People [1]

People

Population 24,053,727 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 2.588 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 84.809 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 55.489 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 52.8 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 58.073 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 6.6 billion kWh (2015) #110
Consumption 5.7 billion kWh (2015) #112
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #83
Imports 1.4 billion kWh (2015) #60
Renewable Electricity Generation 5.1 billion kWh (2015) #78

Oil

Ranking
Production 81 thousand bbl/day (2017) #51
Consumption 42 thousand bbl/day (2015) #105
Exports (Refined) [3] 50.83 thousand bbl/day (2013) #43
Imports (Refined) [3] 37.6 thousand bbl/day (2013) #58
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.2 billion bbl (2018) #52

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 90 billion cu ft (2015) #45
Consumption (Dry) 24 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #71
Proved Reserves 4.8 trillion cu ft (2018) #47

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 33 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 16,331,852 (2016 est.)
Highways 51,350 km (2011)
Note: there are 28,857 km of national roads
Internet Users 6,090,201 (2016 est.)
Railways 987 km (2014)
Telephones 1,051,073 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Africa, bordering the Bight of Biafra, between Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria
Total Area475,440 sq. km
Land Area472,710 sq. km
Water Area2,730 sq. km
Coastline402 km
Climatevaries with terrain, from tropical along coast to semiarid and hot in north
Terraindiverse, with coastal plain in southwest, dissected plateau in center, mountains in west, plains in north
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Fako 4,095 m (on Mt. Cameroon)

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