People [1]

People

Population 11,372,068 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 0.358 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 55.438 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 97.961 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 3.1 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 80.993 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 80 billion kWh (2016) #37
Consumption 82 billion kWh (2016) #36
Exports 8.5 billion kWh (2016) #25
Imports 15 billion kWh (2016) #14
Renewable Electricity Generation 15 billion kWh (2016) #46

Oil

Ranking
Production 33 thousand bbl/day (2017) #69
Consumption 649 thousand bbl/day (2017) #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 (2018) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 622 billion cu ft (2017) #40
Exports (Dry) 26 billion cu ft (2017) #40
Imports (Dry) 639 billion cu ft (2017) #17
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2018) #92

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: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017