People [1]

People

Population 185,989,640 (2016)
Population Growth Rate 2.619 annual % (2016)
Age Dependency Ratio 88.092 % of working-age population (2016)
Urban Population 48.597 % of total (2016)
Infant Mortality Rate 66.9 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 53.428 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2016)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 30 billion kWh (2015) #64
Consumption 25 billion kWh (2015) #67
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #83
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #98
Renewable Electricity Generation 5.7 billion kWh (2015) #75

Oil

Ranking
Production 2,037 thousand bbl/day (2017) #14
Consumption 325 thousand bbl/day (2015) #40
Exports (Refined) [3] 2,231 thousand bbl/day (2013) #7
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 37 billion bbl (2018) #10

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 3,010 billion cu ft (2015) #10
Consumption (Dry) 665 billion cu ft (2015) #38
Exports (Dry) 930 billion cu ft (2015) #13
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #71
Proved Reserves 193 trillion cu ft (2018) #9

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 54 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 9,791,000 (2016 est.)
Highways 18,949 km (2010)
Internet Users 805,702 (2016 est.)
Railways 3,798 km (2014)
Telephones 113,000 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon
Total Area923,768 sq. km
Land Area910,768 sq. km
Water Area13,000 sq. km
Coastline853 km
Climatevaries; equatorial in south, tropical in center, arid in north
Terrainsouthern lowlands merge into central hills and plateaus; mountains in southeast, plains in north
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Chappal Waddi 2,419 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