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“To achieve an effective, efficient and coordinated National Statistical System (NSS) that will ensure sustainable production and disseminating of demand driven official statistics for national development”.

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Inflation increases to 7.7 percent - The annual rate of inflation, as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index (CPI) for March 2014 was recorded at 7.7 percent compared to the 7.6 percent recorded in February 2014. This means that on average, prices increased by 7.7 percent between March 2013 and March 2014.

The overall index went up to 138.67 in March 2014 from 128.81 in March 2013. Source: March Monthly Bulletin.>>

GDP Benchmark Estimates by Production Approach, 2010 - The new benchmark estimates show that the Zambian economy’s total value of goods and services (GDP) in 2010 was K97, 215.9 million. The GDP is an aggregate measure of production which is equal to the sum of the gross value added of all industries plus taxes on products less subsidies.Read More >>

February 2014 records Trade Surplus - Zambia recorded a trade surplus valued at K 59 Million in February 2014 from K296 Million recorded in January 2014. This means that the country exported more in February 2014 than it imported in nominal terms. Between the periods January 2013 and February 2014, the highest trade surplus was recorded in April 2013 valued at K 364 Million and the lowest was recorded in November 2013, valued at K 4 Million.Source: March Monthly Bulletin.>>

Data collection commences countrywide - The 2013 ZDHS is the fifth comprehensive survey to be undertaken in Zambia.  The main purpose for undertaking this survey is to provide information necessary for programme managers, policymakers and implementers of various health programmes to monitor and evaluate the impact of existing programmes and to design new initiatives for health policies in the country.Read More..>>
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Key Indicators
 
Population increases to 13,092,666
Adult HIV prevalence rate observed in the 2007 ZDHS is 14 percent.
Zambia's Gross Domestic Product at K 93,354.2 Billion
Zambia recorded a trade surplus valued at K 307.2 Billion (KR 307.2 Million) in March 2013
Industrial Output Increases by 2.0 percent in 2012
 
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