People [1]

People

Population 6,377,853 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 0.521 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 55.401 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 71.275 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 12.5 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 73.75 years (2017)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 5.8 billion kWh (2016) #114
Consumption 5.9 billion kWh (2016) #112
Exports 0.2 billion kWh (2014) #79
Imports 1.1 billion kWh (2016) #67
Renewable Electricity Generation 3.5 billion kWh (2016) #84

Oil

Ranking
Production -0.3 thousand bbl/day (2017) #185
Consumption 52 thousand bbl/day (2016) #97
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) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #114
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #78
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: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017