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 76.47 years (2017)

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 1,364,934,000 (2016 est.)
Highways 4,577,300 km (2015)
Internet Users 730,723,960 (2016 est.)
Railways 191,270 km (2014)
Telephones 206,624,000 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationEastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam
Total Area9,596,961 sq. km
Land Area9,569,901 sq. km
Water Area27,060 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 8,850 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017