People [1]

People

Population 1,265,740 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 0.002 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 41.452 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 40.76 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 14.3 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 74.236 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 2.736 billion kWh (2020) #134
Consumption 2.905 billion kWh (2019) #137
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #98
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #116
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.673 billion kWh (2020) #126

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2020) #121
Consumption 29.343 thousand bbl/day (2020) #121
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2021) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #119
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #85
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2021) #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: 10/3/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020