People [1]

People

Population 5,057,677 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 2.407 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 77.591 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 52.089 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 62.2 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 64.104 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.374 billion kWh (2018) #166
Consumption 0.348 billion kWh (2018) #169
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.004 billion kWh (2019) #174

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2020) #121
Consumption 9.164 thousand bbl/day (2018) #153
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 (2020) #119
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #85
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: 10/3/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020