People [1]

People

Population 36,264,604 (2016)
Population Growth Rate 1.199 annual % (2016)
Age Dependency Ratio 48.244 % of working-age population (2016)
Urban Population 82.006 % of total (2016)
Infant Mortality Rate 4.3 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 82.301 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2016)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 612 billion kWh (2015) #7
Consumption 528 billion kWh (2014) #7
Exports 68 billion kWh (2015) #3
Imports 8.7 billion kWh (2015) #27
Renewable Electricity Generation 411 billion kWh (2015) #4

Oil

Ranking
Production 4,594 thousand bbl/day (2016) #5
Consumption 2,435 thousand bbl/day (2016) #9
Exports (Refined) [3] 3,210 thousand bbl/day (2013) #3
Imports (Refined) [3] 581.3 thousand bbl/day (2013) #17
Proved Reserves (Crude) 170 billion bbl (2017) #3

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 6,323 billion cu ft (2014) #4
Consumption (Dry) 4,116 billion cu ft (2014) #6
Exports (Dry) 2,753 billion cu ft (2014) #4
Imports (Dry) 773 billion cu ft (2014) #14
Proved Reserves 77 trillion cu ft (2017) #16

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 1,467 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 30,450,000 (2016 est.)
Highways 1,042,300 km (2011)
Internet Users 31,770,034 (2016 est.)
Railways 77,932 km (2014)
Telephones 14,987,520 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationNorthern North America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean on the east, North Pacific Ocean on the west, and the Arctic Ocean on the north, north of the conterminous US
Total Area9,984,670 sq. km
Land Area9,093,507 sq. km
Water Area891,163 sq. km
Coastline202,080 km
Climatevaries from temperate in south to subarctic and arctic in north
Terrainmostly plains with mountains in west and lowlands in southeast
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Mount Logan 5,959 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 7/25/2017
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017