Australia: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 23,470,118 (2014)
Population Growth Rate 1.514 annual % (2014)
Age Dependency Ratio 50.231 % of working-age population (2014)
Urban Population 89.289 % of total (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate 3 per 1,000 live births (2015)
Life Expectancy at Birth 82.251 years (2014)
Age distribution - % of total population (2014);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 235,208,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Consumption 222,600,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Exports 0 kWh (2013)
    Imports 0 kWh (2013)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 23,834,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Production 451,029.93 bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 1,082,730.7 bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 81,691.67 bbl/day (2012)
    Imports (Refined) 385,980.22 bbl/day (2012)
    Proved Reserves (Crude) 1,193,000,000 bbl (2015)
    Production (Gross) 1,901,712,750,000 cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 1,259,050,380,000 cu ft (2013)
    Exports (Dry) 1,149,997,660,000 cu ft (2013)
    Imports (Dry) 230,147,860,000 cu ft (2013)
    Proved Reserves 30,400,000,000,000 cu ft (2015)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 467 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 24,490,000 (2011 )
Highways 823,217 km (2011 )
Internet Hosts 17,081,000 (2012 )
Internet Users 15,810,000 (2009 )
Railways 38,445 km (2010 )
Telephones 10,570,000 (2011 )
Geography & Environment Source: CIA World Factbook
LocationOceania, continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean
Total Area7,741,220 sq. km
Land Area7,682,300 sq. km
Water Area58,920 sq. km
Coastline25,760 km
Climategenerally arid to semiarid; temperate in south and east; tropical in north
Terrainmostly low plateau with deserts; fertile plain in southeast
Lowest PointLake Eyre -15 m
Highest Point Mount Kosciuszko 2,229 m

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