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Swaziland is one of the poorest countries in Africa. Over 70 percent of population rely on subsistence agriculture and as a result of food shortages and high prevalence of HIV rate the country has very low life expectancy rate. Landlocked between South Africa and Mozambique, Swaziland is ruled by one of the world’s last absolute monarchies. The economy is highly dependent on workers remittances and customs duties from the Southern African Customs Union. Swaziland’s sluggish growth is expected to endure as government fails to address major economic challenges such as bureaucracy, low literacy rate and youth unemployment. This page provides - Swaziland GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Swaziland GDP Annual Growth Rate - was last refreshed on Thursday, September 18, 2014.