People [1]

People

Population 888,456 (2021)
Population Growth Rate 2.146 annual % (2021)
Age Dependency Ratio 72.187 % of working-age population (2021)
Urban Population 29.613 % of total (2021)
Infant Mortality Rate 47.2 per 1,000 live births (2020)
Life Expectancy at Birth 64.525 years (2020)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2021)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.13 billion kWh (2020) #183
Consumption 0.096 billion kWh (2019) #181
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #116
Renewable Electricity Generation 0 billion kWh (2020) #185

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2021) #119
Consumption 2.22 thousand bbl/day (2019) #179
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 (2021) #122
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2021) #58
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2021) #86
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2021) #100

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 4 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 498,903 (2018 est.)
Highways 880 km (2002)
Internet Users 63,084 (2016 est.)
Telephones 10,320 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationSouthern Africa, group of islands at the northern mouth of the Mozambique Channel, about two-thirds of the way between northern Madagascar and northern Mozambique
Total Area2,235 sq. km
Land Area2,235 sq. km
Water Area0 sq. km
Coastline340 km
Climatetropical marine; rainy season (November to May)
Terrainvolcanic islands, interiors vary from steep mountains to low hills
Lowest PointIndian Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Karthala 2,360 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 11/6/2022
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020