People [1]

People

Population 2,347,706 (2019)
Population Growth Rate 2.922 annual % (2019)
Age Dependency Ratio 87.575 % of working-age population (2019)
Urban Population 61.931 % of total (2019)
Infant Mortality Rate 35.9 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 61.735 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2019)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.313 billion kWh (2018) #170
Consumption 0.291 billion kWh (2018) #173
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.003 billion kWh (2019) #179

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2019) #129
Consumption 3.813 thousand bbl/day (2018) #174
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 1 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 3,181,393 (2018 est.)
Highways 2,977 km (2011)
Internet Users 371,785 (2016 est.)
Telephones 44,000 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and Senegal
Total Area11,300 sq. km
Land Area10,120 sq. km
Water Area1,180 sq. km
Coastline80 km
Climatetropical; hot, rainy season (June to November); cooler, dry season (November to May)
Terrainflood plain of the Gambia River flanked by some low hills
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point unnamed location 53 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