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Zambia Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Zambia Population is increasing
  • Zambia Population Density is increasing
  • Zambia Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Zambia Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Zambia population is expected to increase by 895106 people. Zambia contributes 0.35% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Zambia is 63.215 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Zambia owns 0.00499% of land i.e. 743390 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 38 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Zambia Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Zambia Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Zambia Population (in million) 13.85 18.67 24.85
Zambia Global Rank 71st 65th 61st
Zambia Global Population Share 0.19% 0.23% 0.29%
Zambia Global Population Density 17.83 22.75 28.09
Zambia Global Population Density Rank 180th 182nd 184th
Zambia Average Life Expectancy 56.58 63.21 66.47
Zambia Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 184th 175th 173rd
Zambia Fertility Rate 5.39 4.75 4.25
Zambia Fertility Rate Global Rank 16th 15th 13th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Zambia population is expected to increase by 895106 people. 
  • Zambia population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • Zambia will see more birth rate than death rate for next 100 years. 
  • Zambia Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 65th-54th. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Zambia population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 2.65%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Zambia is expected to be decreasing. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Zambia contributes 0.35% of world's total population. 

Zambia
 Population Fact

Zambia
 Total Population Trend

Zambia
 Population Growth Rate

Zambia
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 13.85 Million 71st
2020 18.67 Million 65th
2030 24.85 Million 61st
2040 32.32 Million 58th
2050 41 Million 54th
2060 50.75 Million 45th
2070 61.28 Million 38th
2080 72.34 Million 34th
2090 83.52 Million 29th
2100 94.4 Million 26th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 13.85 Million 2.92%
2020 18.67 Million 3.06%
2030 24.85 Million 2.91%
2040 32.32 Million 2.7%
2050 41 Million 2.44%
2060 50.75 Million 2.16%
2070 61.28 Million 1.91%
2080 72.34 Million 1.68%
2090 83.52 Million 1.45%
2100 94.4 Million 1.24%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 13.85 Million 0.19%
2020 18.67 Million 0.23%
2030 24.85 Million 0.29%
2040 32.32 Million 0.35%
2050 41 Million 0.41%
2060 50.75 Million 0.49%
2070 61.28 Million 0.57%
2080 72.34 Million 0.66%
2090 83.52 Million 0.75%
2100 94.4 Million 0.84%

Zambia Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Zambia population density is 33.48 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Zambia Ranks in range of 182nd-190th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Zambia. 

Zambia
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 17.83 180th
2020 22.75 182nd
2030 28.09 184th
2040 33.54 186th
2050 38.94 188th
2060 44.11 190th
2070 48.24 192nd
2080 50.93 194th
2090 51.91 196th
2100 51.06 198th

Zambia Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Zambia is 63.215 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Zambia ranks 175th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Zambia
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 56.58 184th
2020 63.21 175th
2030 66.47 173rd
2040 69.45 167th
2050 71.89 160th
2060 74.01 159th
2070 75.92 159th
2080 77.47 159th
2090 78.78 161st
2100 0

Zambia Average Fertility Rate

  • In Zambia, Women gives birth to 4.759 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Zambia rank is in range of 15th-4th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Zambia
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 5.39 16th
2020 4.75 15th
2030 4.25 13th
2040 3.82 9th
2050 3.48 5th
2060 3.19 4th
2070 2.96 3rd
2080 2.77 2nd
2090 2.6 2nd
2100 2.46 1st

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Zambia population was 2310442 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.03%.Currently Zambia population is around 13850033 and by year 2030 its expected to be 24859376 .Zambia ranks 71st when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Zambia in 2010 was 56.588, in 2020 its 63.215 and by 2050 it will be 71.893.As mentioned in Highlight's Zambia population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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