People [1]

People

Population 25,549,819 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 0.47 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 41.918 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 61.899 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 13.7 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 72.095 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 16.061 billion kWh (2017) #85
Consumption 13.664 billion kWh (2017) #86
Exports 0 billion kWh (2017) #98
Imports 0 billion kWh (2017) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 11.796 billion kWh (2017) #55

Oil

Ranking
Production 0.138 thousand bbl/day (2018) #123
Consumption 18.462 thousand bbl/day (2017) #136
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 70 thousand bbl/day (2013) #52
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2019) #98

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #115
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #79
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2019) #99

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 82 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 3,606,000 (2016 est.)
Highways 25,554 km (2006)
Railways 7,435 km (2014 est.)
Telephones 1,180,000 (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; long, bitter winters
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: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020