Zambia Population 2023

Population Zambia 2023 is 17 861 099 people. Zambia ranks 65 in terms of population in the world - 0.23% of all inhabitants of the Earth. The capital of Zambia is Lusaka, the official currency is the Zambian Kwacha (ZMW). has used information from reliable sources. Find out the population of a country, city, district at

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  2. Life expectancy
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Population of Zambia

17 861 099 people Flag of  Zambia Flag of Zambia Data in March 2023

Population rank, Life expectancy, age and total area Zambia

Population rank Zambia 17 861 099 people
Male population 50.1%
Female population 49.9%
Life expectancy Zambia
Life expectancy Male 51.1
Life expectancy Female 53.6
Median age Zambia 17.1 age
<15 years 46.7%
15 - 65 years 50.8%
>65 years 2.5%
Total area
Total area Zambia 752610 km2 (#37 in world)
Population density 23.73 per km2
The site uses information from official sources and is updated every month. Some data may differ due to the lack of the latest census.


⚡ When was the population counted?

The population count in Zambia was carried out in 2023.

⚡ What place does Zambia occupy in terms of population on Earth?

Zambia takes 65st place in the ranking of the population of countries on Earth.

⚡ Which city is the capital of Zambia?

The capital of Zambia is the city of Lusaka with a population of 1 451 145 people.