Swaziland

Census Results


1946-05-07
1956-07-17 237,021
1966-05-24 374,571
1976-08-25 494,534
1986-08-25 681,059
1997-05-11 965,859
2007-05-11 1,018,449

General Information


Official name Kingdom of Swaziland
Official name [native] the Kingdom of Swaziland «English»
Umbuso weSwatini «Swati»
Capital Mbabane
Capital [native] Mbabane «English»
Region Southern Africa
ISO code SZ
Statistical agency CSO

Name in Chinese 斯威士兰王国
Name in Arabic مملكة سوازيلند
Name in Spanish el Reino de Swazilandia
Name in Russian Королевство Свазиленд
Name in French le Royaume du Swaziland

Administrative units

regioncapitalarea (sq.km.)population
1997-05-11
census
population
2007-05-11
census
HhohhoMbabane3,625.17262,203282,734
LubomboSiteki5,849.11198,109207,731
ManziniManzini4,093.59287,949319,530
ShiselweniNhlangano3,786.71217,598208,454
total 17,354.58965,8591,018,449
source: CSO, Swaziland and the National Development Data Centre.

Expanded administrative units

region
tinkhundla
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
1997-05-11
census
population
2007-05-11
census
HhohhoMbabane3,625.17262,203282,734
Hhukwini 177.59 9,837
LobambaLobamba112.21 25,968
MadlangempisiMadlangempisi311.58 16,972
Mayiwane 184.75 15,120
Mbabane East 36.07 36,792
Mbabane West Mbabane45.69 23,489
Mhlangatane 277.04 22,421
Motjane  314.40 30,890
Mphalaleni 574.20 19,454
Ndzingeni 290.55 19,115
Nkhaba 465.16 15,704
Ntfonjeni 271.99 21,142
Pigg's PeakPigg's Peak476.76 17,359
Timphisini 87.18 8,471
LubomboSiteki5,849.11198,109207,731
Dvokodvweni 515.36 28,252
Hlane 458.07 7,091
LomahashaLomahasha318.80 22,239
Lubuli 477.13 14,419
Lugongolweni Siteki492.98 15,519
Matsanjeni North 425.10 12,940
MhlumeMhlume777.52 16,981
Mpholonjeni 580.87 20,563
Nkilongo 628.98 15,907
SiphofaneniSiphofaneni539.08 23,488
SithobelaSithobela635.22 30,332
ManziniManzini4,093.59287,949319,530
Ekukhanyeni  158.92 18,085
Kwaluseni 28.45 41,780
Lamghabi 108.52 11,924
Ludzeludze 180.79 28,355
Mafutseni 187.26 15,573
Mahlangatja 469.82 18,788
Mahlanya 171.55 18,797
Mangcongco 421.65 6,603
Manzini North 28.43 39,529
Manzini South Manzini19.67 15,417
Mhlambanyatsi Mhlambanyatsi 463.70 8,982
Mkhiweni 500.40 23,929
Mthongwaneni 255.00 17,302
Ngwenpisi 590.33 27,232
Nhlambeni 278.50 12,466
Ntondozi 230.60 14,768
ShiselweniNhlangano3,786.71217,598208,454
GegeGege558.50 18,196
Hosea 275.24 19,608
Kubuta 228.90 6,922
LavumisaLavumisa326.96 5,457
MaseyisiniNhlangano214.65 27,967
Matsanjeni South 416.36 16,238
MbangweniHlatikhulu303.10 26,067
Mtsambama 261.92 18,900
Ngudzeni 125.05 8,056
Nkwene 271.17 7,167
Sandleni 180.44 13,210
Shiselweni  220.02 12,823
Sigwe  193.05 11,776
Zombodze Emuva 211.35 16,067
total 17,354.58965,8591,018,449
source: CSO, Swaziland and the National Development Data Centre.

Main cities

namepopulation
1986-08-25
census
population
1997-05-11
census
Mbabane38,29057,992
Manzini27,97425,571
Big-Bend..9,374
Mhlume..7,661
Malkerns..7,400
Nhlangano4,1076,540
source: CSO, Swaziland.
note: Greater Manzini is 78734 in 1997.