People [1]

People

Population 32,165,485 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 1.225 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 52.757 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 77.72 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 11.6 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 74.983 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 47 billion kWh (2015) #54
Consumption 41 billion kWh (2015) #54
Exports 0 billion kWh (2013) #83
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #98
Renewable Electricity Generation 25 billion kWh (2015) #30

Oil

Ranking
Production 143 thousand bbl/day (2017) #40
Consumption 248 thousand bbl/day (2015) #50
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) #30
Consumption (Dry) 271 billion cu ft (2015) #53
Exports (Dry) 171 billion cu ft (2015) #32
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #71
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: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017