People [1]

People

Population 6,344,722 (2016)
Population Growth Rate 0.509 annual % (2016)
Age Dependency Ratio 55.968 % of working-age population (2016)
Urban Population 67.189 % of total (2016)
Infant Mortality Rate 12.9 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 73.512 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2016)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 5.9 billion kWh (2015) #113
Consumption 6.1 billion kWh (2015) #110
Exports 0.2 billion kWh (2014) #73
Imports 1 billion kWh (2015) #68
Renewable Electricity Generation 3.5 billion kWh (2015) #84

Oil

Ranking
Production -0.3 thousand bbl/day (2017) #177
Consumption 46 thousand bbl/day (2015) #100
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 (2018) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #76
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #110
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #71
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2018) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 68 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 9,101,868 (2016 est.)
Highways 6,979 km (2016)
Internet Users 1,785,254 (2016 est.)
Railways 13 km (2014)
Telephones 933,377 (2016 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: 7/25/2017
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017