Somalia: Statistics

Expand All

People  Source: The World Bank
Population 10,517,569 (2014)
Population Growth Rate 2.4 annual % (2014)
Age Dependency Ratio 98.946 % of working-age population (2014)
Urban Population 39.078 % of total (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate 85 per 1,000 live births (2015)
Life Expectancy at Birth 55.355 years (2014)
Age distribution - % of total population (2014);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 315,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Consumption 292,950,000 kWh (2012)
    Exports 0 kWh (2013)
    Imports 0 kWh (2013)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 0 kWh (2012)
    Production 0 bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 5,600 bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 0 bbl/day (2012)
    Imports (Refined) 5,399.48 bbl/day (2010)
    Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 bbl (2015)
    Production (Gross) 0 cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Exports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Imports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Proved Reserves 200,000,000,000 cu ft (2015)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 62 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 655,000 (2011 )
Highways 22,100 km (2000 )
Internet Hosts 186 (2012 )
Internet Users 106,000 (2009 )
Telephones 100,000 (2010 )
Geography & Environment Source: CIA World Factbook
LocationEastern Africa, bordering the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean, east of Ethiopia
Total Area637,657 sq. km
Land Area627,337 sq. km
Water Area10,320 sq. km
Coastline3,025 km
Climateprincipally desert; northeast monsoon (December to February), moderate temperatures in north and hot in south; southwest monsoon (May to October), torrid in the north and hot in the south, irregular rainfall, hot and humid periods (tangambili) between monsoons
Terrainmostly flat to undulating plateau rising to hills in north
Lowest PointIndian Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Shimbiris 2,416 m

Glossary