People [1]

People

Population 18,729,160 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 1.391 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 45.526 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 87.564 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 6.2 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 80.042 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 76.242 billion kWh (2017) #40
Consumption 72.03 billion kWh (2017) #38
Exports 0.039 billion kWh (2017) #88
Imports 0.002 billion kWh (2017) #111
Renewable Electricity Generation 34.374 billion kWh (2017) #26

Oil

Ranking
Production 16.214 thousand bbl/day (2018) #83
Consumption 367.088 thousand bbl/day (2018) #40
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 165.9 thousand bbl/day (2013) #33
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.15 billion bbl (2019) #59

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 38.564 billion cu ft (2015) #71
Consumption (Dry) 180.777 billion cu ft (2017) #58
Exports (Dry) 9.782 billion cu ft (2017) #43
Imports (Dry) 157.01 billion cu ft (2017) #38
Proved Reserves 3.46 trillion cu ft (2019) #53

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 481 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 25,178,981 (2018 est.)
Highways 77,801 km (2016)
Internet Users 11,650,840 (2016 est.)
Railways 7,282 km (2014)
Telephones 2,997,192 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationSouthern South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Argentina and Peru
Total Area756,102 sq. km
Land Area743,812 sq. km
Water Area12,290 sq. km
Coastline6,435 km
Climatetemperate; desert in north; Mediterranean in central region; cool and damp in south
Terrainlow coastal mountains; fertile central valley; rugged Andes in east
Lowest PointPacific Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Nevado Ojos del Salado 6,880 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