People [1]

People

Population 530,953 (2019)
Population Growth Rate 2.916 annual % (2019)
Age Dependency Ratio 30.806 % of working-age population (2019)
Urban Population 40.238 % of total (2019)
Infant Mortality Rate 6.5 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 78.627 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2019)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.608 billion kWh (2018) #156
Consumption 0.565 billion kWh (2018) #161
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.003 billion kWh (2019) #181

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2019) #129
Consumption 11.69 thousand bbl/day (2018) #150
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2020) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #116
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #80
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2020) #100

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 9 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 857,934 (2018 est.)
Highways 93 km (2018)
Internet Users 232,210 (2016 est.)
Telephones 18,754 (2018 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 8th tee, golf course, Villingi Island 5 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 1/31/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020