The total population in Zambia was estimated at 17.2 million people in 2017, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1960, Zambia had a population of 3.0 million people.

Population in Zambia is expected to be 17.30 million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Zambia Population is projected to trend around 18.50 million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Zambia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.79 7.78 19.70 7.75 percent [+]
Population 17.20 16.59 17.20 3.04 million [+]
Wages High Skilled 8810.00 8750.00 8970.00 8680.00 ZMK/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1760.00 1300.00 1860.00 1300.00 ZMK/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 4090.00 4090.00 4090.00 4090.00 ZMK/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 2230.00 2230.00 2230.00 2230.00 ZMK/Month [+]


Zambia Population

The population of Zambia represents 0.20 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 518 people on the planet is a resident of Zambia. This page provides - Zambia Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Zambia Population - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
17.20 16.59 17.20 3.04 1960 - 2017 million Yearly




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