People [1]

People

Population 45,808,747 (2021)
Population Growth Rate 0.947 annual % (2021)
Age Dependency Ratio 55.707 % of working-age population (2021)
Urban Population 92.229 % of total (2021)
Infant Mortality Rate 7.6 per 1,000 live births (2020)
Life Expectancy at Birth 76.813 years (2020)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2021)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 138.02 billion kWh (2020) #30
Consumption 121.99 billion kWh (2020) #31
Exports 3.089 billion kWh (2020) #45
Imports 7.802 billion kWh (2020) #31
Renewable Electricity Generation 36.98 billion kWh (2020) #30

Oil

Ranking
Production 702.33 thousand bbl/day (2021) #25
Consumption 448.83 thousand bbl/day (2020) #37
Exports (Refined) [3] 37.69 thousand bbl/day (2013) #45
Imports (Refined) [3] 7.46 thousand bbl/day (2013) #77
Proved Reserves (Crude) 2.483 billion bbl (2021) #33

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 1,518.545 billion cu ft (2015) #24
Consumption (Dry) 1,745.99 billion cu ft (2021) #18
Exports (Dry) 30.94 billion cu ft (2021) #43
Imports (Dry) 291.9 billion cu ft (2021) #27
Proved Reserves 14.001 trillion cu ft (2021) #32

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 1,138 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 58,598,041 (2018 est.)
Highways 281,290 km (2017)
Internet Users 30,786,889 (2016 est.)
Railways 36,917 km (2014)
Telephones 9,764,014 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationSouthern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay
Total Area2,780,400 sq. km
Land Area2,736,690 sq. km
Water Area43,710 sq. km
Coastline4,989 km
Climatemostly temperate; arid in southeast; subantarctic in southwest
Terrainrich plains of the Pampas in northern half, flat to rolling plateau of Patagonia in south, rugged Andes along western border
Lowest PointLaguna del Carbon -105 m (located between Puerto San Julian and Comandante Luis Piedra Buena in the province of Santa Cruz)
Highest Point Cerro Aconcagua 6,962 m (located in the northwestern corner of the province of Mendoza)

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 11/6/2022
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020