People [1]

People

Population 65,637,239 (2016)
Population Growth Rate 0.778 annual % (2016)
Age Dependency Ratio 56.175 % of working-age population (2016)
Urban Population 82.835 % of total (2016)
Infant Mortality Rate 3.7 per 1,000 live births (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth 81.605 years (2015)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2016)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 317 billion kWh (2015) #11
Consumption 309 billion kWh (2014) #11
Exports 1.8 billion kWh (2015) #45
Imports 23 billion kWh (2015) #9
Renewable Electricity Generation 86 billion kWh (2015) #14

Oil

Ranking
Production 1,062 thousand bbl/day (2016) #19
Consumption 1,591 thousand bbl/day (2016) #15
Exports (Refined) [3] 699.7 thousand bbl/day (2013) #22
Imports (Refined) [3] 1,047 thousand bbl/day (2013) #12
Proved Reserves (Crude) 2.6 billion bbl (2017) #29

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 1,407 billion cu ft (2014) #22
Consumption (Dry) 2,488 billion cu ft (2014) #10
Exports (Dry) 372 billion cu ft (2014) #19
Imports (Dry) 1,513 billion cu ft (2014) #9
Proved Reserves 7.3 trillion cu ft (2017) #42

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 460 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 78,529,373 (2016 est.)
Note: NULL
Highways 394,428 km (2009)
Note: NULL
Internet Users 61,064,454 (2016 est.)
Note: NULL
Railways 16,837 km (2015)
Telephones 33,510,796 (2016 est.)
Note: NULL

Geography & Environment

LocationWestern Europe, islands including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, northwest of France
Total Area243,610 sq. km
Land Area241,930 sq. km
Water Area1,680 sq. km
Coastline12,429 km
Climatetemperate; moderated by prevailing southwest winds over the North Atlantic Current; more than one-half of the days are overcast
Terrainmostly rugged hills and low mountains; level to rolling plains in east and southeast
Lowest PointThe Fens -4 m
Highest Point Ben Nevis 1,343 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 7/25/2017
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017