People [1]

People

Population 17,247,807 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 1.949 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 64.602 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 51.054 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 22.1 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 74.063 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 12.523 billion kWh (2017) #94
Consumption 10.04 billion kWh (2017) #97
Exports 1.858 billion kWh (2017) #48
Imports 0.891 billion kWh (2017) #70
Renewable Electricity Generation 8.885 billion kWh (2017) #65

Oil

Ranking
Production 12.631 thousand bbl/day (2018) #89
Consumption 95.022 thousand bbl/day (2017) #81
Exports (Refined) [3] 8.711 thousand bbl/day (2013) #66
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.083 billion bbl (2019) #70

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

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 291 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 20,467,520 (2018 est.)
Highways 17,621 km (2016)
Internet Users 5,241,952 (2018 est.)
Railways 800 km (2018)
Telephones 2,436,093 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationCentral America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between El Salvador and Mexico, and bordering the Gulf of Honduras (Caribbean Sea) between Honduras and Belize
Total Area108,889 sq. km
Land Area107,159 sq. km
Water Area1,730 sq. km
Coastline400 km
Climatetropical; hot, humid in lowlands; cooler in highlands
Terraintwo east-west trending mountain chains divide the country into three regions: the mountainous highlands, the Pacific coast south of mountains, and the vast northern Peten lowlands
Lowest PointPacific Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Volcan Tajumulco 4,220 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