People [1]

People

Population 24,992,369 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 1.575 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 82.498 years (2017)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 244.543 billion kWh (2017) #19
Consumption 230.635 billion kWh (2017) #19
Exports 0 billion kWh (2017) #98
Imports 0 billion kWh (2017) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 40.209 billion kWh (2017) #23

Oil

Ranking
Production 370.777 thousand bbl/day (2018) #31
Consumption 1,191.46 thousand bbl/day (2018) #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 (2019) #32

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 2,384.328 billion cu ft (2015) #16
Consumption (Dry) 1,597.955 billion cu ft (2017) #19
Exports (Dry) 2,400.481 billion cu ft (2017) #6
Imports (Dry) 204.296 billion cu ft (2017) #33
Proved Reserves 113.53 trillion cu ft (2019) #13

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 480 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 26,550,000 (2016 est.)
Highways 823,217 km (2011)
Internet Users 20,288,409 (2016 est.)
Railways 36,968 km (2014)
Telephones 8,180,000 (2016 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 2,229 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017