People [1]

People

Population 1,874,309 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 2.494 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 82.358 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 43.36 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 54 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 58.003 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.042 billion kWh (2018) #188
Consumption 0.039 billion kWh (2018) #188
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.002 billion kWh (2019) #182

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2019) #127
Consumption 2.472 thousand bbl/day (2017) #178
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2019) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #116
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #80
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2020) #100

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 8 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 1,480,491 (2018 est.)
Highways 4,400 km (2018)
Internet Users 66,169 (2016 est.)
Telephones 0 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Senegal
Total Area36,125 sq. km
Land Area28,120 sq. km
Water Area8,005 sq. km
Coastline350 km
Climatetropical; generally hot and humid; monsoonal-type rainy season (June to November) with southwesterly winds; dry season (December to May) with northeasterly harmattan winds
Terrainmostly low-lying coastal plain with a deeply indented estuarine coastline rising to savanna in east; numerous off-shore islands including the Arquipelago Dos Bijagos consisting of 18 main islands and many small islets
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point unnamed location in the northeast corner of the country 300 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