Chingola - Zambia

Reviewed SFD

Joseph Manase (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Chingola is one of the major copper mining towns in Zambia. It is in Chingola District in the Copperbelt Province. In 2016, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) projected Chingola’s total population to be approximately at 266,478 with an estimated growth rate of 2.5% and in 2021 the Ministry of Health (MoH) projected the population to be around 300,108.

Roughly equal proportions of the population use onsite sanitation (53%) and offsite sanitation (46%) systems. Overall, the SFD graphic shows that 74% of the population has their excreta unsafely managed while 26% has their excreta safely managed.

  • Prepared by: GOPA Infra and BORDA Zambia
  • Date of production: 10/05/2023
  • Last update: 10/05/2023