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Zambia

  • President:Edgar Chagwa Lungu
  • Vice President:Inonge Mutukwa Wina
  • Capital city:Lusaka
  • Languages:Bembe 33.4%, Nyanja 14.7%, Tonga 11.4%, Lozi 5.5%, Chewa 4.5%, Nsenga 2.9%, Tumbuka 2.5%, Lunda (North Western) 1.9%, Kaonde 1.8%, Lala 1.8%, Lamba 1.8%, English (official) 1.7%, Luvale 1.5%, Mambwe 1.3%, Namwanga 1.2%, Lenje 1.1%, Bisa 1%, other 9.7%, unspecified 0.2% note: Zambia is said to have over 70 languages, although many of these may be considered dialects; all of Zambia's major languages are members of the Bantu family (2010 est.)
  • National statistics office
  • Total Population (millions):21.6 (2019)
  • Urban Population (millions):9.5 (2019)
  • Population Density (per Km²):29.3 (2019)
  • Sex Ratio (per 100 female):117.2 (2019)
  • Labor Force Participation Rate (%):89.5 (2018)
  • Human Develoment Index:70.0 (2017)
  • Healthy life expectancy:64.6 (2016)
  • Population Living Below $ 1.90 a Day (% of Population):68.4 (2015)