People [1]

People

Population 8,697,723 (2021)
Population Growth Rate 0.706 annual % (2021)
Age Dependency Ratio 52.448 % of working-age population (2021)
Urban Population 73.996 % of total (2021)
Infant Mortality Rate 3.5 per 1,000 live births (2020)
Life Expectancy at Birth 83.1 years (2020)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2021)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 59.51 billion kWh (2021) #47
Consumption 57.7 billion kWh (2021) #46
Exports 28.97 billion kWh (2021) #6
Imports 31.63 billion kWh (2021) #4
Renewable Electricity Generation 41.8 billion kWh (2021) #27

Oil

Ranking
Production 1.22 thousand bbl/day (2021) #104
Consumption 185.21 thousand bbl/day (2021) #58
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 (2021) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 135.06 billion cu ft (2021) #69
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2021) #58
Imports (Dry) 133.67 billion cu ft (2021) #44

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: 11/6/2022
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020