Spread of COVID-19 in EswatiniSince the beginning of the pandemic until May 31st, 2023, a total of 74,670 infected people and 1,425 deaths have been reported in Eswatini.
The total of 74,670 infected people currently represents 6.4 percent of the total population.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 867,487 vaccine doses have been administered as of May 21st, 2023. More recent data are not yet available to WHO. There are 526,050 people who have received at least one vaccination (45.3 percent). The booster vaccination was received by 177,344 people (15.3 percent).
426,134 of these are considered fully vaccinated in Eswatini (= 36.7 percent).
This puts Eswatini well behind in terms of vaccination coverage. The vaccination rate is higher in 176 countries.
Weight and size
|Body height||169 cm||159 cm|
|Weight||69.8 kg||73.3 kg|
|HIV / Aids||1.49%||0.03%|
* The number of people suffering from diabetes refers only to inhabitants aged between 20 and 79 years.
* DTP is a combined basic vaccination against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus, which should be given to children up to the age of 23 months.
In Eswatini, 9.2 percent of all over 15-year-olds are still smokers.
Medical suppliesMedical care provided by doctors and hospitals in Eswatini is below average compared to the world population. The country provides 2.1 hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants. The global mean here is 2.9 beds. Within the EU, 4.6 beds are available for every 1,000 residents.
With about 95 physicians in Eswatini, there are about 0.08 doctors per 1000 inhabitants. Here again the comparison: worldwide this standard is 1.50 physicians per 1,000 inhabitants and in the EU is 3.57.
Through medical care, the mortality rate of major known diseases can be reduced as far as possible. For example, only about 35 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) currently die.