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1) Natural geography
 

Area > Comparative
slightly more than half the size of Alaska
Area > Comparative to US places
slightly more than half the size of Alaska
Area > Land 825,418 sq km [34th of 238]
Area > Land (per capita) 395.189 sq km per 1,000 people [6th of 227]
Area > Total 825,418 sq km [40th of 250]
Area > Total (per capita) 395.189 sq km per 1,000 people [6th of 231]
Area > Water 0 sq km [163rd of 239]
Area > Water (per capita) 0 sq km per million people [160th of 225]
Capital city with population Windhoek - 161,000
Climate
desert; hot, dry; rainfall sparse and erratic
Coastline 1,572 km [73rd of 271]
Elevation extremes > Highest point Konigstein 2,606 m
Elevation extremes > Lowest point Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Forested Land 9.8% [149th of 193]
Geographic coordinates 22 00 S, 17 00 E
Geography > Note
first country in the world to incorporate the protection of the environment into its constitution; some 14% of the land is protected, including virtually the entire Namib Desert coastal strip
Irrigated land 80 sq km [141st of 196]
Irrigated land (per capita) 40.283 sq km per million people [132nd of 167]
Land area > sq. km 823,290 km² [33rd of 206]
Land area > sq. km (per capita) 405.312 km² per 1,000 people [3rd of 206]
Land boundaries > Border countries
Angola 1,376 km, Botswana 1,360 km, South Africa 967 km, Zambia 233 km
Land boundaries > Total 3,936 km [47th of 166]
Land boundaries > Total (per capita) 1,884.454 km per million people [8th of 164]
Land use > Arable land 0.99% [196th of 258]
Land use > Other 99% [41st of 258]
Land use > Permanent crops 0.01% [194th of 258]
Largest city Windhoek
Largest city population 190,000 [136th of 174]
Largest city population (per capita) 0.094 per capita [123rd of 174]
Largest city with population Windhoek - 161,000
Location
Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Angola and South Africa
Map references
Africa
Maritime claims > Contiguous zone 24 nautical mile [37th of 83]
Maritime claims > Exclusive economic zone 200 nautical mile [60th of 123]
Maritime claims > Territorial sea 12 nautical mile [46th of 191]
Natural hazards
prolonged periods of drought
Natural resources
diamonds, copper, uranium, gold, silver, lead, tin, lithium, cadmium, tungsten, zinc, salt, hydropower, fish; note: suspected deposits of oil, coal, and iron ore
northernmost point > Latitude 16°56'S
Population density 2 people per sqkm [225th of 256]
Population density > people per sq. km 2.47 people/m² [202nd of 204]
Rural population density > rural population per sq. km of arable land 160.78 people/km² of arable lan [130th of 188]
Surface area > sq. km 824,290 km² [33rd of 206]
Surface area > sq. km (per capita) 405.804 km² per 1,000 people [3rd of 207]
tallest mountains > Mountain Konigstein
Terrain
mostly high plateau; Namib Desert along coast; Kalahari Desert in east


 

SOURCES
CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006 ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook, City Population, CIA World Factbook, World Gazetteer, Official government websites.; FAO; World Development Indicators database; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; Wikipedia: List of countries by northernmost point ; Heal The World Foundation.; Wikipedia: List of tallest mountains by country

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Namibia, Republic of Namibia

Environment
 

Acidification 0% [64th of 141]
Adjusted savings: carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI 0.26 % of GNI [115th of 179]
Adjusted savings: particulate emission damage > % of GNI 0.06 % of GNI [149th of 165]
Areas under protection 21 [87th of 146]
Areas under protection (per capita) 10.3397 per 1 million people [42nd of 146]
Breeding birds threatened 1.92% [82nd of 136]
Carbon efficiency 0 CO2 emissions/$ GDP [141st of 141]
CFC consumption 222.59 [76th of 107]
CFC consumption (per capita) 0.109596 per 1,000 people [54th of 107]
CO2 Emissions 1,944.9 [124th of 178]
CO2 Emissions (per capita) 0.957607 per 1,000 people [111st of 176]
CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP 0.19 kg/PPP$ [121st of 170]
CO2 emissions > kt 2,326 kt [130th of 195]
CO2 emissions > kt (per capita) 1.171 kt per 1,000 people [120th of 196]
Current issues
limited natural fresh water resources; desertification; wildlife poaching; land degradation has led to few conservation areas
Ecological footprint 0.66 [140th of 141]
Endangered species protection 87.5% [37th of 141]
Fertiliser consumption 1,292.97 hundred grams/hectare [44th of 141]
Forest area > % of land area 9.31 % of land area [153rd of 195]
Forest area > sq. km 76,610 km² [62nd of 195]
Forest area > sq. km (per capita) 37,715.655 km² per 1,000 people [17th of 195]
Freshwater withdrawal 0.3 [102nd of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Agricultural 71% [65th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Domestic 24% [34th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial 5% [69th of 124]
Groundwater withdrawals 0 [116th of 188]
International agreements > Party to
Antarctic-Marine Living Resources, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Ozone Layer Protection, Wetlands
International agreements > Signed but not ratified
none of the selected agreements
Known breeding bird species 201 [79th of 146]
Known breeding bird species (per capita) 98.966 per 1 million people [13th of 146]
Known mammal species 250 [26th of 145]
Known mammal species (per capita) 123.092 per 1 million people [6th of 145]
Marine areas under protection 4 [55th of 95]
Marine areas under protection (per capita) 1.96947 per 1 million people [18th of 95]
Marine fish catch 294,966 tons [37th of 141]
Marine fish catch (per capita) 145.232 tons per 1,000 people [6th of 141]
Non-wildness 0.04% [136th of 141]
NOx emissions per populated area 1.84 thousand metric tons/squ [7th of 141]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day 7,350.12 kg/day [92nd of 115]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day per worker 0.35 kg per day per worker [1st of 115]
PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter 42.61 mcg/m³ [82nd of 185]
Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999 35 [183rd of 199]
Protected area 12.9 [29th of 147]
SO2 emissions per populated area 870 thousand metric tons/squ [58th of 141]
SO2 exports 1,795.06 hundred metric tons [48th of 141]
Threatened species 27 [73rd of 158]
Threatened species > Mammal 11 [70th of 160]
Urban NO2 concentration 32.01 micrograms/m3 [115th of 141]
Urban SO2 concentration 10.24 micrograms/m3 [128th of 141]
Water > Availability -1.94 thousand cubic metres [139th of 141]
Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration 7.58 mls/litre [76th of 141]
Water > Phosphorus concentration 0.35 mls/litre [64th of 141]
Water > Salinisation 435.61 [90th of 141]
Water > Severe water stress 17.8 [55th of 140]
Water > Suspended solids 7.01 mls/litre [17th of 141]
Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions 1.57 % [102nd of 114]
Water pollution, clay and glass industry > % of total BOD emissions 0.12 % [89th of 112]
Water pollution, food industry > % of total BOD emissions 90.39 % [1st of 114]
Water pollution, other industry > % of total BOD emissions 0.84 % [91st of 107]
Water pollution, paper and pulp industry > % of total BOD emissions 5.03 % [99th of 111]
Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions 1.16 % [109th of 114]
Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions 0.89 % [93rd of 114]
Wetlands of intl importance > Area 630 thousand hectares [26th of 112]
Wetlands of intl importance > Area (per capita) 310.192 thousand hectares per 1 m [8th of 112]
Wildness 66.23% [13th of 141]


 

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Stockholm Environment Institute at York, Acidification in Developing Countries: Ecosystem Sensitivity and the Critical Loads Approach at the Global scale, 2000 via ciesin.org; World Development Indicators database; World Resources Institute; 2000 IUCN Red List, and World Resources Institute,World Resources 2000-2001, Washington, DC: WRI, 2000. Original sources: World Conservation Monitoring Center, IUCN-The World Conservation Union, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and other sources.; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center; UNEP, Production and Consumption of Ozone Depleting Substances, 1986-1998, October 1999. via ciesin.org; World Resources Institute. 2003. Carbon Emissions from energy use and cement manufacturing, 1850 to 2000. Available on-line through the Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) at Washington, DC: World Resources Institute; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Living Planet Report 2000, Gland, Switzerland: 2000, and Redefining Progress.; Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, Report on National Reports Required Under Article VIII, Paragraph 7(a), of the Convention, Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties, Gigiri, Kenya, April 2000; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001. via ciesin.org; ; FAOSTAT on-line database; Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the last wild places on the earth's surface. Accessed via ciesin.org; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: Special Report on Emissions Scenarios, Data Version 1.1, B1Illustrative Marker Scenario with model IMAGE; Gregg Marland, Tom Boden, and Bob Andres, University of North Dakota, via net publication; Jacaranda Atlas; International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, RAINS-ASIA and Co-operative Programme formonitoring and evaluation of the long range transmission of air pollutants in Europe (EMEP) via ciesin.org; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; World Resources Institute, World Resources 1998-99; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2000; WHO,Air Management Information System-AMIS 2.0, 1998; and Global Urban Observatory, Citibase, 1999. via ciesin.org; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGAP 2.1B, 2001 via ciesin.org; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System/Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen,R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC: Island Press, 2001; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System/Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen, R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC: Island Press, 2001; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 via ciesin.org; Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the lastwild places on the earth's surface. via ciesin.org

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Namibia, Republic of Namibia


2) Human geography

Age distribution

Namibia Population Pyramid for 1990
Age and sex distribution for the year 1990




Namibia Population Pyramid for 1995
Age and sex distribution for the year 1995




Namibia Population Pyramid for 2000
Age and sex distribution for the year 2000




Namibia Population Pyramid for 2003
Age and sex distribution for the year 2003




Namibia Population Pyramid for 2005
Age and sex distribution for the year 2005




Namibia Population Pyramid for 2010
Age and sex distribution for the year 2010




Namibia Population Pyramid for 2020
Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2020



Namibia Population Pyramid for 2050
Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2050




Source
US Census Bureau July 17, 2003 a
 

Labor
 

Agricultural workers > Female 39% [10th of 77]
Agricultural workers > Male 38% [11th of 78]
Child employment in agriculture > % of economically active children ages 7-14 91.55 % [2nd of 11]
Child employment in agriculture, female > % of female economically active children ages 7-14 91.67 % [2nd of 11]
Child employment in agriculture, male > % of male economically active children ages 7-14 91.45 % [2nd of 11]
Child employment in manufacturing > % of economically active children ages 7-14 0.39 % [8th of 10]
Child employment in manufacturing, female > % of female economically active children ages 7-14 0.35 % [7th of 10]
Child employment in manufacturing, male > % of male economically active children ages 7-14 0.43 % [7th of 10]
Child employment in services > % of economically active children ages 7-14 8.03 % [6th of 11]
Child employment in services, female > % of female economically active children ages 7-14 7.98 % [5th of 11]
Child employment in services, male > % of male economically active children ages 7-14 8.07 % [7th of 11]
Compensation of employees > % of expense 48.61 % [6th of 97]
Compensation of employees > current LCU 5116690000
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14 17.37 [44th of 89]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19 39.11 [79th of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24 69.85 [109th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29 82.35 [85th of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34 82.99 [91st of 165]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39 82.67 [95th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44 81.77 [93rd of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49 80.55 [89th of 163]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54 76.24 [81st of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59 70.41 [59th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64 48.81 [81st of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus 26.73 [74th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 10-14 20.47 [46th of 92]
Economic activity > Men aged 15-19 49.64 [72nd of 164]
Economic activity > Men aged 20-24 80.79 [113rd of 166]
Economic activity > Men aged 25-29 94.69 [107th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 30-34 97.12 [92nd of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 40-44 96.97 [86th of 163]
Economic activity > Men aged 45-49 96.57 [63rd of 167]
Economic activity > Men aged 50-54 93.77 [75th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 55-59 90.4 [62nd of 167]
Economic activity > Men aged 60-64 63.88 [98th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus 35.65 [79th of 162]
Economic activity > Women aged 10-14 14.21 [47th of 89]
Economic activity > Women aged 15-19 28.42 [92nd of 164]
Economic activity > Women aged 20-24 58.82 [108th of 166]
Economic activity > Women aged 25-29 69.94 [80th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 30-34 68.87 [90th of 167]
Economic activity > Women aged 35-39 68.44 [92nd of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 40-44 66.79 [91st of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 45-49 65.01 [86th of 161]
Economic activity > Women aged 50-54 59.89 [84th of 166]
Economic activity > Women aged 55-59 53.22 [57th of 167]
Economic activity > Women aged 60-64 35.47 [63rd of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus 19.38 [59th of 167]
Economically active children, female 14.69 % [4th of 34]
Economically active children, male 16.19 % [3rd of 34]
Economically active children, study and work 90.51 % [2nd of 34]
Economically active children, study and work, female 93.64 % [2nd of 34]
Economically active children, study and work, male 87.66 % [2nd of 34]
Economically active children, total 15.44 % [3rd of 34]
Economically active children, work only 9.49 % [9th of 34]
Economically active children, work only, female 6.36 % [9th of 33]
Economically active children, work only, male 12.34 % [9th of 34]
Employees, agriculture, female > % of female employment 29.1 % [16th of 86]
Employees, agriculture, male > % of male employment 32.8 % [17th of 86]
Employees, industry, female > % of female employment 6.7 % [82nd of 86]
Employees, industry, male > % of male employment 17.2 % [76th of 86]
Employees, services, female > % of female employment 63.3 % [61st of 86]
Employees, services, male > % of male employment 49.4 % [53rd of 86]
Employment in agriculture > % of total employment 31.1 % [22nd of 94]
Employment in industry > % of total employment 12.2 % [85th of 94]
Employment in services > % of total employment 56 % [57th of 94]
Female economic activity 53.7% [77th of 156]
Female economic activity growth 1% [90th of 156]
Firing cost > weeks of wages 24.3 weeks of wages [118th of 164]
force participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15-64 48.37 % [141st of 184]
force participation rate, male > % of male population ages 15-64 64.49 % [181st of 184]
force participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15-64 56.31 % [169th of 184]
force with primary education > % of total 37.2 % [17th of 48]
force with secondary education > % of total 42.1 % [26th of 51]
force with tertiary education > % of total 4.7 % [50th of 52]
force, female > % of total labor force 43.63 % [75th of 184]
force, total 647,487.8 [142nd of 184]
force, total (per capita) 0.319 per capita [177th of 184]
Industrial workers > Female 8% [78th of 79]
Industrial workers > Male 19% [75th of 79]
Labor force 660,000 [107th of 132]
Labor force (per capita) 321,155.381 per million people [102nd of 131]
Labor force > By occupation
agriculture 47%, industry 20%, services 33%
Labor force > By occupation > Agriculture 47% [6th of 32]
Labor force > By occupation > Industry 20% [10th of 29]
Labor force > By occupation > Services 33% [13th of 29]
Long-term unemployment > % of total unemployment 56 % [8th of 48]
Long-term unemployment, female > % of female unemployment 54.3 % [11th of 46]
Long-term unemployment, male > % of male unemployment 57.6 % [6th of 46]
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Date November 15, 2000
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Minimum age 14 [114th of 146]
Parental leave > Paid maternity leave 12 weeks
Regulation 43 [93rd of 123]
Regulation > Employment Conditions 57 [91st of 123]
Regulation > Firing 54 [24th of 123]
Regulation > Hiring 17 [120th of 123]
regulations > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 4.4 % [6th of 39]
Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention > Ratifications > Date January 3, 1995
Rigidity of employment index 27 [118th of 166]
Service workers > Female 52% [70th of 79]
Service workers > Male 42% [64th of 79]
Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector > % of total nonagricultural employment 48.8 % [24th of 174]
skills > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 9.43 % [2nd of 38]
Unemployment rate 5.2% [58th of 107]
Unemployment, female > % of female labor force 35.9 % [1st of 95]
Unemployment, male > % of male labor force 26.8 % [2nd of 95]
Unemployment, total > % of total labor force 31.1 % [1st of 101]
Unemployment, youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24 49.3 % [2nd of 77]
Unemployment, youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24 40.4 % [4th of 77]
Unemployment, youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24 44.8 % [2nd of 77]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ 17,000,000 $ [112nd of 149]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per $ GDP) 2.775 $ per $1,000 of GDP [88th of 166]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per capita) 8.369 $ per 1,000 people [87th of 167]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ 16,000,000 $ [128th of 156]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per $ GDP) 2.612 $ per $1,000 of GDP [128th of 165]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per capita) 7.877 $ per capita [132nd of 167]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ 5,913,845 BoP $ [100th of 115]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP) 1.035 BoP $ per $1 million of [87th of 142]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per capita) 2.943 BoP $ per 1,000 people [95th of 143]


 

SOURCES
ILO (International Labour Organization). 2002. Key Indicators of the Labour Market 2001-2002. February 2002; World Development Indicators database; Economic activity rate and economically active population, by sex, thirteen age groups, 1950-2010 (ILO estimates and projections) are data from the International Labour Union (ILO). Source details: ILO, Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, fourth edition, diskette database (Geneva, 1997). The latest set of estimates and projections covering the period 1950-2010 (4th edition) was released by ILO in December 1996. These data are updated every five-ten years by ILO and a new set of these data is in preparation; calculated on the basis of data on the economically active population and total population from ILO (International Labour Organization). 2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: Minimum Age Convention, 1973 ; Wikipedia: Parental leave ; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference.; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference; Wikipedia: Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Namibia, Republic of Namibia

People
 

African countries by population density > area 825,418 [15th of 56]
African countries by population density > pop. dens. 2.2 [56th of 56]
African countries by population density > population 1,820,916 [41st of 56]
Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population 0.82 [34th of 185]
Age structure > 0-14 years 38.2 % [62nd of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years 38.7 [61st of 226]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Females 379,426 [133rd of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years > From total 36.7% [64th of 227]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Males 386,252 [134th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years 57.7 [165th of 226]
Age structure > 15-64 years 58.1 % [163rd of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Females 615,241 [145th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > From total 59.5% [156th of 227]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Males 627,752 [144th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over 3.7 % [158th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Females 44,038 [146th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > From total 3.8% [151st of 227]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Males 35,960 [146th of 225]
Birth rate 23.19 births/1,000 population [80th of 226]
Death rate 14.07 deaths/1,000 population [24th of 226]
Education expenditures 6.9 % of GDP [2nd of 55]
Ethnic groups
black 87.5%, white 6%, mixed 6.5%; note: about 50% of the population belong to the Ovambo tribe and 9% to the Kavangos tribe; other ethnic groups include Herero 7%, Damara 7%, Nama 5%, Caprivian 4%, Bushmen 3%, Baster 2%, Tswana 0.5%
Ethnic groups > A note
about 50% of the population belong to the Ovambo tribe and 9% to the Kavangos tribe; other ethnic groups are: Herero 7%, Damara 7%, Nama 5%, Caprivian 4%, Bushmen 3%, Baster 2%, Tswana 0.5%
Female population > Age 10-14 129,428 [135th of 224]
Female population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 6.33 [26th of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 120,297 [141st of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 5.88 [16th of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 108,328 [141st of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 5.3 [16th of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 84,598 [141st of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 4.14 [59th of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 62,453 [144th of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.06 [177th of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 49,689 [143rd of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 2.43 [197th of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 44,351 [147th of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 2.17 [179th of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 39,114 [148th of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.91 [162nd of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 33,359 [146th of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.63 [159th of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 27,365 [145th of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 1.34 [149th of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 21,796 [144th of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 1.07 [143rd of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 16,298 [145th of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.8 [151st of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 11,499 [147th of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.56 [158th of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 7,080 [148th of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.35 [159th of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 6,093 [149th of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.3 [149th of 224]
Gender development 0.604 [98th of 141]
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Capital Windhoek
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Number of ethnic Greeks
20 (est.)
Jewish population > By country > Jews > % Jewish 0.006 % [74th of 97]
Jewish population > By country > Jews > Estimated number of Jews 115 [85th of 102]
Male population > Age 10-14 131,331 [139th of 224]
Male population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 6.42 [28th of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 122,454 [142nd of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 5.99 [18th of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 112,328 [140th of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 5.5 [14th of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 92,381 [141st of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 4.52 [31st of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 69,532 [144th of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.4 [142nd of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 50,830 [145th of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 2.49 [203rd of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 41,840 [148th of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 2.05 [194th of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 34,998 [150th of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.71 [184th of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 29,183 [150th of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.43 [170th of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 23,951 [148th of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 1.17 [158th of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 19,060 [147th of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 0.93 [146th of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 14,237 [145th of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.7 [150th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 9,815 [148th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.48 [158th of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 5,826 [150th of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.29 [164th of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 4,367 [147th of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.21 [148th of 224]
Median age > Female 20.8 years [163rd of 224]
Median age > Male 20.6 years [162nd of 224]
Median age > Total 20.7 years [162nd of 224]
Nationality > Adjective Namibian
Nationality > Noun Namibian(s)
Percentage living in rural areas. 68% [33rd of 193]
Percentage living in urban areas 32% [165th of 199]
Population 2,088,669 [143rd of 242]
Population > CIA Factbook 2,088,669 [143rd of 240]
Population > Note
estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2007 est.)
Population ages 0-14 > % of total 41.51 % [35th of 185]
Population ages 15-64 > % of total 54.99 % [149th of 185]
Population ages 65 and above > % of total 3.5 % [134th of 185]
Population growth > annual % 1.09 annual % [110th of 195]
Population growth rate 0.947% [131st of 235]
Population in 2015 2,248 [139th of 225]
Population, female > % of total 50.4 % [100th of 190]
Projected population growth 37.1% [84th of 141]
Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates 30 Sep 1990
Rights of the Child Convention > Signatories 26 Sep 1990
Rural population 1,318,283 [120th of 193]
Rural population (per capita) 0.649 per capita [47th of 194]
Rural population growth > annual % 0.26 annual % [103rd of 193]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 1 [108th of 223]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 1.02 male(s)/female [68th of 224]
Sex ratio > 65 years and over 0.82 male(s)/female [84th of 223]
Sex ratio > At birth 1.03 male(s)/female [174th of 223]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > 15–65 1.01 [101st of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > at birth 1.03 [182nd of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > over 65 0.84 [69th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > total 1.01 [73rd of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > under 15 1.02 [173rd of 215]
Sex ratio > Total population 1.01 male(s)/female [64th of 224]
Sex ratio > Under 15 years 1.02 male(s)/female [171st of 224]
Total fertility rate 2.81 children born/woman [81st of 225]
Total Population 2,044,147 [144th of 227]
Total population > Age 10-14 260,759 [138th of 224]
Total population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 12.76 [28th of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 242,751 [141st of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 11.88 [16th of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 220,656 [141st of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 10.79 [14th of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 176,979 [141st of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 8.66 [42nd of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 131,985 [144th of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 6.46 [162nd of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 100,519 [144th of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 4.92 [202nd of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 86,191 [148th of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 4.22 [193rd of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 74,112 [150th of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 3.63 [176th of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 62,542 [149th of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 3.06 [162nd of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 51,316 [148th of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 2.51 [156th of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 40,856 [145th of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 2 [142nd of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 30,535 [146th of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 1.49 [152nd of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 21,314 [148th of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 1.04 [153rd of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 12,906 [146th of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.63 [160th of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 10,460 [147th of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.51 [146th of 224]
Total Population > Female 1,019,467 [145th of 227]
Total Population > Male 1,024,680 [143rd of 227]
Urban population 712,969.4 [147th of 195]
Urban population (per capita) 0.351 per capita [148th of 196]
Urban population growth > annual % 2.64 annual % [70th of 195]
Urbanization 31 [168th of 204]
Urbanization in 1975 20.6% [127th of 164]
Urbanization in 2015 39.4% [131st of 164]
Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males 98 [49th of 144]
Women > Antenatal care coverage % 91 [54th of 133]
Women > Contraceptive prevalence % 44 [102nd of 170]
Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males 107 [79th of 173]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio > reported 270 [45th of 154]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted 300 [55th of 166]
Women > Skilled attendant at delivery % 78 [107th of 172]


 

SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of African countries by population density ; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006 ; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center ; Human Development Reports, United Nations 2002; Wikipedia: Greek diaspora ; Wikipedia: Jewish population ; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects: The 2003 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights. Estimates and projections of urban and rural populations are made by the Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat and published every two years. These estimates and projections are based on national census or survey data that have been evaluated and, whenever necessary, adjusted for deficiencies and inconsistencies; World Development Indicators database and CIA World Factbook; CIA World Factbook, 14 June, 2007 ; Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Prospects: The 2004 Revision and World Urbanization Prospects: http://esa.un.org/unpp; Population Reference Bureau, 2001 World Population Data Sheet, Washington, DC: PRB, 2001. via ciesin.org; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human RIghts; Wikipedia: Sex ratio ; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center Spanish Statistical Institute; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects: The 2001 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights (ESA/P/WP.173, 20 March 2002); UN (United Nations). 2002. World Urbanization Prospects: The 2001 Revision. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. New York; UNICEF

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Namibia, Republic of Namibia

Mortality
 

Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people 6.31 per 1,000 people [130th of 195]
rate, adult, female > per 1,000 female adults 625.2 per 1,000 female adults [9th of 185]
rate, adult, male > per 1,000 male adults 620 per 1,000 male adults [9th of 185]
rate, infant > per 1,000 live births 46 per 1,000 live births [67th of 187]
rate, under-5 > per 1,000 62 per 1,000 [65th of 187]


 

SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Namibia, Republic of Namibia

Immigration
 

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population 7.041 [67th of 195]
immigrant population > Number of immigrants 143,000 [106th of 195]
immigrant population > Percentage of total number of immigrants in the world >0.1%
International migration stock > % of population 7.05 % [77th of 205]
International migration stock, total 143,275.3 [108th of 205]
Net migration -5,500 [80th of 180]
Net migration (per capita) -2.708 per 1 million people [92nd of 185]
Net migration rate 0.35 migrant(s)/1,000 populati [70th of 225]
Refugee population by country or territory of asylum 5,307 [74th of 151]
Refugee population by country or territory of asylum (per capita) 2,612.674 per 1 million people [42nd of 162]
Refugees 3,500 [76th of 110]
Refugees (per capita) 1.72329 per 1,000 people [53rd of 110]
Refugees > Convention on refugees 17 Feb 1995 a
Refugees > Outflow 2,000 [58th of 76]
Refugees > Outflow (per capita) 0.984737 per 1,000 people [30th of 76]
Refugees and internally displaced persons > Refugees (country of origin) 4,700 (Angola)
US visa lottery winners 10 US visa lottery winners [129th of 178]
US visa lottery winners (per capita) 4.92368 US visa lottery winners [122nd of 176]

 

SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of countries by immigrant population ; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; United Nations Treaty Collection; UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees). 2002. Correspondence on refugees and internally displaced persons. February. Geneva.; US Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

Namibia, Republic of Namibia

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