People [1]

People

Population 22,442,948 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 3.817 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 110.879 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 16.425 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 48 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 62.024 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.571 billion kWh (2018) #158
Consumption 1.586 billion kWh (2018) #147
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 1.253 billion kWh (2018) #63
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.024 billion kWh (2019) #155

Oil

Ranking
Production 11.497 thousand bbl/day (2019) #92
Consumption 13.458 thousand bbl/day (2017) #149
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.15 billion bbl (2020) #59

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #116
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #80

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 30 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 8,778,884 (2017 est.)
Highways 18,949 km (18949)
Internet Users 805,702 (2016 est.)
Telephones 114,352 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Africa, southeast of Algeria
Total Area1,267,000 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 Idoukal-n-Taghes 2,022 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020