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1) Natural geography
 

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MOTSWANA -BATSWANA GEOGRAPHY STATS
Area > Comparative
slightly smaller than Texas
Area > Comparative to US places
slightly smaller than Texas
Area > Land 585,370 sq km [45th of 238]
Area > Land (per capita) 317.735 sq km per 1,000 people [10th of 227]
Area > Total 600,370 sq km [51st of 250]
Area > Total (per capita) 325.877 sq km per 1,000 people [10th of 231]
Area > Water 15,000 sq km [31st of 239]
Area > Water (per capita) 8,141.895 sq km per million people [6th of 225]
Capital city with population Gaborone - 138,000
Climate
semiarid; warm winters and hot summers
Coastline 0 km [256th of 271]
Elevation extremes > Highest point Tsodilo Hills 1,489 m
Elevation extremes > Lowest point
junction of the Limpopo and Shashe Rivers 513 m
Forested Land 21.9% [112nd of 193]
Geographic coordinates 22 00 S, 24 00 E

Geography > Note
landlocked; population concentrated in eastern part of the country

Irrigated land 10 sq km [165th of 196]
Irrigated land (per capita) 5.645 sq km per million people [162nd of 167]
Land area > sq. km 566,730 km² [46th of 206]
Land area > sq. km (per capita) 321.107 km² per 1,000 people [8th of 206]
Land boundaries > Border countries
Namibia 1,360 km, South Africa 1,840 km, Zimbabwe 813 km
Land boundaries > Total 4,013 km [45th of 166]
Land boundaries > Total (per capita) 2,178.228 km per million people [7th of 164]
Land use > Arable land 0.65% [201st of 258]
Land use > Other 99.34% [38th of 258]
Land use > Permanent crops 0.01% [193rd of 258]
Largest city Gaborone
Largest city population 182,000 [138th of 174]
Largest city population (per capita) 0.111 per capita [111st of 174]
Largest city with population Gaborone - 138,000
Location
Southern Africa, north of South Africa
Map references
Africa
Maritime claims none (landlocked)

Natural hazards
periodic droughts; seasonal August winds blow from the west, carrying sand and dust across the country, which can obscure visibility

Natural resources
diamonds, copper, nickel, salt, soda ash, potash, coal, iron ore, silver

northernmost point > Latitude 17°46'S
Population density 2.5 people per sqkm [223rd of 256]
Population density > people per sq. km 3.11 people/m² [197th of 204]
Rural population density > rural population per sq. km of arable land 208.08 people/km² of arable lan [112nd of 188]
Surface area > sq. km 581,730 km² [45th of 206]
Surface area > sq. km (per capita) 329.606 km² per 1,000 people [8th of 207]
tallest mountains > Mountain Tsodilo Hills

Terrain
predominantly flat to gently rolling tableland; Kalahari Desert in southwest


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
Botswana, Republic of Botswana

Environment

 

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MOTSWANA -BATSWANA ENVIRONMENT STATS
Acidification 0% [89th of 141]
Adjusted savings: carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI 0.34 % of GNI [94th of 179]
Areas under protection 12 [107th of 146]
Areas under protection (per capita) 7.31707 per 1 million people [52nd of 146]
Biodiversity richness 2 [19th of 53]
Breeding birds threatened 1.81% [88th of 136]
Carbon efficiency 1.02 CO2 emissions/$ GDP [77th of 141]
CFC consumption 31.81 [93rd of 107]
CFC consumption (per capita) 0.0193963 per 1,000 people [82nd of 107]
CO2 Emissions 4,033.3 [107th of 178]
CO2 Emissions (per capita) 2.45933 per 1,000 people [83rd of 176]
CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP 0.27 kg/PPP$ [100th of 170]
CO2 emissions > kt 4,113.55 kt [115th of 195]
CO2 emissions > kt (per capita) 2.322 kt per 1,000 people [99th of 196]
Current issues
overgrazing; desertification; limited fresh water resources
Ecological footprint 1.68 [82nd of 141]
Endangered species protection 90.5% [29th of 141]
Fertiliser consumption 122.45 hundred grams/hectare [108th of 141]
Forest area > % of land area 21.07 % of land area [123rd of 195]
Forest area > sq. km 119,430 km² [44th of 195]
Forest area > sq. km (per capita) 67,668.559 km² per 1,000 people [6th of 195]
Freshwater withdrawal 0.19 [108th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Agricultural 41% [108th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Domestic 41% [14th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial 18% [22nd of 124]
Groundwater withdrawals 0 [132nd of 188]

International agreements > Party to
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 184 [93rd of 146]
Known breeding bird species (per capita) 112.195 per 1 million people [10th of 146]
Known mammal species 164 [58th of 145]
Known mammal species (per capita) 100 per 1 million people [7th of 145]
Marine fish catch 0 tons [121st of 141]
Marine fish catch (per capita) 0 tons per 1,000 people [121st of 141]
Non-wildness 0.15% [130th of 141]
NOx emissions per populated area 2.65 thousand metric tons/squ [5th of 141]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day 5,499 kg/day [30th of 115]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day per worker 0.19 kg per day per worker [11th of 115]
PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter 68.58 mcg/m³ [41st of 185]
Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999 1,058 [112nd of 199]
Protected area 18.5 [14th of 147]
SO2 emissions per populated area 1,320 thousand metric tons/squ [44th of 141]
SO2 exports 2,400.93 hundred metric tons [27th of 141]
Threatened species 12 [127th of 158]
Threatened species > Mammal 5 [124th of 160]
Total renewable water resources 14.7 cu km [14th of 31]
Urban NO2 concentration 31.08 micrograms/m3 [118th of 141]
Urban SO2 concentration 14.47 micrograms/m3 [115th of 141]
Water > Availability -7.46 thousand cubic metres [141st of 141]
Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration 9.13 mls/litre [37th of 141]
Water > Freshwater pollution 0.18 tons/cubic km [52nd of 69]
Water > Phosphorus concentration 0.2 mls/litre [101st of 141]
Water > Salinisation 575.51 [76th of 141]
Water > Severe water stress 14.2 [58th of 140]
Water > Suspended solids 4.18 mls/litre [96th of 141]
Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions 1.56 % [32nd of 114]
Water pollution, clay and glass industry > % of total BOD emissions 0.28 % [15th of 112]
Water pollution, food industry > % of total BOD emissions 56.32 % [8th of 114]
Water pollution, metal industry > % of total BOD emissions 1.86 % [22nd of 94]
Water pollution, other industry > % of total BOD emissions 2.45 % [22nd of 107]
Water pollution, paper and pulp industry > % of total BOD emissions 10.83 % [21st of 111]
Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions 24.97 % [6th of 114]
Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions 1.72 % [22nd of 114]
Wetlands of intl importance > Area 6,864 thousand hectares [4th of 112]
Wetlands of intl importance > Area (per capita) 4,185.37 thousand hectares per 1 m [1st of 112]
Wildness 67.41% [12th of 141]


SOURCES
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; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001, Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001 (for BOD emissions)and Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 (for data on waterquantity). 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; 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
Botswana, Republic of Botswana


2) Human geography

Age distribution

Botswana Population Pyramid for 1995

Age and sex distribution for the year 1995:

Botswana Population Pyramid for 2000

Age and sex distribution for the year 2000:

Botswana Population Pyramid for 2003

Age and sex distribution for the year 2003:

Botswana Population Pyramid for 2005

Age and sex distribution for the year 2005:

Botswana Population Pyramid for 2010

Age and sex distribution for the year 2010:

Botswana Population Pyramid for 2020

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2020:

Botswana Population Pyramid for 2050

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2050:


Source
US Census Bureau July 17, 2003

Labor
 

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MOTSWANA -BATSWANA LABOR STATS
Compensation of employees > % of expense 30.95 % [24th of 97]
Compensation of employees > current LCU 1444500000
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14 14.39 [51st of 89]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 15-19 39.8 [77th of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 20-24 80.47 [33rd of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 25-29 90.47 [23rd of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 30-34 89.7 [47th of 165]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 35-39 88.18 [61st of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 40-44 85.78 [75th of 167]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 45-49 82.04 [80th of 163]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 50-54 75.71 [86th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 55-59 71.12 [58th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 60-64 59.24 [55th of 166]
Economic activity > Both sexes aged 65 plus 38.95 [49th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 10-14 14.82 [56th of 92]
Economic activity > Men aged 15-19 41.44 [95th of 164]
Economic activity > Men aged 20-24 85.52 [65th of 166]
Economic activity > Men aged 25-29 98.58 [1st of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 30-34 98.72 [6th of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 35-39 98.86 [6th of 164]
Economic activity > Men aged 40-44 98.81 [4th of 163]
Economic activity > Men aged 45-49 98.76 [2nd of 167]
Economic activity > Men aged 50-54 98.71 [1st of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 55-59 98.6 [1st of 167]
Economic activity > Men aged 60-64 80.5 [53rd of 165]
Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus 65.02 [33rd of 162]
Economic activity > Women aged 10-14 13.96 [48th of 89]
Economic activity > Women aged 15-19 38.15 [57th of 164]
Economic activity > Women aged 20-24 75.4 [37th of 166]
Economic activity > Women aged 25-29 82.29 [39th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 30-34 80.58 [54th of 167]
Economic activity > Women aged 35-39 77.5 [67th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 40-44 73.11 [80th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 45-49 66.66 [83rd of 161]
Economic activity > Women aged 50-54 59.76 [85th of 166]
Economic activity > Women aged 55-59 53.16 [58th of 167]
Economic activity > Women aged 60-64 45.23 [44th of 165]
Economic activity > Women aged 65 plus 24.52 [46th of 167]
Employees, agriculture, female > % of female employment 18.6 % [15th of 86]
Employees, agriculture, male > % of male employment 25.9 % [17th of 86]
Employees, industry, female > % of female employment 13.3 % [36th of 86]
Employees, industry, male > % of male employment 29.2 % [43rd of 86]
Employees, services, female > % of female employment 58 % [58th of 86]
Employees, services, male > % of male employment 42.8 % [60th of 86]
Employment in agriculture > % of total employment 22.6 % [16th of 94]
Employment in industry > % of total employment 22 % [49th of 94]
Employment in services > % of total employment 49.7 % [61st of 94]
Female economic activity 63% [37th of 156]
Female economic activity growth -4% [155th of 156]
Firing cost > weeks of wages 90 weeks of wages [27th of 164]
force participation rate, female > % of female population ages 15-64 46.71 % [146th of 184]
force participation rate, male > % of male population ages 15-64 68.23 % [175th of 184]
force participation rate, total > % of total population ages 15-64 57.23 % [168th of 184]
force with primary education > % of total 63.2 % [5th of 48]
force with tertiary education > % of total 13.7 % [36th of 52]
force, female > % of total labor force 41.76 % [93rd of 184]
force, total 615,224.8 [146th of 184]
force, total (per capita) 0.349 per capita [170th of 184]
Labor force 288,400 [12th of 132]
Labor force (per capita) 163,025.353 per million people [29th of 131]
Long-term unemployment > % of total unemployment 45.4 % [19th of 48]
Long-term unemployment, female > % of female unemployment 47.7 % [17th of 46]
Long-term unemployment, male > % of male unemployment 42.8 % [16th of 46]
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Date June 5, 1997
Minimum Age Convention, 1973 > Ratifications > Minimum age 14 [103rd of 146]
Parental leave > Paid maternity leave 12 weeks
Regulation 35 [110th of 123]
Regulation > Employment Conditions 55 [94th of 123]
Regulation > Firing 17 [106th of 123]
Regulation > Hiring 33 [83rd of 123]
regulations > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 1.55 % [11th of 39]
Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention > Ratifications > Date December 22, 1997
Rigidity of employment index 20 [139th of 166]
Share of women employed in the nonagricultural sector > % of total nonagricultural employment 43 % [70th of 174]
skills > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 9.42 % [3rd of 38]
Unemployment rate 7.5% [33rd of 107]
Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment 25.2 % [57th of 71]
Unemployment with secondary education, male > % of male unemployment 22.8 % [54th of 71]
Unemployment, female > % of female labor force 22.3 % [8th of 95]
Unemployment, male > % of male labor force 15.7 % [11th of 95]
Unemployment, total > % of total labor force 18.6 % [8th of 101]
Unemployment, youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24 46.1 % [3rd of 77]
Unemployment, youth male > % of male labor force ages 15-24 33.9 % [6th of 77]
Unemployment, youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24 39.7 % [5th of 77]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ 123,000,000 $ [59th of 149]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per $ GDP) 11.922 $ per $1,000 of GDP [41st of 166]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$ (per capita) 69.691 $ per 1,000 people [39th of 167]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ 125,000,000 $ [107th of 156]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per $ GDP) 12.115 $ per $1,000 of GDP [81st of 165]
Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, received > US$ (per capita) 70.824 $ per capita [72nd of 167]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ 82,356,170 BoP $ [68th of 115]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per $ GDP) 7.982 BoP $ per $1 million of [56th of 142]
Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$ (per capita) 46.663 BoP $ per 1,000 people [43rd of 143]


SOURCES
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
Botswana, Republic of Botswana


People
 

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MOTSWANA -BATSWANA PEOPLE STATS
African countries by population density > area 600,370 [20th of 56]
African countries by population density > pop. dens. 2.7 [55th of 56]
African countries by population density > population 1,591,232 [42nd of 56]
Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population 0.69 [66th of 185]
Age structure > 0-14 years 38.3 % [60th of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years 38.8 [60th of 226]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Females 318,160 [143rd of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years > From total 35.2% [72nd of 227]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Males 329,418 [143rd of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years 57.5 [167th of 226]
Age structure > 15-64 years 57.9 % [164th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Females 556,286 [146th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > From total 60.9% [151st of 227]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Males 566,239 [146th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over 3.8 % [153rd of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Females 43,055 [147th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > From total 3.9% [145th of 227]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Males 29,165 [149th of 225]
Birth rate 22.96 births/1,000 population [81st of 226]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of rural 52 [32nd of 52]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of total 58 [37th of 56]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of urban 66 [36th of 52]
Chinese population 40 [119th of 127]
Chinese population (per capita) 2.439 per 100,000 people [99th of 126]
Death rate 14.02 deaths/1,000 population [25th of 226]

Ethnic groups
Tswana (or Setswana) 79%, Kalanga 11%, Basarwa 3%, other, including Kgalagadi and white 7%

Female population > Age 10-14 110,002 [142nd of 224]
Female population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 6.71 [6th of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 109,268 [143rd of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 6.66 [1st of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 103,518 [143rd of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 6.31 [3rd of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 79,174 [144th of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 4.83 [7th of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 44,222 [151st of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 2.7 [213rd of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 30,898 [155th of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 1.88 [222nd of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 30,641 [154th of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 1.87 [208th of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 30,322 [151st of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.85 [171st of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 26,464 [151st of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.61 [160th of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 19,018 [153rd of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 1.16 [184th of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 15,052 [152nd of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 0.92 [171st of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 12,706 [150th of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.77 [158th of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 10,011 [148th of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.61 [145th of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 7,494 [146th of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.46 [141st of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 8,374 [142nd of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.51 [113rd of 224]
Gender development 0.566 [101st of 141]
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Capital Gaborone
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Number of ethnic Greeks
150 (est.)
Jewish population > By country > Jews > % Jewish 0.006 % [73rd of 97]
Jewish population > By country > Jews > Estimated number of Jews 100 [97th of 102]
Male population > Age 10-14 113,752 [142nd of 224]
Male population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 6.94 [4th of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 109,009 [143rd of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 6.65 [3rd of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 97,589 [144th of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 5.95 [7th of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 77,116 [147th of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 4.7 [19th of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 50,396 [148th of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.07 [192nd of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 37,098 [152nd of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 2.26 [215th of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 29,535 [157th of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 1.8 [213rd of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 22,700 [157th of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.38 [211st of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 16,581 [160th of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.01 [214th of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 11,721 [163rd of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 0.71 [216th of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 8,947 [160th of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 0.55 [218th of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 7,538 [159th of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.46 [210th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 6,057 [156th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.37 [193rd of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 4,507 [152nd of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.27 [172nd of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 5,272 [142nd of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.32 [114th of 224]
Median age > Female 21.4 years [158th of 224]
Median age > Male 21 years [157th of 224]
Median age > Total 21.2 years [158th of 224]
Nationality > Adjective
Motswana (singular), Batswana (plural)
Nationality > Noun
Motswana (singular), Batswana (plural)
Percentage living in rural areas. 48% [84th of 193]
Percentage living in urban areas 52% [112nd of 199]
Population 1,842,323 [146th of 242]
Population > CIA Factbook 1,842,323 [146th 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 37.64 % [62nd of 185]
Population ages 15-64 > % of total 59.03 % [118th of 185]
Population ages 65 and above > % of total 3.33 % [142nd of 185]
Population decline > By specific countries > Main reason for decrease
declining life expectancy HIV/AIDS
Population decline > By specific countries > Population in million 1.8 [13th of 14]
Population decline > By specific countries > Rate of natural decrease in percent 0.1 [14th of 14]
Population decline > By specific countries > Year 2006
Population decline > Main reason for decrease
declining life expectancy due to HIV/AIDS
Population decline > Rate of natural decrease in percent 0.1 [15th of 18]
Population growth > annual % -0.23 annual % [183rd of 195]
Population growth rate 1.434% [96th of 235]
Population in 2015 1,690 [146th of 225]
Population, female > % of total 50.9 % [60th of 190]
Projected population growth -26.42% [139th of 141]
Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates 14 Mar 1995 a
Rural population 751,858.5 [135th of 193]
Rural population (per capita) 0.426 per capita [99th of 194]
Rural population growth > annual % -2.19 annual % [182nd of 193]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 0.93 [206th of 223]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 1.02 male(s)/female [67th of 224]
Sex ratio > 65 years and over 0.68 male(s)/female [178th of 223]
Sex ratio > At birth 1.03 male(s)/female [173rd of 223]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > 15–65 0.94 [194th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > at birth 1.03 [186th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > over 65 0.61 [201st of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > total 0.96 [154th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > under 15 1.03 [160th of 215]
Sex ratio > Total population 1.01 male(s)/female [63rd of 224]
Sex ratio > Under 15 years 1.03 male(s)/female [151st of 224]
Total fertility rate 2.66 children born/woman [90th of 225]
Total Population 1,639,833 [148th of 227]
Total population > Age 10-14 223,754 [142nd of 224]
Total population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 13.64 [4th of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 218,277 [143rd of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 13.31 [2nd of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 201,107 [144th of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 12.26 [4th of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 156,290 [145th of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 9.53 [13th of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 94,618 [149th of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 5.77 [208th of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 67,996 [152nd of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 4.15 [221st of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 60,176 [156th of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 3.67 [209th of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 53,022 [155th of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 3.23 [196th of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 43,045 [155th of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 2.62 [197th of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 30,739 [156th of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 1.87 [209th of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 23,999 [156th of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 1.46 [201st of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 20,244 [152nd of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 1.23 [191st of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 16,068 [153rd of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.98 [162nd of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 12,001 [150th of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.73 [145th of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 13,646 [143rd of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.83 [115th of 224]
Total Population > Female 836,236 [147th of 227]
Total Population > Male 803,597 [148th of 227]
Urban population 1,013,068 [140th of 195]
Urban population (per capita) 0.574 per capita [96th of 196]
Urban population growth > annual % 1.24 annual % [126th of 195]
Urbanization 49 [123rd of 204]
Urbanization in 1975 12.8% [148th of 164]
Urbanization in 2015 56% [98th of 164]
Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males 107 [3rd of 144]
Women > Antenatal care coverage % 91 [55th of 133]
Women > Contraceptive prevalence % 48 [92nd of 170]
Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males 105 [116th of 173]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio > reported 330 [43rd of 154]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted 100 [88th of 166]
Women > Skilled attendant at delivery % 94 [78th 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; UNICEF; University Libraries, Ohio University; 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 ; Wikipedia: Population decline ; Wikipedia: Population decline; 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; 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

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Botswana, Republic of Botswana

Mortality

 

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MOTSWANA -BATSWANA MORTALITY STATS
Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people 27.06 per 1,000 people [1st of 195]
rate, adult, female > per 1,000 female adults 852.56 per 1,000 female adults [2nd of 185]
rate, adult, male > per 1,000 male adults 840.83 per 1,000 male adults [3rd of 185]
rate, infant > per 1,000 live births 87 per 1,000 live births [25th of 187]
rate, under-5 > per 1,000 120 per 1,000 [33rd of 187]


SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Botswana, Republic of Botswana

Immigration
 

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MOTSWANA -BATSWANA IMMIGRATION STATS
immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population 4.533 [83rd of 195]
immigrant population > Number of immigrants 80,000 [126th of 195]
immigrant population > Percentage of total number of immigrants in the world >0.1%
International migration stock > % of population 4.54 % [95th of 205]
International migration stock, total 80,064 [129th of 205]
Net migration -6,000 [83rd of 180]
Net migration (per capita) -3.4 per 1 million people [95th of 185]
Net migration rate 5.41 migrant(s)/1,000 populati [22nd of 225]
Refugee population by country or territory of asylum 3,109 [81st of 151]
Refugee population by country or territory of asylum (per capita) 1,761.547 per 1 million people [54th of 162]
Refugees 2,100 [78th of 110]
Refugees (per capita) 1.28049 per 1,000 people [58th of 110]
Refugees > Convention on refugees 6 Jan 1969 a
US visa lottery winners 8 US visa lottery winners [136th of 178]
US visa lottery winners (per capita) 4.87805 US visa lottery winners [125th 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; US Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Botswana, Republic of Botswana

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