People [1]

People

Population 6,217,581 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 1.094 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 52.62 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 59.441 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 16.8 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 75.404 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 4.4 billion kWh (2015) #119
Consumption 3.6 billion kWh (2015) #127
Renewable Electricity Generation 2.3 billion kWh (2015) #91

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2017) #120
Consumption 30 thousand bbl/day (2015) #114
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 (2018) #70

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 0 trillion cu ft (2018) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 147 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 7,745,512 (2016 est.)
Highways 23,897 km (2014)
Internet Users 1,466,152 (2016 est.)
Telephones 366,636 (2016 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 2,438 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017