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Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 15.6%
 Restaurants: 11.6%
 Education: 10.5%
 Industry: 8.7%
 Professional Services: 8.4%
 Hotels & Travel: 7.5%
 Other: 37.8%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts703.90.0
Gas stations633.60.0
Beauty salons434.20.0
Hairdressers473.40.0
Public administration733.60.0
Higher education (colleges and universities)584.00.0
Secondary education454.00.0
Atm's453.80.0
Banks983.90.0
Loan companies963.80.0
Convenience stores393.80.0
Grocery stores and supermarkets743.80.0
Construction of houses433.50.0
Real estate653.80.0
Hotels and motels743.90.0
Other accommodation1253.90.1
Construction of buildings853.70.0
Hospitals693.90.0
Churches1023.90.1
Bars, pubs and taverns1393.80.1
Cafes424.00.0
Fast food restaurants413.80.0
Department stores563.90.0
Electronics stores414.00.0
Office supplies and stationery stores1794.10.1
Shopping other594.00.0
Area of Lusaka, Lusaka Province360 km²
Population2.0 million
Male Population964,126 (49.1%)
Female Population997,557 (50.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +778.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +104.1%
Median Age19.5
Male Median Age20
Female Median Age19.1
NeighborhoodsCathedral Hill, Longacres, Lusaka Central, Mandevu, Munali, Namununga
Local TimeFriday 4:37 AM
TimezoneCentral Africa Time
Weather14.1°C few clouds
Lat & Lng-15.40669° / 28.28713°

Lusaka, Lusaka Province - Map

Lusaka, Lusaka Province Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population223,320597,864960,9571,961,686
Population Density620.3 / km²1,660 / km²2,669 / km²5,449 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lusaka Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 104.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Lusaka, Lusaka Province+778.4%+228.1%+104.1%
Lusaka Province+671.9%+204.3%+95.2%
Zambia+225.7%+99.2%+53.3%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lusaka, Lusaka Province Median Age

Median Age: 19.5 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Lusaka, Lusaka Province19.5 years19.1 years20 years
Lusaka Province19 years18.6 years19.4 years
Zambia17 years17.1 years16.8 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Lusaka, Lusaka Province Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5144,551146,583291,134
5-9119,014124,120243,134
10-14112,771128,088240,860
15-19105,778123,265229,043
20-2496,568118,551215,119
25-2998,871108,022206,894
30-3487,23481,098168,333
35-3972,73056,952129,682
40-4445,20733,55578,762
45-4928,98025,01753,998
50-5418,58518,29136,876
55-5912,63111,65024,282
60-648,8848,37117,255
65-695,2695,21810,488
70-743,2473,5236,770
75-791,8752,3664,242
80-849891,3402,329
85 Plus9421,5482,490
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Lusaka, Lusaka Province Population Density

Population Density: 5,449 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Lusaka, Lusaka Province2.0 million360 km²5,449 / km²
Lusaka Province2.6 million22,012 km²119.3 / km²
Zambia16.1 million751,093.4 km²21.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lusaka, Lusaka Province Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1940 to 2100
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Neighborhoods

Business Distribution by neighborhood in Lusaka
 Lusaka Central: 16.6%
 Munali: 13%
 Mandevu: 11.1%
 Namununga: 7%
 Cathedral Hill: 6.2%
 Other: 46.2%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Lusaka
 Area Code 211: 46.3%
 Area Code 97: 33%
 Area Code 96: 13.5%
 Area Code 95: 6.9%
 Other: 0.2%

Business distribution by price for Lusaka, Lusaka Province

 Moderate: 49.3%
 Inexpensive: 38.1%
 Expensive: 11.2%
 Very Expensive: 1.5%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Lusaka, Lusaka Province CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Lusaka, Lusaka Province824,720 t0.42 t2,290 t/km²
Lusaka Province1,055,306 t0.4 t47.9 t/km²
Zambia6,494,217 t0.4 t8.65 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Lusaka, Lusaka Province CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)824,720 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita0.42 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)2,290 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (5)
EarthquakeLow (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
11/2/172:03 AM3.936.5 km10,000 m12km NW of Chongwe, Zambiausgs.gov
1/8/167:05 PM4.673.4 km10,000 m40km SE of Kafue, Zambiausgs.gov
2/3/077:11 AM4.585.6 km10,000 mZambiausgs.gov
6/24/8711:02 AM4.489.4 km10,000 mZambiausgs.gov
10/13/8411:22 AM4.582.6 km10,000 mZambiausgs.gov

Lusaka, Lusaka Province

Lusaka is the capital and largest city of Zambia. One of the fastest-developing cities in Southern Africa, Lusaka is located in the southern part of the central plateau at an elevation of about 1,279 metres (4,195 feet). As of 2010, the city's popula..  ︎  Lusaka Wikipedia Page

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