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Swaziland Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 1.2 1.439 1.66
Global Rank 156th 153rd 155th
Global Population Share 0.017% 0.018% 0.019%
Global Population Density 68.65 78.6 87.07
Global Population Density Rank 218th 220th 222nd
Average Life Expectancy 51.59 59.35 62.59
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 195th 190th 192nd
Fertility Rate 3.52 2.89 2.51
Fertility Rate Global Rank 57th 62nd 66th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Swaziland Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 8 0.37%
Diarrheal diseases 72 3.34%
Lower respiratory infections 74 3.43%
Congenital birth defects 1 0.05%
Nutritional deficiencies 534 24.77%
Protein-energy malnutrition 0 0%
Neonatal infections 636 29.5%
Tuberculosis 29 1.35%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 57 2.64%
Road accidents 107 4.96%
Measles 9 0.42%
Cardiovascular disease 0 0%
Digestive diseases 10 0.46%

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Highlights of Swaziland BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Swaziland gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 75.30%75.30%
    • Fat : 18.92%18.92%
    • Plant protein : 7.38%7.38%
    • Animal protein : 3.16%3.16%
  • 4.77% increase in caloric supply : Currently Swaziland gets 2329/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2223/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Sugar and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in Swaziland
  • Maize, Wheat and Rice are three major Cereal preferences in Swaziland
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Swaziland average intake is 57.51 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Grapefruit and Pineapples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Swaziland
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Swaziland average Fruit intake is 241.70grams
  • In Swaziland, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 33.00% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Swaziland is in the range of normal and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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