People [1]

People

Population 5,282,223 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 0.907 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 52.894 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 81.871 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 2.1 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 82.51 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 148 billion kWh (2016) #28
Consumption 122 billion kWh (2016) #29
Exports 22 billion kWh (2016) #9
Imports 5.7 billion kWh (2016) #34
Renewable Electricity Generation 146 billion kWh (2016) #9

Oil

Ranking
Production 1,979 thousand bbl/day (2017) #14
Consumption 205 thousand bbl/day (2017) #56
Exports (Refined) [3] 1,255 thousand bbl/day (2013) #13
Imports (Refined) [3] 22.4 thousand bbl/day (2013) #68
Proved Reserves (Crude) 6.4 billion bbl (2018) #21

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 5,763 billion cu ft (2015) #7
Consumption (Dry) 143 billion cu ft (2017) #65
Exports (Dry) 4,244 billion cu ft (2017) #3
Imports (Dry) 0.2 billion cu ft (2017) #76
Proved Reserves 63 trillion cu ft (2018) #20

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 95 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 5,718,740 (2016 est.)
Highways 93,870 km (2013)
Internet Users 5,122,904 (2016 est.)
Railways 4,250 km (2014)
Telephones 863,855 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationNorthern Europe, bordering the North Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Sweden
Total Area323,802 sq. km
Land Area304,282 sq. km
Water Area19,520 sq. km
Coastline25,148 km
Climatetemperate along coast, modified by North Atlantic Current; colder interior with increased precipitation and colder summers; rainy year-round on west coast
Terrainglaciated; mostly high plateaus and rugged mountains broken by fertile valleys; small, scattered plains; coastline deeply indented by fjords; arctic tundra in north
Lowest PointNorwegian Sea 0 m
Highest Point Galdhopiggen 2,469 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