Businesses in Mbabane


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 16.6%
 Hotels & Travel: 11.1%
 Professional Services: 10.4%
 Restaurants: 8.9%
 Education: 8.5%
 Medical: 8.5%
 Industry: 5.9%
 Automotive: 4.9%
 Other: 25.1%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair104.50.1
Gas stations83.80.1
Beauty salons50.1
Public administration53.70.1
Real estate84.00.1
Bed and breakfasts74.20.1
Hotels and motels74.20.1
Other accommodation124.10.1
Health and medical403.60.5
Electronics stores83.60.1
Office supplies and stationery stores114.30.1
Pharmacies and drug stores64.80.1
Area of Mbabane, Hhohho Region150 km²
Male Population39,210 (47.9%)
Female Population42,641 (52.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +190.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +26.8%
Median Age19.7
Male Median Age19.1
Female Median Age20.2
Area Codes240424052406
NeighborhoodsMvakwelitje, New Checkers, Sidwashini
Local TimeThursday 5:33 PM
TimezoneSouth Africa Standard Time
Lat & Lng-26.31667° / 31.13333°
Postal CodesH100

Mbabane, Hhohho Region - Map

Mbabane, Hhohho Region Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density187.9 / km²333.5 / km²430.3 / km²545.7 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Mbabane Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 26.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Mbabane, Hhohho Region+190.4%+63.6%+26.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Mbabane, Hhohho Region Median Age

Median Age: 19.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Mbabane, Hhohho Region19.7 years20.2 years19.1 years
Hhohho19.7 years20.2 years19.1 years
eSwatini19.2 years19.9 years18.4 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Mbabane, Hhohho Region Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 55,1475,11010,257
85 Plus94184279
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Mbabane, Hhohho Region Population Density

Population Density: 545.7 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Mbabane, Hhohho Region81,850150 km²545.7 / km²
Hhohho367,0123,655 km²100.4 / km²
eSwatini1.3 million17,357.3 km²73.7 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Mbabane, Hhohho Region Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1850 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Mbabane
 New Checkers: 27.8%
 Sidwashini: 22.2%
 Mvakwelitje: 16.7%
 Highlands View: 11.1%
 Malunge: 11.1%
 Msunduza: 5.6%
 Sandla: 5.6%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Mbabane
 Area Code 2404: 67.6%
 Area Code 76: 15.1%
 Area Code 2422: 7.2%
 Other: 10.1%

Business distribution by price for Mbabane, Hhohho Region

 Inexpensive: 45.5%
 Moderate: 40.9%
 Expensive: 13.6%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Mbabane, Hhohho Region CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Mbabane, Hhohho Region238,070 t2.91 t1,587 t/km²
Hhohho1,049,004 t2.86 t287 t/km²
eSwatini3,657,676 t2.86 t210.7 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Mbabane, Hhohho Region CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)238,070 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita2.91 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)1,587 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtHigh (9)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
7/1/191:28 AM3.750.1 km5,000 m36km W of Mhlambanyatsi,
7/7/137:52 AM4.693 km5,000 m50km W of Barberton, South
5/27/1211:56 AM4.496.3 km5,000 mSouth
2/7/0011:34 AM4.524.7 km5,000 mSouth
8/4/8712:53 PM4.453.3 km10,000
2/16/804:58 PM4.799.9 km33,000 mSouth

Mbabane, Hhohho Region

Mbabane (/(əm)bɑˈbɑn(i)/, Swazi: ÉMbábáne), with an estimated population of 94,874 (2010), is the capital and largest city in Swaziland. It is located on the Mbabane River and its tributary the Polinjane River in the Mdzimba Mountains. It is located ..  ︎  Mbabane Wikipedia Page

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