header HomePlacesMapsMap Products & ServicesHotels & TravelDestination GuidesWeb DirectoryContact

Swaziland:
People

Flag of Swaziland
Click to enlarge

Swaziland Page


Population
Definition - World rank and map
1,128,814
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 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
65.6 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
Definition - World rank and map
0-14 years: 39.9% (male 226,947/female 222,922)
15-64 years: 56.5% (male 306,560/female 331,406)
65 years and over: 3.6% (male 15,594/female 25,385) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 18.7 years
male: 18 years
female: 19.4 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
-0.41% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
26.6 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
30.7 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
NA
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.93 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.61 male(s)/female
total population: 0.95 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 69.59 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 72.87 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 66.2 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
Definition - World rank and map
total population: 31.99 years
male: 31.69 years
female: 32.3 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
Definition - World rank and map
3.34 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
38.8% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
220,000 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
17,000 (2003 est.)
Major infectious diseases
Definition
degree of risk: intermediate
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne disease: malaria
water contact disease: schistosomiasis (2008)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Swazi(s)
adjective: Swazi
Ethnic groups
Definition
African 97%, European 3%
Religions
Definition
Zionist 40% (a blend of Christianity and indigenous ancestral worship), Roman Catholic 20%, Muslim 10%, other (includes Anglican, Bahai, Methodist, Mormon, Jewish) 30%
Languages
Definition
English (official, government business conducted in English), siSwati (official)
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 81.6%
male: 82.6%
female: 80.8% (2003 est.)


Google
 
Web sitesatlas.com