People [1]

People

Population 5,180,208 (2021)
Population Growth Rate 2.394 annual % (2021)
Age Dependency Ratio 76.651 % of working-age population (2021)
Urban Population 52.573 % of total (2021)
Infant Mortality Rate 58.1 per 1,000 live births (2020)
Life Expectancy at Birth 64.423 years (2020)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2021)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.9 billion kWh (2020) #150
Consumption 0.292 billion kWh (2019) #170
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #116
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.534 billion kWh (2020) #129

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2021) #119
Consumption 9.16 thousand bbl/day (2019) #157
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2021) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2021) #122
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2021) #58
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2021) #86
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2021) #100

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 29 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 3,117,002 (2016 est.)
Highways 10,600 km (2018)
Internet Users 314,717 (2016 est.)
Railways 429 km (2008)
Telephones 8,000 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Cote d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone
Total Area111,369 sq. km
Land Area96,320 sq. km
Water Area15,049 sq. km
Coastline579 km
Climatetropical; hot, humid; dry winters with hot days and cool to cold nights; wet, cloudy summers with frequent heavy showers
Terrainmostly flat to rolling coastal plains rising to rolling plateau and low mountains in northeast
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Mount Wuteve 1,447 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