Eswatini

    Religious Affiliation
    Chart source: Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project, 2010
    Total Population
    1,391,385 1
    Urban
    23.80% 1
    Rural
    76.20% 1
    Immigrants as % of Population
    2.5% 2
    Level of Public Corruption
    72 (1=lowest, 176=highest corruption) 4
    Gender Equality in the Economy, Health, Education and Politics
    107 (1=most equal, 144=least equal) 7
    Fertility Rate
    3.20 births per adult woman 5
    Children Who Do Not Live to Age 5
    6.10% 5
    Life Expectancy at Birth
    49 years 5
    Adult Literacy Rate
    83.10% 5
    Internet Users
    27% 5
    Gross National Income per Capita
    US$3,550 5
    Population Living Below US$1.90 per Day
    42.0% 5

    These statistics are derived from the Vatican's official publication, Statistical Yearbook of the Church 2020 (Vatican City: Librera Editrice Vaticana, 2022). The numbers may differ from data reported by other sources on this site.

    Baptized Catholics
    57,000
    Baptized Catholics as % of Total Population
    5.35
    Baptisms per Year (Under age 7)
    85
    Baptisms per Year (Over age 7)
    34
    First Communions per Year
    69
    Confirmations per Year
    69
    Students Enrolled in Catholic Primary Schools
    28,070
    Students Enrolled in Catholic Secondary Schools
    9,400
    Church Marriages per Year
    30
    Church Marriages in Which Both Spouses are Catholics
    11
    Priests
    33
    Women Religious (Nuns & Sisters)
    54
    Catholics per Priest
    1,721
    Parishes
    17
    Catholic Hospitals
    1
    Homes for Aged, Handicapped, Invalids
    1
    • 1 United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2018). World Urbanization Prospects: The 2018 Revision, Online Edition.
    • 2 United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Trends in International Migrant Stock: The 2015 revision.
    • 3 United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime, Homicide Statistics 2015.
    • 4 Transparency International, Corruption Perceptions Index 2016.
    • 5 UNICEF, State of the World's Children, 2016.
    • 6 Statistical Yearbook of the Church 2020 (Vatican City: Librera Editrice Vaticana, 2022).
    • 7 World Economic Forum, The Global Gender Gap Report, 2016.