People [1]

People

Population 46,572,028 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 0.189 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 51.8 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 80.08 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 2.6 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 82.832 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 259 billion kWh (2016) #17
Consumption 240 billion kWh (2016) #15
Exports 14 billion kWh (2016) #15
Imports 22 billion kWh (2016) #8
Renewable Electricity Generation 103 billion kWh (2016) #11

Oil

Ranking
Production 72 thousand bbl/day (2017) #55
Consumption 1,296 thousand bbl/day (2017) #18
Exports (Refined) [3] 54.23 thousand bbl/day (2013) #42
Imports (Refined) [3] 1,349 thousand bbl/day (2013) #9
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.2 billion bbl (2018) #52

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 2.2 billion cu ft (2015) #85
Consumption (Dry) 1,104 billion cu ft (2017) #29
Exports (Dry) 102 billion cu ft (2017) #36
Imports (Dry) 1,223 billion cu ft (2017) #12

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 150 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 51,943,202 (2016 est.)
Highways 683,175 km (2011)
Internet Users 39,123,384 (2016 est.)
Railways 16,102 km (2014)
Telephones 19,557,141 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationSouthwestern Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay, Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, and Pyrenees Mountains, southwest of France
Total Area505,370 sq. km
Land Area498,980 sq. km
Water Area6,390 sq. km
Coastline4,964 km
Climatetemperate; clear, hot summers in interior, more moderate and cloudy along coast; cloudy, cold winters in interior, partly cloudy and cool along coast
Terrainlarge, flat to dissected plateau surrounded by rugged hills; Pyrenees in north
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Pico de Teide (Tenerife) on Canary Islands 3,718 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