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Swazi speaking countries

Swazi is the official language in Eswatini and is spoken in 1 more countries as monther tongue by a part of the population.

With a share of around 90%, it is most widespread in Eswatini. A total of about 2.5 m people worldwide speak Swazi as their mother tongue.

Distribution Swazi

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
South AfricaSouthern Africano2.5 %1,483,000
EswatiniSouthern Africayes89.9 %1,043,000



Unless otherwise described in the text, this page is about native speakers - not the total number of speakers. How many people understand or speak Swazi as a subsequently learned language is not the subject of this page. Countries where native speakers make up only a few thousand or even a few hundred people, or countries with a percentage well below 1%, are maybe not listed here.