Eswatini Population 2022


Eswatini map
  • The current population of Eswatini is estimated at 1,180,612 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Eswatini represent 0.01% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Eswatini is 66.8 inhabitants per km2.
  • Eswatini is located in Africa.
  • Eswatini ranks number 159 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Eswatini is -26.4865° S. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 31.5150° E.
  • The median age in Eswatini is 20.7 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Eswatini is SZL 600.00 per month, around USD $37.00 per month, for skilled workers in 2022.
  • The countries that Eswatini shares its land boundary with are Mozambique to the east, and South Africa to the north and southeast.

Eswatini

Official name Kingdom of Eswatini
Location Africa
Capital Mbabane (executive) and Lobamba (legislative)
Population 1,177,019 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 66.8/km2
Population growth rate 1% (in 2022)
Area 17,364 km2 (6,704.28 sq mi)
Official language Swazi and English
Currency Lilangeni (SZL) and South African rand (ZAR)
Life expectancy 60.70 years
Internet TLD .sz
Call code +268

Eswatini Population Graph

Eswatini Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 1,161,208 570,734 590,474 49.15% 50.85% 280,664 24.17%
2019 1,149,166 563,321 585,845 49.02% 50.98% 275,570 23.98%
2018 1,137,297 555,570 581,727 48.85% 51.15% 270,677 23.8%
2017 1,125,820 547,824 577,996 48.66% 51.34% 266,031 23.63%
2016 1,114,997 540,105 574,892 48.44% 51.56% 261,578 23.46%
2015 1,105,032 532,736 572,296 48.21% 51.79% 257,472 23.3%
2014 1,096,008 525,645 570,363 47.96% 52.04% 253,726 23.15%
2013 1,087,821 518,999 568,822 47.71% 52.29% 250,199 23%
2012 1,080,256 512,798 567,458 47.47% 52.53% 246,838 22.85%
2011 1,072,994 507,312 565,682 47.28% 52.72% 243,570 22.7%
2010 1,065,799 502,631 563,168 47.16% 52.84% 239,592 22.48%
2009 1,058,414 498,725 559,689 47.12% 52.88% 235,603 22.26%
2008 1,050,893 495,391 555,502 47.14% 52.86% 231,722 22.05%
2007 1,043,589 492,783 550,806 47.22% 52.78% 227,815 21.83%
2006 1,037,027 490,929 546,098 47.34% 52.66% 227,213 21.91%
2005 1,031,503 489,654 541,849 47.47% 52.53% 227,343 22.04%
2004 1,027,211 489,158 538,053 47.62% 52.38% 227,733 22.17%
2003 1,023,717 489,030 534,687 47.77% 52.23% 228,289 22.3%
2002 1,019,971 488,770 531,201 47.92% 52.08% 228,779 22.43%
2001 1,014,520 487,274 527,246 48.03% 51.97% 228,876 22.56%
2000 1,006,337 483,947 522,390 48.09% 51.91% 228,338 22.69%
1999 995,099 478,543 516,556 48.09% 51.91% 227,082 22.82%
1998 980,902 471,127 509,775 48.03% 51.97% 225,117 22.95%
1997 964,379 462,227 502,152 47.93% 52.07% 222,579 23.08%
1996 946,452 452,593 493,859 47.82% 52.18% 215,034 22.72%
1995 927,763 442,636 485,127 47.71% 52.29% 206,798 22.29%
1994 908,530 432,642 475,888 47.62% 52.38% 198,605 21.86%
1993 888,594 422,349 466,245 47.53% 52.47% 190,426 21.43%
1992 867,862 411,801 456,061 47.45% 52.55% 182,425 21.02%
1991 846,112 400,972 445,140 47.39% 52.61% 174,384 20.61%
1990 823,245 389,807 433,438 47.35% 52.65% 166,295 20.2%
1989 799,296 378,227 421,069 47.32% 52.68% 158,261 19.8%
1988 774,548 366,516 408,032 47.32% 52.68% 150,340 19.41%
1987 749,383 354,833 394,550 47.35% 52.65% 142,533 19.02%
1986 724,323 343,184 381,139 47.38% 52.62% 135,014 18.64%
1985 699,776 331,904 367,872 47.43% 52.57% 127,849 18.27%
1984 675,915 320,992 354,923 47.49% 52.51% 120,989 17.9%
1983 652,764 310,389 342,375 47.55% 52.45% 114,430 17.53%
1982 630,442 300,216 330,226 47.62% 52.38% 108,310 17.18%
1981 608,982 290,363 318,619 47.68% 52.32% 102,431 16.82%
1980 588,440 280,804 307,636 47.72% 52.28% 96,975 16.48%
1979 568,884 271,585 297,299 47.74% 52.26% 91,818 16.14%
1978 550,337 262,621 287,716 47.72% 52.28% 86,953 15.8%
1977 532,785 254,138 278,647 47.7% 52.3% 82,422 15.47%
1976 516,118 246,137 269,981 47.69% 52.31% 77,624 15.04%
1975 500,609 238,841 261,768 47.71% 52.29% 70,085 14%
1974 485,571 232,006 253,565 47.78% 52.22% 63,270 13.03%
1973 471,361 225,735 245,626 47.89% 52.11% 57,129 12.12%
1972 457,816 219,889 237,927 48.03% 51.97% 51,550 11.26%
1971 444,734 214,184 230,550 48.16% 51.84% 46,519 10.46%
1970 431,984 208,562 223,422 48.28% 51.72% 41,946 9.71%
1969 419,451 202,888 216,563 48.37% 51.63% 37,751 9%
1968 407,199 197,247 209,952 48.44% 51.56% 33,960 8.34%
1967 395,431 191,744 203,687 48.49% 51.51% 30,567 7.73%
1966 384,472 186,546 197,926 48.52% 51.48% 27,528 7.16%
1965 374,561 181,812 192,749 48.54% 51.46% 24,309 6.49%
1964 365,741 177,531 188,210 48.54% 51.46% 21,506 5.88%
1963 357,886 173,682 184,204 48.53% 51.47% 19,004 5.31%
1962 350,750 170,114 180,636 48.5% 51.5% 16,836 4.8%
1961 343,930 166,737 177,193 48.48% 51.52% 14,927 4.34%
1960 337,150 163,383 173,767 48.46% 51.54% 13,183 3.91%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Eswatini ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Eswatini. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Eswatini

# City Population 2022
1 Manzini 112,140
2 Mbabane 77,087
3 Big Bend 10,494
4 Malkerns 9,828
5 Nhlangano 9,128
6 Mhlume 8,743
7 Hluti 6,860
8 Simunye 6,621
9 Siteki 6,204
10 Piggs Peak 5,816
11 Lobamba 4,614
12 Ngomane 4,566
13 Vuvulane 4,225
14 Mpaka 3,622
15 Kwaluseni 3,427
16 Bhunya 3,087
17 Mhlambanyatsi 2,934
18 Mondi 2,912
19 Tabankulu 2,862
20 Hlatikulu 2,776
21 Bulembu 2,293
22 Kubuta 2,056
23 Tjaneni 1,914
24 Sidvokodvo 1,765
25 Lavumisa 1,320
26 Ngwenya 1,302
27 Nsoko 1,190
28 Mankayane 1,160

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Nigeria 216,850,785 218/km2
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
Tanzania 63,582,799 47.5/km2
South Africa 60,839,972 42/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Uganda 49,130,208 161.1/km2
Sudan 46,010,693 21/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Morocco 37,722,619 50.1/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/km2
Mozambique 33,099,311 28.9/km2
Ghana 32,257,331 102/km2
Madagascar 29,098,694 35.6/km2
Ivory Coast 27,485,355 64/km2
Cameroon 27,395,781 39.9/km2
Niger 26,010,912 12.2/km2
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2