Zambia has a population of 14.7 million people, and a land mass of 743 000 km2. Life expectancy is 58 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 1509, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 4.1%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 25.8 billion.
Zambia is ranked at place 87 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 96, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Zambia in 2017 were NOK 49 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Zambia at a value of 6 million.