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Zambia Immigration Detention

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International migrants (2015): 127,900
New asylum applications (2016): 3,934

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25,000

Criminal prison population

2017

  • Criminal prison population
NumberObservation Date
25,0002017
17,0212013
16,6662010
15,0002008
14,2072005
13,1732002
11,9992000
14,3181998


2.1

Percentage of foreign prisoners

2005

  • Percentage of foreign prisoners
PercentageObservation Date
2.12005


160

Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)

2017

  • Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
NumberObservation Date
1602017
1192013
1282010
1202008
1242005
1232002
1162000
1461998



16,212,000

Population

2015

  • Population
NumberObservation Date
16,212,0002015


127,900

International migrants

2015

  • International migrants
NumberObservation Date
127,9002015


0.8

International migrants as a percentage of the population

2015

  • International migrants as a percentage of the population
PercentageObservation Date
0.82015


29,338

Refugees

2016

  • Refugees
NumberObservation Date
29,3382016
25,7372015
25,5782014


1.63

Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants

2014

  • Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants
NumberObservation Date
1.632014


3,934

Total number of new asylum applications

2016

  • Total number of new asylum applications
NumberObservation Date
3,9342016
2,2202014


62.8

Refugee recognition rate

2014

  • Refugee recognition rate
NumberObservation Date
62.82014


0

Stateless persons

2016

  • Stateless persons
NumberObservation Date
02016
02015

Domestic Law Expand all

Legal tradition Show sources
NameObservation Date
Common law2017
Customary law2017

Core pieces of national legislation Show sources
NameYear AdoptedLast Year Amended
Immigration and Deportation Act, No. 18 of 20102010
Refugees and Control Act 19701970

International Law Expand all

Ratio of relevant international treaties ratified
  13/19
International treaty reservations Show sources
NameReservation YearObservation Date
ICESCR Article 1319842017
CRSR Article 2219692017
CRSSP Article 2219742017
Individual complaints procedure Show sources
NameAcceptance Year
ICCPR, First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 19661984
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted Show sources
NumberObservation Date
1/82017

Regional legal instruments Show sources
NameYear of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ACHPR, African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights1984
APRW, Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol)2006

Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review Show sources
Recomendation IssuedYear IssuedObservation Date
No20082017
No20122017

Socio Economic Data Expand all

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD) Show sources
Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)Observation Date
1,7212014
Remittances to the country Show sources
Remittances to the country (in millions USD)Observation Date
582014
Unemployment Rate Show sources
Unemployment RateObservation Date
2014
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in millions USD) Show sources
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in USD)Observation Date
994.62014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP) Show sources
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)UNDP four-tiered rankingObservation Date
139Medium2015

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