People [1]

People

Population 17,794,397 (2016)
Population Growth Rate 1.416 annual % (2016)
Age Dependency Ratio 52.075 % of working-age population (2016)
Urban Population 53.229 % of total (2016)
Infant Mortality Rate 10.1 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 72.3 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2016)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 101 billion kWh (2015) #35
Consumption 95 billion kWh (2015) #33
Exports 1.6 billion kWh (2015) #47
Imports 1.6 billion kWh (2015) #57
Renewable Electricity Generation 9.4 billion kWh (2015) #59

Oil

Ranking
Production 1,880 thousand bbl/day (2017) #16
Consumption 253 thousand bbl/day (2015) #49
Exports (Refined) [3] 1,466 thousand bbl/day (2013) #11
Imports (Refined) [3] 142.4 thousand bbl/day (2013) #38
Proved Reserves (Crude) 30 billion bbl (2018) #12

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 1,515 billion cu ft (2015) #18
Consumption (Dry) 481 billion cu ft (2015) #43
Exports (Dry) 434 billion cu ft (2015) #18
Imports (Dry) 166 billion cu ft (2015) #31
Proved Reserves 85 trillion cu ft (2018) #15

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 96 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 25,395,000 (2016 est.)
Highways 97,418 km (2012)
Internet Users 14,100,751 (2016 est.)
Railways 14,184 km (2014)
Telephones 3,931,100 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationCentral Asia, northwest of China; a small portion west of the Ural (Zhayyq) River in eastern-most Europe
Total Area2,724,900 sq. km
Land Area2,699,700 sq. km
Water Area25,200 sq. km
Coastline0 km
Climatecontinental, cold winters and hot summers, arid and semiarid
Terrainvast flat steppe extending from the Volga in the west to the Altai Mountains in the east and from the plains of western Siberia in the north to oases and deserts of Central Asia in the south
Lowest PointVpadina Kaundy -132 m
Highest Point Khan Tangiri Shyngy (Pik Khan-Tengri) 6,995 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