People [1]

People

Population 2,025,137 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 2.265 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 67.651 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 88.976 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 35.1 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 66.105 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 2 billion kWh (2015) #135
Consumption 1.9 billion kWh (2015) #139
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #83
Imports 0.3 billion kWh (2015) #85
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.9 billion kWh (2015) #108

Oil

Ranking
Production 198 thousand bbl/day (2017) #36
Consumption 21 thousand bbl/day (2015) #129
Exports (Refined) [3] 200 thousand bbl/day (2013) #30
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 2 billion bbl (2018) #33

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 91 billion cu ft (2015) #44
Consumption (Dry) 13 billion cu ft (2015) #100
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #71
Proved Reserves 1 trillion cu ft (2018) #65

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 44 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 2,582,542 (2016 est.)
Highways 9,170 km (2007)
Internet Users 835,408 (2016 est.)
Railways 649 km (2014)
Telephones 18,946 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Africa, bordering the Atlantic Ocean at the Equator, between Republic of the Congo and Equatorial Guinea
Total Area267,667 sq. km
Land Area257,667 sq. km
Water Area10,000 sq. km
Coastline885 km
Climatetropical; always hot, humid
Terrainnarrow coastal plain; hilly interior; savanna in east and south
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Mont Iboundji 1,575 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