Swaziland | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 12.68 Jul/15 12.69 2.5 : 13.43
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 3.4 USD Billion Dec/14 3.53 0.04 : 3.81
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.5 percent Dec/14 3 -2.12 : 21.02
GDP per capita 2522 USD Dec/14 2497 100 : 2522
GDP per capita PPP 6058 USD Dec/14 5998 4793 : 6058
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 28.5 percent Dec/10 28.2 21.7 : 28.6
Population 1.11 Million Dec/14 1.09 0.35 : 1.15
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 4.9 percent Apr/15 4.7 -5.27 : 31.1
Food Inflation 3.8 percent Apr/15 4.3 -2.1 : 21.1
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 5.5 percent Jun/15 5.5 5 : 11.5
Foreign Exchange Reserves 8100 SZL Million May/15 8618 6196 : 9180
Money Supply M1 4200 SZL Million May/15 4400 2249 : 4902
Money Supply M2 11500 SZL Million May/15 11700 8391 : 11700
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 688 SZL Million Sep/15 476 -1075 : 919
Exports 5376 SZL Million Sep/15 4819 1500 : 5689
Imports 4688 SZL Million Sep/15 4343 1666 : 4923
Current Account -160 SZL Million Sep/15 655 -3454 : 974
Current Account to GDP 3.8 percent Dec/14 6.6 -28.95 : 17.87
External Debt 3578 SZL Million Apr/15 3604 2715 : 3654
Foreign Direct Investment 36.9 SZL Million Sep/14 125 36.9 : 732
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -3 percent of GDP Dec/14 -0.2 -9.5 : 10.1
Government Debt to GDP 9.9 percent Dec/14 9.98 8.78 : 26.16
Credit Rating 15 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Competitiveness Index 3.55 Points Dec/15 3.51 3.27 : 3.55
Competitiveness Rank 123 Dec/15 124 123 : 135
Corruption Index 43 Points Dec/14 39 25 : 43
Corruption Rank 69 Dec/14 82 69 : 121
Ease of Doing Business 110 Dec/14 123 110 : 124
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Private Sector Credit 10.6 SZL Billion May/15 10.9 4.29 : 10.9
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 27.5 percent Dec/15 27.5 27.5 : 30
Personal Income Tax Rate 33 percent Dec/15 33 33 : 33
Sales Tax Rate 14 percent Dec/15 14 14 : 14




Economic Indicators for Swaziland including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Swaziland economy. 8/3/2015