People [1]

People

Population 2,254,126 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 2.198 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 62.171 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 69.446 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 30 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 69.275 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 2.841 billion kWh (2017) #131
Consumption 3.207 billion kWh (2017) #131
Exports 0 billion kWh (2017) #98
Imports 0.942 billion kWh (2017) #68
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.002 billion kWh (2017) #175

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2018) #125
Consumption 22 thousand bbl/day (2017) #129
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2019) #98

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #115
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #79
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2019) #99

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 74 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 3,381,228 (2018 est.)
Highways 31,747 km (2017)
Internet Users 869,610 (2016 est.)
Railways 888 km (2014)
Telephones 142,481 (2018 est.)

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: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020