People [1]

People

Population 10,872,298 (2016)
Population Growth Rate 2.764 annual % (2016)
Age Dependency Ratio 85.534 % of working-age population (2016)
Urban Population 44.395 % of total (2016)
Infant Mortality Rate 63.1 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 60.907 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2016)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.3 billion kWh (2015) #164
Consumption 1.1 billion kWh (2015) #147
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #83
Imports 1.1 billion kWh (2015) #63

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2017) #120
Consumption 44 thousand bbl/day (2015) #103
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #76
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #110
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #71

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 6 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 8,892,490 (2016 est.)
Highways 16,000 km (2006)
Internet Users 1,288,336 (2016 est.)
Railways 438 km (2014)
Telephones 124,883 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Nigeria and Togo
Total Area112,622 sq. km
Land Area110,622 sq. km
Water Area2,000 sq. km
Coastline121 km
Climatetropical; hot, humid in south; semiarid in north
Terrainmostly flat to undulating plain; some hills and low mountains
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Mont Sokbaro 658 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 7/25/2017
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017