People [1]

People

Population 4,328,553 (2021)
Population Growth Rate 1.349 annual % (2021)
Age Dependency Ratio 32.492 % of working-age population (2021)
Urban Population 100 % of total (2021)
Infant Mortality Rate 7.6 per 1,000 live births (2020)
Life Expectancy at Birth 75.586 years (2020)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2021)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 66.94 billion kWh (2020) #45
Consumption 63.802 billion kWh (2019) #44
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #116
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.055 billion kWh (2020) #151

Oil

Ranking
Production 2,716.9 thousand bbl/day (2021) #10
Consumption 342.01 thousand bbl/day (2019) #39
Exports (Refined) [3] 1,711 thousand bbl/day (2013) #9
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 101.5 billion bbl (2021) #6

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 604.981 billion cu ft (2015) #39
Consumption (Dry) 1,003.58 billion cu ft (2021) #32
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2021) #58
Imports (Dry) 270.05 billion cu ft (2021) #29
Proved Reserves 63 trillion cu ft (2021) #18

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 7 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 7,099,848 (2018 est.)
Highways 5,749 km (2018)
Internet Users 2,219,972 (2016 est.)
Telephones 515,542 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationMiddle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iraq and Saudi Arabia
Total Area17,818 sq. km
Land Area17,818 sq. km
Water Area0 sq. km
Coastline499 km
Climatedry desert; intensely hot summers; short, cool winters
Terrainflat to slightly undulating desert plain
Lowest PointPersian Gulf 0 m
Highest Point 3.6 km W. of Al-Salmi Border Post 300 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 11/6/2022
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020