People [1]

People

Population 5,408,320 (2021)
Population Growth Rate 0.535 annual % (2021)
Age Dependency Ratio 53.647 % of working-age population (2021)
Urban Population 83.323 % of total (2021)
Infant Mortality Rate 1.8 per 1,000 live births (2020)
Life Expectancy at Birth 83.21 years (2020)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2021)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 153.91 billion kWh (2020) #27
Consumption 124.53 billion kWh (2020) #28
Exports 25.82 billion kWh (2021) #8
Imports 8.24 billion kWh (2021) #29
Renewable Electricity Generation 152.05 billion kWh (2020) #9

Oil

Ranking
Production 2,030.85 thousand bbl/day (2021) #11
Consumption 225.03 thousand bbl/day (2021) #52
Exports (Refined) [3] 1,255 thousand bbl/day (2013) #13
Imports (Refined) [3] 22.4 thousand bbl/day (2013) #68
Proved Reserves (Crude) 8.122 billion bbl (2021) #18

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 5,763.408 billion cu ft (2015) #7
Consumption (Dry) 169.25 billion cu ft (2021) #64
Exports (Dry) 3,897.46 billion cu ft (2021) #4
Imports (Dry) 5.4 billion cu ft (2021) #76
Proved Reserves 54.542 trillion cu ft (2021) #21

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 95 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 5,720,892 (2018 est.)
Highways 94,902 km (2018)
Internet Users 5,122,904 (2016 est.)
Railways 4,200 km (2019)
Telephones 560,945 (2018 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: 11/6/2022
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020