People [1]

People

Population 4,919,987 (2021)
Population Growth Rate 1.851 annual % (2021)
Age Dependency Ratio 84.678 % of working-age population (2021)
Urban Population 42.648 % of total (2021)
Infant Mortality Rate 77.5 per 1,000 live births (2020)
Life Expectancy at Birth 53.679 years (2020)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2021)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.15 billion kWh (2020) #180
Consumption 0.14 billion kWh (2019) #177
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2020) #116
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.15 billion kWh (2020) #144

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2021) #119
Consumption 1.96 thousand bbl/day (2019) #183
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2021) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2021) #122
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2021) #58
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2021) #86
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2021) #100

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 39 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 1,279,261 (2018 est.)
Highways 24,000 km (2018)
Internet Users 246,000 (2016 est.)
Telephones 2,193 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationCentral Africa, north of Democratic Republic of the Congo
Total Area622,984 sq. km
Land Area622,984 sq. km
Water Area0 sq. km
Coastline0 km
Climatetropical; hot, dry winters; mild to hot, wet summers
Terrainvast, flat to rolling plateau; scattered hills in northeast and southwest
Lowest PointOubangui River 335 m
Highest Point Mont Ngaoui 1,410 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 11/6/2022
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020