Swaziland population 1,414,079 (live)

The population of Swaziland is expected to grow by 24,000 in 2018 and reach 1,415,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 2,000 people yearly. On average there are 38,816 births and 13,020 deaths in Swaziland per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.85 percent per year. The population density of Swaziland has changed from 35.1 in 1980 to 78.1 in 2016.

Current population 1,414,079 people at present (Monday 17th of December 2018)
Median Age 23.9 years
Life expectancy 58.2 years
Population density 80.9 per km2
Population of Swaziland from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 1,391,000 24,000 (1.7%) -2,000 23.9 2.99 81 297,000 (21.4%)
2017 1,367,000 23,902 (1.8%) -2,000 23.8 3.04 80 292,000 (21.3%)
2016 1,343,098 24,087 (1.8%) -2,000 23.6 3.09 78 286,281 (21.3%)
2015 1,319,011 23,914 (1.8%) -2,000 23.5 3.14 77 281,055 (21.3%)
2010 1,202,843 22,168 (1.8%) -1,200 22.7 3.53 70 258,515 (21.5%)
2005 1,105,873 10,820 (1.0%) -1,200 22.2 3.87 64 243,712 (22.0%)
2000 1,061,468 15,839 (1.5%) -9,215 22.0 4.19 62 240,805 (22.7%)
1995 960,792 19,018 (2.0%) -2,400 21.4 4.80 56 221,443 (23.0%)
1990 861,373 28,691 (3.3%) -7,649 21.0 5.62 50 197,323 (22.9%)
1985 705,085 25,109 (3.6%) 3,430 20.8 6.29 41 153,737 (21.8%)
1980 603,372 18,028 (3.0%) -2,899 20.9 6.65 35 107,678 (17.8%)
1975 517,024 15,512 (3.0%) -1,894 21.2 6.82 30 72,404 (14.0%)
1970 445,729 12,141 (2.7%) -1,574 21.5 6.88 26 43,258 (9.7%)
1965 391,546 9,077 (2.3%) -1,894 21.8 6.80 23 25,427 (6.5%)
1960 349,174 8,279 (2.3%) -1,982 22.2 6.72 20 13,663 (3.9%)

In 2017 the population of Swaziland was 1,367,000 and the average age increased from 22.2 in 1960 to 23.8. Urban population has increased from 240,805 (22.7%) in 2000 to 297,000 (21.4%) in the current year. The population density of Swaziland has changed from 35.1 in 1980 to 78.1 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 1,439,000 24,000 (1.7%) -2,000 24.2 2.89 84 309,000 (21.5%)
2025 1,555,000 22,000 (1.4%) -2,000 25.2 2.69 90 343,000 (22.1%)
2030 1,666,000 21,000 (1.3%) -2,000 26.3 2.52 97 383,000 (23.0%)
2035 1,775,000 22,000 (1.2%) -2,000 27.4 2.38 103 432,000 (24.3%)
2040 1,881,000 21,000 (1.1%) -2,000 28.6 2.26 109 485,000 (25.8%)
2045 1,985,000 21,000 (1.1%) -2,000 29.9 2.16 115 541,000 (27.3%)
2050 2,081,000 19,000 (0.9%) -2,000 31.2 2.07 121 599,000 (28.8%)

Total Swaziland population should reach 1,439,000 by 2020 and should increase to 2,081,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 69.2 (67.3 years for male and 71.0 years for females). Population density will go up to 121.0 people per square kilometer.

Swaziland demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 1.76% (23,902 residents, including 13,020 deaths). The demographics of Swaziland constitutes of 718,000 women and 674,000 men, which means there are 939 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 47.7% of population (662,812) is 19 or younger, 49.0% of population (681,173) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.2% of population (44,790) is over 65.

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