People [1]

People

Population 25,216,237 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 2.612 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 83.018 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 56.374 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 50.6 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 58.921 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 8.363 billion kWh (2018) #108
Consumption 6.743 billion kWh (2018) #111
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0.019 billion kWh (2018) #107
Renewable Electricity Generation 5.032 billion kWh (2018) #83

Oil

Ranking
Production 69.979 thousand bbl/day (2019) #55
Consumption 36 thousand bbl/day (2017) #114
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 (2020) #55

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 90.406 billion cu ft (2015) #60
Consumption (Dry) 38.732 billion cu ft (2018) #91
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #80
Proved Reserves 4.77 trillion cu ft (2020) #49

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 33 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 19,455,836 (2018 est.)
Highways 77,589 km (2016)
Internet Users 6,090,201 (2016 est.)
Railways 987 km (2014)
Telephones 902,253 (2018 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 on Mont Cameroun 4,045 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020