People [1]

People

Population 686,878 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 2.515 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 77.623 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 24.67 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 16.8 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 72.996 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 0.108 billion kWh (2019) #182
Consumption 0.094 billion kWh (2019) #183
Exports 0 billion kWh (2020) #98
Imports 0 billion kWh (2020) #116
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.006 billion kWh (2020) #171

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2020) #121
Consumption 2.222 thousand bbl/day (2019) #179
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2021) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #119
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #57
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #85
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2021) #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: 10/3/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020