People [1]

People

Population 16,529,904 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 2.323 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 78.657 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 32.237 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 36.5 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 61.163 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 9.4 billion kWh (2015) #102
Consumption 7.6 billion kWh (2015) #103
Exports 1.2 billion kWh (2015) #52
Imports 1.1 billion kWh (2015) #63
Renewable Electricity Generation 5.1 billion kWh (2015) #78

Oil

Ranking
Production 0.1 thousand bbl/day (2017) #115
Consumption 26 thousand bbl/day (2015) #118
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 196 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 12,878,926 (2016 est.)
Highways 97,267 km (2002)
Internet Users 3,363,256 (2016 est.)
Railways 3,427 km (2014)
Telephones 305,720 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationSouthern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia
Total Area390,757 sq. km
Land Area386,847 sq. km
Water Area3,910 sq. km
Coastline0 km
Climatetropical; moderated by altitude; rainy season (November to March)
Terrainmostly high plateau with higher central plateau (high veld); mountains in east
Lowest Pointjunction of the Runde and Save rivers 162 m
Highest Point Inyangani 2,592 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