People [1]

People

Population 2,250,260 (2016)
Population Growth Rate 1.842 annual % (2016)
Age Dependency Ratio 54.91 % of working-age population (2016)
Urban Population 57.71 % of total (2016)
Infant Mortality Rate 32.6 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 66.797 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2016)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 2.221 billion kWh (2014) #132
Consumption 3.7 billion kWh (2014) #126
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #79
Imports 1.684 billion kWh (2014) #56

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2016) #120
Consumption 23 thousand bbl/day (2015) #124
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2017) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2014) #84
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2014) #110
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2014) #50
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2014) #70
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2017) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 74 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 3,288,986 (2016 est.)
Note: NULL
Highways 17,916 km (2011)
Note: includes 8,916 km of Public Highway Network roads (6,116 km paved and 2,800 km unpaved) and 9,000 km of District Council roads
Internet Users 869,610 (2016 est.)
Note: NULL
Railways 888 km (2014)
Telephones 142,122 (2016 est.)
Note: NULL

Geography & Environment

LocationSouthern Africa, north of South Africa
Total Area581,730 sq. km
Land Area566,730 sq. km
Water Area15,000 sq. km
Coastline0 km
Climatesemiarid; warm winters and hot summers
Terrainpredominantly flat to gently rolling tableland; Kalahari Desert in southwest
Lowest Pointjunction of the Limpopo and Shashe Rivers 513 m
Highest Point Tsodilo Hills 1,489 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 7/25/2017
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017