People [1]

People

Population 669,823 (2019)
Population Growth Rate 2.565 annual % (2019)
Age Dependency Ratio 77.816 % of working-age population (2019)
Urban Population 24.21 % of total (2019)
Infant Mortality Rate 16.8 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 72.835 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2019)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.106 billion kWh (2018) #181
Consumption 0.098 billion kWh (2018) #182
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.006 billion kWh (2018) #168

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2019) #129
Consumption 1.676 thousand bbl/day (2018) #184
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2020) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #116
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #80
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2020) #100

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 36 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 882,029 (2018 est.)
Highways 1,390 km (2011)
Internet Users 69,859 (2016 est.)
Telephones 7,430 (2018 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 Popomanaseu 2,335 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 1/31/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020