People [1]

People

Population 24,982,688 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 1.536 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 53.485 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 86.012 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 3.1 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 82.749 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 253.628 billion kWh (2019) #20
Consumption 241.02 billion kWh (2019) #19
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 54.4 billion kWh (2019) #21

Oil

Ranking
Production 487.971 thousand bbl/day (2019) #31
Consumption 1,173.501 thousand bbl/day (2019) #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 (2020) #34

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 2,384.328 billion cu ft (2015) #16
Consumption (Dry) 1,840.479 billion cu ft (2019) #17
Exports (Dry) 3,547.718 billion cu ft (2019) #5
Imports (Dry) 180.27 billion cu ft (2019) #33
Proved Reserves 113.53 trillion cu ft (2020) #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: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020