People [1]

People

Population 25,570,895 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 2.681 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 78.25 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 36.522 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 32.7 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 65.932 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 1.5 billion kWh (2015) #138
Consumption 1.4 billion kWh (2015) #143
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #83
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #98
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.9 billion kWh (2015) #108

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2017) #120
Consumption 15 thousand bbl/day (2015) #141
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

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 83 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 10,411,721 (2016 est.)
Highways 37,476 km (2010)
Internet Users 1,151,563 (2016 est.)
Railways 836 km (2014)
Telephones 148,585 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationSouthern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, east of Mozambique
Total Area587,041 sq. km
Land Area581,540 sq. km
Water Area5,501 sq. km
Coastline4,828 km
Climatetropical along coast, temperate inland, arid in south
Terrainnarrow coastal plain, high plateau and mountains in center
Lowest PointIndian Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Maromokotro 2,876 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