People [1]

People

Population 1,386,395,000 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 0.559 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 39.505 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 57.903 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 8.5 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 76.252 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 5,582 billion kWh (2015) #1
Consumption 5,271 billion kWh (2015) #1
Exports 19 billion kWh (2015) #10
Imports 6.2 billion kWh (2015) #37
Renewable Electricity Generation 1,398 billion kWh (2015) #1

Oil

Ranking
Production 4,779 thousand bbl/day (2017) #5
Consumption 12,376 thousand bbl/day (2015) #2
Exports (Refined) [3] 12 thousand bbl/day (2013) #63
Imports (Refined) [3] 6,167 thousand bbl/day (2013) #2
Proved Reserves (Crude) 26 billion bbl (2018) #13

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 4,560 billion cu ft (2015) #7
Consumption (Dry) 6,575 billion cu ft (2015) #3
Exports (Dry) 115 billion cu ft (2015) #34
Imports (Dry) 2,203 billion cu ft (2015) #4
Proved Reserves 192 trillion cu ft (2018) #10

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: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017