Zambia Population and Health

Total population 13,817,479

Average population growth 2.3%

Urban population 5,277,522

Urban growth rate 35%

Rural growth rate: 2.4%

Rural population 8197438

Population density of Zambia17.39 humans per square kilometre

Life Expectance

Male: 51 years

Female: 54 years

HIV prevalence: 13.5%

Literacy level

Male: 80.3%

Female: 63.5%

Age and gender structure (2012 estimate)

Age (years)per%No of MalesNo of FemalesTotal
0-1446.33,210,5533,183,1696393722
15-24 201,382,4751,382, 4752764950
25-5428.41,979,0931,947,8523926945
55-64 2.9188,412205,783394195
65 years & over2.4144,145191,129335274

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