People [1]

People

Population 7,557,212 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 2.154 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 80.599 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 41.636 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 81.7 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 51.835 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.3 billion kWh (2016) #165
Consumption 0.3 billion kWh (2016) #168
Exports 0 billion kWh (2016) #85
Imports 0 billion kWh (2016) #105
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.2 billion kWh (2016) #135

Oil

Ranking
Consumption 6.5 thousand bbl/day (2016) #157
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2018) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #114
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #78
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2018) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 8 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 6,279,270 (2016 est.)
Highways 11,300 km (2002)
Internet Users 708,615 (2016 est.)
Telephones 17,000 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Liberia
Total Area71,740 sq. km
Land Area71,620 sq. km
Water Area120 sq. km
Coastline402 km
Climatetropical; hot, humid; summer rainy season (May to December); winter dry season (December to April)
Terraincoastal belt of mangrove swamps, wooded hill country, upland plateau, mountains in east
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Loma Mansa (Bintimani) 1,948 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