ZAM­BIA AT A GLANCE

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■ Pop­u­la­tion: 15m ■ Un­em­ploy­ment: 15% ■ Poverty head­count: 61% ■ Lit­er­acy rate: 70% ■ Doc­tor-pa­tient ra­tio: 1:15 000 (WHO rec­om­mends 1:5 000) ■ GDP: $22.4bn ■ Key GDP con­trib­u­tors: Con­struc­tion ( 13%), Agri­cul­ture ( 12%) ■ Stock mar­ket turnover: ZMK65.6bn* ■ In­fla­tion: 8.7% ■ Ex­ports: $8bn ■ Ex­ports to SA: 11% ■ Im­ports from SA: 27% *ZMK1 = R1.70/$1 = ZMK6.50 ZMK65.6bn refers to a com­bined mar­ket cap of all com­pa­nies listed in Lusaka.

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