People [1]

People

Population 16,624,858 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 1.453 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 55.138 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 63.67 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 12.5 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 76.327 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 27 billion kWh (2016) #70
Consumption 23 billion kWh (2016) #70
Exports 0.4 billion kWh (2016) #71
Imports 0.5 billion kWh (2015) #81
Renewable Electricity Generation 16 billion kWh (2016) #42

Oil

Ranking
Production 533 thousand bbl/day (2017) #29
Consumption 259 thousand bbl/day (2016) #47
Exports (Refined) [3] 378 thousand bbl/day (2013) #24
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 8.3 billion bbl (2018) #18

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 59 billion cu ft (2015) #65
Consumption (Dry) 16 billion cu ft (2017) #99
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #78
Proved Reserves 0.4 trillion cu ft (2018) #75

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 432 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 13,882,280 (2016 est.)
Highways 43,670 km (2007)
Internet Users 8,693,739 (2016 est.)
Railways 965 km (2014)
Telephones 2,441,173 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean at the Equator, between Colombia and Peru
Total Area283,561 sq. km
Land Area276,841 sq. km
Water Area6,720 sq. km
Coastline2,237 km
Climatetropical along coast, becoming cooler inland at higher elevations; tropical in Amazonian jungle lowlands
Terraincoastal plain (costa), inter-Andean central highlands (sierra), and flat to rolling eastern jungle (oriente)
Lowest PointPacific Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Chimborazo 6,267 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