€
Exports [+]20201,637.7 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201944.77%
Imports [+]20201,332.3 M.€
Imports [+]20201,521.8 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201940.98%
Trade balance [+]2020101.5 M.€
Trade balance [+]2020116.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20193.78%
Density [+]201966
Global Peace Ranking [+]202067º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2017113.9
% Immigrant [+]20192.81%
% Emigrant [+]20199.42%
Birth Rate [+]201826.34‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201711.5
Crude death rate [+]20189.38‰
Fertility Rate [+]20182.99
Population [+]20191,148,130
Immigrant stock [+]201932,310
Emigrant stock [+]2019108,188
HDI [+]20190.611
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202083º
Life expectancy [+]201859.40
Suicides [+]2015189
Suicide rate [+]201517.51
Number of homicides [+]2017130
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201711.56
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20190.81
Consumption GWh [+]20181,682
Generation GWh [+]2018712
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]06/15/2021676
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]06/15/202118,754
Fully vaccinated [+]06/16/20210
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]06/15/2021588.78
Doses administered [+]06/16/202135,227