Democratic Republic of the Congo: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 74,877,030 (2014)
Population Growth Rate 3.153 annual % (2014)
Age Dependency Ratio 96.565 % of working-age population (2014)
Urban Population 41.976 % of total (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate 74.5 per 1,000 live births (2015)
Life Expectancy at Birth 58.659 years (2014)
Age distribution - % of total population (2014);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 7,885,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Consumption 7,292,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Exports 0 kWh (2013)
    Imports 0 kWh (2013)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 7,852,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Production 20,000 bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 9,320 bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 0 bbl/day (2012)
    Imports (Refined) 16,198.22 bbl/day (2010)
    Proved Reserves (Crude) 180,000,000 bbl (2015)
    Production (Gross) 317,830,000 cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 317,830,000 cu ft (2012)
    Exports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Imports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Proved Reserves 35,000,000,000 cu ft (2015)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 201 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 15,673,000 (2011 )
Highways 153,497 km (2004 )
Internet Hosts 2,515 (2012 )
Internet Users 290,000 (2008 )
Railways 4,007 km (2010 )
Telephones 57,000 (2011 )
Geography & Environment Source: CIA World Factbook
LocationCentral Africa, northeast of Angola
Total Area2,344,858 sq. km
Land Area2,267,048 sq. km
Water Area77,810 sq. km
Coastline37 km
Climatetropical; hot and humid in equatorial river basin; cooler and drier in southern highlands; cooler and wetter in eastern highlands; north of Equator - wet season (April to October), dry season (December to February); south of Equator - wet season (November to March), dry season (April to October)
Terrainvast central basin is a low-lying plateau; mountains in east
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Pic Marguerite on Mont Ngaliema (Mount Stanley) 5,110 m

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