Economy of Swaziland

Imports
Imports commoditiesmotor vehicles, machinery, transport equipment, foodstuffs, petroleum products, chemicals
Exports
Exports commoditiessoft drink concentrates, sugar, wood pulp, cotton yarn, refrigerators, citrus and canned fruit
Economy sectors
Agriculture productssugarcane, cotton, corn, tobacco, rice, citrus, pineapples, sorghum, peanuts; cattle, goats, sheep
Industrial productscoal, wood pulp, sugar, soft drink concentrates, textiles and apparel
Economy
Inflation8.90 % (2012)6.10 % (2011)
Unemployment22.5 % (2012)22.7 % (2011)22.8 % (2010)
Unemployment of Swaziland
GDP - Official Exchange Rate3.81 Billion $ (2013)3.70 Billion $ (2012)4.15 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Swaziland
GDP growth rate0.00 % (2013)-1.50 % (2012)0.30 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Swaziland
GDP per Capita (PPP)5,700 $ (2013)5,700 $ (2012)5,400 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Swaziland
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity6.26 Billion $ (2013)6.17 Billion $ (2012)6.33 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Swaziland
GDP PPP per land area360 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2013)356 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2012)365 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Swaziland
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate6.50 % (2010)6.50 % (2009)11.0 % (2008)
Central bank discount rate of Swaziland
Commercial bank prime lending rate8.50 % (2013)8.75 % (2012)9.00 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Swaziland
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP7.60 % (2013)7.50 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP47.8 % (2013)47.9 % (2012)
Services % of GDP44.6 % (2013)44.6 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals1.09 Million (2012)879 Thousand (2011)1.08 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Swaziland
International tourism, number of departures1.40 Million (2012)1.26 Million (2011)1.14 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of departures of Swaziland
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio88.8 % (2012)64.1 % (2011)90.3 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Swaziland
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)3.82 % of GDP (2012)-8.17 % of GDP (2011)-9.98 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of Swaziland
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI)13.3 % of GNI (2012)17.1 % of GNI (2011)19.9 % of GNI (2010)
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI) of Swaziland
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt)14.3 % of total external debt (2012)31.7 % of total external debt (2011)33.4 % of total external debt (2010)
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt) of Swaziland
Current Account Balance (Total)-1.50 Million $ (2013)53.0 Million $ (2012)-280.90 Million $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Swaziland
External Debt (Total)610 Million $ (2013)605 Million $ (2012)703 Million $ (2011)
External Debt (Total) of Swaziland
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)16.0 % of GDP (2013)16.3 % of GDP (2012)17.0 % of GDP (2011)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Swaziland
External Debt per Capita488 $ (2013)491 $ (2012)513 $ (2011)
External Debt per Capita of Swaziland