People [1]

People

Population 9,265,067 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 1.656 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 56.976 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 56.457 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 15.6 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 73.575 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 8.6 billion kWh (2015) #105
Consumption 7.5 billion kWh (2015) #105
Exports 0.5 billion kWh (2015) #66
Imports 0.7 billion kWh (2015) #72
Renewable Electricity Generation 3.8 billion kWh (2015) #83

Oil

Ranking
Consumption 55 thousand bbl/day (2015) #93
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 103 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 7,832,802 (2016 est.)
Highways 14,742 km (2012)
Note: an additional 8,951 km of non-official roads used by the coffee industry
Internet Users 2,667,978 (2016 est.)
Railways 699 km (2014)
Telephones 442,929 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationCentral America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Nicaragua and bordering the Gulf of Fonseca (North Pacific Ocean), between El Salvador and Nicaragua
Total Area112,090 sq. km
Land Area111,890 sq. km
Water Area200 sq. km
Coastline820 km
Climatesubtropical in lowlands, temperate in mountains
Terrainmostly mountains in interior, narrow coastal plains
Lowest PointCaribbean Sea 0 m
Highest Point Cerro Las Minas 2,870 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