Swaziland

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Mbabane

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

English, siSwati

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

17,360 Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Mozambique, South Africa

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

CAT (+2hours from UTC)

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

9080,8 KM

2014

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Population

1,268,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

1.5%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

59%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

20.6%

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.530 (Medium Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.551

2013

UNDP

Global competitiveness Index

3.6 (1-7 (best))

2014-2015

World Economic Form

Economy_1 Economy

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

GDP per capita (current US$)

US$ 3034

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

3.50 %

2013

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 2990

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

5.25%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

66,9 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

59.77

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

  • COMESA
  • SADC

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 69 (0-175)

Score: 34 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 48.80 (0-100)

Score: -0.34 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 32.23 (0-100)

Score: -0.44 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 39.71 (0-100)

Score: -0.44 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 59 (0-171)

Score: 7.66 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

Drought

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port: Landlocked

Presence of container terminal: Landlocked

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

110 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

13 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: N.A.

Score: N.A.

2014

World Bank

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

109.8 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

111.7 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

36 Roots and tubers, nes
40 Cow peas, dry
43 Grapefruit (inc. pomelos)
49 Almonds, with shell
51 Sugar cane

2014

FAOStat

Crude Oil Production

0 bbl/day

2012

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Stapels-dollars Money

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Trend devaluation US$-local currency through the years

1USD=SZL 11.5200

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

5.25%

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

8.5%

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

33

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

27,5%

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

35.6%

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

14% Sales Taks

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

59%

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$1.545 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

23 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

55%

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$1.603 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

17 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

447.75 SZL Million

2014

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

108.9

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

30 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

0.4%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)

94,9%

2014

World Bank

Manufacturing, value added (annual % growth)

N.A.

2013

World Bank

Consumer Spending (% of GDP)

75%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Price Index (2010=100)

122

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

71.0% of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

72695 (kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 10.08%
permanent crops: 0.86%
other: 89.06%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

71

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 301,211

% of Pop with Internet: 23.76%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 3,594 km
paved: 1,078 km
unpaved: 2,516 km

2002

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

57,5 %

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

301 KM

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

1.058 billion kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 74,1%

% of rural pop. with access: 68,9%

% of urban pop. With access: 93,6%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

25.80 %

2010

Trading economics

Labor force

445986

2013

World Bank

Income

Lower–middle-income:
US$1,006–3,975

2012-2013

World Bank