People [1]

People

Population 21,477,348 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 3.817 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 111.648 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 16.35 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 48.3 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 60.058 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.5 billion kWh (2015) #156
Consumption 1.1 billion kWh (2015) #147
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #83
Imports 0.8 billion kWh (2015) #70

Oil

Ranking
Production 11 thousand bbl/day (2017) #87
Consumption 13 thousand bbl/day (2015) #144
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.2 billion bbl (2018) #52

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

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 30 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 154,342,168 (2016 est.)
Highways 193,200 km (2004)
Internet Users 47,759,904 (2016 est.)
Telephones 154,513 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Africa, southeast of Algeria
Total Area1 sq. km
Land Area1,266,700 sq. km
Water Area300 sq. km
Coastline0 km
Climatedesert; mostly hot, dry, dusty; tropical in extreme south
Terrainpredominately desert plains and sand dunes; flat to rolling plains in south; hills in north
Lowest PointNiger River 200 m
Highest Point Mont Bagzane 2,022 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