People [1]

People

Population 586,634 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 0.903 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 51.058 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 66.149 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 16.1 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 71.682 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 1.889 billion kWh (2018) #140
Consumption 1.663 billion kWh (2018) #146
Exports 0 billion kWh (2019) #95
Imports 0 billion kWh (2019) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 1.006 billion kWh (2018) #115

Oil

Ranking
Production 14.316 thousand bbl/day (2020) #85
Consumption 15.055 thousand bbl/day (2018) #144
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.089 billion bbl (2021) #71

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

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 55 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 752,270 (2018 est.)
Highways 4,303 km (2003)
Internet Users 265,964 (2016 est.)
Telephones 88,098 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationNorthern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between French Guiana and Guyana
Total Area163,820 sq. km
Land Area156,000 sq. km
Water Area7,820 sq. km
Coastline386 km
Climatetropical; moderated by trade winds
Terrainmostly rolling hills; narrow coastal plain with swamps
Lowest Pointunnamed location in the coastal plain -2 m
Highest Point Juliana Top 1,230 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