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    Zambia People - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/zambia/zambia_people.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 9,959,037
      note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2002 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 47.1% (male 2,357,581; female 2,335,644)
      15-64 years: 50.4% (male 2,497,360; female 2,519,227)
      65 years and over: 2.5% (male 106,160; female 143,065) (2002 est.)

      Population growth rate 1.9% (2002 est.)

      Birth rate 41.01 births/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Death rate 21.89 deaths/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Net migration rate -0.16 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2002 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth: 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.99 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.74 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2002 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 89.39 deaths/1,000 live births (2002 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 37.35 years
      female: 37.66 years (2002 est.)
      male: 37.05 years

      Total fertility rate 5.43 children born/woman (2002 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 19.95% (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 870,000 (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths 99,000 (1999 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Zambian(s)
      adjective: Zambian

      Ethnic groups African 98.7%, European 1.1%, other 0.2%

      Religions Christian 50%-75%, Muslim and Hindu 24%-49%, indigenous beliefs 1%

      Languages English (official), major vernaculars - Bemba, Kaonda, Lozi, Lunda, Luvale, Nyanja, Tonga, and about 70 other indigenous languages

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write English
      total population: 78.9%
      male: 85.7%
      female: 72.6%

      NOTE: The information regarding Zambia on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Zambia People 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Zambia People 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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