Facts and stats about Zambia

14.22 million

Population. Ranked 70th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 136th in 2012.


Angola 1,110 km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,930 km, Malawi 837 km, Mozambique 419 km, Namibia 233 km, Tanzania 338 km, Zimbabwe 797 km
Largest city Lusaka - 1,391,000
Capital city Lusaka - 1,391,000
Major language English (official), Bemba, Lozi, Nyanja, Tonga
Major religion Christianity, indigenous beliefs, Hinduism, Islam
Monetary unit Zambian kwacha
Alternative names Zambia, Republic of Zambia
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Interesting observations about Zambia

  • Zambia ranked second for birth rate amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • Zambia ranked first for secondary school starting age > years amongst Hot countries in 2012.
  • Zambia has had the highest population > population growth, past and future since 2081.
  • Zambia ranked second for age structure > 0-14 years amongst Former British colonies in 2013.
  • Zambia ranked #7 for total fertility rate globally in 2013.
  • Zambia has ranked in the top 2 for population growth since 2020.
  • Zambia ranked first for seventh-day adventist membership amongst Sparsely populated countries in 2004.
  • Zambia ranked first for tax > GDP > current LCU amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2012.
  • Zambia ranked #11 for population amongst Landlocked countries in 2013.
  • Zambia has ranked in the top 2 for age distribution > population aged 0-14 since 2055.

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