People [1]

People

Population 2,479,713 (2016)
Population Growth Rate 2.208 annual % (2016)
Age Dependency Ratio 67.802 % of working-age population (2016)
Urban Population 47.625 % of total (2016)
Infant Mortality Rate 32.3 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 64.388 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2016)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 1.482 billion kWh (2014) #139
Consumption 3.7 billion kWh (2014) #126
Imports 2.886 billion kWh (2014) #50
Renewable Electricity Generation 1.47 billion kWh (2014) #102

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2016) #120
Consumption 25 thousand bbl/day (2015) #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 (2017) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2014) #84
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2014) #110
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2014) #50
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2014) #70
Proved Reserves 2.2 trillion cu ft (2017) #57

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 112 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 2,659,951 (2016 est.)
Note: NULL
Highways 44,138 km (2010)
Note: NULL
Internet Users 756,118 (2016 est.)
Note: NULL
Railways 2,628 km (2014)
Telephones 187,812 (2016 est.)
Note: NULL

Geography & Environment

LocationSouthern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Angola and South Africa
Total Area824,292 sq. km
Land Area823,290 sq. km
Water Area1,002 sq. km
Coastline1,572 km
Climatedesert; hot, dry; rainfall sparse and erratic
Terrainmostly high plateau; Namib Desert along coast; Kalahari Desert in east
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Konigstein 2,606 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 7/25/2017
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017