People [1]

People

Population 49,648,685 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 1.517 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 46.105 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 80.778 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 12.2 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 76.925 years (2017)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 73.355 billion kWh (2017) #41
Consumption 67.864 billion kWh (2017) #40
Exports 0.009 billion kWh (2017) #94
Imports 0.078 billion kWh (2017) #98
Renewable Electricity Generation 58.209 billion kWh (2017) #19

Oil

Ranking
Production 893.599 thousand bbl/day (2018) #24
Consumption 338 thousand bbl/day (2017) #41
Exports (Refined) [3] 711.9 thousand bbl/day (2013) #21
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 1.782 billion bbl (2019) #35

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 979.285 billion cu ft (2015) #30
Consumption (Dry) 355.701 billion cu ft (2017) #48
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 1.744 billion cu ft (2017) #75
Proved Reserves 3.896 trillion cu ft (2019) #50

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 836 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 58,684,924 (2016 est.)
Highways 204,855 km (2015)
Internet Users 27,452,550 (2016 est.)
Railways 2,141 km (2015)
Telephones 7,115,984 (2016 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 5,775 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