People [1]

People

Population 1,392,730,000 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 0.456 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 40.445 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 59.152 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 7.4 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 76.704 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 6,266.235 billion kWh (2017) #1
Consumption 5,934.792 billion kWh (2017) #1
Exports 19.47 billion kWh (2017) #11
Imports 7.61 billion kWh (2017) #29
Renewable Electricity Generation 1,647.526 billion kWh (2017) #1

Oil

Ranking
Production 4,810.045 thousand bbl/day (2018) #5
Consumption 13,566.827 thousand bbl/day (2017) #2
Exports (Refined) [3] 12 thousand bbl/day (2013) #63
Imports (Refined) [3] 6,167 thousand bbl/day (2013) #2
Proved Reserves (Crude) 25.927 billion bbl (2019) #13

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 4,559.626 billion cu ft (2015) #8
Consumption (Dry) 8,425.912 billion cu ft (2017) #3
Exports (Dry) 119.024 billion cu ft (2017) #35
Imports (Dry) 3,448.024 billion cu ft (2017) #3
Proved Reserves 212.615 trillion cu ft (2019) #8

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 507 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 1,649,301,700 (2018 est.)
Highways 4,960,600 km (2017)
Internet Users 730,723 (2016 est.)
Railways 131,000 km (2018)
Telephones 192,085,000 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationEastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam
Total Area9,596,960 sq. km
Land Area9,326,410 sq. km
Water Area270,550 sq. km
Coastline14,500 km
Climateextremely diverse; tropical in south to subarctic in north
Terrainmostly mountains, high plateaus, deserts in west; plains, deltas, and hills in east
Lowest PointTurpan Pendi -154 m
Highest Point Mount Everest (highest peak in Asia and highest point on earth above sea level) 8,848 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