People [1]

People

Population 209,288,278 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 0.784 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 43.471 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 86.172 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 13.5 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 75.509 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 569 billion kWh (2015) #8
Consumption 510 billion kWh (2015) #8
Exports 0.2 billion kWh (2015) #73
Imports 35 billion kWh (2015) #4
Renewable Electricity Generation 427 billion kWh (2015) #3

Oil

Ranking
Production 3,363 thousand bbl/day (2017) #9
Consumption 3,087 thousand bbl/day (2015) #7
Exports (Refined) [3] 397.1 thousand bbl/day (2013) #23
Imports (Refined) [3] 394.4 thousand bbl/day (2013) #25
Proved Reserves (Crude) 13 billion bbl (2018) #15

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 1,238 billion cu ft (2015) #21
Consumption (Dry) 1,391 billion cu ft (2015) #27
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 670 billion cu ft (2015) #16
Proved Reserves 13 trillion cu ft (2018) #35

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 4,093 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 244,066,759 (2016 est.)
Highways 1,580,964 km (2010)
Note: does not include urban roads
Internet Users 122,841,218 (2016 est.)
Railways 28,538 km (2014)
Telephones 41,846,846 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationEastern South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean
Total Area8,514,877 sq. km
Land Area8,459,417 sq. km
Water Area55,460 sq. km
Coastline7,491 km
Climatemostly tropical, but temperate in south
Terrainmostly flat to rolling lowlands in north; some plains, hills, mountains, and narrow coastal belt
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Pico da Neblina 3,014 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