People [1]

People

Population 8,513,227 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 0.724 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 50.453 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 73.797 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 3.7 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 83.551 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 57.761 billion kWh (2017) #51
Consumption 58.753 billion kWh (2017) #46
Exports 30.946 billion kWh (2017) #5
Imports 36.496 billion kWh (2017) #4
Renewable Electricity Generation 38.675 billion kWh (2017) #24

Oil

Ranking
Production 2.308 thousand bbl/day (2018) #98
Consumption 217.652 thousand bbl/day (2018) #54
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 56.56 thousand bbl/day (2013) #56
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2019) #98

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 130.948 billion cu ft (2017) #68
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 129.818 billion cu ft (2017) #42

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 63 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 10,808,148 (2018 est.)
Highways 71,557 km (2017)
Internet Users 7,312,744 (2016 est.)
Railways 5,690 km (2015)
Telephones 3,302,836 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationCentral Europe, east of France, north of Italy
Total Area41,277 sq. km
Land Area39,997 sq. km
Water Area1,280 sq. km
Coastline0 km
Climatetemperate, but varies with altitude; cold, cloudy, rainy/snowy winters; cool to warm, cloudy, humid summers with occasional showers
Terrainmostly mountains (Alps in south, Jura in northwest) with a central plateau of rolling hills, plains, and large lakes
Lowest PointLake Maggiore 195 m
Highest Point Dufourspitze 4,634 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020