Swaziland | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Currency 13.66 14.14 14.28 14.41 14.55 16.63 [+]
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 3068.22 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 8.20 7.15 7.88 7.7 7.55 6.6 percent [+]
Food Inflation 17.60 18.67 19 19.21 19.33 19.52 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 10.30 10.68 10.7 10.7 10.7 10.7 percent [+]
MONEY Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Interest Rate 7.00 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 [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 10788119.00 11291208 11357522 11408380 11443684 11584455 SZL Thousand [+]
Money Supply M1 4960.00 4747 4960 5014 5038 5171 SZL Million [+]
Money Supply M2 14788.00 14936 14799 14692 14658 13162 SZL Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 7721490.00 7481556 7526356 7562607 7592429 7750098 SZL Thousand [+]
TRADE Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Balance of Trade 1037.15 1162 1270 1351 1270 1288 SZL Million [+]
Exports 5499.76 5663 5483 5973 6153 5938 SZL Million [+]
Imports 4462.62 4624 4615 4755 4876 4823 SZL Million [+]
Current Account 811.20 1592 1491 1395 1304 572 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 [+]
External Debt 4898.70 4886 4886 4886 4886 4886 SZL Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -311.40 -147 -130 298 282 139 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 [+]
Military Expenditure 82.10 82.47 83.31 84.16 84 84.03 USD Million [+]
Government Budget Value -6502412.00 -2995550 -4508356 -6021161 -7533967 -7080985 SZL Thousand [+]
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 12.80 13.19 13.47 13.74 13.99 16.21 SZL Billion [+]
Households Debt To Income 171.70 168 169 170 171 163 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. 1/16/2017