Country Report Zambia April 2010

Data and charts: Annual data and forecast

 2005a2006a2007a2008a2009b2010c2011c
GDP       
Nominal GDP (US$ m)7,17910,70211,54114,70513,23717,66719,468
Nominal GDP (ZK bn)32,04238,56146,19555,07966,79779,76689,845
Real GDP growth (%)5.26.26.25.76.36.86.4
Expenditure on GDP (% real change)       
Private consumption3.5-1.22.14.0b0.74.54.3
Government consumption23.325.527.223.0b10.014.017.5
Gross fixed investment6.011.09.08.0b2.07.56.0
Exports of goods & services23.121.021.219.2b12.615.015.6
Imports of goods & services16.714.316.216.2b8.312.813.7
Origin of GDP (% real change)       
Agriculture-0.62.20.42.67.13.04.5
Industry9.49.18.34.111.012.48.8
Services5.46.77.17.23.05.35.5
Population and income       
Population (m)11.712.012.312.6b12.913.213.4
GDP per head (US$ at PPP)1,1301,2111,2911,360b1,4331,5221,610
Fiscal indicators (% of GDP)       
Public-sector revenue23.321.623.022.317.418.518.7
Public-sector expenditure26.123.224.323.821.021.221.0
Public-sector balance-2.7-1.7-1.3-1.5-3.5-2.7-2.4
Net public debt62.631.128.729.7b29.126.727.8
Prices and financial indicators       
Exchange rate ZK:US$ (end-period)3,5094,4073,8454,8324,641a4,5694,647
Exchange rate ZK:€ (end-period)4,1395,8155,6156,7176,651a6,2136,576
Consumer prices (end-period; %)15.98.28.916.69.9a9.610.0
Stock of money M1 (% change)17.854.014.630.4-0.712.09.0
Stock of money M2 (% change)3.244.225.323.21.416.914.7
Lending interest rate (av; %)28.223.218.919.122.1a19.218.5
Current account (US$ m)       
Trade balance861,2938994026401,4121,462
 Goods: exports fob2,2473,9294,5104,9574,3756,1186,874
 Goods: imports fob-2,161-2,636-3,611-4,555-3,735-4,706-5,412
Services balance-198-360-642-621-537-785-961
Income balance-595-1,169-1,486-1,190-912-1,361-1,435
Current transfers balance375539754790707680732
Current-account balance-332303-475-619-102-54-201
External debt (US$ m)       
Debt stock5,3862,2842,7893,073b3,3343,5423,849
Debt service paid455159123201b193189193
Debt service due483209132228b196189193
International reserves (US$ m)       
Total international reserves5607201,0901,0962,5622,9503,200
a Actual. b Economist Intelligence Unit estimates. c Economist Intelligence Unit forecasts.
Source: IMF, International Financial Statistics.

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