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Zambia Population (million)

Population in Zambia

Available data suggests that the economy gathered some steam at the outset of the year. The private-sector PMI rebounded in January–February from Q4’s slump. That said, it fell into contractionary terrain in March, weighed on by a weaker kwanza and February’s interest rate hike. Momentum seemingly remained subdued in April, as the PMI continued to point to weaker business activity, while inflation climbed back into double-digit territory after 11 months, likely denting private spending. Going forward, May’s rate hike is set to hamper the economy further. In other news, in late April, the country submitted a debt restructuring proposal to official creditors; reaching an agreement is crucial for the disbursement of USD 188 million of IMF funding. Talks are ongoing, and the IMF expects that a deal will be reached soon.

Zambia Population Chart

This chart displays Population (million) for Zambia from 2014 to 2023.

Zambia Population Data

2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Population (million) 17.3 17.8 18.4 18.9 19.5

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