People [1]

People

Population 11,555,997 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 0.582 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 56.957 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 98.079 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 2.7 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 81.746 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 87.58 billion kWh (2019) #37
Consumption 82.051 billion kWh (2019) #37
Exports 14.589 billion kWh (2019) #13
Imports 12.735 billion kWh (2019) #20
Renewable Electricity Generation 23.983 billion kWh (2020) #40

Oil

Ranking
Production 27.522 thousand bbl/day (2020) #71
Consumption 565.475 thousand bbl/day (2020) #33
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 (2021) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 641.725 billion cu ft (2019) #41
Exports (Dry) 139.241 billion cu ft (2019) #32
Imports (Dry) 798.327 billion cu ft (2019) #15
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2021) #100

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 41 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 11,447,351 (2018 est.)
Highways 118,414 km (2015)
Internet Users 9,870,734 (2016 est.)
Railways 3,592 km (2014)
Telephones 4,105,557 (2018 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
Coastline0 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: 10/3/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020