Zambia Population

1950 - 2020 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

Zambia Population reached 18.4 million people in Dec 2020, compared with the previously reported figure of 17.9 million people in Dec 2019. Zambia population data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1950 to Dec 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 18.4 million people in Dec 2020 and a record low of 2.3 million people in Dec 1950. The International Monetary Fund provides Mid-year Population.

In the latest reports, Zambia Unemployment Rate dropped to 11.4 % in Dec 2020. Monthly Earnings of Zambia stood at 310.5 USD in Dec 2019. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 74.6 % in Dec 2020.

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Zambia Population

What was Zambia's Population in 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
18.4 2020 17.9 2019 2.3 1950 18.4 2020 Person mn yearly 1950 - 2020

Population by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn) 2.8 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Algeria (Person mn) 43.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Argentina (Person mn) 45.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Australia (Person mn) 25.5 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Austria (Person mn) 8.9 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2020 yearly 1925 - 2020
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.5 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Bangladesh (Person mn) 167.6 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Belarus (Person mn) 9.4 2019 yearly 1949 - 2019
Belgium (Person mn) 11.5 2019 yearly 1953 - 2019
Bolivia (Person mn) 11.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person mn) 3.5 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Botswana (Person mn) 2.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Brazil (Person mn) 211.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Brunei (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bulgaria (Person mn) 7.0 2019 yearly 1900 - 2019
Cambodia (Person mn) 16.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Canada (Person mn) 38.0 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Chile (Person mn) 19.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
China (Person mn) 1,400.0 2019 yearly 1949 - 2019
Colombia (Person mn) 50.9 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Croatia (Person mn) 4.1 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Cyprus (Person mn) 0.9 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Czech Republic (Person mn) 10.7 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Denmark (Person mn) 5.8 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Ecuador (Person mn) 17.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Egypt (Person mn) 100.5 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Estonia (Person mn) 1.3 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
European Union (Person mn) 447.3 2019 yearly 1959 - 2019
Finland (Person mn) 5.5 2019 yearly 1749 - 2019
France (Person mn) 67.3 2020 yearly 1949 - 2020
Georgia (Person mn) 3.7 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Germany (Person mn) 83.2 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ghana (Person mn) 31.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Greece (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (Person mn) 7.5 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Hungary (Person mn) 9.7 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Iceland (Person mn) 0.4 2019 yearly 1732 - 2019
India (Person mn) 1,355.0 2021 yearly 1951 - 2021
Indonesia (Person mn) 264.2 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018
Iran (Person mn) 82.1 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Ireland (Person mn) 5.0 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Israel (Person mn) 9.3 2020 yearly 1949 - 2020
Italy (Person mn) 60.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ivory Coast (Person mn) 26.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Japan (Person mn) 125.7 2020 yearly 1899 - 2020
Jordan (Person mn) 10.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Kazakhstan (Person mn) 18.6 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Kenya (Person mn) 47.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
South Korea (Person mn) 51.7 2019 yearly 1956 - 2019
Kosovo (Person mn) 1.8 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Kuwait (Person mn) 4.6 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (Person mn) 6.5 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Laos (Person mn) 7.1 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Latvia (Person mn) 1.9 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Lebanon (Person mn) 6.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Lithuania (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Luxembourg (Person mn) 0.6 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Macau SAR, China (Person mn) 0.7 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
North Macedonia (Person mn) 2.1 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Malawi (Person mn) 19.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malaysia (Person mn) 32.5 2019 yearly 1947 - 2019
Malta (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Mauritius (Person mn) 1.3 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Mexico (Person mn) 127.2 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Moldova (Person mn) 3.5 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018
Mongolia (Person mn) 3.3 2019 yearly 1935 - 2019
Montenegro (Person mn) 0.6 2019 yearly 1921 - 2019
Morocco (Person mn) 35.2 2018 yearly 1960 - 2018
Mozambique (Person mn) 28.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Myanmar (Person mn) 54.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Nepal (Person mn) 29.9 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Netherlands (Person mn) 17.3 2018 yearly 1899 - 2018
New Zealand (Person mn) 5.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Nigeria (Person mn) 206.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Norway (Person mn) 5.4 2019 yearly 1845 - 2019
Oman (Person mn) 4.6 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Pakistan (Person mn) 211.2 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Palestinian Territory (Person mn) 5.2 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Panama (Person mn) 4.3 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Paraguay (Person mn) 7.3 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Peru (Person mn) 32.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Philippines (Person mn) 109.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Poland (Person mn) 38.3 2020 yearly 1946 - 2020
Portugal (Person mn) 10.3 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Qatar (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Romania (Person mn) 19.3 2019 yearly 1930 - 2019
Russia (Person mn) 146.2 2020 yearly 1949 - 2020
Saudi Arabia (Person mn) 34.2 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Serbia (Person mn) 6.9 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Singapore (Person mn) 5.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Slovakia (Person mn) 5.5 2019 yearly 1945 - 2019
Slovenia (Person mn) 2.1 2019 yearly 1920 - 2019
South Africa (Person mn) 59.6 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Spain (Person mn) 47.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Sri Lanka (Person mn) 21.9 2020 yearly 1948 - 2020
Sudan (Person mn) 37.3 2014 yearly 1970 - 2014
Sweden (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1749 - 2020
Switzerland (Person mn) 8.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -16.3 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,601.440 Nov 2020 monthly Nov 2015 - Nov 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 2,269.809 Nov 2020 monthly Nov 2015 - Nov 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 36.3 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Forecast: Government Expenditure (ZMK bn) 111.476 2025 yearly 2000 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (ZMK bn) 579.044 2025 yearly 2000 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (ZMK bn) 111.124 2025 yearly 2000 - 2025
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 6.109 2025 yearly 2000 - 2025
Trade Balance (USD mn) 299.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 777.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) 89.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 4,547.345 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 2,889.801 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 656.557 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 444.2 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Nov 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) 9.5 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Nov 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 134,827.009 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 41,966.151 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 10.756 Aug 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Aug 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 119.082 Dec 2020 monthly Nov 1998 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 56.798 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1992 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 97.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 597.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.9 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 189.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 3.2 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -29.715 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.3 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -29.715 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 9,769.5 Mar 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2019
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 33.9 2018 yearly 2011 - 2018
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -29,288.390 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 0.136 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 12.5 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Jun 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 266.625 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Jun 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 1,577.863 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1997 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 4,396.456 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1997 - Sep 2020
M2 Growth (%) 47.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Dec 2020
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 9.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 1,239.9 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2010 - Nov 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 2.9 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2010 - Oct 2020
Total Deposits (USD mn) 4,433.145 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 26.5 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 4,850.2 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 40.4 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 2,133.418 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 18.98 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 12.50 2019 yearly 1965 - 2019

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