People [1]

People

Population 60,551,416 (2017)
Population Growth Rate -0.126 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 57.577 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 70.144 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 2.9 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 82.544 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 269 billion kWh (2015) #14
Consumption 296 billion kWh (2015) #12
Exports 4.5 billion kWh (2015) #36
Imports 51 billion kWh (2015) #2
Renewable Electricity Generation 110 billion kWh (2015) #10

Oil

Ranking
Production 140 thousand bbl/day (2017) #42
Consumption 1,253 thousand bbl/day (2016) #18
Exports (Refined) [3] 24.64 thousand bbl/day (2013) #53
Imports (Refined) [3] 1,395 thousand bbl/day (2013) #8
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.5 billion bbl (2018) #44

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 239 billion cu ft (2015) #38
Consumption (Dry) 2,385 billion cu ft (2015) #12
Exports (Dry) 7.8 billion cu ft (2015) #43
Imports (Dry) 2,164 billion cu ft (2015) #5
Proved Reserves 1.3 trillion cu ft (2018) #62

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 129 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 85,955,905 (2016 est.)
Highways 487,700 km (2007)
Internet Users 38,025,661 (2016 est.)
Railways 20,182 km (2014)
Telephones 20,267,172 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationSouthern Europe, a peninsula extending into the central Mediterranean Sea, northeast of Tunisia
Total Area301,340 sq. km
Land Area294,140 sq. km
Water Area7,200 sq. km
Coastline7,600 km
Climatepredominantly Mediterranean; Alpine in far north; hot, dry in south
Terrainmostly rugged and mountainous; some plains, coastal lowlands
Lowest PointMediterranean Sea 0 m
Highest Point Mont Blanc (Monte Bianco) de Courmayeur 4,748 m (a secondary peak of Mont Blanc)

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