People [1]

People

Population 60,421,760 (2018)
Population Growth Rate -0.19 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 56.448 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 70.438 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 2.6 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 82.946 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 280.668 billion kWh (2017) #16
Consumption 299.761 billion kWh (2017) #12
Exports 5.134 billion kWh (2017) #37
Imports 42.895 billion kWh (2017) #2
Renewable Electricity Generation 105.568 billion kWh (2017) #10

Oil

Ranking
Production 157.968 thousand bbl/day (2018) #39
Consumption 1,269.216 thousand bbl/day (2018) #19
Exports (Refined) [3] 24.64 thousand bbl/day (2013) #53
Imports (Refined) [3] 1,395 thousand bbl/day (2013) #8
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.534 billion bbl (2019) #45

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 239.118 billion cu ft (2015) #51
Consumption (Dry) 2,653.955 billion cu ft (2017) #11
Exports (Dry) 9.641 billion cu ft (2017) #44
Imports (Dry) 2,459.723 billion cu ft (2017) #5
Proved Reserves 1.578 trillion cu ft (2019) #62

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 129 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 83,342,486 (2018 est.)
Highways 487,700 km (2007)
Internet Users 38,025,661 (2016 est.)
Railways 20,182 km (2014)
Telephones 20,396,603 (2018 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: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020