People [1]

People

Population 779,004 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 0.487 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 53.057 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 26.606 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 25.1 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 69.624 years (2017)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 1.042 billion kWh (2017) #147
Consumption 0.817 billion kWh (2017) #155
Exports 0 billion kWh (2017) #98
Imports 0 billion kWh (2017) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.042 billion kWh (2017) #150

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2018) #125
Consumption 14.357 thousand bbl/day (2017) #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 (2019) #98

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #115
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #79
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2019) #99

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: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017