People [1]

People

Population 49,065,615 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 0.844 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 45.192 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 80.446 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 12.7 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 74.381 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 75 billion kWh (2016) #40
Consumption 68 billion kWh (2016) #40
Exports 0.5 billion kWh (2015) #67
Imports 0.4 billion kWh (2016) #84
Renewable Electricity Generation 50 billion kWh (2016) #19

Oil

Ranking
Production 879 thousand bbl/day (2017) #24
Consumption 357 thousand bbl/day (2016) #40
Exports (Refined) [3] 711.9 thousand bbl/day (2013) #21
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 1.7 billion bbl (2018) #35

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 979 billion cu ft (2015) #30
Consumption (Dry) 356 billion cu ft (2017) #48
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 1.7 billion cu ft (2017) #75
Proved Reserves 4 trillion cu ft (2018) #48

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