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 72.872 years (2017)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 5.291 billion kWh (2017) #116
Consumption 6.063 billion kWh (2017) #115
Exports 0.09 billion kWh (2017) #84
Imports 1.675 billion kWh (2017) #56
Renewable Electricity Generation 3.976 billion kWh (2017) #86

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2018) #125
Consumption 45.472 thousand bbl/day (2017) #106
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 (2019) #98

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #115
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #79
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2019) #99

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: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017