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Monday May 20 2019
Zambia Inflation Rate at 7.70 percent  
Zambia’s annual inflation rate rose to 7.7 percent in April 2019 from 7.5 percent in the previous month. Prices increased faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (8.3% vs 8.2% in March), namely bread & cereals such as breakfast meal, roller meal and maize grain and meat products including fillet steak, brisket, pork chops; transport (14.5% vs 14.1%), mainly purchase of vehicles and housing & utilities (5.8% vs 5.3%), due to water supply costs and services relating to dwelling. Meanwhile, inflation slowed for furnishings (5.1% vs 5.6%); education (6.1% vs 6.2%); recreation & culture (3.7% vs 4.4%) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (5.8% vs 5.9%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.7 percent, slowing from a 1.1 percent in the prior month.
Sunday May 19 2019
Zambia - Credit Rating at 33.75  
Standard & Poor's credit rating for Zambia stands at B- with negative outlook. Moody's credit rating for Zambia was last set at Caa1 with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Zambia was last reported at B- with negative outlook.
Saturday May 18 2019
Zambia Interest Rate at 9.75 percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Zambia was last recorded at 9.75 percent.
Thursday May 16 2019
Zambia Balance of Trade at 754.00 ZMK Million  
Zambia recorded a trade surplus of 754 ZMK Million in March of 2019.
Saturday May 11 2019
Zambia Money Supply M3 at 60511119.97 ZMK Million  
Money Supply M3 in Zambia decreased to 60511119.97 ZMK Million in March from 61793125.29 ZMK Million in February of 2019.
Saturday May 11 2019
Deposit Interest Rate in Zambia at 8.22 percent  
Deposit Interest Rate in Zambia increased to 8.22 percent in March from 7.61 percent in February of 2019.
Monday May 06 2019
Zambia Military Expenditure at 386.00 USD Million  
Military Expenditure in Zambia increased to 386 USD Million in 2018 from 340 USD Million in 2017.
Monday May 06 2019
Zambia Composite PMI at 45.20  
The Stanbic Bank Zambia PMI fell to 45.2 in April 2019 from 48.1 in the prior month, signalling the largest contraction in the country's private sector since October. Output and new orders declined amid reports of money shortages. Meanwhile, employment decreased only marginally, as some companies maintained staffing levels. On the other hand, purchasing activity and stocks of purchases fell significantly in response to lower new orders. In terms of prices, input cost rose modestly mainly linked to weakness of the Zambian kwacha but output charge inflation quickened to a four-month high. Finally, business confidence dropped for the second straight month and to the greatest extent since August 2016, due to concerns about ongoing exchange rate weakness.
Saturday April 27 2019
Zambia Cpi Housing Utilities at 242.30 Index Points  
Cpi Housing Utilities in Zambia increased to 242.30 Index Points in April from 241.16 Index Points in March of 2019.
Saturday April 27 2019
Zambia CPI Transportation at 255.16 Index Points  
The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Zambia increased to 255.16 Index Points in April of 2019 from 253.65 Index Points in March of 2019.
Saturday April 27 2019
Zambia Consumer Price Index Cpi at 224.92 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index Cpi in Zambia increased to 224.92 Index Points in April from 223.29 Index Points in March of 2019.
Saturday April 27 2019
Zambia Exports at 7773.00 ZMK Million  
Exports in Zambia increased to 7773 ZMK Million in March from 6985.80 ZMK Million in February of 2019.
Saturday April 27 2019
Zambia Imports at 7019.00 ZMK Million  
Imports in Zambia decreased to 7019 ZMK Million in March from 7294.80 ZMK Million in February of 2019.
Friday April 26 2019
Zambia Food Inflation at 8.30 percent  
Cost of food in Zambia increased 8.30 percent in April of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.
Thursday April 25 2019
Zambia Inflation Rate MoM at 0.70 percent  
The Consumer Price Index in Zambia increased 0.70 percent in April of 2019 over the previous month.
Wednesday April 10 2019
Zambia GDP Current Prices at 279441.00 ZMW THO  
GDP Constant Prices in Zambia increased to 279441 ZMW THO in 2018 from 245686 ZMW THO in 2017.
Wednesday April 10 2019
Zambia GDP Annual Growth Rate at 4.10 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Zambia expanded 4.10 percent in 2017 from the previous year.
Tuesday March 26 2019
Zambia Mining Production at -1.40 percent  
Mining production in Zambia decreased 1.40 percent in September of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.
Tuesday March 26 2019
Zambia Manufacturing Production at 0.40 percent  
Manufacturing Production in Zambia increased 0.40 percent in September of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.
Tuesday March 26 2019
Zambia Industrial Production at 6.40 percent  
Industrial Production in Zambia increased 6.40 percent in the third quarter of 2018 over the same quarter in the previous year.
Tuesday March 26 2019
Zambia Foreign Direct Investment at 125.30 USD Million  
Foreign Direct Investment in Zambia increased by 125.30 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Tuesday March 26 2019
Zambia Current Account at -328.10 USD Million  
Zambia recorded a Current Account deficit of 328.10 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Tuesday February 19 2019
Zambia Capital Flows at -63.90 USD Million  
Zambia recorded a capital and financial account deficit of 63.90 USD Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday February 11 2019
Zambia Terrorism Index at 0.66  
Terrorism Index in Zambia increased to 0.66 in 2017 from 0 in 2016.
Wednesday February 06 2019
Zambia Population at 17.20 million  
The total population in Zambia was estimated at 17.2 million people in 2017, according to the latest census figures.
Wednesday February 06 2019
Zambia Unemployment Rate at 7.79 percent  
Unemployment Rate in Zambia increased to 7.79 percent in 2017 from 7.78 percent in 2016.
Tuesday January 29 2019
Zambia Corruption Index at 35.00 Points  
Zambia scored 35 points out of 100 on the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Tuesday January 29 2019
Zambia Corruption Rank at 105.00  
Zambia is the 105 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Monday November 05 2018
Ease of Doing Business in Zambia at 87.00  
Zambia is ranked 87 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of Zambia deteriorated to 87 in 2018 from 85 in 2017.
Wednesday October 31 2018
Zambia Living Wage Family at 4090.00 ZMK/Month  
Living Wage Family in Zambia remained unchanged at 4090 ZMK/Month in 2017 from 4090 ZMK/Month in 2017.
Wednesday October 31 2018
Zambia Living Wage Individual at 2230.00 ZMK/Month  
Living Wage Individual in Zambia remained unchanged at 2230 ZMK/Month in 2017 from 2230 ZMK/Month in 2017.
Wednesday October 31 2018
Zambia Wages High Skilled at 8810.00 ZMK/Month  
Wages High Skilled in Zambia increased to 8810 ZMK/Month in 2017 from 8750 ZMK/Month in 2016.
Wednesday October 31 2018
Zambia Wages Low Skilled at 1760.00 ZMK/Month  
Wages Low Skilled in Zambia increased to 1760 ZMK/Month in 2017 from 1300 ZMK/Month in 2015.
Thursday October 18 2018
Zambia Competitiveness Rank at 118.00  
Zambia is the 118 most competitive nation in the world out of 140 countries ranked in the 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Thursday October 18 2018
Zambia Competitiveness Index at 46.05 Points  
Zambia scored 46.05 points out of 100 on the 2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Tuesday October 02 2018
Zambia Government Budget at -6.10 percent of GDP  
Zambia recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 6.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017.
Tuesday October 02 2018
Zambia Current Account to GDP at -2.30 percent  
Zambia recorded a Current Account deficit of 2.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017.
Monday July 30 2018
Zambia Government Debt at 8790.30 USD Million  
Government Debt in Zambia increased to 8790.30 USD Million in 2017 from 6947.10 USD Million in 2016.
Monday July 30 2018
Zambia Private External Debt at 8419.70 USD Million  
External Debt in Zambia decreased to 8419.70 USD Million in 2017 from 9208.80 USD Million in 2016.
Monday July 09 2018
Zambia GDP per capita PPP at 3689.25 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Zambia was last recorded at 3689.25 US dollars in 2017, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Zambia, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 21 percent of the world's average.
Monday July 09 2018
Zambia GDP per capita at 1646.14 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Zambia was last recorded at 1646.14 US dollars in 2017. The GDP per Capita in Zambia is equivalent to 13 percent of the world's average.
Monday July 09 2018
Zambia GDP at 25.81 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Zambia was worth 25.81 billion US dollars in 2017. The GDP value of Zambia represents 0.04 percent of the world economy.
Tuesday May 08 2018
Zambia Electricity Production at 3701.86 Gigawatt-hour  
Electricity Production in Zambia increased to 3701.86 Gigawatt-hour in the fourth quarter of 2017 from 3691.03 Gigawatt-hour in the third quarter of 2017.
Friday April 13 2018
Zambia Government Debt to GDP at 55.60 percent  
Zambia recorded a government debt equivalent to 55.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017.
Tuesday February 13 2018
Zambia Sales Tax Rate - VAT at 16.00 percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Zambia stands at 16 percent.
Monday February 12 2018
Zambia Social Security Rate at 10.00 percent  
The Social Security Rate in Zambia stands at 10 percent.
Monday February 12 2018
Zambia Social Security Rate For Companies at 5.00 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Companies in Zambia stands at 5 percent.
Monday February 12 2018
Zambia Social Security Rate For Employees at 5.00 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Employees in Zambia stands at 5 percent.
Monday February 12 2018
Zambia Personal Income Tax Rate at 37.50 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Zambia stands at 37.50 percent.
Friday February 09 2018
Zambia Corporate Tax Rate at 35.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Zambia stands at 35 percent.
Thursday January 18 2018
Zambia Average Precipitation at 164.83 mm  
Precipitation in Zambia increased to 164.83 mm in December from 91.33 mm in November of 2015.
Thursday January 18 2018
Zambia Average Temperature at 25.21 celsius  
Temperature in Zambia decreased to 25.21 celsius in December from 25.41 celsius in November of 2015.
Friday October 27 2017
Zambia Internet Speed at 2303.04 KBps  
Internet Speed in Zambia decreased to 2303.04 KBps in the first quarter of 2017 from 2325.33 KBps in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Friday October 27 2017
Zambia IP Addresses at 248931.00 IP  
IP Addresses in Zambia decreased to 248931 IP in the first quarter of 2017 from 252039 IP in the fourth quarter of 2016.
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