Switzerland: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 8,188,102 (2014)
Population Growth Rate 1.213 annual % (2014)
Age Dependency Ratio 48.37 % of working-age population (2014)
Urban Population 73.844 % of total (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate 3.4 per 1,000 live births (2015)
Life Expectancy at Birth 82.849 years (2014)
Age distribution - % of total population (2014);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 64,811,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Consumption 58,009,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Exports 32,270,000,000 kWh (2013)
    Imports 29,874,000,000 kWh (2013)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 40,155,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Production 3,612.81 bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 263,631.2 bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 5,600.66 bbl/day (2012)
    Imports (Refined) 176,940.19 bbl/day (2012)
    Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 bbl (2015)
    Production (Gross) 317,830,000 cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 133,384,760,000 cu ft (2013)
    Exports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Imports (Dry) 132,925,660,000 cu ft (2013)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 64 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 10,017,000 (2011 )
Highways 71,454 km (2010 )
Internet Hosts 5,301,000 (2012 )
Internet Users 6,152,000 (2009 )
Railways 4,876 km (2010 )
Telephones 4,613,000 (2011 )
Geography & Environment Source: CIA World Factbook
LocationCentral Europe, east of France, north of Italy
Total Area41,277 sq. km
Land Area39,997 sq. km
Water Area1,280 sq. km
Coastline0 km
Climatetemperate, but varies with altitude; cold, cloudy, rainy/snowy winters; cool to warm, cloudy, humid summers with occasional showers
Terrainmostly mountains (Alps in south, Jura in northwest) with a central plateau of rolling hills, plains, and large lakes
Lowest PointLake Maggiore 195 m
Highest Point Dufourspitze 4,634 m

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