People [1]

People

Population 3,485,152 (2021)
Population Growth Rate 0.328 annual % (2021)
Age Dependency Ratio 55.023 % of working-age population (2021)
Urban Population 95.603 % of total (2021)
Infant Mortality Rate 5.3 per 1,000 live births (2020)
Life Expectancy at Birth 78.056 years (2020)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2021)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 12.89 billion kWh (2020) #95
Consumption 11.462 billion kWh (2019) #94
Exports 1.148 billion kWh (2020) #58
Imports 0.515 billion kWh (2020) #82
Renewable Electricity Generation 12.637 billion kWh (2020) #53

Oil

Ranking
Production 1.46 thousand bbl/day (2021) #102
Consumption 41.75 thousand bbl/day (2020) #107
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 42.06 thousand bbl/day (2013) #57
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2021) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 3.06 billion cu ft (2021) #110
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2021) #58
Imports (Dry) 3.06 billion cu ft (2021) #79
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2021) #100

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 133 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 5,170,624 (2018 est.)
Highways 77,732 km (2010)
Internet Users 2,225,085 (2016 est.)
Railways 1,673 km (2016)
Telephones 1,153,533 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationSouthern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Argentina and Brazil
Total Area176,215 sq. km
Land Area175,015 sq. km
Water Area1,200 sq. km
Coastline660 km
Climatewarm temperate; freezing temperatures almost unknown
Terrainmostly rolling plains and low hills; fertile coastal lowland
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Cerro Catedral 514 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