People [1]

People

Population 611,343 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 1.97 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 73.459 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 23.286 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 17.6 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 70.726 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Exports 0 billion kWh (2015) #83
Imports 0 billion kWh (2015) #98
Renewable Electricity Generation 0 billion kWh (2015) #146

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2017) #120
Consumption 1.6 thousand bbl/day (2015) #181
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) #76
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #110
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 36 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 416,572 (2016 est.)
Highways 1,390 km (2011)
Note: includes 920 km of private plantation roads
Internet Users 69,859 (2016 est.)
Telephones 7,405 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationOceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Papua New Guinea
Total Area28,896 sq. km
Land Area27,986 sq. km
Water Area910 sq. km
Coastline5,313 km
Climatetropical monsoon; few extremes of temperature and weather
Terrainmostly rugged mountains with some low coral atolls
Lowest PointPacific Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Mount Makarakomburu 2,447 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