Zimbabwe : Statistical Data At-A-Glance
Total population15.25 million2014WDI
Urban population (% of total)32.5% of total2014WDI
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)13,833 USD (millions)2014WEO
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)2,055.41 USD 2014WEO
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)3.1%2013WEO
Average bank deposit rate10%2014RBZ
Lending rate20%2014RBZ
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year in millions of USD:277.2 USD (millions)2012
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year as % of GDP (current)2.83%2012
Typical LTV at origination752012
Retail funding (deposits/other)primary2012CBZ
Wholesale funding: loans from other banks or corporationssecondary2012CBZ
Typical number of days needed for the transfer of title36 days2014Doing Business 2015

About the Editors

Chiketsani Chenai

Ms. Chiketsani Chenai is the head of the CBZ Home Loans Division and an active member of a charity called Bridge of Hopen.  She has 21 years of working experience in the housing finance industry, 13 years of which are at senior managerial level. Previously she worked at the ZB Building Society since its founding.

Junah Y. Mpofu

Ms. Junah Yengayenga Mpofu has been an assistant general manager at CABS Building Society in Zimbabwe. She is also an executive member and committee chair in ZIMHABITAT and actively involved in the Association of Building Societies in Zimbabwe.