Facts and Figures
Population (2020)
1.2 million
Net Migration Rate (2021)
-4.1 migrants/1,000 population
Women as a Percentage of Immigrants (2020)
Remittances (2021)
USD 138 million

The IOM country office in Eswatini falls under the purview of the IOM Regional Office for Southern Africa in Pretoria, South Africa.

For more information on IOM's activities in Eswatini, visit the regional website at http://ropretoria.iom.int/ and the IOM Eswatini Facebook page.  

Migration initiatives

In 2020, IOM Eswatini will continue engaging with the Government, migrants, civil society, the private sector and the media on a range of initiatives implemented towards ensuring migration management policies and practices that enable safe, orderly and regular migration to, from and within the country. These initiatives will include the following:

  • Support the Government in the fight against trafficking in persons. IOM will support the Government in the implementation of action to protect victims of trafficking, prosecute traffickers and prevent trafficking.
  • Support the Government address mixed migration flows by increasing its capacity to identify and assist vulnerable migrants.
  • Support the Government in the fight against HIV/AIDS among the mobile population.
  • Support the Government to operationalize the labour migration policy.
  • Promote the active engagement of the Swazi diaspora to promote sustainable development of the country.
Contact information

International Organization for Migration (IOM) 
1st floor UN House
Somhlolo Road, Mbabane
Kingdom of Eswatini