People [1]

People

Population 31,989,256 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 1.718 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 52.757 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 77.907 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 11.1 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 76.286 years (2017)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 50 billion kWh (2016) #54
Consumption 45 billion kWh (2016) #53
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #105
Renewable Electricity Generation 26 billion kWh (2016) #33

Oil

Ranking
Production 143 thousand bbl/day (2017) #41
Consumption 246 thousand bbl/day (2016) #49
Exports (Refined) [3] 14.77 thousand bbl/day (2013) #59
Imports (Refined) [3] 84.28 thousand bbl/day (2013) #47
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.4 billion bbl (2018) #45

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 612 billion cu ft (2015) #38
Consumption (Dry) 264 billion cu ft (2017) #53
Exports (Dry) 194 billion cu ft (2017) #28
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #78
Proved Reserves 16 trillion cu ft (2018) #33

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 191 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 36,933,161 (2016 est.)
Highways 140,672 km (2012)
Note: includes 24,593 km of national roads (14,748 km paved), 24,235 km of departmental roads (2,340 km paved), and 91,844 km of local roads (1,611 km paved)
Internet Users 13,975,422 (2016 est.)
Railways 1,854 km (2014)
Telephones 3,074,464 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Chile and Ecuador
Total Area1,285,216 sq. km
Land Area1,279,996 sq. km
Water Area5,220 sq. km
Coastline2,414 km
Climatevaries from tropical in east to dry desert in west; temperate to frigid in Andes
Terrainwestern coastal plain (costa), high and rugged Andes in center (sierra), eastern lowland jungle of Amazon Basin (selva)
Lowest PointPacific Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Nevado Huascaran 6,768 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017