People [1]

People

Population 25,368,620 (2016)
Population Growth Rate 0.493 annual % (2016)
Age Dependency Ratio 43.92 % of working-age population (2016)
Urban Population 61.048 % of total (2016)
Infant Mortality Rate 15.1 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 71.685 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2016)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 17.484 billion kWh (2014) #80
Consumption 15 billion kWh (2014) #75
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #79
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #93
Renewable Electricity Generation 12.87 billion kWh (2014) #49

Oil

Ranking
Production 0.1 thousand bbl/day (2016) #115
Consumption 18 thousand bbl/day (2015) #134
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 70 thousand bbl/day (2013) #52
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2017) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2014) #84
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2014) #110
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2014) #50
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2014) #70
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2017) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 82 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 3,240,000 (2016 est.)
Highways 99,025 km (2015)
Railways 7,435 km (2014)
Telephones 28,035,600 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationEastern Asia, northern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering the Korea Bay and the Sea of Japan, between China and South Korea
Total Area120,538 sq. km
Land Area120,408 sq. km
Water Area130 sq. km
Coastline2,495 km
Climatetemperate with rainfall concentrated in summer
Terrainmostly hills and mountains separated by deep, narrow valleys; coastal plains wide in west, discontinuous in east
Lowest PointSea of Japan 0 m
Highest Point Paektu-san 2,744 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