People [1]

People

Population 4,649,660 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 2.702 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 75.018 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 55.327 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 50.1 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 64.925 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.948 billion kWh (2018) #151
Consumption 0.882 billion kWh (2018) #156
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.448 billion kWh (2019) #133

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2020) #121
Consumption 22.671 thousand bbl/day (2018) #128
Exports (Refined) [3] 11.25 thousand bbl/day (2013) #64
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.02 billion bbl (2021) #82

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #119
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #85
Proved Reserves 1 trillion cu ft (2021) #66

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 30 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 4,566,502 (2018 est.)
Highways 12,253 km (2018)
Internet Users 661,913 (2016 est.)
Railways 728 km (2014)
Telephones 59,959 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationNorthern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Senegal and Western Sahara
Total Area1,030,700 sq. km
Land Area1,030,700 sq. km
Water Area0 sq. km
Coastline754 km
Climatedesert; constantly hot, dry, dusty
Terrainmostly barren, flat plains of the Sahara; some central hills
Lowest PointSebkhet Te-n-Dghamcha -5 m
Highest Point Kediet Ijill 915 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 10/3/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020