People [1]

People

Population 12,717,176 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 2.559 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 83.129 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 38.15 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 58.3 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 60.015 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 1 billion kWh (2015) #142
Consumption 0.9 billion kWh (2015) #149
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #83
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #98
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.5 billion kWh (2015) #118

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2017) #120
Consumption 16 thousand bbl/day (2015) #138
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 16 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 10,800,000 (2016 est.)
Highways 44,348 km (2003)
Internet Users 1,185,148 (2016 est.)
Railways 662 km (2014)
Telephones 0 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone
Total Area245,857 sq. km
Land Area245,717 sq. km
Water Area140 sq. km
Coastline320 km
Climategenerally hot and humid; monsoonal-type rainy season (June to November) with southwesterly winds; dry season (December to May) with northeasterly harmattan winds
Terraingenerally flat coastal plain, hilly to mountainous interior
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Mont Nimba 1,752 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