Key Indicators
Income Group Lower middle-income
Regional Group Africa
Population (Total) 18,383,956
GDP (current US$, millions) 62,354
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 3,302

Performance Overview

ISO3

ZMB

Country

Zambia

Score

33.93

Rank

112

Technology

25.08

People

33.93

Governance

43.61

Impact

33.12

Strength / Weakness

Pillar: Technology 25.08
SCORERANK

Access

40.45 109

1. Mobile tariffs

42.3499

2. Handset prices

41.1988

3. Households with internet access

17.51111

4. SMS sent by population 15-69

82.1727

5. Population covered by at least a 3G mobile network

93.27110

6. International internet bandwidth

0.8865

7. Internet access in schools

5.8164

Content

15.24 121

1. GitHub commits

0.34110

2. Wikipedia edits

22.91111

3. Internet domain registrations

0.09121

4. Mobile apps development

38.87122

5. AI scientific publications

13.98106

Future technologies

19.54 110

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

25.44112

2. Investment in emerging technologies

31.3991

3. Robot density

n/an/a

4. Computer software spending

1.79110
Pillar: People 33.93
SCORERANK

Individuals

44.37 105

1. Active mobile broadband subscriptions

76.4851

2. ICT skills

48.5742

3. Use of virtual social networks

11.54115

4. Tertiary enrollment

2.32121

5. Adult literacy rate

82.9771

Business

42.43 59

1. Firms with website

57.2856

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

n/an/a

3. Professionals

21.1075

4. Technicians and associate professionals

18.6593

5. Annual investment in telecommunication services

72.6990

6. GERD performed by business enterprise

n/an/a

Governments

15.00 129

1. Government online services

23.63124

2. Publication and use of open data

3.5599

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

17.81107

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

n/an/a
Pillar: Governance 43.61
SCORERANK

Trust

36.19 75

1. Secure internet servers

29.48114

2. Cybersecurity

68.3378

3. Online access to financial account

40.4644

4. Internet shopping

6.5084

Regulation

58.34 86

1. Regulatory quality

26.03103

2. ICT regulatory environment

70.2093

3. Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologies

15.07108

4. E-commerce legislation

100.001

5. Privacy protection by law content

80.4233

Inclusion

36.29 116

1. E-Participation

28.39122

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

38.6090

3. Availability of local online content

21.37124

4. Gender gap in Internet use

40.2784

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

52.8093
Pillar: Impact 33.12
SCORERANK

Economy

17.52 121

1. High-tech and medium-high-tech manufacturing

10.4384

2. High-tech exports

6.7496

3. PCT patent applications

13.9290

4. Growth rate of GDP per person engaged

48.2896

5. Prevalence of gig economy

20.04111

6. ICT services exports

5.73116

Quality of life

37.15 122

1. Happiness

35.48100

2. Freedom to make life choices

63.7198

3. Income inequality

15.36115

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

34.04120

SDG Contribution

44.69 107

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

40.98105

2. SDG 4: Quality Eduucation

n/an/a

3. Females employed with advanced degrees

20.1787

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

47.04117

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

70.5789

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