People [1]

People

Population 11,422,068 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 0.412 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 55.87 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 98.001 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 2.9 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 81.439 years (2017)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 80.887 billion kWh (2017) #39
Consumption 83.197 billion kWh (2017) #35
Exports 8.168 billion kWh (2017) #25
Imports 14.189 billion kWh (2017) #17
Renewable Electricity Generation 17.09 billion kWh (2017) #43

Oil

Ranking
Production 28.785 thousand bbl/day (2018) #72
Consumption 644.937 thousand bbl/day (2018) #30
Exports (Refined) [3] 73.09 thousand bbl/day (2013) #39
Imports (Refined) [3] 715 thousand bbl/day (2013) #16
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2019) #98

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 622.215 billion cu ft (2017) #40
Exports (Dry) 26.275 billion cu ft (2017) #40
Imports (Dry) 639.308 billion cu ft (2017) #17
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2019) #99

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 41 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 12,457,820 (2016 est.)
Highways 154,012 km (2010)
Internet Users 9,870,734 (2016 est.)
Railways 3,592 km (2014)
Telephones 4,371,055 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Europe, bordering the North Sea, between France and the Netherlands
Total Area30,528 sq. km
Land Area30,278 sq. km
Water Area250 sq. km
Coastline67 km
Climatetemperate; mild winters, cool summers; rainy, humid, cloudy
Terrainflat coastal plains in northwest, central rolling hills, rugged mountains of Ardennes Forest in southeast
Lowest PointNorth Sea 0 m
Highest Point Signal de Botrange 694 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