Zimbabwe

Country Profile

Capital: Harare

Population: 13,771,721

Official Language: Shona, Ndebele, English

Unofficial Languages: 13 minority languages – considered official

Life Expectancy at Birth: 55.7 years

HIV/AIDS

Adult Prevalence Rate: 14.99% (Ranking 5th in world comparisons)

Deaths: 63,900 (Ranking 6th in world comparisons)

People Living with HIV/AIDS: 1,390,300 (Ranking 8thin world comparisons)

Literacy Rate: 83.6%

Population below the poverty line: 68%

Main Economic Activity: Agriculture (determined by labour force composition)

Unemployment Rate: 95% (Rank 204)

Youth Unemployment Rate: 7.6% (Rank 36)

Drinking Water Sources:

Unimproved: 20.1% of population

Improved: 79.9% of population

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Country Profile

Capital: Harare

Population: 13,771,721

Official Language: Shona, Ndebele, English

Unofficial Languages: 13 minority languages – considered official

Life Expectancy at Birth: 55.7 years

HIV/AIDS

Adult Prevalence Rate: 14.99% (Ranking 5th in world comparisons)

Deaths: 63,900 (Ranking 6th in world comparisons)

People Living with HIV/AIDS: 1,390,300 (Ranking 8thin world comparisons)

Literacy Rate: 83.6%

Population below the poverty line: 68%

Main Economic Activity: Agriculture (determined by labour force composition)

Unemployment Rate: 95% (Rank 204)

Youth Unemployment Rate: 7.6% (Rank 36)

Drinking Water Sources:

Unimproved: 20.1% of population

Improved: 79.9% of population

News from Zimbabwe

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