People [1]

People

Population 25,739,256 (2021)
Population Growth Rate 0.179 annual % (2021)
Age Dependency Ratio 55.826 % of working-age population (2021)
Urban Population 86.362 % of total (2021)
Infant Mortality Rate 3.1 per 1,000 live births (2020)
Life Expectancy at Birth 83.2 years (2020)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2021)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 248.41 billion kWh (2021) #20
Consumption 239.11 billion kWh (2021) #19
Exports 0 billion kWh (2021) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2021) #116
Renewable Electricity Generation 73.29 billion kWh (2021) #17

Oil

Ranking
Production 460.13 thousand bbl/day (2021) #31
Consumption 1,019.94 thousand bbl/day (2021) #20
Exports (Refined) [3] 248.4 thousand bbl/day (2013) #29
Imports (Refined) [3] 332.8 thousand bbl/day (2013) #26
Proved Reserves (Crude) 2.446 billion bbl (2021) #35

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 2,384.328 billion cu ft (2015) #16
Consumption (Dry) 1,508.34 billion cu ft (2021) #21
Exports (Dry) 3,739.07 billion cu ft (2021) #5
Imports (Dry) 214.22 billion cu ft (2021) #34
Proved Reserves 114 trillion cu ft (2021) #13

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 480 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 28,279,000 (2018 est.)
Highways 873,573 km (2015)
Internet Users 20,288,409 (2016 est.)
Railways 33,343 km (2015)
Telephones 8,090,000 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationOceania, continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean
Total Area7,741,220 sq. km
Land Area7,682,300 sq. km
Water Area58,920 sq. km
Coastline25,760 km
Climategenerally arid to semiarid; temperate in south and east; tropical in north
Terrainmostly low plateau with deserts; fertile plain in southeast
Lowest PointLake Eyre -15 m
Highest Point Mount Kosciuszko 2,228 m

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