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Namibia

 

 

 

 

 

NAMIBIA

AREA

 

824,292 sq km

POPULATION

 

2,198,406 (143rd)

 

 

PLATFORM DATA

National

Demography

0-14 years: 31.7%

15-64 years: 63.8%

65 years and over: 4.3%

Life

Expectancy

 

51.85 years (215th)

 

National

G.D.P

$17.79 billion(139th)
Per Capital

Income

 

$8,200 (132)

Currency Namibian dollars (NAD)
Economic

Drivers

diamonds, copper, gold, zinc, lead, uranium; cattle, white fish and mollusks
Official

Languages

 

English 3.4%

 

 

Other Local

Languages

 

Oshiwambo languages 48.9%, Nama/Damara 11.3%, Afrikaans 10.4% (common language of most of the population and about 60% of the white population), Otjiherero languages 8.6%, Kavango languages 8.5%, Caprivi languages 4.8%, other African languages 2.3%, other 1.7%

Climatic

Zone

 

desert; hot, dry; rainfall sparse and erratic

 

Religious

Expression

 

Christian 80% to 90% (at least 50% Lutheran), indigenous beliefs 10% to 20%

Christian Umbrella

Organization(s)

Not Available
 

Airports

 

Windhoek Hosea Kutako International Airport

Eros Airport

Walvis Bay Airport

Tsumkwe Airport

Tsumeb Airport

Swakopmund Airport

Rundu Airport

Katima Mulilo Airport

Mokuti Lodge Airport

BCderitz Airport

Namutoni Airport

Ondangwa Airport

Omega Airport

Gobabis Airport

Arandis Airport

Airstrips Caprivi Airstrips
Erongo Airstrips
Hardap Airstrips
Karas Airstrips

Khomas Airstrips
Kunene Airstrips
Ohangwena Airstrips
Okavango Airstrips

Omaheke Airstrips
Omusati Airstrips
Oshana Airstrips
Oshikoto Airstrips

Road Network 44,138 km
Rail Network 2,626 km
Corruption

Rating

57/177
Security

Rating

10% (Elevated Risk)
Youth Development Index (YDI) 121/170 (Low)

 

 

 

 

 


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