People [1]

People

Population 6,624,554 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 1.2 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 54.269 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 59.012 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 14.3 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 74.485 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 4.639 billion kWh (2019) #124
Consumption 3.183 billion kWh (2019) #133
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #98
Imports 0.434 billion kWh (2019) #88
Renewable Electricity Generation 2.902 billion kWh (2020) #97

Oil

Ranking
Production 0.008 thousand bbl/day (2020) #119
Consumption 35.107 thousand bbl/day (2019) #116
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 13.44 thousand bbl/day (2013) #72
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2021) #99

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 0 trillion cu ft (2021) #100

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 147 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 7,441,527 (2018 est.)
Highways 23,897 km (2014)
Internet Users 1,466,152 (2016 est.)
Telephones 325,821 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationCentral America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Costa Rica and Honduras
Total Area130,370 sq. km
Land Area119,990 sq. km
Water Area10,380 sq. km
Coastline910 km
Climatetropical in lowlands, cooler in highlands
Terrainextensive Atlantic coastal plains rising to central interior mountains; narrow Pacific coastal plain interrupted by volcanoes
Lowest PointPacific Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Mogoton 2,085 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