People [1]

People

Population 45,376,763 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 0.97 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 55.768 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 92.111 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 8.2 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 76.667 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 137.791 billion kWh (2020) #29
Consumption 121.764 billion kWh (2020) #31
Exports 3.089 billion kWh (2020) #44
Imports 7.802 billion kWh (2020) #30
Renewable Electricity Generation 37.284 billion kWh (2020) #28

Oil

Ranking
Production 656.116 thousand bbl/day (2020) #25
Consumption 448.835 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) 1,747.252 billion cu ft (2019) #18
Exports (Dry) 24.411 billion cu ft (2019) #42
Imports (Dry) 242.447 billion cu ft (2019) #31
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: 10/3/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020