People [1]

People

Population 8,546,000 (2016)
Population Growth Rate 1.96 annual % (2016)
Age Dependency Ratio 64.95 % of working-age population (2016)
Urban Population 92.205 % of total (2016)
Infant Mortality Rate 2.9 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 82.407 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2016)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 60 billion kWh (2015) #47
Consumption 53 billion kWh (2015) #46
Exports 5.2 billion kWh (2015) #33
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #98
Renewable Electricity Generation 1.2 billion kWh (2015) #106

Oil

Ranking
Production 6 thousand bbl/day (2017) #94
Consumption 200 thousand bbl/day (2016) #56
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 285.6 thousand bbl/day (2013) #28

Natural Gas

Ranking
Consumption (Dry) 306 billion cu ft (2015) #50
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 5.7 billion cu ft (2015) #67
Proved Reserves 6.2 trillion cu ft (2018) #45

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 47 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 10,570,000 (2016 est.)
Highways 18,566 km (2011)
Internet Users 6,521,539 (2016 est.)
Railways 1,250 km (2014)
Telephones 3,340,223 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationMiddle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Lebanon
Total Area22,072 sq. km
Land Area21,642 sq. km
Water Area430 sq. km
Coastline273 km
Climatetemperate; hot and dry in southern and eastern desert areas
TerrainNegev desert in the south; low coastal plain; central mountains; Jordan Rift Valley
Lowest PointDead Sea -408 m
Highest Point Har Meron 1,208 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 7/25/2017
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017