People [1]

People

Population 5,260,750 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 2.598 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 84.087 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 66.459 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 34.7 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 64.625 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 1.7 billion kWh (2016) #136
Consumption 0.9 billion kWh (2016) #150
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.9 billion kWh (2016) #110

Oil

Ranking
Production 252 thousand bbl/day (2017) #34
Consumption 17 thousand bbl/day (2016) #140
Exports (Refined) [3] 252.3 thousand bbl/day (2013) #28
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 1.6 billion bbl (2018) #36

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 325 billion cu ft (2015) #49
Consumption (Dry) 49 billion cu ft (2017) #85
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #78
Proved Reserves 3.2 trillion cu ft (2018) #53

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 27 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 5,216,000 (2016 est.)
Highways 17,000 km (2006)
Internet Users 362,000 (2016 est.)
Railways 510 km (2014)
Telephones 17,000 (2016 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: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017