Zambia has a population of 15.8 million people, and a land mass of 743 000 km2. Life expectancy is 61 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 1305, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2019 with 1.4%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 23.3 billion.
Zambia is ranked at place 85 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Zambia is ranked at place 117, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Zambia in 2020 were NOK 17 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Zambia at a value of NOK5 million.