Turkmenistan: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 5,307,188 (2014)
Population Growth Rate 1.272 annual % (2014)
Age Dependency Ratio 48.162 % of working-age population (2014)
Urban Population 49.688 % of total (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate 43.7 per 1,000 live births (2015)
Life Expectancy at Birth 65.599 years (2014)
Age distribution - % of total population (2014);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 16,688,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Consumption 11,747,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Exports 2,720,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Imports 0 kWh (2013)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 3,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Production 259,414.96 bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 132,350 bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 64,355.32 bbl/day (2010)
    Imports (Refined) 2,542.47 bbl/day (2010)
    Proved Reserves (Crude) 600,000,000 bbl (2015)
    Production (Gross) 2,531,204,300,000 cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 867,867,800,000 cu ft (2012)
    Exports (Dry) 1,624,490,000,000 cu ft (2012)
    Imports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Proved Reserves 265,000,000,000,000 cu ft (2015)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 26 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 3,511,000 (2011 )
Highways 58,592 km (2002 )
Internet Hosts 714 (2012 )
Internet Users 80,400 (2009 )
Railways 2,980 km (2010 )
Telephones 547,000 (2011 )
Geography & Environment Source: CIA World Factbook
LocationCentral Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Kazakhstan
Total Area488,100 sq. km
Land Area469,930 sq. km
Water Area18,170 sq. km
Coastline0 km
Climatesubtropical desert
Terrainflat-to-rolling sandy desert with dunes rising to mountains in the south; low mountains along border with Iran; borders Caspian Sea in west
Lowest PointVpadina Akchanaya -81 m; note - Sarygamysh Koli is a lake in northern Turkmenistan with a water level that fluctuates above and below the elevation of Vpadina Akchanaya (the lake has dropped as low as -110 m)
Highest Point Gora Ayribaba 3,139 m

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