People [1]

People

Population 50,882,884 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 1.074 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 45.442 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 81.425 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 11.8 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 77.287 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 75.04 billion kWh (2019) #41
Consumption 70.203 billion kWh (2018) #40
Exports 0.016 billion kWh (2018) #91
Imports 0.122 billion kWh (2018) #97
Renewable Electricity Generation 51.121 billion kWh (2020) #22

Oil

Ranking
Production 810.507 thousand bbl/day (2020) #22
Consumption 336.932 thousand bbl/day (2018) #40
Exports (Refined) [3] 711.9 thousand bbl/day (2013) #21
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 2.036 billion bbl (2021) #36

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 979.285 billion cu ft (2015) #30
Consumption (Dry) 419.2 billion cu ft (2019) #46
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #57
Imports (Dry) 13.977 billion cu ft (2019) #72
Proved Reserves 3.1 trillion cu ft (2021) #54

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 836 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 64,513,977 (2018 est.)
Highways 206,500 km (2016)
Internet Users 27,452,550 (2016 est.)
Railways 2,141 km (2015)
Telephones 6,973,573 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationNorthern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Panama and Venezuela, and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Ecuador and Panama
Total Area1,138,910 sq. km
Land Area1,038,700 sq. km
Water Area100,210 sq. km
Coastline3,208 km
Climatetropical along coast and eastern plains; cooler in highlands
Terrainflat coastal lowlands, central highlands, high Andes Mountains, eastern lowland plains
Lowest PointPacific Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Pico Cristobal Colon 5,730 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 10/3/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020