Country information

  • Landlocked/Coastal: Landlocked
  • Country area: 752,614 km²
  • Pop: 13,881,366
  • Religions: Christian, Muslim, Hindu
  • GDP/ World Rank Dollars: $15.93 billion (105)
  • HDI/ World Rank Index: 0.395 (150)
  • Main Languages: English, Bemba, Nyanga, Tonga, Lozi
  • Largest three cities: Lusaka, Kitwe, Ndola
  • Capital: Lusaka
  • Type of government: Presidential republic / multi-party democracy
  • Economic Structure: Exports: $5.6987 billion (2005) - copper/cobalt 64%, electricity, tobacco Imports: $1.934 billion (2005) - machinery, transport equipment, petroleum products, electricity
  • Name of president, PM, Ruler: President Rupiah B. Banda
  • Date of next election: Nov-11
  • HIV/AIDS prevalence: 13.5% (2009 est)
  • Literacy rates: 80.60%
  • Corruption perceptions index 2010: 3
  • 2011 Doing Business Rank: 76
  • Life expectancy: 52.36
  • Percentage below poverty line: 65% (2007 est)

This page will be updated as the project progresses and we learn more about the social and environmental enterprise sectors in Zambia. We are working with a number of case studies in Zambia. So far we have created preliminary profiles for the KaingU Lodge, the Mumwa Crafts Association, The Book Bus, Tribal Textiles, Alive and Kicking Zambia.

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