People [1]

People

Population 777,859 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 0.587 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 52.214 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 26.538 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 26 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 66.65 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 1 billion kWh (2016) #142
Consumption 0.8 billion kWh (2016) #153
Exports 0 billion kWh (2016) #85
Imports 0 billion kWh (2016) #105
Renewable Electricity Generation 0 billion kWh (2015) #147

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2017) #126
Consumption 14 thousand bbl/day (2016) #146
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) #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
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2018) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 117 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 539,000 (2016 est.)
Highways 7,970 km (2001)
Internet Users 262,425 (2016 est.)
Telephones 153,000 (2016 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 Mount Roraima 2,835 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