People [1]

People

Population 786,559 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 0.482 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 53.213 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 26.786 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 24.4 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 69.906 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 1.086 billion kWh (2018) #146
Consumption 0.851 billion kWh (2018) #157
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.019 billion kWh (2018) #157

Oil

Ranking
Production 74.306 thousand bbl/day (2020) #56
Consumption 15.334 thousand bbl/day (2018) #143
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2021) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #119
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #85
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2020) #100

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 117 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 643,210 (2018 est.)
Highways 3,995 km (2019)
Internet Users 262,425 (2016 est.)
Telephones 135,795 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationNorthern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Suriname and Venezuela
Total Area214,969 sq. km
Land Area196,849 sq. km
Water Area18,120 sq. km
Coastline459 km
Climatetropical; hot, humid, moderated by northeast trade winds; two rainy seasons (May to August, November to January)
Terrainmostly rolling highlands; low coastal plain; savanna in south
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Laberintos del Norte on Mount Roraima 2,775 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 10/3/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020