Businesses in Harare


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 16.9%
 Professional Services: 12.3%
 Restaurants: 9.2%
 Education: 8.9%
 Industry: 7.9%
 Hotels & Travel: 6.2%
 Medical: 5.2%
 Food: 5.2%
 Other: 28.4%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair713.90.0
Gas stations613.60.0
Public administration473.70.0
Secondary education464.30.0
Loan companies733.90.0
Grocery stores and supermarkets983.90.0
Real estate503.80.0
Hotels and motels514.00.0
Other accommodation1044.00.0
Construction of buildings704.20.0
Health and medical534.30.0
Corporate management504.10.0
Bars, pubs and taverns903.60.0
Department stores753.80.0
Electronics stores813.90.0
Office supplies and stationery stores1464.10.1
Area of Harare, Harare Province960.6 km²
Population2.6 million
Male Population1,267,788 (48.4%)
Female Population1,352,700 (51.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +154.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +23.8%
Median Age22.2
Male Median Age22.8
Female Median Age21.7
Area Codes4
NeighborhoodsHarare Central, Harare East, Harare North, Harare South
Local TimeThursday 10:21 PM
TimezoneCentral Africa Time
Weather15.9°C scattered clouds
Lat & Lng-17.82772° / 31.05337°

Harare, Harare Province - Map

Harare, Harare Province Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density1,073 / km²1,848 / km²2,203 / km²2,727 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Harare Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 23.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Harare, Harare Province+154.1%+47.6%+23.8%
Harare City With Provincial Status+154.1%+47.6%+23.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Harare, Harare Province Median Age

Median Age: 22.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Harare, Harare Province22.2 years21.7 years22.8 years
Harare City With Provincial Status22.2 years21.7 years22.8 years
Zimbabwe18.7 years19.4 years17.9 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Harare, Harare Province Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5185,488186,877372,366
85 Plus000
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Harare, Harare Province Population Density

Population Density: 2,727 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Harare, Harare Province2.6 million960.6 km²2,727 / km²
Harare City With Provincial Status2.6 million939.4 km²2,789 / km²
Zimbabwe15.7 million390,728 km²40.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Harare, Harare Province Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1500 to 2100
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,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Harare
 Harare Central: 26.5%
 Harare South: 17.1%
 Harare East: 13.9%
 Harare North: 12.7%
 Other: 29.7%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Harare
 Area Code 4: 51.2%
 Area Code 77: 30.4%
 Area Code 86: 6%
 Other: 12.5%

Business distribution by price for Harare, Harare Province

 Inexpensive: 45.1%
 Moderate: 38.2%
 Expensive: 15.4%
 Very Expensive: 1.4%

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

Harare, Harare Province CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Harare, Harare Province384,461 t0.15 t400.2 t/km²
Harare City With Provincial Status384,461 t0.15 t409.3 t/km²
Zimbabwe2,424,752 t0.15 t6.21 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

Harare, Harare Province CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)384,461 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita0.15 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)400.2 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtHigh (10)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
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.
2. 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).

Harare, Harare Province

Harare (/həˈrɑːreɪ/; officially called Salisbury until 1982) is the capital and most populous city of Zimbabwe. Situated in the north-east of the country in the heart of historic Mashonaland, the city has an estimated population of 1,606,000 (2009), ..  ︎  Harare Wikipedia Page

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