People [1]

People

Population 397,621 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 1.845 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 51.994 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 46.025 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 10.6 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 74.623 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.403 billion kWh (2018) #164
Consumption 0.568 billion kWh (2018) #160
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0.235 billion kWh (2018) #87
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.386 billion kWh (2018) #137

Oil

Ranking
Production 1.7 thousand bbl/day (2020) #101
Consumption 4.106 thousand bbl/day (2018) #172
Exports (Refined) [3] 3 thousand bbl/day (2013) #71
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.007 billion bbl (2021) #93

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #119
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #85

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 47 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 327,629 (2018 est.)
Highways 3,281 km (2017)
Internet Users 157,735 (2016 est.)
Telephones 20,869 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationCentral America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Mexico
Total Area22,966 sq. km
Land Area22,806 sq. km
Water Area160 sq. km
Coastline386 km
Climatetropical; very hot and humid; rainy season (May to November); dry season (February to May)
Terrainflat, swampy coastal plain; low mountains in south
Lowest PointCaribbean Sea 0 m
Highest Point Doyle's Delight 1,124 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