People [1]

People

Population 436,330 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 1.985 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 37.987 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 39.38 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 6.8 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 77.339 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.4 billion kWh (2016) #157
Consumption 0.4 billion kWh (2016) #161
Exports 0 billion kWh (2016) #85
Imports 0 billion kWh (2016) #105
Renewable Electricity Generation 0 billion kWh (2015) #147

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2017) #126
Consumption 11 thousand bbl/day (2016) #149
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 9 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 812,128 (2016 est.)
Highways 88 km (2013)
Note: island roads are mainly compacted coral
Internet Users 232,210 (2016 est.)
Telephones 21,136 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationSouthern Asia, group of atolls in the Indian Ocean, south-southwest of India
Total Area298 sq. km
Land Area298 sq. km
Water Area0 sq. km
Coastline644 km
Climatetropical; hot, humid; dry, northeast monsoon (November to March); rainy, southwest monsoon (June to August)
Terrainflat, with white sandy beaches
Lowest PointIndian Ocean 0 m
Highest Point unnamed location on Wilingili island in the Addu Atoll 2.4 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