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Zimbabwean Youth Stats

Ketcham, J. (2001). Zimbabwean Youth Statistics. S. Hamilton, MA: Center for Youth Studies.

Summary

Demographics

  • Total population: 11, 365,366 (Ranked 66th in the world by the US Census Bureau).
  • Population density: 75 per square mile.
  • Children 0-14: 38.7%-4,395,811.
  • Teenage 10-19: 28.6%-3,251,667.
  • Youth between 15-24: 25.2%-2,865,131.
  • Seniors Over 70: 2.2%-252,907.
  • Male to female ratio: 102.5/100.
  • Birth rate: 25/1000.
  • Life expectancy at birth: 38.43 for males and 38.7 for females.
  • Infant mortality rate: 60.68/1000 births.
  • Rate of the HIV/AIDS epidemic: Approximately 1/4th of the adult population.

 

Education Landscape

Pre-primary Beginning age, 5 Duration, 1 year
Primary Beginning age, 6 Duration, 7 years
Secondary Beginning age, 13 Duration, 6 years

Sources

UNESCO Statistics Division.

US Central Intelligence Agency. World Factbook.

Freedom House.

Jonathan Ketcham
© 2017 CYS

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