Zimbabwe Basic Facts

 
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Population mid-1999 ..........................................11,163,160
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)...........720
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 8.2
Unemployment....................................................................45%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.3
Labor force (%) ....... 2.3

Total Area...................................................................150,803 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 33
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................52
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 69
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 16
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 77
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 9