Swaziland SZ


GMO Gospel Visits 2014


Indicated decisions 2014

1.3 million


1 million

302,000 are evangelical

For detailed information on the Primary and Secondary Cultural Characteristics, go here.

  • Stats for Swaziland
  • Social Control

  • Cultural Distinctions

  • Top 25 Stats

    Percent of Country Who Are Evangelicals- 23.48% (14th).
  • Fastest Growing Religion

  • Human Development Index

  • Internet Access

    23.76% (98th)
  • Ethnic Groups

    Nguni (91.9%); Other Bantu4%); Afrikaner (1.4%).
  • Common Languages

    SiSwati, English
  • Economy

    Primarily an agricultural economy, but also has some minerals and manufacturing.
    Primarily trades with South Africa.
    High numbers of AIDS cases cause problems in the economy.
  • History / Politics

    Was a British protectorate (1899-1968), but now has a strong monarchy with democracy.
    Constitution is disputed and monarchy’s vast wealth is an issue in such a poor country.
    Has a very high AIDS rate, with many orphans and loss of young adults.
  • Spirituality

    Ministry needed for HIV-infected; Poverty and hunger are common problems.
    Has a solid evangelical church and a core of believers, but a higher number of females.
    Too many Christians still mix ancestor worship and witchcraft; Youth need discipleship.
  • Prayers

    Pray for quality ministries to the HIV-infected people in the nation.
    Pray for a greater spiritual response by the men in the evangelical church.
    Pray for greater purity of the church and the decrease of traditional African religion.


All of the information on the number of Christians and Evangelicals is from Pray for the World! or Operation World.