People [1]

People

Population 2,868,231 (2016)
Population Growth Rate -1.271 annual % (2016)
Age Dependency Ratio 50.456 % of working-age population (2016)
Urban Population 66.512 % of total (2016)
Infant Mortality Rate 4.3 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 74.322 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2016)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 3.6 billion kWh (2015) #125
Consumption 10 billion kWh (2015) #90
Exports 0.7 billion kWh (2015) #61
Imports 7.9 billion kWh (2015) #31
Renewable Electricity Generation 1.7 billion kWh (2015) #99

Oil

Ranking
Production 8.8 thousand bbl/day (2017) #91
Consumption 53 thousand bbl/day (2015) #95
Exports (Refined) [3] 1.316 thousand bbl/day (2013) #74
Imports (Refined) [3] 191.1 thousand bbl/day (2013) #31

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #76
Consumption (Dry) 78 billion cu ft (2015) #77
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 78 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2017) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 61 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 4,204,692 (2016 est.)
Highways 84,166 km (2012)
Internet Users 2,122,884 (2016 est.)
Railways 1,768 km (2014)
Telephones 530,871 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationEastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Latvia and Russia
Total Area65,300 sq. km
Land Area62,680 sq. km
Water Area2,620 sq. km
Coastline90 km
Climatetransitional, between maritime and continental; wet, moderate winters and summers
Terrainlowland, many scattered small lakes, fertile soil
Lowest PointBaltic Sea 0 m
Highest Point Juozapines Kalnas 294 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