People [1]

People

Population 25,069,229 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 2.552 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 81.146 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 50.779 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 59.4 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 57.422 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 9.614 billion kWh (2018) #104
Consumption 6.686 billion kWh (2018) #113
Exports 1.156 billion kWh (2018) #58
Imports 0.102 billion kWh (2018) #100
Renewable Electricity Generation 3 billion kWh (2018) #92

Oil

Ranking
Production 40.357 thousand bbl/day (2019) #64
Consumption 50.675 thousand bbl/day (2017) #103
Exports (Refined) [3] 35.15 thousand bbl/day (2013) #46
Imports (Refined) [3] 74.96 thousand bbl/day (2013) #49
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.1 billion bbl (2020) #69

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 75.645 billion cu ft (2015) #62
Consumption (Dry) 70.435 billion cu ft (2018) #83
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #80
Proved Reserves 1 trillion cu ft (2020) #67

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 37 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 33,807,850 (2018 est.)
Highways 81,996 km (2007)
Internet Users 6,297,676 (2016 est.)
Railways 660 km (2008)
Telephones 302,398 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Ghana and Liberia
Total Area322,463 sq. km
Land Area318,003 sq. km
Water Area4,460 sq. km
Coastline515 km
Climatetropical along coast, semiarid in far north; three seasons - warm and dry (November to March), hot and dry (March to May), hot and wet (June to October)
Terrainmostly flat to undulating plains; mountains in northwest
Lowest PointGulf of Guinea 0 m
Highest Point Mont Nimba 1,752 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