#1 Demographics of Swaziland by RobertGibson 24.09.2022 23:04

The total population of Swaziland is 1,391,385 people. The people of Swaziland speak Swati and English. The linguistic diversity of Swaziland is vaguely diverse according to a fractionation scale, which is 0.1722 for Swaziland. The average age is around 21 years. Life expectancy in Swaziland is 54. Female fertility rate in Swaziland is 3.3. Around 20% of Swaziland's population is obese. Ethnic diversity is nearly uniform according to a fractionation scale, which is 0.0582 for Swaziland. Details of the language, religion, age, gender distribution and advancement of the people of Swaziland can be found in the sections below, as well as the section on education in the country.

In Swaziland, the population density is 72 people per square kilometer (187 per square mile). Based on these statistics, this country is considered sparsely populated. The total population of Swaziland is 1,391,385 people. Swaziland has approximately 25,524 foreign immigrants. Immigrants in Swaziland make up 0.1 percent of the total number of immigrants worldwide. Immigrants in Swaziland account for 2 percent of the total number of immigrants worldwide. The ethnic diversity of Swaziland is nearly uniform according to an ethnicity-based fractionation scale. Ethnic Fractionation (EF) deals with the number, size, socioeconomic distribution, and geographic location of diverse cultural groups, usually within a state or some other demarcated area. Specific cultural characteristics can refer to language, skin color, religion, ethnicity, customs and traditions, history, or other distinctive criteria, alone or in combination. These characteristics are often used for social exclusion and power monopolization. The index of ethnic fractionation in Swaziland is 0.0582. This means that the people living in Swaziland come from a narrow group of ethnic groups, all of which are related to one another. EF is usually measured as 1 minus the Herfindahl concentration index of ethnolinguistic group proportions, which reflects the probability that two randomly drawn individuals from the population belong to different groups. The theoretical maximum of EF of 1 means that each person belongs to a different group. Read below Swaziland statistics on mean age and gender distribution at different ages.

The average age is around 21 years. The average age for men is 20.7 and the average age for women is 21.3.

The sex ratio, or number of males per female (estimated at birth), is 1.03. It can be further broken down into the following categories: sex ratio below 15 - 1.02; sex ratio from 15 to 64 - 0.93; sex ratio over 64 - 0.59; Overall sex ratio - 0.95. The overall sex ratio differs from the sex ratio estimated at birth. This is because some newborns are included in the sex ratio estimated at birth, but die within the first few weeks of life and are not included in the overall sex ratio.

The majority religion of Swaziland is Christianity, whose adherents make up 88.1% of all religious believers in the country. Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ as presented in the New Testament. Christianity is the largest religion in the world with over 2.4 billion followers known as Christians. Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God and the Savior of mankind, whose coming as Christ or Messiah was prophesied in the Old Testament. Besides Christianity, there are several other religions in the country. Other religions in Swaziland are Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, folk religions, Judaism. The religious diversity of Swaziland is diverse according to a fractionation scale based on the number of religions in Swaziland. The index of religious fractionation in Swaziland is 0.4444. This score means that within the country there is one major religion and several other minor beliefs.

General development
Swaziland is considered a developing country. A nation's level of development is determined by a number of factors including, but not limited to, economic prosperity, life expectancy, income equality and quality of life. As a developing country, Swaziland may not be able to provide consistent social services to its citizens. These social services may include things like public education, reliable healthcare, and law enforcement. Citizens of developing nations may have lower life expectancies than citizens of developed nations. In Swaziland, 20.78 in every 100 people use internet. Swaziland has a Human Development Index (HDI) of 0.53. Swaziland has an upper medium HDI score. This indicates that the majority of citizens will be able to attain a desirable life, though some citizens will not be able to achieve high living standards. In Swaziland, 69% of the population lives below the poverty line. The percentage of citizens living below the poverty line in Swaziland is very high when compared with other nations. This situation is indicative of a variety of alarming economic and political factors. It is not advisable to make any investments in countries with this level of poverty.

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