People [1]

People

Population 9,630,959 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 1.504 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 17.702 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 86.522 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 7.8 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 77.412 years (2017)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 122 billion kWh (2016) #31
Consumption 113 billion kWh (2016) #31
Exports 0.5 billion kWh (2016) #67
Imports 1.1 billion kWh (2016) #67
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.4 billion kWh (2016) #125

Oil

Ranking
Production 3,721 thousand bbl/day (2017) #8
Consumption 896 thousand bbl/day (2016) #24
Exports (Refined) [3] 2,637 thousand bbl/day (2013) #5
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 98 billion bbl (2018) #7

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 3,179 billion cu ft (2015) #10
Consumption (Dry) 2,630 billion cu ft (2017) #12
Exports (Dry) 265 billion cu ft (2017) #25
Imports (Dry) 714 billion cu ft (2017) #16
Proved Reserves 215 trillion cu ft (2018) #7

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 43 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 19,905,093 (2016 est.)
Highways 4,080 km (2008)
Internet Users 5,370,299 (2016 est.)
Telephones 2,285,809 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationMiddle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, between Oman and Saudi Arabia
Total Area83,600 sq. km
Land Area83,600 sq. km
Water Area0 sq. km
Coastline1,318 km
Climatedesert; cooler in eastern mountains
Terrainflat, barren coastal plain merging into rolling sand dunes of vast desert wasteland; mountains in east
Lowest PointPersian Gulf 0 m
Highest Point Jabal Yibir 1,527 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017