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International Rankings of Zimbabwe - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Zimbabwe, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Zimbabwe, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 53 1 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 122 203461 2020
Internet users - percent of population 86 35 % 2021
Internet users - total 84 5.600 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 57 2 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 111 291324 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 70 89 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 73 14.258 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 59 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Average household expenditures - on food 95 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Budget - expenditures 222 23.000 million US Dollars 2018
Budget - revenues 223 17.000 million US Dollars 2018
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 101 9.6 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 50 1.096 billion US Dollars 2020
Debt - external 117 9.357 billion US Dollars 2017
Exports 129 5.263 billion US Dollars 2020
GDP (official exchange rate) 118 21.441 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 135 25.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 32 24 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 47 77.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 75 39.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 126 12.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 56 0 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 69 12 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 108 22.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 79 65.8 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 12 50.3 % 2020
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 15 40.4 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 1995
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 31 2 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 140 5.489 billion US Dollars 2020
Industrial production growth rate 67 6.37 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 4 98.55 % 2021
Labor force 69 7.916 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 42 38.3 % 2019
Public debt 42 82.3 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 134 33.829 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 36 8.47 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 162 2100 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 43 8.52 2020
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 152 838.780 million US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 199 7.21 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 137 5.17 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 167 8.5174 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 136 6.2 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 133 7.3 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 65 3.963 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 124 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 128 3.940 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 51 3.579 million metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 30 327000 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 112 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 38 3.888 million metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 40 502.000 million metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 97 10.928 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 74 504.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity - imports 62 1.612 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 114 2.473 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 99 1.491 billion kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 56 31.6 2021
Electricity access - electrification - total population 59 48.9 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 37 85.3 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2020
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 41 1.7 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 123 32.9 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 31 65.3 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 68 0.1 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 149 11.516 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 121 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 125 27300 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 99 800 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 128 0 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 106 26400 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 93 10.98 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 81 12.1 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 123 13.08 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 85 42.5 2018
Land use - arable land 91 10.9 2018
Land use - forest 74 39.5 2018
Land use - permanent crops 82 0.3 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 44 31.3 2018
Revenue from coal 14 0.4 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 39 1.61 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 124 20.000 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 63 3.040 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 85 80.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 67 650.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 57 2.41 2025
Urbanization - urban population 153 32.5 2023
Geography
Area - land 63 386847 sq km 0
Area - total 64 390757 sq km 0
Area - water 92 391062 sq km 0
Coastline 191 0 km 0
Elevation - highest point 80 2592 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 17 162 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 34 961 meters 0
Irrigated land 81 1740 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 63 3229 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 85 42.5 2018
Land use - arable land 91 10.9 2018
Land use - forest 74 39.5 2018
Land use - permanent crops 82 0.3 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 44 31.3 2018
Military
Military expenditures 45 0.5 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 100 1.2 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 19 1.47 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 107 0.39 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 101 3.11 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 91 0.05 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 29 29.4 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 34 1.9 2019
Child marriage - women married by age 15 28 5.4 0
Child marriage - women married by age 18 13 33.7 0
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 44 9.7 % 2019
Contraceptive prevalence rate 35 66.8 % 2015
Current health expenditure 81 3.4 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 52 61.6 % 2023
Death rate 61 6.7 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 135 6 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 33 16.6 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 26 79.4 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 27 73.4 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 20 97.9 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 25 33.1 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 20 23.1 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 45 2.1 % of population 0
Education expenditures 47 3.9 % of GDP 2018
Gross reproduction rate 29 1.73 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 56 30.239 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 40 37.7 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 39 34 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 205 68.5198 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 120 65.2 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 122 66.8 years 2023
Literacy - definition 1 153 0
Literacy - female 56 90.9 % 2021
Literacy - male 53 88.3 % 0
Literacy - total population 53 89.7 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 26 357 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 193 21.8191 years 0
Median age - male 144 20.2 years 0
Median age - total 133 21 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 74 20.3 2015
Net migration rate 86 2.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 92 15.5 % 2016
Physicians density 142 0.2 physicians/1,000 population 2020
Population 73 15.419 million 2023
Population growth rate 37 1.99 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 29 96.1 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 41 51 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 40 35.8 % of population 2017
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 66 3.9 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 17 0.99 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 23 1 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 49 0.63 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 11 1.03 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 24 0.95 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 36 3.51 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 57 2.41 2025
Urbanization - urban population 153 32.5 2023
Transportation
Airports 39 144 2024
Heliports 61 5 2024
Merchant marine - total 144 N/A 2024
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 117 670000 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 128 285539 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 90 12 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 26 2 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 16 3427 2014
Railways - total 39 3427 km 2014
Roadways - paved 38 18481 km 0
Roadways - total 31 97267 km 0
Waterways 95 223 km 2022

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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