People [1]

People

Population 17,994,837 (2016)
Population Growth Rate 2.972 annual % (2016)
Age Dependency Ratio 101.46 % of working-age population (2016)
Urban Population 40.683 % of total (2016)
Infant Mortality Rate 68 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 57.966 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2016)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 1.522 billion kWh (2014) #138
Consumption 1.4 billion kWh (2014) #142
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #79
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #93
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.872 billion kWh (2014) #110

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2016) #120
Consumption 7.5 thousand bbl/day (2015) #151
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2017) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2014) #84
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2014) #110
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2014) #50
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2014) #70
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2017) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 25 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 20,182,160 (2016 est.)
Note: NULL
Highways 22,474 km (2009)
Note: NULL
Internet Users 1,940,978 (2016 est.)
Note: NULL
Railways 593 km (2014)
Telephones 200,812 (2016 est.)
Note: NULL

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Africa, southwest of Algeria
Total Area1,240,192 sq. km
Land Area1,220,190 sq. km
Water Area20,002 sq. km
Coastline0 km
Climatesubtropical to arid; hot and dry (February to June); rainy, humid, and mild (June to November); cool and dry (November to February)
Terrainmostly flat to rolling northern plains covered by sand; savanna in south, rugged hills in northeast
Lowest PointSenegal River 23 m
Highest Point Hombori Tondo 1,155 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