People [1]

People

Population 2,100,568 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 2.999 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 91.088 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 60.79 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 42.2 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 61.193 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.2 billion kWh (2015) #170
Consumption 0.2 billion kWh (2015) #173
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #83
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #98
Renewable Electricity Generation 0 billion kWh (2015) #146

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2017) #120
Consumption 3.6 thousand bbl/day (2015) #168
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2018) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #76
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #110
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #71
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2018) #92

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 Area11,295 sq. km
Land Area10,000 sq. km
Water Area1,295 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: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017