People [1]

People

Population 11,485,048 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 2.735 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 84.166 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 47.312 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 60.5 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 61.174 years (2017)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.311 billion kWh (2017) #170
Consumption 1.124 billion kWh (2017) #149
Exports 0 billion kWh (2017) #98
Imports 1.11 billion kWh (2017) #66
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.006 billion kWh (2017) #165

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2018) #125
Consumption 45.299 thousand bbl/day (2017) #107
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 (2019) #91

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #115
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #79
Proved Reserves 0.04 trillion cu ft (2019) #94

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: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017