People [1]


Population 58,413 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 0.61 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio Data Unavailable
Urban Population 77.031 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 27.4 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 65.239 years (2000)
Age distribution Data Unavailable

Energy [2]


Data Unavailable


Data Unavailable

Natural Gas

Data Unavailable

Other [3]


Airports 15 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 16,000 (2016 est.)
Highways 2,028 km (2007)
Note: roads are mostly unimproved
Internet Users 21,857 (2016 est.)
Telephones 2,361 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationOceania, two archipelagic island chains of 29 atolls, each made up of many small islets, and five single islands in the North Pacific Ocean, about half way between Hawaii and Australia
Total Area181 sq. km
Land Area181 sq. km
Water Area0 sq. km
Coastline370 km
Climatetropical; hot and humid; wet season May to November; islands border typhoon belt
Terrainlow coral limestone and sand islands
Lowest PointPacific Ocean 0 m
Highest Point unnamed location on Likiep 10 m


  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017