People [1]

People

Population 14,862,927 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 1.474 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 81.571 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 32.242 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 38.4 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 61.49 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 11.311 billion kWh (2019) #99
Consumption 10.928 billion kWh (2019) #96
Exports 0.504 billion kWh (2019) #75
Imports 1.612 billion kWh (2019) #60
Renewable Electricity Generation 7.461 billion kWh (2020) #72

Oil

Ranking
Production 0.8 thousand bbl/day (2020) #106
Consumption 27.262 thousand bbl/day (2019) #123
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2021) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #119
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #85
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2021) #100

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 196 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 12,808,992 (2018 est.)
Highways 97,267 km (2019)
Internet Users 3,363,256 (2016 est.)
Railways 3,427 km (2014)
Telephones 268,849 (2018 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: 10/3/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020