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 Zambia
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Area:752,610 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:17,352,000 327,167,000
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 km²:23.1 33.3
Life expectancy males:60.2 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:65.9 years 81.1 years
Birthrate:36.70 ‰ 11.80 ‰
Deathrate:6.63 ‰ 8.50 ‰
Migrationrate:0.00 ‰ 3.80 ‰


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:49 70
Civil rights:31 97
Health:10 68
Security:88 63
Climate:71 65
Cost of Living:51 32
Popularity:26 95


Economy

Currency:Zambian Kwacha (1 ZMW = 100 Ngwee) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:7.2 % 3.9 %
Inflation rate:7.49 % 2.44 %
Cost of Living:66.50 % 108.80 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:15.60 % 43.80 %
Average income:1,211 € 53,218 €
Corruption index:35 (bad) 71 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:22,625 Mio €1.30 M € 17,353,175 M €53.04 M €
Gross national product:20,973 Mio €1.21 M € 17,411,190 M €53.22 M €
Exported goods:8,453 M €0.49 M € 2,117,955 M €6.47 M €
Imported goods:8,631 M €0.50 M € 2,649,443 M €8.10 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:67,671 km3.90 km 6,586,610 km20.13 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 3,6920.011
Airports:880.005 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:11.04 bn kWh636,244.42 kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.93 m kWh
Energy production:11.55 bn kWh665,636.15 kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.52 m kWh
Energy export:1.18 bn kWh67,773.86 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,633.14 kWh
Energy imports:2.19 bn kWh125,923.38 kWh 72.72 bn kWh222,271.51 kWh
CO2 emissions:4.50 m t259.52 t 5.25 bn t16,059.91 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+260 +1
Internet domain:.zm .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:101,4446 119,902,000366
Mobile phones:13,438,539774 391,600,0001,197
Internet server:16,5711 505,000,0001,544
Internet users:4,832,930279 246,136,707752



Climate

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Daytime temperatures:28.8 °C 18.6 °C
Nighttime temperatures:15.2 °C 7.1 °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 %
nondenominational:1.8 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
Islam:n/a 0.6 %
other:2.7 % 18.4 %