People [1]

People

Population 26,545,864 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 2.554 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 81.094 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 57.56 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 50.2 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 59.292 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 8.395 billion kWh (2019) #110
Consumption 6.55 billion kWh (2019) #112
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #98
Imports 0.019 billion kWh (2019) #113
Renewable Electricity Generation 5.94 billion kWh (2020) #80

Oil

Ranking
Production 67.023 thousand bbl/day (2020) #57
Consumption 37.928 thousand bbl/day (2019) #110
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 (2021) #55

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 90.406 billion cu ft (2015) #60
Consumption (Dry) 34.827 billion cu ft (2019) #92
Exports (Dry) 56.615 billion cu ft (2019) #38
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #85
Proved Reserves 4.77 trillion cu ft (2021) #47

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: 10/3/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020