People [1]

People

Population 18,622,104 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 2.89 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 88.567 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 16.714 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 38.5 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 63.671 years (2017)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 1.4 billion kWh (2016) #138
Consumption 1.3 billion kWh (2016) #144
Exports 0 billion kWh (2016) #85
Imports 0 billion kWh (2016) #105
Renewable Electricity Generation 1.4 billion kWh (2016) #104

Oil

Ranking
Production 0.2 thousand bbl/day (2017) #119
Consumption 6 thousand bbl/day (2016) #159
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) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #114
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #78
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2018) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 32 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 7,178,384 (2016 est.)
Highways 15,450 km (2011)
Internet Users 1,785,369 (2016 est.)
Railways 767 km (2014)
Telephones 11,234 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationSouthern Africa, east of Zambia
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: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017