People [1]

People

Population 2,351,625 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 2.059 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 61.072 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 70.877 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 32.3 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 69.592 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 2.05 billion kWh (2020) #139
Consumption 3.516 billion kWh (2019) #131
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #98
Imports 1.101 billion kWh (2019) #68
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.005 billion kWh (2020) #172

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2020) #121
Consumption 21.682 thousand bbl/day (2019) #134
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2021) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #119
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #85
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2021) #100

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: 10/3/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020