Zimbabwe

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Available statistics:
Capital
Harare
Official language
English
Population (2016 est.)
14,546,961
Population growth (2016 est.), %
2.2
Median age (2016 est.), years
20.6
Urbanization rate (2010 - 2016), % p.a.
2.3
Urban population (2015), % of total
32.4
Rural population (2015), % of total
67.6
Population density (2015), per km2
33
HDI (2014), rank of 188
155
National Currency
US Dollar
Exchange rate (February 2017), USD
1.0
GDP (2015), USD million current
14,419
GDP growth (2015), %
0.5
GDP annual growth rate forecast (2020), %
4.88
GNI per capita (2015), current int’l USD
1,710
Avg. Inflation (2009 – 2017), %
0.87
Inflation Rate Forecast (2020), %
0.7
Foreign Direct Investment, net inflows (2015), BOP current USD billions
0.39
Net official development assistance (2014), current USD millions
757.85
Budget deficit (2016), % of GDP
-3.5
Ease of Doing Business (2016), rank of 190
161
TI Corruption Index (2016), rank of 168
150
Installed Generation Capacity (2016), MW
2,040
Installed Fossil Fuel Capacity (2016), % of total installed capacity
56
Hydro Capacity (2016), % of total installed capacity
38
Other RE Capacity (2016), % of total installed capacity
6
Renewable electricity output as % of total electricity output excl. hydro (2013)
0.5
Avg. distribution and transmission losses as % of output (2013)
28
Net electricity imports (2014), kWh
1,100,000,000
Electrification rate, total (2014) %
52
Electrification rate, urban (2014) %
78
Electrification rate, rural (2014) %
40
Peak demand (2015), MW
2,200
Per capita electricity consumption (2013), kWh
532