Swaziland Economic Outlook

  • Economic growth slowed down in 2015 to 1.7%, mainly because of severe drought, with prospects in 2016 and 2017 remaining poor.
  • he political scene has remained relatively calm since the September 2013 elections, but the ranking in participation and human rights remains low.
  • Increased urbanisation has resulted in development tensions and challenges that the government remains committed to address so as to ensure maximum economic benefit and sustainability.


Southern Africa Resource Center (SARC)

African Development Bank Group
339 Witch-Hazel Avenue
Highveld Ext. 78
Centurion, South Africa

Tel: +27 12 003 6900

Mr. Kennedy Mbekeani, Officer-in-Charge