People [1]

People

Population 4,301,018 (2016)
Population Growth Rate 2.798 annual % (2016)
Age Dependency Ratio 76.127 % of working-age population (2016)
Urban Population 60.446 % of total (2016)
Infant Mortality Rate 54.4 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 63.238 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2016)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 1.3 billion kWh (2015) #140
Consumption 1.2 billion kWh (2015) #145
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #83
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #98
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.3 billion kWh (2015) #126

Oil

Ranking
Production 4 thousand bbl/day (2017) #95
Consumption 16 thousand bbl/day (2015) #138
Exports (Refined) [3] 11.25 thousand bbl/day (2013) #64
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #76
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #110
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #71
Proved Reserves 1 trillion cu ft (2018) #65

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 30 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 3,614,172 (2016 est.)
Highways 10,628 km (2010)
Internet Users 661,913 (2016 est.)
Railways 728 km (2014)
Telephones 53,191 (2016 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: 7/25/2017
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017