PROVINCIAL GDP SHARES 2019 – 2021
Provincial GDP is compiled a month after the release of the final Annual GDP estimates. The Zambia Statistics Agency recently published the 2021 National Gross Domestic Product showing a 4.6 percent annual growth in the Zambian economy.
Provincial GDP shares from 2019 to 2021 show that the province with the highest share of GDP was Lusaka. In 2021, the share of Lusaka was 31.5 percent followed by Copperbelt at 21.7 percent and North-Western province at 15.3 percent. Three provinces namely Luapula, Western and Muchinga contributed the least shares to GDP with an average of 2.9, 2.6 and 2.5 percent respectively during the period under review (see Figure 1).
Figure 1: Provincial GDP Shares 2019 – 2021 (%)