Tag Archives: Namibia

According to watchtutorials, Namibia has a population of approximately 2.5 million people, with a density of three persons per square kilometer. The population is extremely diverse, with over 11 major ethnic groups and many smaller ones. The majority of the population is Ovambo, followed by Kavango, Herero, Damara and other ethnicities. There are also significant populations of Europeans and Asians living in Namibia. The official language of Namibia is English, although many people speak multiple languages including Afrikaans, German and various indigenous languages. Education is provided free through primary school to the age of 15 years old and then secondary education is available to 18 years old. Literacy rates are relatively high at 86%. The life expectancy in Namibia is estimated at around 64 years for both men and women. Healthcare services are good in urban areas but more limited in rural parts of the country where access to medical facilities can be difficult. HIV/AIDS prevalence rate is estimated at around 13%. Namibia has a young population as over 40% are under the age of 14 years old while only 4% are over 65 years old. The average household size is 4 persons per family, with more than half living in urban areas while the other half live in rural locations across the country. See ejinhua for Namibia Population and Language.

Namibia Political System, Famous People, Animals and Plants

Namibia: Political System According to COMPUTERMINUS.COM, Namibia is a presidential republic in the Commonwealth. The bicameral parliament consists of the National Assembly with 72 members elected every five years and six members appointed by the head of state, as well as the National Council with 26 members elected every six years. The head of state… Read More »

How to get to Namibia

Overview Namibia is a country in Africa according to hyperrestaurant. Namibia is a country in southern Africa whose face is defined by vast rocky gorges, vast, scorching deserts and the wrecks of half-sunken ships. Wildlife in Namibia is impressive, from the legendary wild horses of the Namib Desert to the rare desert elephants that roam… Read More »

Namibia Children and School

Do all children in Namibia go to school? The state spends a lot of money on education in Namibia, but despite the high spending, Namibia’s school system is lagging behind. Almost all children start school, but 20 out of 100 children leave school again during elementary school. Many young people are then unemployed. Schooling is… Read More »