People [1]

People

Population 12,123,198 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 2.692 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 82.559 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 48.415 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 59 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 61.771 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.226 billion kWh (2020) #175
Consumption 0.524 billion kWh (2020) #163
Exports 0.002 billion kWh (2020) #97
Imports 0.646 billion kWh (2020) #78
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.007 billion kWh (2020) #170

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2020) #121
Consumption 49.341 thousand bbl/day (2020) #105
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.008 billion bbl (2021) #92

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0.673 billion cu ft (2019) #115
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #57
Imports (Dry) 0.673 billion cu ft (2019) #81
Proved Reserves 0.04 trillion cu ft (2021) #96

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 6 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 9,461,872 (2018 est.)
Highways 16,000 km (2006)
Internet Users 1,288,336 (2016 est.)
Railways 438 km (2014)
Telephones 48,508 (2018 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: 10/3/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020