People [1]

People

Population 18,143,315 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 2.642 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 87.083 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 16.937 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 35.3 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 63.798 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 2.045 billion kWh (2017) #135
Consumption 1.902 billion kWh (2017) #140
Exports 0 billion kWh (2017) #98
Imports 0 billion kWh (2017) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 1.873 billion kWh (2017) #98

Oil

Ranking
Production 0.2 thousand bbl/day (2018) #119
Consumption 5.869 thousand bbl/day (2017) #160
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 32 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 7,076,906 (2018 est.)
Highways 15,452 km (2015)
Internet Users 1,785,369 (2016 est.)
Railways 767 km (2014)
Telephones 14,992 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationSouthern Africa, east of Zambia, west and north of Mozambique
Total Area118,484 sq. km
Land Area94,080 sq. km
Water Area24,404 sq. km
Coastline0 km
Climatesub-tropical; rainy season (November to May); dry season (May to November)
Terrainnarrow elongated plateau with rolling plains, rounded hills, some mountains
Lowest Pointjunction of the Shire River and international boundary with Mozambique 37 m
Highest Point Sapitwa (Mount Mlanje) 3,002 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