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Swaziland PEOPLE 2013

SOURCE: 2013 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Swaziland PEOPLE 2013
SOURCE: 2013 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 20, 2013

Nationality:
noun: Swazi(s)
adjective: Swazi

Ethnic groups:
African 97%, European 3%

Languages:
English (official, used for government business), siSwati (official)

Religions:
Zionist 40% (a blend of Christianity and indigenous ancestral worship), Roman Catholic 20%, Muslim 10%, other (includes Anglican, Baha'i, Methodist, Mormon, Jewish) 30%

Population:
1,386,914 (July 2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 154
note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality, higher death rates, lower population growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected

Age structure:
0-14 years: 37.4% (male 261,961/female 256,095)
15-24 years: 22.5% (male 157,604/female 154,174)
25-54 years: 32.3% (male 227,772/female 220,395)
55-64 years: 4.2% (male 22,902/female 35,229)
65 years and over: 3.7% (male 20,765/female 30,017) (2012 est.)

Median age:
total: 20.5 years
male: 20.2 years
female: 20.9 years (2012 est.)

Population growth rate:
1.195% (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 99

Birth rate:
26.16 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 53

Death rate:
14.21 deaths/1,000 population (July 2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 10

Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 112

Urbanization:
urban population: 21% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization: 1.5% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major cities - population:
MBABANE (capital) 74,000 (2009)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.69 male(s)/female
total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2011 est.)

Maternal mortality rate:
320 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
country comparison to the world: 35

Infant mortality rate:
total: 59.57 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 30
male: 63.59 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 55.44 deaths/1,000 live births (2012 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 49.42 years
country comparison to the world: 219
male: 49.77 years
female: 49.06 years (2012 est.)

Total fertility rate:
3.03 children born/woman (2012 est.)
country comparison to the world: 61

Health expenditures:
6.3% of GDP (2009)
country comparison to the world: 97

Physicians density:
0.16 physicians/1,000 population (2004)

Hospital bed density:
2.1 beds/1,000 population (2006)

Sanitation facility access:
improved:

urban: 61% of population
rural: 53% of population
total: 55% of population
unimproved:
urban: 39% of population
rural: 47% of population
total: 45% of population

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
25.9% (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 1

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
180,000 (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 29

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
7,000 (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 31

Major infectious diseases:
degree of risk: high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne disease: malaria
water contact disease: schistosomiasis (2009)

Children under the age of 5 years underweight:
6.1% (2007)
country comparison to the world: 78

Education expenditures:
7.8% of GDP (2008)
country comparison to the world: 12

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 81.6%
male: 82.6%
female: 80.8% (2003 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 11 years
male: 11 years
female: 10 years (2007)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Swaziland on this page is re-published from the 2013 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Swaziland PEOPLE 2013 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Swaziland PEOPLE 2013 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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