Swaziland | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Currency 12.33 13.2 13.33 13.46 13.72 15.68 [+]
GDP Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.70 1.58 1.46 2.78 1.82 3.5 percent [+]
GDP 4.12 4.15 4.14 4.12 4.1 4.13 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 4057.28 3102 3098 3095 3092 3207 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 8122.05 7993 7983 7973 7963 8229 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 6.70 6.92 7.54 8.16 8.77 10.56 percent [+]
Population 1.11 1.09 1.1 1.1 1.11 1.14 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Inflation Rate 8.70 7.15 7.88 7.7 7.55 6.6 percent [+]
Food Inflation 19.00 19.8 20.33 20.65 20.85 21.17 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 9.30 9.27 9.28 9.28 9.28 9.28 percent [+]
MONEY Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Interest Rate 7.25 7.25 7.25 7.25 7 6 percent [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 2.27 2.88 2.75 2.62 2.49 2.3 percent [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 8246298.00 7838493 7898018 7929775 7950727 8037885 SZL Thousand [+]
Money Supply M1 6014.00 5947 6116 6232 6234 6228 SZL Million [+]
Money Supply M2 16708.00 17381 17727 18077 18345 18647 SZL Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 10657811.00 10673146 10755544 10775962 10811193 10915825 SZL Thousand [+]
TRADE Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Balance of Trade -320.72 336 -21.24 386 539 306 SZL Million [+]
Exports 4927.99 5537 5183 5747 6024 5757 SZL Million [+]
Imports 5248.71 5096 5572 5502 5567 5696 SZL Million [+]
Current Account 58.40 -266 -4.47 234 367 99.73 SZL Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 9.00 2.82 5.05 7.29 9.52 6.59 percent [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.27 0.23 0.19 0.15 0.16 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -394.00 -250 -178 488 263 95.21 SZL Million [+]
External Debt 4898.70 4886 4886 4886 4886 4886 SZL Million [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Government Debt to GDP 9.04 9.09 9.28 9.47 9.66 9.32 percent [+]
Government Budget -6.80 -6.17 -6.9 -7.62 -8.34 -1.88 percent of GDP [+]
Government Revenues 14176475.00 13714032 14064993 14415955 14766916 14355145 SZL Thousand [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 20678887.00 17669888 19318033 20966178 22614324 20196426 SZL Thousand [+]
Government Budget Value -6502412.00 -2995550 -4508356 -6021161 -7533967 -7080985 SZL Thousand [+]
Military Expenditure 82.10 82.47 83.31 84.16 84 84.03 USD Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Ease of Doing Business 111.00 112 113 113 113 115 [+]
Corruption Index 43.00 37.96 38.63 39.3 39.96 35.13 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 69.00 83 83.72 84.45 85.18 84.13 [+]
Competitiveness Index 3.40 3.42 3.41 3.41 3.4 3.4 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 128.00 128 128 128 128 128 [+]
CONSUMER Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Private Sector Credit 13.00 13.8 14.18 14.57 14.96 19.69 SZL Billion [+]
Households Debt To Income 178.57 168 169 170 171 163 percent [+]
TAXES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 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. 3/27/2017