Zambia

Statistics

Basic Indicators | Nutrition | Health | HIV/AIDS | Education | Demographic Indicators | Economic Indicators | Women | Child Protection | The Rate Of Progress | Adolescents | Disparities By Residence | Disparities By Household Wealth | Early Childhood Development

Basic Indicators

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Under-5 mortality rank

25

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 1990

192

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 2012

89

U5MR by sex 2012, male

94

U5MR by sex 2012, female

83

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 1990

114

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 2012

56

Neonatal mortality rate 2012

29

Total population (thousands) 2012

14075.1

Annual no. of births (thousands) 2012

608

Annual no. of under-5 deaths (thousands) 2012

50

GNI per capita (US$) 2012

1350

Life expectancy at birth (years) 2012

57

Total adult literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*

61.4

Primary school net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2011*

97.2

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Nutrition

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Low birthweight (%) 2008-2012*

11

Early initiation of breastfeeding (%), 2008-2012*

56.5

Exclusive breastfeeding <6 months (%), 2008-2012*

61

Introduction of solid, semi-solid or soft foods 6-8 months (%), 2008-2012*

94.3

Breastfeeding at age 2 (%), 2008-2012*

41.7

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

14.6

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, severe

2.9

Stunting (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

45.4

Wasting (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

5.2

Overweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

7.9

Vitamin A supplementation full coverage (%) 2012

Iodized salt consumption (%) 2008-2012*

77.4

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Health

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Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, total

64.1

Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, urban

86

Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, rural

50.1

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, total

42.1

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, urban

55.8

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, rural

33.2

Routine EPI vaccines financed by government (%) 2012

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, BCG

83

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT1

86

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT3

78

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, polio3

83

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, MCV

83

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, HepB3

78

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Hib3

78

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Newborns protected against tetanus

81

Pneumonia (%) 2008-2012*, Care seeking for suspected pneumonia

68.2

Pneumonia (%) 2008-2012*, Antibiotic treatment for suspected pneumonia

46.6

Diarrhoea (%) 2008-2012*, Treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS)

59.9

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Antimalarial treatment among febrile children

34

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Children sleeping under ITNs

49.9

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Households with at least one ITN

64

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HIV/AIDS

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Adult HIV prevalence (%) 2012

12.7

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, estimate

1100

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, low

1000

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, high

1200

Women living with HIV (thousands) 2012

490

Children living with HIV (thousands) 2012

160

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, total

4.1

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, male

3.5

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, female

4.6

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) 2008-2012*, male

40.7

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) 2008-2012*, female

37.8

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Condom use among young people with multiple partners (%) 2008-2012*, male

43.1

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Condom use among young people with multiple partners (%) 2008-2012*, female

41.5

Orphans, Children orphaned by AIDS (thousands) 2012

670

Orphans, Children orphaned due to all causes (thousands) 2012

1400

Orphans, Orphan school attendance ratio (%), 2008-2012*

92

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Education

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Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*, male

70.3

Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*, female

58.5

Number per 100 population 2012, mobile phones

75.8

Number per 100 population 2012, Internet users

13.5

Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008 -2012*, male

Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008 -2012*, female

Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

117.7

Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

117

Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

96.1

Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

98.4

Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

81.3

Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

81.8

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2008-2012*, admin. data

53.1

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2008-2012*, survey data

86.7

Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

38.2

Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

35.6

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Demographic Indicators

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Population (thousands) 2012, total

14075.1

Population (thousands) 2012, under 18

7523.3

Population (thousands) 2012, under 5

2565.5

Population annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

2.7

Population annual growth rate (%), 2012-2030

3.2

Crude death rate, 1970

16.8

Crude death rate, 1990

18.8

Crude death rate, 2012

10.7

Crude birth rate, 1970

49.1

Crude birth rate, 1990

43.9

Crude birth rate, 2012

43

Life expectancy, 1970

49

Life expectancy, 1990

43.8

Life expectancy, 2012

57

Total fertility rate, 2012

5.7

Urbanized population (%), 2012

39.6

Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 1990-2012

2.7

Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 2012-2030

4.3

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Economic Indicators

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GNI per capita 2012, US$

1350

GNI per capita 2012, PPP US$

1620

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990

-2.2

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

0.9

Average annual rate of inflation (%) 1990-2012

26.7

Population below international poverty line of US$1.25 per day (%) 2007-2011*

74.5

Public spending as a % of GDP (2007-2011*) allocated to: health

3.5

Public spending as a % of GDP (2008-2010*) allocated to: education

1.3

Public spending as a % of GDP (2008-2010*) allocated to: military

2

ODA inflow in millions US$ 2010

1046.4

ODA inflow as a % of recipient GNI 2010

5.8

Debt service as a % of exports of goods and services 2010

2

Share of household income (%, 2007-2011*), poorest 40%

10

Share of household income (%, 2007-2011*), richest 20%

62

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Women

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Life expectancy: females as a % of males 2012

105.9

Adult literacy rate: females as a % of males 2008-2012*

72

Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males 2008-2012*, Primary GER

99.4

Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males 2008-2012*, Secondary GER

Survival rate to the last grade of primary: females as a % of males 2008-2012*

94.6

Contraceptive prevalence (%) 2008-2012*

40.8

Antenatal care (%) 2008-2012*, At least one visit

93.7

Antenatal care (%) 2008-2012*, At least four visits

60.3

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, Skilled attendant at birth

46.5

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, Institutional delivery

47.7

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, C-section

3

Maternal mortality ratio , 2008-2012*, Reported

480

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Adjusted

440

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Lifetime risk of maternal death (1 in:)

37

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Child Protection

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Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , total

40.6

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , male

41.6

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , female

39.5

Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 15

8.5

Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 18

41.6

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, total

14

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, prevalence, women a

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, prevalence, daughtersb

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, attitudes, support for the practicec

Justification of wife-beating (%) 2002-2012*, male

49.3

Justification of wife-beating (%) 2002-2012*, female

61.9

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, total

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, male

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, female

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The Rate Of Progress

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Under-5 mortality rank

25

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1970

179

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1990

192

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2000

169

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2012

89

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1970-1990

-0.3

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1990-2000

1.3

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 2000-2012

5.4

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1990-2012

3.5

Reduction since 1990 (%)

54

Reduction since 2000 (%)

48

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990

-2.2

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

0.9

Total fertility rate, 1970

7.4

Total fertility rate, 1990

6.5

Total fertility rate, 2012

5.7

Average annual rate of reduction (%) Total fertility rate, 1970-1990

0.7

Average annual rate of reduction (%) Total fertility rate, 1990-2012

0.5

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Adolescents

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Population aged 10-19, Thousands 2012

3356.8

Population aged 10-19, Proportion of total population (%) 2012

23.8

Adolescents currently married/ in union (%) 2002-2012* , male

1.2

Adolescents currently married/ in union (%) 2002-2012* , female

17.8

Births by age 18 (%) 2008-2012*

33.6

Adolescent birth rate 2006-2010*

151

Justification of wife-beating among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, male

54.8

Justification of wife-beating among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, female

61.4

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, male

80.2

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, female

70.6

Lower secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

69.6

Upper secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) 2008-2012*, male

37.5

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) 2008-2012*, female

36.3

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Disparities By Residence

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, urban

27.7

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, rural

8.6

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

3.2

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, urban

83

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, rural

31.3

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

2.7

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, urban

12.8

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, rural

15.3

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of rural to urban

1.2

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, urban

59.3

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, rural

60.2

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, urban

91.1

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, rural

76.8

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1.2

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, urban

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, rural

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, urban

55.8

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, rural

33.2

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, ratio of urban to rural

1.7

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Disparities By Household Wealth

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

5.3

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, richest 20%

30.9

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

5.8

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

26.9

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

91.3

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

3.4

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

15.7

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

10.7

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of poorest to richest

1.5

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

61.1

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

60.5

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

1

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

72.9

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, richest 20%

95.6

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

1.3

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, richest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, richest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

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Early Childhood Development

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Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, total

-

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, male

-

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, female

-

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

-

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, richest 20%

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, total

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, male

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, female

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

-

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, richest 20%

-

Father's support for learning ++ 2005-2012*

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , total

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , poorest 20%

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , richest 20%

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, total

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, poorest 20%

-

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, richest 20%

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, total

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, male

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, female

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

-

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, richest 20%

-

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