Swaziland

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Immigration detainees

2019

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Detained children

2017

Overview

Types of facilities used for migration-related detention
Administrative Ad Hoc Criminal Unknown
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IMMIGRATION AND DETENTION-RELATED STATISTICS

Total number of immigration detainees by year
Not Available
2019
Total number of detained minors
Not Available
2017
Criminal prison population
3,610
2015
3,411
2012
3,764
2011
2,713
2009
2,648
2006
3,169
2003
2,745
2000
2,213
1997
Percentage of foreign prisoners
6
2008
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
282
2015
284
2012
313
2011
232
2009
237
2006
290
2003
256
2000
217
1997
Population
1,287,000
2015
International migrants
31,600
2015
International migrants as a percentage of the population
2.5
2015
Refugees
879
2018
792
2017
705
2016
696
2015
539
2015
515
2014
Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants
0.56
2016
0.41
2014
Total number of new asylum applications
145
2016
518
2014
Refugee recognition rate
100
2014
Stateless persons
0
2016
0
2015

SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)
3,477
2014
Remittances to the country
30
2014
Unemployment Rate
2014
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in millions USD)
85.9
2014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)
150 (Low)
2015

DOMESTIC LAWS AND POLICIES

Legal tradition
Civil law
2017
Customary law
2017

INTERNATIONAL LAW

Individual complaints procedure
Acceptance Year
CRPD, Optional Protocol to o the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2012
2012
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted
Observation Date
1/7
2017
Regional legal instruments
Year of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ACHPR, African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights 1995
1995
APRW, Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol) 2012
2012
Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review
Observation Date
No 2011
2017
No 2016
2017

INSTITUTIONAL INDICATORS