People [1]

People

Population 17,084,357 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 1.766 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 54.287 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 63.821 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 12.2 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 76.8 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 28.604 billion kWh (2017) #69
Consumption 24.895 billion kWh (2017) #70
Exports 0.212 billion kWh (2017) #79
Imports 0.019 billion kWh (2017) #104
Renewable Electricity Generation 20.457 billion kWh (2017) #39

Oil

Ranking
Production 517.079 thousand bbl/day (2018) #29
Consumption 256 thousand bbl/day (2017) #48
Exports (Refined) [3] 378 thousand bbl/day (2013) #24
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 8.273 billion bbl (2019) #19

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 59.223 billion cu ft (2015) #65
Consumption (Dry) 15.751 billion cu ft (2017) #99
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #79
Proved Reserves 0.385 trillion cu ft (2019) #75

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 432 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 15,772,838 (2018 est.)
Highways 43,216 km (2015)
Internet Users 8,693,739 (2016 est.)
Railways 965 km (2017)
Telephones 2,360,581 (2018 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: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020