People [1]

People

Population 44,271,041 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 0.961 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 56.455 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 91.749 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 9.2 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 76.577 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 134 billion kWh (2015) #30
Consumption 122 billion kWh (2015) #29
Exports 0.2 billion kWh (2014) #73
Imports 9 billion kWh (2015) #26
Renewable Electricity Generation 36 billion kWh (2015) #23

Oil

Ranking
Production 674 thousand bbl/day (2017) #27
Consumption 803 thousand bbl/day (2015) #25
Exports (Refined) [3] 37.69 thousand bbl/day (2013) #45
Imports (Refined) [3] 7.46 thousand bbl/day (2013) #77
Proved Reserves (Crude) 2.2 billion bbl (2018) #31

Natural Gas

Ranking
Consumption (Dry) 1,659 billion cu ft (2015) #18
Exports (Dry) 2.8 billion cu ft (2015) #44
Imports (Dry) 377 billion cu ft (2015) #26
Proved Reserves 12 trillion cu ft (2018) #36

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 1,138 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 64,033,692 (2016 est.)
Highways 231,374 km (2004)
Internet Users 30,786,889 (2016 est.)
Railways 36,917 km (2014)
Telephones 9,938,630 (2016 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 6,960 m (located in the northwestern corner of the province of Mendoza)

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017