People [1]

People

Population 19,658,031 (2019)
Population Growth Rate 2.997 annual % (2019)
Age Dependency Ratio 99.202 % of working-age population (2019)
Urban Population 43.136 % of total (2019)
Infant Mortality Rate 60.2 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 58.893 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2019)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 3.53 billion kWh (2018) #129
Consumption 3.04 billion kWh (2018) #132
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0.437 billion kWh (2018) #79
Renewable Electricity Generation 1.447 billion kWh (2018) #106

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2019) #129
Consumption 20.687 thousand bbl/day (2018) #134
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2020) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #116
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #80
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2020) #100

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 25 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 21,955,565 (2018 est.)
Highways 139,107 km (2018)
Internet Users 1,940,978 (2016 est.)
Railways 593 km (2014)
Telephones 228,097 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

Locationinterior Western Africa, southwest of Algeria, north of Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, and Burkina Faso, west of Niger
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: 1/31/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020