People [1]

People

Population 4,098,587 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 1.585 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 54.574 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 67.365 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 13.9 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 78.001 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 10 billion kWh (2015) #97
Consumption 8.5 billion kWh (2015) #96
Exports 0.1 billion kWh (2015) #80
Imports 0.2 billion kWh (2014) #87
Renewable Electricity Generation 6.7 billion kWh (2015) #69

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2017) #120
Consumption 142 thousand bbl/day (2015) #68
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2018) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #76
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #110
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #47
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #71
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2018) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 117 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 6,977,701 (2016 est.)
Highways 15,137 km (2010)
Internet Users 2,000,833 (2016 est.)
Railways 77 km (2014)
Telephones 641,688 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationCentral America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Colombia and Costa Rica
Total Area75,420 sq. km
Land Area74,340 sq. km
Water Area1,080 sq. km
Coastline2,490 km
Climatetropical maritime; hot, humid, cloudy; prolonged rainy season (May to January), short dry season (January to May)
Terraininterior mostly steep, rugged mountains and dissected, upland plains; coastal areas largely plains and rolling hills
Lowest PointPacific Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Volcan Baru 3,475 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