People [1]


Population 42,050 (2021)
Population Growth Rate -3.19 annual % (2021)
Age Dependency Ratio 59.868 % of working-age population (2021)
Urban Population 78.162 % of total (2021)
Infant Mortality Rate 25.5 per 1,000 live births (2020)
Life Expectancy at Birth 65.239 years (2000)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2021)

Energy [2]


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Natural Gas

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Other [3]


Airports 15 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 16,000 (2018 est.)
Highways 2,028 km (2007)
Internet Users 21,857 (2016 est.)
Telephones 2,361 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationOceania, consists of 29 atolls and five isolated islands in the North Pacific Ocean, about halfway between Hawaii and Australia; the atolls and islands are situated in two, almost-parallel island chains - the Ratak (Sunrise) group and the Ralik (Sunset) group; the total number of islands and islets is about 1,225; 22 of the atolls and four of the islands are uninhabited
Total Area181 sq. km
Land Area181 sq. km
Water Area0 sq. km
Coastline0 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 East-central Airik Island, Maloelap Atoll 14 m


  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 11/6/2022
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020