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Country fact sheet: Zambia

Population

- Total population: 18 384 000
- Female population: 9 281 000
- Male population: 9 103 000
The World Bank (2020)

Health Expenditure

- Total per capita (US$): 76.0
- Out-of-pocket (% of total expenditure on health): 10.0
World Health Organization (2018)

Human Development Index

- HDI: 0.584
- Category: Medium
UNDP Human Development Report (2020)

Geography

Life Expectancy at Birth

- Total population (years): 62.5
- Female population (years): 65.4
- Male population (years): 59.5
World Health Organization (2019)

Cancer Burden

- Overall cancer incidence (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 153.5
- Overall cancer mortality (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 103.3
- Most common cancer site by incidence for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Breast (40.5)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Cervix uteri (43.4)
- Most common cancer site by incidence for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Prostate (69.2)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Prostate (40.1)
- GLOBOCAN 2020 population fact sheet
GLOBOCAN (2020)

Check also the following factsheets: Breast, Cervical, Colorectal