Facts and stats about Zimbabwe

13.18 million

Population. Ranked 72nd in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 153th in 2012.


Botswana 813 km, Mozambique 1,231 km, South Africa 225 km, Zambia 797 km
Largest city Harare - 1,184,169
Capital city Harare - 1,184,169
Major language English (official), Shona, Sindebele
Major religion Christianity, indigenous beliefs
Monetary unit Zimbabwean dollar
Alternative names Zimbabwe, Republic of Zimbabwe
Groups Christian countries, failed states, Former British colonies, Heavily indebted countries, Hot countries, Landlocked countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, World

Interesting observations about Zimbabwe

  • Zimbabwe ranked first for population growth rate amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • Zimbabwe ranked first for death rates > men amongst Hot countries in 2008.
  • Zimbabwe ranked first for age structure > 15-24 years amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2013.
  • Zimbabwe ranked first for unemployment rate globally in 2009.
  • Zimbabwe ranked first for consumer price index amongst Former British colonies in 2002.
  • Zimbabwe ranked first for seventh-day adventist membership amongst Landlocked countries in 2004.
  • Zimbabwe ranked first for telecoms > mobile cellular subscriptions > per 100 people amongst Failed states in 2012.
  • Zimbabwe has had the highest total businesses registered > number per 1000 since 1990.
  • Zimbabwe ranked second for net migration amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2012.
  • Zimbabwe has ranked last for life expectancy > male since 2001.


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Posted on 03 May 2014