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 Zambia
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Area:752,610 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:17,094,000 325,719,000
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 km²:22.7 33.1
Life expectancy males:59.3 years 76.3 years
Life expectancy females:64.5 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:38.13 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:7.78 ‰ 8.40 ‰
Migrationrate:0.00 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:46 73
Civil rights:33 98
Health:9 70
Security:85 63
Climate:71 65
Cost of Living:74 11
Popularity:24 94


Economy

Currency:Zambian Kwacha (1 ZMW = 100 Ngwee) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:7.8 % 4.4 %
Inflation rate:17.87 % 1.26 %
Cost of Living:63.40 % 110.80 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:15.60 % 43.80 %
Average income:1,151 € 51,580 €
Corruption index:37 (bad) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:22,846 Mio €1.34 M € 17,164,383 M €52.70 M €
Gross national product:19,707 Mio €1.15 M € 16,801,150 M €51.58 M €
Exported goods:8,038 M €0.47 M € 2,063,911 M €6.34 M €
Imported goods:8,300 M €0.49 M € 2,567,088 M €7.88 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:40,454 km2.37 km 6,586,610 km20.22 km
Railways:3,126 km0.18 km 293,564 km0.90 km
Waterways:2,250 km0.13 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:10.000 3930.001
Airports:880.005 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:11.62 bn kWh679,765.51 kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.01 m kWh
Energy production:13.28 bn kWh776,874.87 kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.55 m kWh
Energy export:1.18 bn kWh68,795.55 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,764.90 kWh
Energy imports:785.00 m kWh45,922.20 kWh 80.66 bn kWh247,636.63 kWh
CO2 emissions:4.50 m t263.43 t 5.25 bn t16,131.32 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+260 +1
Internet domain:.zm .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:101,4076 121,530,000373
Mobile phones:12,017,034703 395,881,0001,215
Internet server:16,5711 505,000,0001,550
Internet users:4,231,896248 246,147,996756



Climate

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Daytime temperatures:28.9 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:15.2 °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
Lamba:1.8 % n/a
Lala:1.8 % n/a
Kaonde: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
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Chinese: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 %
other:10.0 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:95.5 % 78.5 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
nondenominational:1.8 % n/a
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
Islam:n/a 0.6 %
other:2.7 % 18.4 %