People [1]

People

Population 6,420,744 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 0.509 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 54.845 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 72.023 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 11.8 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 73.096 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 5.29 billion kWh (2019) #118
Consumption 6.212 billion kWh (2019) #115
Exports 0.158 billion kWh (2019) #83
Imports 1.45 billion kWh (2019) #61
Renewable Electricity Generation 3.578 billion kWh (2019) #90

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2019) #127
Consumption 45.472 thousand bbl/day (2017) #107
Exports (Refined) [3] 0.22 thousand bbl/day (2013) #83
Imports (Refined) [3] 9.94 thousand bbl/day (2013) #76
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2020) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #116
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #80
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2020) #100

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 68 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 9,433,495 (2018 est.)
Highways 9,012 km (2017)
Internet Users 1,785,254 (2016 est.)
Railways 13 km (2014)
Telephones 923,029 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationCentral America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and Honduras
Total Area21,041 sq. km
Land Area20,721 sq. km
Water Area320 sq. km
Coastline307 km
Climatetropical; rainy season (May to October); dry season (November to April); tropical on coast; temperate in uplands
Terrainmostly mountains with narrow coastal belt and central plateau
Lowest PointPacific Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Cerro El Pital 2,730 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