People [1]

People

Population 15,411,614 (2016)
Population Growth Rate 2.861 annual % (2016)
Age Dependency Ratio 85.165 % of working-age population (2016)
Urban Population 44.065 % of total (2016)
Infant Mortality Rate 33.6 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 67.146 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2016)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 3.7 billion kWh (2015) #124
Consumption 3 billion kWh (2015) #130
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #83
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #98
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.4 billion kWh (2015) #121

Oil

Ranking
Consumption 44 thousand bbl/day (2015) #103
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 17.24 thousand bbl/day (2013) #70
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2018) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Consumption (Dry) 2.1 billion cu ft (2015) #105
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 20 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 15,186,485 (2016 est.)
Highways 16,496 km (2017)
Internet Users 3,675,209 (2016 est.)
Railways 906 km (2017)
Telephones 285,933 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Mauritania
Total Area196,722 sq. km
Land Area192,530 sq. km
Water Area4,192 sq. km
Coastline531 km
Climatetropical; hot, humid; rainy season (May to November) has strong southeast winds; dry season (December to April) dominated by hot, dry, harmattan wind
Terraingenerally low, rolling, plains rising to foothills in southeast
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point unnamed feature near Nepen Diakha 581 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 7/25/2017
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017