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Eswatini

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, SADC
Key Budget Indicators Over Time
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
GDP (constant 2011 SZL[billions]) 38.66 39.56 40.06 40.87 41.83
GDP (current SZL[billions]) 47.99 51.97 56.5 59.29 62.37
GDP growth (%) 0.91 2.31 1.27 2.03 2.35
GDP per capita (constant 2011 SZL) 36,107.4 36,686.14 36,895.52 37,385.13 37,888.95
GDP per capita (current SZL) 44,820.59 48,198.97 52,033.98 54,229.17 56,494
Inflation (CPI) (%) 5.68 4.95 7.85 6.22 4.83
General government revenue (% of GDP) 28.78 27.49 25.06 28.03 24.8
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 31.28 32.96 33.99 35.05 34.65
Budget balance (% of GDP) -2.5 -5.48 -8.93 -7.01 -9.85
Primary balance (% of GDP) -1.84 -4.8 -8.06 -5.86 -8.56
General government debt (% of GDP) 13.85 17.75 23.1 25.12 33.84
Population (millions) 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.09 1.1

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