People [1]

People

Population 44,494,502 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 1.016 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 55.954 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 91.87 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 8.8 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 76.52 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 138.359 billion kWh (2017) #30
Consumption 124.856 billion kWh (2017) #28
Exports 0.069 billion kWh (2017) #85
Imports 9.551 billion kWh (2017) #25
Renewable Electricity Generation 42.18 billion kWh (2017) #22

Oil

Ranking
Production 678.56 thousand bbl/day (2018) #27
Consumption 751.861 thousand bbl/day (2017) #27
Exports (Refined) [3] 37.69 thousand bbl/day (2013) #45
Imports (Refined) [3] 7.46 thousand bbl/day (2013) #77
Proved Reserves (Crude) 2.017 billion bbl (2019) #33

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 1,518.545 billion cu ft (2015) #24
Consumption (Dry) 1,732.235 billion cu ft (2017) #17
Exports (Dry) 2.719 billion cu ft (2017) #49
Imports (Dry) 347.5 billion cu ft (2017) #27
Proved Reserves 12.553 trillion cu ft (2019) #36

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: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020