People [1]

People

Population 1,861,283 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 2.48 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 80.174 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 42.945 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 55.6 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 57.403 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #83
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #98
Renewable Electricity Generation 0 billion kWh (2015) #146

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2017) #120
Consumption 2.5 thousand bbl/day (2015) #176
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2018) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #76
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #110
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #71
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2018) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 8 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 1,285,835 (2016 est.)
Highways 3,455 km (2002)
Internet Users 66,169 (2016 est.)
Telephones 0 (2016 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 coastal plain rising to savanna in east
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: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017