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1) Natural Geography
 

Area > Comparative to US places
slightly larger than Montana
Area > Land 386,670 sq km [59th of 238]
Area > Land (per capita) 34.068 sq km per 1,000 people [56th of 227]
Area > Total 390,580 sq km [65th of 250]
Area > Total (per capita) 34.412 sq km per 1,000 people [59th of 231]
Area > Water 3,910 sq km [70th of 239]
Area > Water (per capita) 344.49 sq km per million people [62nd of 225]
Capital city with population Harare - 1,184,169
Climate
tropical; moderated by altitude; rainy season (November to March)
Coastline 0 km [250th of 271]
Elevation extremes > Highest point Inyangani 2,592 m
Elevation extremes > Lowest point
junction of the Runde and Save rivers 162 m
Forested Land 49.2% [37th of 193]
Geographic coordinates 20 00 S, 30 00 E
Geography > Note
landlocked; the Zambezi forms a natural riverine boundary with Zambia; in full flood (February-April) the massive Victoria Falls on the river forms the world's largest curtain of falling water
Irrigated land 1,740 sq km [79th of 196]
Irrigated land (per capita) 135.27 sq km per million people [100th of 167]
Land area > sq. km 386,850 km² [60th of 206]
Land area > sq. km (per capita) 29.736 km² per 1,000 people [55th of 206]
Land boundaries > Border countries
Botswana 813 km, Mozambique 1,231 km, South Africa 225 km, Zambia 797 km
Land boundaries > Total 3,066 km [58th of 166]
Land boundaries > Total (per capita) 270.13 km per million people [62nd of 164]
Land use > Arable land 8.24% [124th of 258]
Land use > Other 91.43% [101st of 258]
Land use > Permanent crops 0.33% [152nd of 258]
Largest city with population Harare - 1,184,169
Location
Southern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia
Map references
Africa
Maritime claims none (landlocked)
Natural hazards
recurring droughts; floods and severe storms are rare
Natural resources
coal, chromium ore, asbestos, gold, nickel, copper, iron ore, vanadium, lithium, tin, platinum group metals
northernmost point > Latitude 15°37'S
Population density 28.87 people per sqkm [170th of 256]
Population density > people per sq. km 33.63 people/m² [150th of 204]
Rural population density > rural population per sq. km of arable land 259.42 people/km² of arable lan [98th of 188]
Surface area > sq. km 390,760 km² [60th of 206]
Surface area > sq. km (per capita) 30.036 km² per 1,000 people [56th of 207]
tallest mountains > Mountain Inyangani
Terrain
mostly high plateau with higher central plateau (high veld); mountains in east



 

SOURCES
CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006 ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook, City Population, CIA World Factbook, World Gazetteer, Official government websites.; FAO; World Development Indicators database; Wikipedia: List of countries by northernmost point ; Heal The World Foundation.; Wikipedia: List of tallest mountains by country

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Zimbabwe, Republic of Zimbabwe

Environment

 

Acidification 0% [53rd of 141]
Adjusted savings: carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI 2.17 % of GNI [7th of 179]
Adjusted savings: net forest depletion > % of GNI 0.06 % of GNI [34th of 57]
Adjusted savings: particulate emission damage > % of GNI 0.09 % of GNI [136th of 165]
Areas under protection 68 [62nd of 146]
    Areas under protection (per capita) 5.59165 per 1 million people [56th of 146]
Breeding birds threatened 1.88% [84th of 136]
Carbon efficiency 1.14 CO2 emissions/$ GDP [70th of 141]
CFC consumption 16,872.9 [34th of 107]
    CFC consumption (per capita) 1.38746 per 1,000 people [29th of 107]
CO2 Emissions 14,098.3 [80th of 178]
    CO2 Emissions (per capita) 1.1593 per 1,000 people [104th of 176]
CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP 0.45 kg/PPP$ [53rd of 170]
CO2 emissions > kt 11,465.19 kt [87th of 195]
    CO2 emissions > kt (per capita) 0.891 kt per 1,000 people [133rd of 196]
CPIA policy and institutions for environmental sustainability rating 2.5 [57th of 75]

Current issues
deforestation; soil erosion; land degradation; air and water pollution; the black rhinoceros herd - once the largest concentration of the species in the world - has been significantly reduced by poaching; poor mining practices have led to toxic waste and heavy metal pollution

Ecological footprint 1.45 [86th of 141]
Endangered species protection 88.9% [34th of 141]
Environmental agreement compliance 3.12 [62nd of 70]
Fertiliser consumption 541.61 hundred grams/hectare [76th of 141]
Forest area > % of land area 45.34 % of land area [53rd of 195]
Forest area > sq. km 175,400 km² [33rd of 195]
    Forest area > sq. km (per capita) 13,482.424 km² per 1,000 people [36th of 195]
Freshwater withdrawal 4.21 [4th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Agricultural 79% [3rd of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Domestic 14% [7th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial 7% [9th of 124]
Groundwater withdrawals 0 [98th of 188]

International agreements > Party to
Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Endangered Species, Law of the Sea, Ozone Layer Protection

International agreements > Signed but not ratified
none of the selected agreements
Known breeding bird species 229 [58th of 146]
    Known breeding bird species (per capita) 18.8307 per 1 million people [76th of 146]
Known mammal species 270 [21st of 145]
    Known mammal species (per capita) 22.2021 per 1 million people [38th of 145]
Marine fish catch 0 tons [110th of 141]
    Marine fish catch (per capita) 0 tons per 1,000 people [110th of 141]
Non-wildness 2.01% [81st of 141]
NOx emissions per populated area 0.21 thousand metric tons/squ [77th of 141]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day 26,809.64 kg/day [61st of 115]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day per worker 0.19 kg per day per worker [38th of 115]
PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter 28.3 mcg/m³ [125th of 185]
Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999 4,810 [76th of 199]
Protected area 7.9 [50th of 147]
SO2 emissions per populated area 330 thousand metric tons/squ [88th of 141]
SO2 exports 2,129.68 hundred metric tons [32nd of 141]
Threatened species > Mammal 9 [93rd of 160]
Total renewable water resources 20 cu km [14th of 31]
Urban NO2 concentration 47.56 micrograms/m3 [78th of 141]
Urban SO2 concentration 38.44 micrograms/m3 [80th of 141]
Water > Availability 3.4 thousand cubic metres [64th of 141]
Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration 4.8 mls/litre [133rd of 141]
Water > Freshwater pollution 0.42 tons/cubic km [44th of 69]
Water > Phosphorus concentration 0.09 mls/litre [124th of 141]
Water > Salinisation 700.63 [64th of 141]
Water > Severe water stress 16.2 [57th of 140]
Water > Suspended solids 4.62 mls/litre [82nd of 141]
Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions 7.85 % [46th of 114]
Water pollution, clay and glass industry > % of total BOD emissions 0.26 % [33rd of 112]
Water pollution, food industry > % of total BOD emissions 54.19 % [37th of 114]
Water pollution, metal industry > % of total BOD emissions 5.22 % [47th of 94]
Water pollution, other industry > % of total BOD emissions 3.11 % [56th of 107]
Water pollution, paper and pulp industry > % of total BOD emissions 10.24 % [59th of 111]
Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions 16.28 % [30th of 114]
Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions 2.85 % [33rd of 114]
Wildness 1.04% [86th of 141]



 

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Stockholm Environment Institute at York, Acidification in Developing Countries: Ecosystem Sensitivity and the Critical Loads Approach at the Global scale, 2000 via ciesin.org; World Development Indicators database; World Resources Institute; 2000 IUCN Red List, and World Resources Institute,World Resources 2000-2001, Washington, DC: WRI, 2000. Original sources: World Conservation Monitoring Center, IUCN-The World Conservation Union, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and other sources.; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center; UNEP, Production and Consumption of Ozone Depleting Substances, 1986-1998, October 1999. via ciesin.org; World Resources Institute. 2003. Carbon Emissions from energy use and cement manufacturing, 1850 to 2000. Available on-line through the Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) at Washington, DC: World Resources Institute; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Living Planet Report 2000, Gland, Switzerland: 2000, and Redefining Progress.; Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, Report on National Reports Required Under Article VIII, Paragraph 7(a), of the Convention, Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties, Gigiri, Kenya, April 2000; Michael E. Porter et al, The Global Competitveness Report 2001. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. via ciesin.org; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001. via ciesin.org; ; FAOSTAT on-line database; Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the last wild places on the earth's surface. Accessed via ciesin.org; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: Special Report on Emissions Scenarios, Data Version 1.1, B1Illustrative Marker Scenario with model IMAGE; Gregg Marland, Tom Boden, and Bob Andres, University of North Dakota, via net publication; Jacaranda Atlas; International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, RAINS-ASIA and Co-operative Programme formonitoring and evaluation of the long range transmission of air pollutants in Europe (EMEP) via ciesin.org; World Resources Institute, World Resources 1998-99; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2000; WHO,Air Management Information System-AMIS 2.0, 1998; and Global Urban Observatory, Citibase, 1999. via ciesin.org; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGAP 2.1B, 2001 via ciesin.org; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System/Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen,R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC: Island Press, 2001; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001, Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001 (for BOD emissions)and Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 (for data on waterquantity). via ciesin.org; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System/Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen, R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC: Island Press, 2001; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 via ciesin.org; Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the lastwild places on the earth's surface. via ciesin.org

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Zimbabwe, Republic of Zimbabwe


2) Human geography

Age distribution

Zimbabwe Population Pyramid for 1990
Age and sex distribution for the year 1990




Zimbabwe Population Pyramid for 1995
Age and sex distribution for the year 1995




Zimbabwe Population Pyramid for 2000
Age and sex distribution for the year 2000



Zimbabwe Population Pyramid for 2003
Age and sex distribution for the year 2003



Zimbabwe Population Pyramid for 2005
Age and sex distribution for the year 2005



Zimbabwe Population Pyramid for 2010
Age and sex distribution for the year 2010




Zimbabwe Population Pyramid for 2020
Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2020




Zimbabwe Population Pyramid for 2050
Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2050




Source
US Census Bureau July 17, 2003

Labor
 

Compensation of employees > % of expense 37.74 % [13th of 97]
Compensation of employees > current LCU 12952500000
CPIA building human resources rating 2 [75th of 75]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14 27.04 [27th of 89]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19 48.34 [51st of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24 76.65 [58th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29 82.57 [82nd of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34 90.22 [41st of 165]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39 88.95 [57th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44 87.82 [61st of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49 87.41 [50th of 163]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54 85.36 [33rd of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59 82.74 [17th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64 76.47 [13th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus 57.68 [8th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 10-14 30.45 [25th of 92]
Economic activity > Men aged 15-19 53.59 [58th of 164]
Economic activity > Men aged 20-24 89.02 [30th of 166]
Economic activity > Men aged 25-29 97.34 [17th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 30-34 97.68 [49th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 35-39 97.88 [55th of 164]
Economic activity > Men aged 40-44 97.68 [38th of 163]
Economic activity > Men aged 45-49 97.61 [23rd of 167]
Economic activity > Men aged 50-54 96.08 [28th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 55-59 93.92 [26th of 167]
Economic activity > Men aged 60-64 86.83 [35th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus 59.55 [39th of 162]
Economic activity > Women aged 10-14 23.63 [32nd of 89]
Economic activity > Women aged 15-19 43.11 [50th of 164]
Economic activity > Women aged 20-24 64.4 [82nd of 166]
Economic activity > Women aged 25-29 67.95 [90th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 30-34 82.86 [42nd of 167]
Economic activity > Women aged 35-39 80.2 [56th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 40-44 78.31 [62nd of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 45-49 77.81 [54th of 161]
Economic activity > Women aged 50-54 75.27 [40th of 166]
Economic activity > Women aged 55-59 72.25 [20th of 167]
Economic activity > Women aged 60-64 66.87 [11th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus 56.07 [6th of 167]
Economically active children, female 15.3 % [3rd of 34]
Economically active children, male 13.3 % [6th of 34]
Economically active children, study and work 88 % [3rd of 34]
Economically active children, study and work, female 88.6 % [3rd of 34]
Economically active children, study and work, male 87.2 % [3rd of 34]
Economically active children, total 14.3 % [5th of 34]
Economically active children, work only 12 % [8th of 34]
Economically active children, work only, female 11.4 % [8th of 33]
Economically active children, work only, male 12.8 % [8th of 34]
Female economic activity 65.3% [33rd of 156]
Female economic activity growth -2% [130th of 156]
Firing cost > weeks of wages 446.3 weeks of wages [1st of 164]
force participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15-64 64.53 % [55th of 184]
force participation rate, male > % of male population ages 15-64 85.17 % [49th of 184]
force participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15-64 74.75 % [46th of 184]
force, female > % of total labor force 44 % [72nd of 184]
force, total 5,762,575 [65th of 184]
force, total (per capita) 0.443 per capita [90th of 184]
Labor force 4,032,000 [67th of 132]
Labor force (per capita) 327,508.177 per million people [101st of 131]
Labor force > By occupation
agriculture 66%, industry 10%, services 24%
Labor force > By occupation > Agriculture 66% [4th of 32]
Labor force > By occupation > Industry 10% [5th of 29]
Labor force > By occupation > Services 24% [4th of 29]
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Date June 6, 2000
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Minimum age 14 [146th of 146]
Parental leave > Paid maternity leave 90 days
Regulation 27 [118th of 123]
Regulation > Employment Conditions 22 [123rd of 123]
Regulation > Firing 26 [89th of 123]
Regulation > Hiring 33 [89th of 123]
Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention > Ratifications > Date August 27, 1998
Rigidity of employment index 34 [94th of 166]
Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector > % of total nonagricultural employment 21.8 % [117th of 174]
Unemployment rate 80% [1st of 107]
Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 76.8 % [3rd of 71]
Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 84.8 % [1st of 71]
Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment 0.8 % [74th of 77]
Unemployment with tertiary education, female > % of female unemployment 1.1 % [67th of 71]
Unemployment with tertiary education, male > % of male unemployment 0.6 % [68th of 71]
Unemployment, female > % of female labor force 6.1 % [59th of 95]
Unemployment, male > % of male labor force 10.4 % [24th of 95]
Unemployment, total > % of total labor force 8.2 % [54th of 101]
Unemployment, youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24 21.4 % [31st of 77]
Unemployment, youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24 28.2 % [10th of 77]
Unemployment, youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24 24.9 % [17th of 77]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ 7,000,000 $ [93rd of 149]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per $ GDP) 1.016 $ per $1,000 of GDP [126th of 166]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per capita) 0.603 $ per 1,000 people [134th of 167]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ 44,000,000 $ [82nd of 156]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per $ GDP) 6.385 $ per $1,000 of GDP [89th of 165]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per capita) 3.79 $ per capita [121st of 167]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ 2,333,562 BoP $ [50th of 115]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP) 273.26 BoP $ per $1 million of [118th of 142]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per capita) 295.643 BoP $ per 1,000 people [119th of 143]



 

SOURCES
World Development Indicators database; Economic activity rate and economically active population, by sex, thirteen age groups, 1950-2010 (ILO estimates and projections) are data from the International Labour Union (ILO). Source details: ILO, Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, fourth edition, diskette database (Geneva, 1997). The latest set of estimates and projections covering the period 1950-2010 (4th edition) was released by ILO in December 1996. These data are updated every five-ten years by ILO and a new set of these data is in preparation; calculated on the basis of data on the economically active population and total population from ILO (International Labour Organization). 2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: Minimum Age Convention, 1973 ; Wikipedia: Parental leave ; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference.; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference; Wikipedia: Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Zimbabwe, Republic of Zimbabwe

Lifestyle

 

Life satisfaction 3.3 [68th of 69]
Life satisfaction inequality 3.1 [4th of 87]
Political orientation > Far left 23.3% [1st of 61]
Political orientation > Far right 4.4% [34th of 61]



 

SOURCES
World Database of Happiness, Happiness in Nations, Rank Report 2004/1 Average happiness in 90 nations 1990-2000; World Database of Happiness, Happiness in Nations, Rank Report 2004/3b. Equality of happiness in 90 nations 1990-2000. How much citizens differ in enjoyment of their life as a whole; World Values Survey

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Zimbabwe, Republic of Zimbabwe

People

 

African countries by population density > area 390,580 [25th of 56]
African countries by population density > pop. dens. 29 [35th of 56]
African countries by population density > population 11,376,676 [18th of 56]
Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population 0.77 [48th of 185]
Age structure > 0-14 years 37.4 % [68th of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years 39.2 [55th of 226]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Females 2,465,715 [65th of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years > From total 43.9% [25th of 227]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Males 2,514,135 [65th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years 57.1 [170th of 226]
Age structure > 15-64 years 59.1 % [158th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Females 3,260,457 [79th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > From total 52.3% [207th of 227]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Males 2,671,164 [87th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over 3.5 % [162nd of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Females 243,786 [96th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > From total 3.9% [149th of 227]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Males 194,854 [92nd of 225]
Birth rate 31.62 births/1,000 population [47th of 226]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of rural 33 [43rd of 52]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of total 40 [44th of 56]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of urban 54 [40th of 52]
Chinese population 300 [87th of 127]
Chinese population (per capita) 2.467 per 100,000 people [97th of 126]
CPIA social protection rating 1.5 [75th of 75]
Death rate 17.29 deaths/1,000 population [13th of 226]
Education expenditures 4.6 % of GDP [3rd of 55]
Ethnic groups
African 98% (Shona 82%, Ndebele 14%, other 2%), mixed and Asian 1%, white less than 1%
Female population > Age 10-14 719,817 [66th of 224]
Female population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 5.88 [62nd of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 788,481 [59th of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 6.44 [5th of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 794,291 [58th of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 6.49 [2nd of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 544,617 [62nd of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 4.45 [24th of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 366,210 [76th of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 2.99 [190th of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 237,247 [91st of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 1.94 [218th of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 221,601 [87th of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 1.81 [214th of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 222,244 [81st of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.82 [180th of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 194,434 [81st of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.59 [161st of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 141,337 [90th of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 1.16 [182nd of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 110,728 [88th of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 0.9 [178th of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 87,087 [95th of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.71 [171st of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 62,429 [95th of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.51 [168th of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 39,686 [100th of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.32 [166th of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 37,949 [89th of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.31 [146th of 224]
Gender development 0.545 [104th of 141]
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Capital Harare
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Number of ethnic Greeks
1,100 (est.) (Hellenic Republic: Ministry of Foreign Affairs: ) – 4,000 (est.)
Jewish population > By country > Jews > % Jewish 0.006 % [75th of 97]
Jewish population > By country > Jews > Estimated number of Jews 764 [69th of 102]
Male population > Age 10-14 730,210 [67th of 224]
Male population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 5.97 [65th of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 801,751 [60th of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 6.55 [5th of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 817,999 [57th of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 6.68 [2nd of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 584,072 [62nd of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 4.77 [17th of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 452,114 [66th of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.69 [95th of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 292,970 [84th of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 2.39 [210th of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 209,979 [88th of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 1.72 [218th of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 157,559 [101st of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.29 [216th of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 124,515 [100th of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.02 [213rd of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 94,793 [102nd of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 0.77 [214th of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 80,776 [96th of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 0.66 [201st of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 71,804 [94th of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.59 [187th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 55,480 [89th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.45 [165th of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 37,556 [90th of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.31 [149th of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 34,628 [80th of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.28 [124th of 224]
Median age > Female 18.8 years [190th of 224]
Median age > Male 16.4 years [214th of 224]
Median age > Total 17.6 years [199th of 224]
Nationality > Adjective Zimbabwean
Nationality > Noun Zimbabwean(s)
Percentage living in rural areas. 65% [41st of 193]
Percentage living in urban areas 35% [154th of 199]
Population 11,350,111 [73rd of 242]
Population > CIA Factbook 11,350,111 [73rd of 240]
Population > 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 2007 est.)
Population ages 0-14 > % of total 39.98 % [47th of 185]
Population ages 15-64 > % of total 56.38 % [136th of 185]
Population ages 65 and above > % of total 3.64 % [129th of 185]
Population growth > annual % 0.56 annual % [147th of 195]
Population growth rate -0.787% [228th of 235]
Population in 2015 13,804 [71st of 225]
Population in largest city 1,514,553 [77th of 118]
Population in largest city (per capita) 0.116 per capita [69th of 118]
Population in the largest city > % of urban population 32.43 % [52nd of 118]
Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million 1,514,553 [78th of 106]
Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million (per capita) 0.116 per capita [81st of 106]
Population, female > % of total 50.4 % [96th of 190]
Projected population growth -18.37% [131st of 141]
Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates 11 Sep 1990
Rights of the Child Convention > Signatories 8 Mar 1990
Rural population 8,339,112 [54th of 193]
Rural population (per capita) 0.641 per capita [50th of 194]
Rural population growth > annual % -0.09 annual % [127th of 193]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 1.03 [57th of 223]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 0.82 male(s)/female [218th of 224]
Sex ratio > 65 years and over 0.8 male(s)/female [100th of 223]
Sex ratio > At birth 1.03 male(s)/female [200th of 223]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > 15–65 1 [113rd of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > at birth 1.03 [204th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > over 65 0.88 [54th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > total 1 [78th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > under 15 1.02 [165th of 215]
Sex ratio > Total population 0.9 male(s)/female [211st of 224]
Sex ratio > Under 15 years 1.02 male(s)/female [181st of 224]
Total fertility rate 3.72 children born/woman [54th of 225]
Total Population 12,236,805 [68th of 227]
Total population > Age 10-14 1,450,027 [67th of 224]
Total population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 11.85 [64th of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 1,590,232 [59th of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 13 [5th of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 1,612,290 [57th of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 13.18 [1st of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 1,128,689 [62nd of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 9.22 [18th of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 818,324 [72nd of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 6.69 [144th of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 530,217 [85th of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 4.33 [214th of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 431,580 [88th of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 3.53 [217th of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 379,803 [87th of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 3.1 [206th of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 318,949 [91st of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 2.61 [200th of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 236,130 [97th of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 1.93 [204th of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 191,504 [94th of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 1.56 [189th of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 158,891 [93rd of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 1.3 [177th of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 117,909 [94th of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.96 [168th of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 77,242 [95th of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.63 [161st of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 72,577 [85th of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.59 [138th of 224]
Total Population > Female 6,113,639 [68th of 227]
Total Population > Male 6,123,166 [67th of 227]
Urban population 4,670,423 [79th of 195]
Urban population (per capita) 0.359 per capita [145th of 196]
Urban population growth > annual % 1.74 annual % [106th of 195]
Urbanization 36 [154th of 204]
Urbanization in 1975 19.6% [129th of 164]
Urbanization in 2015 45.9% [116th of 164]
Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males 91 [77th of 144]
Women > Antenatal care coverage % 93 [44th of 133]
Women > Contraceptive prevalence % 54 [78th of 170]
Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males 100 [166th of 173]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio > reported 700 [12th of 154]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted 1,100 [9th of 166]
Women > Skilled attendant at delivery % 73 [110th of 172]



 

SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of African countries by population density ; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006 ; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; UNICEF; University Libraries, Ohio University; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center ; Human Development Reports, United Nations 2002; Wikipedia: Greek diaspora ; Wikipedia: Jewish population ; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects: The 2003 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights. Estimates and projections of urban and rural populations are made by the Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat and published every two years. These estimates and projections are based on national census or survey data that have been evaluated and, whenever necessary, adjusted for deficiencies and inconsistencies; World Development Indicators database and CIA World Factbook; CIA World Factbook, 14 June, 2007 ; Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Prospects: The 2004 Revision and World Urbanization Prospects: http://esa.un.org/unpp; Population Reference Bureau, 2001 World Population Data Sheet, Washington, DC: PRB, 2001. via ciesin.org; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human RIghts; Wikipedia: Sex ratio ; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center Spanish Statistical Institute; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects: The 2001 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights (ESA/P/WP.173, 20 March 2002); UN (United Nations). 2002. World Urbanization Prospects: The 2001 Revision. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. New York

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Zimbabwe, Republic of Zimbabwe

Mortality

 

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people 22.9 per 1,000 people [4th of 195]
rate, adult, female > per 1,000 female adults 807.85 per 1,000 female adults [4th of 185]
rate, adult, male > per 1,000 male adults 771.84 per 1,000 male adults [4th of 185]
rate, infant > per 1,000 live births 81 per 1,000 live births [30th of 187]
rate, under-5 > per 1,000 132 per 1,000 [27th of 187]



 

SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Zimbabwe, Republic of Zimbabwe

Immigration
 

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population 3.928 [91st of 195]
immigrant population > Number of immigrants 511,000 [62nd of 195]
immigrant population > Percentage of total number of immigrants in the world >0.5%
International migration stock > % of population 3.93 % [102nd of 205]
International migration stock, total 510,637 [63rd of 205]
Net migration -50,000 [119th of 180]
Net migration (per capita) -3.843 per 1 million people [100th of 185]
Net migration rate 0 migrant(s)/1,000 populati [128th of 225]
Net migration rate > A note
there is a small but steady flow of Zimbabweans into South Africa in search of better paid employment (2002 est.)
Refugee population by country or territory of asylum 13,850 [53rd of 151]
Refugee population by country or territory of asylum (per capita) 1,064.604 per 1 million people [66th of 162]
Refugee population by country or territory of origin 11,251 [52nd of 77]
Refugee population by country or territory of origin (per capita) 0.865 per 1 million people [43rd of 77]
Refugees > Convention on refugees 25 Aug 1981 a
Refugees > US applications 1 [62nd of 64]
Refugees > US applications (per capita) 0 per 1,000 people [56th of 63]
Refugees > US applications approved 0 [53rd of 53]
Refugees > US applications approved (per capita) 0 per 1,000 people [52nd of 52]
Refugees > US applications denied 1 [39th of 41]
Refugees > US applications denied (per capita) 0 per 1,000 people [37th of 40]
Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs 569,685 [6th of 40]
Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs (per capita) 46.274 per 1,000 people [5th of 40]
Refugees and internally displaced persons > Refugees (country of origin)
2,500 (Democratic Republic of Congo)
US visa lottery winners 168 US visa lottery winners [65th of 178]
US visa lottery winners (per capita) 13.8147 US visa lottery winners [89th of 176]


SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of countries by immigrant population ; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; United Nations Treaty Collection; United States Citizenship and Immigration Services; US Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Zimbabwe, Republic of Zimbabwe

 

 

 

 

 

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