People [1]

People

Population 326,687,501 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 0.522 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 52.711 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 82.256 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 5.6 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 78.539 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 4,153.091 billion kWh (2019) #2
Consumption 3,930.635 billion kWh (2019) #2
Exports 20.008 billion kWh (2019) #12
Imports 59.052 billion kWh (2019) #1
Renewable Electricity Generation 768.778 billion kWh (2019) #2

Oil

Ranking
Production 19,471.2 thousand bbl/day (2019) #1
Consumption 20,463.78 thousand bbl/day (2019) #1
Exports (Refined) [3] 1,162 thousand bbl/day (2013) #15
Imports (Refined) [3] 8,567 thousand bbl/day (2013) #1
Proved Reserves (Crude) 47.053 billion bbl (2019) #10

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 33,357.375 billion cu ft (2017) #1
Consumption (Dry) 31,099.061 billion cu ft (2019) #1
Exports (Dry) 4,656.324 billion cu ft (2019) #2
Imports (Dry) 2,741.717 billion cu ft (2019) #4
Proved Reserves 474.821 trillion cu ft (2019) #4

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 13,513 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 422,000,000 (2018 est.)
Highways 6,586,610 km (2012)
Internet Users 246,809,221 (2016 est.)
Railways 293,564 km (2014)
Telephones 109,961,000 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationNorth America, bordering both the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean, between Canada and Mexico
Total Area9,833,517 sq. km
Land Area9,147,593 sq. km
Water Area685,924 sq. km
Coastline19,924 km
Climatemostly temperate, but tropical in Hawaii and Florida, arctic in Alaska, semiarid in the great plains west of the Mississippi River, and arid in the Great Basin of the southwest; low winter temperatures in the northwest are ameliorated occasionally in January and February by warm chinook winds from the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains
Terrainvast central plain, mountains in west, hills and low mountains in east; rugged mountains and broad river valleys in Alaska; rugged, volcanic topography in Hawaii
Lowest PointDeath Valley -86 m
Highest Point Denali 6,190 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