People [1]

People

Population 2,291,661 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 1.823 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 54.672 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 57.984 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 32.6 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 66.797 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 2.8 billion kWh (2015) #131
Consumption 3.7 billion kWh (2015) #125
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #83
Imports 1.5 billion kWh (2015) #58

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2017) #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 (2018) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #76
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #110
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #71
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2018) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 74 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 3,288,986 (2016 est.)
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.)
Railways 888 km (2014)
Telephones 142,122 (2016 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: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017