Swaziland | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Currency 13.82 14.41 14.56 14.7 14.84 17.12 [+]
GDP Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.70 0.94 1.58 1.46 2.34 3.5 percent [+]
GDP 4.06 4.1 4.1 4.09 4.08 4.13 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 3068.22 3092 3099 3106 3113 3207 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 7930.36 7963 7974 7986 7997 8229 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 6.70 8.77 9.17 9.56 9.95 10.56 percent [+]
Population 1.11 1.11 1.11 1.11 1.11 1.14 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Inflation Rate 8.30 7.66 7.15 7.88 7.7 6.6 percent [+]
Food Inflation 17.50 17.95 18.66 18.97 19.19 19.49 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 10.10 9.8 9.81 9.81 9.81 9.81 percent [+]
MONEY Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Interest Rate 7.00 7 7.25 7.25 7.25 6 percent [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 2.27 2.49 2.55 2.6 2.65 2.3 percent [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 10788119.00 11184378 11291208 11357522 11408380 11584455 SZL Thousand [+]
Money Supply M1 4798.00 5016 4609 4784 4829 4948 SZL Million [+]
Money Supply M2 15069.00 15346 15391 15549 15586 13620 SZL Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 8416752.00 7483571 7398959 7376189 7374824 7410589 SZL Thousand [+]
TRADE Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Balance of Trade 1037.15 1333 1162 1270 1351 1288 SZL Million [+]
Exports 5499.76 6301 5663 5483 5973 5938 SZL Million [+]
Imports 4462.62 4891 4624 4615 4755 4823 SZL Million [+]
Current Account 811.20 1698 1592 1491 1395 572 SZL Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 9.00 9.52 8.78 8.03 7.29 6.59 percent [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.15 0.16 0.17 0.19 0.16 [+]
External Debt 4898.70 4886 4886 4886 4886 4886 SZL Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -311.40 407 -147 -130 298 139 SZL Million [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 9.04 9.66 9.56 9.45 9.35 9.32 percent [+]
Government Budget -6.80 -8.34 -7.23 -6.12 -5 -1.88 percent of GDP [+]
Government Revenues 14176475.00 13363071 14064993 14415955 14766916 14355145 SZL Thousand [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 20678887.00 16021743 19318033 20966178 22614324 20196426 SZL Thousand [+]
Military Expenditure 82.10 82.47 83.31 84.16 84 84.03 USD Million [+]
Government Budget Value -6502412.00 -1482744 -4508356 -6021161 -7533967 -7080985 SZL Thousand [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Ease of Doing Business 111.00 112 113 113 113 115 [+]
Corruption Index 43.00 39.96 38.64 37.32 35.99 35.13 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 69.00 85.18 88.79 92.4 96.01 84.13 [+]
Competitiveness Index 3.40 3.43 3.41 3.41 3.4 3.4 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 128.00 128 128 128 128 128 [+]
CONSUMER Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Private Sector Credit 12.40 12.59 12.82 13.04 13.25 15.04 SZL Billion [+]
Households Debt To Income 171.70 171 170 170 170 163 percent [+]
TAXES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 27.50 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5 percent [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 33.00 33 33 33 33 33 percent [+]
Sales Tax Rate 14.00 14 14 14 14 14 percent [+]





Economic Forecasts for Swaziland including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Swaziland economy. 12/10/2016