Zimbabwe has a population of 14.5 million people, and a land mass of 386 000 km2. Life expectancy is 53 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 1079, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 3.4%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 17.8 billion.
Zimbabwe is ranked at place 155 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Zimbabwe is ranked at place 157, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Zimbabwe in 2017 were NOK 3 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Zimbabwe at a value of 13 million.