People [1]

People

Population 1,265,303 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 0.055 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 41.378 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 40.793 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 13.6 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 74.416 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 2.982 billion kWh (2018) #132
Consumption 2.8 billion kWh (2018) #135
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.648 billion kWh (2018) #124

Oil

Ranking
Production 0.517 thousand bbl/day (2019) #111
Consumption 31 thousand bbl/day (2017) #119
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 5 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 1,918,000 (2018 est.)
Highways 2,428 km (2015)
Internet Users 717,618 (2016 est.)
Telephones 434,300 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationSouthern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, about 800 km east of Madagascar
Total Area2,040 sq. km
Land Area2,030 sq. km
Water Area10 sq. km
Coastline177 km
Climatetropical, modified by southeast trade winds; warm, dry winter (May to November); hot, wet, humid summer (November to May)
Terrainsmall coastal plain rising to discontinuous mountains encircling central plateau
Lowest PointIndian Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Mont Piton 828 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