People [1]

People

Population 16,913,503 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 1.977 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 65.961 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 50.68 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 23.1 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 73.409 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 12 billion kWh (2016) #93
Consumption 10 billion kWh (2016) #93
Exports 1.3 billion kWh (2016) #54
Imports 0.7 billion kWh (2016) #77
Renewable Electricity Generation 7.4 billion kWh (2016) #69

Oil

Ranking
Production 14 thousand bbl/day (2017) #85
Consumption 93 thousand bbl/day (2016) #80
Exports (Refined) [3] 8.711 thousand bbl/day (2013) #66
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85

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

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 291 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 19,208,673 (2016 est.)
Highways 17,621 km (2016)
Internet Users 5,241,952 (2016 est.)
Railways 800 km (2014)
Telephones 1,675,000 (2016 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
Terrainmostly mountains with narrow coastal plains and rolling limestone plateau
Lowest PointPacific Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Volcan Tajumulco 4,211 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