People [1]

People

Population 2,119,275 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 2.603 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 68.321 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 89.37 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 32.7 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 66.187 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 2.191 billion kWh (2017) #134
Consumption 2.081 billion kWh (2017) #138
Exports 0 billion kWh (2017) #98
Imports 0.346 billion kWh (2017) #83
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.898 billion kWh (2017) #113

Oil

Ranking
Production 195.444 thousand bbl/day (2018) #36
Consumption 21.3 thousand bbl/day (2017) #131
Exports (Refined) [3] 200 thousand bbl/day (2013) #30
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 2 billion bbl (2019) #34

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 91.042 billion cu ft (2015) #59
Consumption (Dry) 14.161 billion cu ft (2017) #100
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #79
Proved Reserves 0.918 trillion cu ft (2019) #68

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 44 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 2,930,554 (2018 est.)
Highways 14,300 km (2001)
Internet Users 835,408 (2016 est.)
Railways 649 km (2014)
Telephones 21,818 (2018 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: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020