People [1]

People

Population 2,280,102 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 2.947 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 88.178 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 61.27 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 39 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 61.44 years (2017)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.303 billion kWh (2017) #171
Consumption 0.282 billion kWh (2017) #173
Exports 0 billion kWh (2017) #98
Imports 0 billion kWh (2017) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.003 billion kWh (2017) #172

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2018) #125
Consumption 3.547 thousand bbl/day (2017) #172
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2019) #98

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #115
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #79
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2019) #99

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 1 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 2,838,127 (2016 est.)
Highways 3,740 km (2011)
Internet Users 371,785 (2016 est.)
Telephones 37,969 (2016 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: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017