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Available statistics:
Capital
Harare
Official language
English
Population (2017 est.)
16,530,000
Population growth (2016 est.), %
1.41
Median age (2018 est.), years
19.3
Urbanization rate (2015 - 2018), % p.a.
1.32
Urban population (2018), % of total
32.20
Rural population (2018), % of total
67.8
Population density (2018), per km2
37.33
HDI (2018), rank of 188
156
National Currency
US Dollar
Exchange rate (July 2019), 1 USD
361
GDP (2018), USD million current
31,001
GDP growth (2018), %
6.2
GDP annual growth rate forecast (2020), %
2.80
GNI per capita (2018), current int’l USD
3,010
Avg. Inflation (2009 – 2017), %
0.87
Inflation Rate Forecast (2020), %
32
Foreign Direct Investment, net inflows (2017), BOP current USD billions
0.25
Net official development assistance (2017), current USD millions
725.83
Budget deficit (2016), % of GDP
11.1
Ease of Doing Business (2016), rank of 190
155
TI Corruption Index (2016), rank of 168
160
Installed Generation Capacity (2017), MW
2,122
Installed Fossil Fuel Capacity (2017), % of total installed capacity
58
Hydro Capacity (2017), % of total installed capacity
37
Other RE Capacity (2017), % of total installed capacity
6
Renewable electricity output as % of total electricity output excl. hydro (2016)
01.33
Avg. distribution and transmission losses as % of output (2015)
16.5
Net electricity imports (2017), GWh
2,220
Electrification rate, total (2017) %
40.42
Electrification rate, urban (2017) %
85.6
Electrification rate, rural (2017) %
18.9
Peak demand (2018), MW
2,100
Per capita electricity consumption (2016), kWh
460