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Zambia

 

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 Zambia
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Area:752,610 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:17,861,000 328,240,000
Official language:English English

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Government

Government form:Presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1964 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Lusaka Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:23.7 33.4
Life expectancy males:60.5 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:66.4 years 81.1 years
Average age:16.6 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:36.19 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:6.46 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:0.00 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:40 75
Civil rights:29 96
Health:10 68
Security:88 63
Climate:71 64
Cost of Living:60 36
Popularity:25 92


Economy

Currency:Zambian Kwacha (1 ZMW = 100 Ngwee) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:11.4 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:9.15 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:51.00 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:15.60 % 36.60 %
Average income:1,295 € 58,741 €
Corruption index:34 (bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:20,603 Mio €1.15 M € 19,092,826 M €58.17 M €
Gross national product:23,117 Mio €1.29 M € 19,280,405 M €58.74 M €
Exported goods:7,362 M €0.41 M € 2,231,382 M €6.80 M €
Imported goods:7,176 M €0.40 M € 2,782,006 M €8.48 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:67,671 km3.79 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:3,126 km0.18 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:2,250 km0.13 km 41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:10.000 3,6730.011
Airports:880.005 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:11.04 bn kWh618,105.45 kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:11.55 bn kWh646,659.24 kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:1.18 bn kWh65,841.67 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:2.19 bn kWh122,333.37 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:5.14 m t287.84 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+260 +1
Internet domain:.zm .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:100,4446 109,961,000335
Mobile phones:15,470,270866 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:16,5711 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:2,554,127143 286,441,872873



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:2.00 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.09 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:4.5 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:5.67 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:3.5 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:90.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:13.8 % 21.8 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:28.9 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:15.3 °C 7.2 °C
Relative humidity:60 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:12 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:81.6 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:6.8 7.2


Native languages

English:1.7 % 82.1 %
Bembe:33.4 % n/a
Nyanja:14.7 % n/a
Tonga:11.4 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Lozi:5.5 % n/a
Chewa:4.5 % n/a
Nsenga:2.9 % n/a
Tumbuka:2.5 % n/a
Lunda:1.9 % n/a
Kaonde:1.8 % n/a
Lala:1.8 % n/a
Lamba:1.8 % n/a
Luvale:1.5 % n/a
Mambwe:1.3 % n/a
Namwanga:1.2 % n/a
Lenje:1.1 % n/a
Bisa:1.0 % n/a
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
other:10.0 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:95.5 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:1.8 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
Islam:n/a 0.6 %
other:2.7 % 16.8 %