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International Rankings of Nepal - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Nepal, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Nepal, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 50 4 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 71 1.270 million 2020
Internet users - percent of population 67 52 % 2021
Internet users - total 51 15.600 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 57 2 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 82 726000 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 33 130 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 43 38.000 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 59 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Average household expenditures - on food 95 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Budget - expenditures 100 9.008 billion US Dollars 2020
Budget - revenues 101 7.305 billion US Dollars 2020
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 31 0.1 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 189 5.363 billion US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 131 5.849 billion US Dollars 2017
Exports 150 2.520 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 112 24.880 billion US Dollars 2017
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 175 9.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 108 11.7 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 45 78 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 82 42 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 15 33.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 14 8.7 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 24 27 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 149 13.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 107 59.5 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 91 32.8 % 2010
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 64 29.5 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2011
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 19 3.2 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 98 16.993 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 94 4.51 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 81 4.09 % 2021
Labor force 40 16.884 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 66 25.2 % 2011
Public debt 131 39.05 % of GDP 2020
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 87 115.093 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 105 4.25 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 150 3800 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 10 22.61 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 82 9.661 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 129 15.77 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 141 5.05 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 165 8.616 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 115 10.6 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 121 9.5 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 89 1.051 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 124 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 108 6.657 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 78 839000 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 61 811000 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 73 28000 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 74 1.000 million metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 127 4.676 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 90 107.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity - imports 59 1.729 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 128 1.392 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 107 1.183 billion kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 16 97 2020
Electricity access - electrification - total population 25 89.9 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 25 94.2 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 25 1.000 million 2020
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 57 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 161 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 6 97.2 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 45 2.6 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 71 0.2 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 170 5.219 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 121 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 108 49400 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 106 0 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 128 0 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 108 26120 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 102 9.11 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 44 41.15 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 32 36.43 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 125 28.8 2018
Land use - arable land 72 15.1 2018
Land use - forest 110 25.4 2018
Land use - permanent crops 73 1.2 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 103 12.5 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 65 0.45 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 45 210.200 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 38 9.320 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 93 30.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 99 150.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 38 3.09 2025
Urbanization - urban population 172 21.9 2023
Geography
Area - land 95 143351 sq km 0
Area - total 97 147181 sq km 0
Area - water 93 383095 sq km 0
Coastline 191 0 km 0
Elevation - highest point 218 N/A meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 25 70 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 3 2565 meters 0
Irrigated land 36 13320 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 64 3159 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 125 28.8 2018
Land use - arable land 72 15.1 2018
Land use - forest 110 25.4 2018
Land use - permanent crops 73 1.2 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 103 12.5 2018
Military
Military expenditures 37 1.1 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 138 0.22 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 63 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 124 0.13 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 153 0.36 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 96 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 77 17.3 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 8 9 2019
Child marriage - women married by age 15 18 7.9 0
Child marriage - women married by age 18 15 32.8 0
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 16 18.7 % 2022
Contraceptive prevalence rate 77 46.7 % 2019
Current health expenditure 65 5.2 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 5 74.6 % 2023
Death rate 72 5.6 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 110 9.4 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 65 10.7 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 90 54.9 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 73 45.5 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 46 92.7 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 82 5.6 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 60 5.9 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 19 7.3 % of population 0
Education expenditures 44 4.2 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 79 0.91 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 77 23.265 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 68 25.8 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 64 24.6 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 180 73.4152 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 81 72 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 91 72.7 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 95 63.3 % 2021
Literacy - male 69 81 % 0
Literacy - total population 82 71.2 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 51 174 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 165 28.1156 years 0
Median age - male 115 26 years 0
Median age - total 105 27.1 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 73 20.4 2016
Net migration rate 95 4.3 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 140 4.1 % 2016
Physicians density 113 0.85 physicians/1,000 population 2020
Population 48 30.899 million 2023
Population growth rate 99 0.74 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 34 95.1 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 77 14.3 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 70 12.3 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 61 4.9 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 10 1.06 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 31 0.92 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 17 0.96 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 8 1.06 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 23 0.96 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 102 1.88 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 38 3.09 2025
Urbanization - urban population 172 21.9 2023
Transportation
Airports 81 51 2024
Heliports 53 14 2024
Merchant marine - total 144 N/A 2024
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 97 4.660 million 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 69 3.297 million 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 71 39 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 22 6 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 59 59 2018
Railways - total 97 59 km 2018
Roadways - paved 135 N/A km 2024
Roadways - total 142 N/A km 2024
Waterways 110 N/A km 2024

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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