People [1]

People

Population 3,461,734 (2019)
Population Growth Rate 0.36 annual % (2019)
Age Dependency Ratio 54.797 % of working-age population (2019)
Urban Population 95.426 % of total (2019)
Infant Mortality Rate 6.1 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 77.77 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2019)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 15.99 billion kWh (2019) #86
Consumption 11.812 billion kWh (2018) #91
Exports 1.196 billion kWh (2018) #57
Imports 0.014 billion kWh (2018) #109
Renewable Electricity Generation 15.718 billion kWh (2019) #48

Oil

Ranking
Production 2.217 thousand bbl/day (2019) #101
Consumption 49.823 thousand bbl/day (2018) #106
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 (2020) #99

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 3.657 billion cu ft (2019) #108
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2019) #57
Imports (Dry) 3.657 billion cu ft (2019) #75
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2020) #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: 1/31/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020