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 7,136.226 billion kWh (2019) #1
Consumption 6,453.171 billion kWh (2018) #1
Exports 21.03 billion kWh (2018) #10
Imports 6.938 billion kWh (2018) #32
Renewable Electricity Generation 2,003.044 billion kWh (2019) #1

Oil

Ranking
Production 4,894.068 thousand bbl/day (2019) #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) 26.154 billion bbl (2020) #13

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 4,559.626 billion cu ft (2015) #8
Consumption (Dry) 10,826.67 billion cu ft (2019) #3
Exports (Dry) 125.326 billion cu ft (2019) #35
Imports (Dry) 4,647.706 billion cu ft (2019) #1
Proved Reserves 222.981 trillion cu ft (2020) #7

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