The Housing Finance Sector data for Zimbabwe extends back to 2011. Please click on the Research Center tab above to access data for previous years not shown.

Zimbabwe : Statistical Data At-A-Glance
Total population15.6 million2015WDI
Urban population (% of total)32.38% of total2015WDI
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)14,269 USD (millions)2015WEO
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)2,096.15 USD 2015WEO
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)-2.35%2015WEO
Average bank deposit rate10%2014RBZ
Lending rate20%2014RBZ
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year in millions of USD:346.75 USD (millions)2015Central Bank of Zimbabwe
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year as % of GDP (current)2.43%2015WEO and Central Bank of Zimbabwe
Typical LTV at origination752012
Retail funding (deposits/other)primary2015Research
Wholesale funding: loans from other banks or corporationssecondary2015Research
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.