Population of Zambia 2021

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Population of Zambia 2021

Zambia, officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central, Southern and East Africa. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of  Zambia in 2020 is 18,383,956 (1.83 Crores)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

 

Zambia Population 2021

Zambia has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 2.93%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  18,92,0657 (19 million) . The total Land Area of Zambia is 743,398 sq.km (287,028 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Zambia  is  25 per Km2 (64 people per mi2).

Population of  Zambia in 2021  – 1.89 Crores (Approx)
 Zambia 2020 Population
Total Population 18,383,956 (1.83 Crores)
Global Rank65
Share of World Pop.0.24%
Land Area 743,398 sq.km (287,028 sq. mi)
Area Rank38
Pop. Density25 people/sq. km
Capital City Lusaka

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Zambia Demographics
Fertility Rate* 4.66
Infant mortality rate ** 39.4
Median Age  17.6 years.
Life Expectancy 64.70 years
Urban Population 45.3%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age

Religion in Zambia

Religious affiliation in Zambia

  • Protestant –  75.3%
  • Roman Catholic – 20.2%
  • Animist – 2.5%
  • Atheist 1.8%
  • Muslim 0.5%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Zambia by Population

#CityProvincePopulation
1LusakaLusaka1,747,152
2KitweCopperbelt501,360
3NdolaCopperbelt451,246
4KabweCentral202,360
5ChingolaCopperbelt185,246
6MufuliraCopperbelt151,309
7LivingstoneSouthern134,349
8LuanshyaCopperbelt130,076
9ChipataEastern116,627
10KasamaNorthern101,845
11SolweziNorth-Western90,856
12MansaLuapula78,153
13ChililabombweCopperbelt77,818
14MazabukaSouthern71,700
15KafueLusaka71,573
16KalulushiCopperbelt51,863
17ChomaSouthern51,842
18MonguWestern49,818
19Kapiri MposhiCentral44,783
20NakondeMuchinga41,836