Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Swaziland

Region: Southern Africa
Currency: Swazi lilangeni (SZL)
Population: 1.1 million
Capital: Mbabane
Ministry website: www.gov.sz
Fiscal year: April - March
Regional Economic Community: COMESA

Key economic indicators
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GDP (constant 2011 SZL[billions]) 36.61 38.37 39.76 40.2 40.03
GDP (current SZL[billions]) 39.04 42.66 46.65 50.11 55.48
GDP growth (%) 3.47 4.81 3.63 1.1 -0.43
GDP per capita (constant 2011 SZL) 33,907.57 35,117.52 35,960.46 35,924.48 35,347.23
GDP per capita (current SZL) 36,157.47 39,045.71 42,189.05 44,783.45 48,991.18
Inflation (CPI) (%) 8.94 5.62 5.68 4.96 8.03
General government revenue (% of GDP) 30.49 29.57 31.09 28.42 24.5
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 26.98 28.82 32.21 33.04 36.95
Budget balance (% of GDP) 3.51 0.75 -1.12 -4.62 -12.45
Primary balance (% of GDP) 4.38 1.54 -0.17 -3.39 -10.91
General government debt (% of GDP) 14.83 15.26 14.28 18.58 27.5