People [1]

People

Population 5,244,363 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 2.582 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 80.003 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 66.916 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 36.2 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 64.29 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 3.36 billion kWh (2018) #131
Consumption 2.018 billion kWh (2018) #141
Exports 0.026 billion kWh (2018) #89
Imports 0.019 billion kWh (2018) #107
Renewable Electricity Generation 1.228 billion kWh (2018) #110

Oil

Ranking
Production 335.528 thousand bbl/day (2019) #32
Consumption 16.662 thousand bbl/day (2017) #143
Exports (Refined) [3] 252.3 thousand bbl/day (2013) #28
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 2.982 billion bbl (2020) #30

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 324.898 billion cu ft (2015) #49
Consumption (Dry) 49.088 billion cu ft (2018) #85
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #80
Proved Reserves 10.064 trillion cu ft (2020) #38

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 27 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 5,000,000 (2018 est.)
Highways 23,324 km (2017)
Internet Users 362,000 (2016 est.)
Railways 510 km (2014)
Telephones 17,000 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Angola and Gabon
Total Area342,000 sq. km
Land Area341,500 sq. km
Water Area500 sq. km
Coastline169 km
Climatetropical; rainy season (March to June); dry season (June to October); persistent high temperatures and humidity; particularly enervating climate astride the Equator
Terraincoastal plain, southern basin, central plateau, northern basin
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Mount Berongou 903 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020