People [1]

People

Population 11,175,692 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 2.752 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 84.886 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 46.768 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 63.5 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 60.907 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.3 billion kWh (2016) #165
Consumption 1.1 billion kWh (2016) #146
Exports 0 billion kWh (2016) #85
Imports 1.1 billion kWh (2016) #67

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2017) #126
Consumption 36 thousand bbl/day (2016) #113
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) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #114
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #78

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