Republic of Congo: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 4,504,962 (2014)
Population Growth Rate 2.486 annual % (2014)
Age Dependency Ratio 86.077 % of working-age population (2014)
Urban Population 64.957 % of total (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate 33.2 per 1,000 live births (2015)
Life Expectancy at Birth 62.311 years (2014)
Age distribution - % of total population (2014);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 1,303,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Consumption 740,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Exports 0 kWh (2013)
    Imports 55,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 813,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Production 278,911.59 bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 13,180 bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 4,287.95 bbl/day (2010)
    Imports (Refined) 4,156.14 bbl/day (2010)
    Proved Reserves (Crude) 1,600,000,000 bbl (2015)
    Production (Gross) 335,139,350,000 cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 40,965,400,000 cu ft (2012)
    Exports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Imports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Proved Reserves 3,200,000,000,000 cu ft (2015)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 25 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 3,885,000 (2011 )
Highways 17,289 km (2004 )
Internet Hosts 45 (2012 )
Internet Users 245,200 (2009 )
Railways 886 km (2010 )
Telephones 14,200 (2011 )
Geography & Environment Source: CIA World Factbook
LocationWestern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Angola and Gabon
Total Area342,000 sq. km
Land Area341,500 sq. km
Water Area500 sq. km
Coastline169 km
Climatetropical; rainy season (March to June); dry season (June to October); persistent high temperatures and humidity; particularly enervating climate astride the Equator
Terraincoastal plain, southern basin, central plateau, northern basin
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Mount Berongou 903 m

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