Budgets in AfricaCountry profiles

Swaziland

Region: Southern Africa
Currency: Swazi lilangeni (SZL)
Population: 1.3 million
Capital: Mbabane
Ministry website: www.gov.sz
Fiscal year: April - March
Regional Economic Community: COMESA

Key economic indicators
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GDP (current SZL[billions]) 36.04 40.33 44.05 47.89 51.37
GDP (%) 36.04 37.13 38.22 39.16 39.81
GDP growth (%) 1.24 3.03 2.95 2.45 1.66
GDP per capita (current SZL) 29,729.8 30,161.43 30,590.49 30,890.37 31,030.98
GDP per capita (%) 29,729.8 32,765.82 35,254.3 37,778.37 40,038.3
Inflation (CPI) (%) 6.11 8.94 5.62 5.68 4.96
General government revenue (% of GDP) 20.18 29.51 28.68 30.1 27.64
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 23.86 26.12 27.95 31.32 33.07
Budget balance (% of GDP) -3.68 3.39 0.73 -1.22 -5.42
Primary balance (% of GDP) -2.97 4.24 1.5 -0.3 -4.21
General government debt (% of GDP) 13.85 14.36 14.78 13.71 17.39