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International Rankings of World - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of World, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of World, 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 37 17 2021
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 1 1.230 billion 2020
Internet users - percent of population 53 66 % 2022
Internet users - total 1 5.300 billion 2022
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 48 11 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 1 840.736 million 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 50 110 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 1 8.060 billion 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 1 23.810 trillion US Dollars 2017
Budget - revenues 1 21.680 trillion US Dollars 2017
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 59 3 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 209 N/A US Dollars 2024
Debt - external 1 76.560 trillion US Dollars 2017
Exports 1 28.108 trillion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 1 80.270 trillion US Dollars 2017
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 121 28.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 76 16.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 127 56.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 40 28.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 43 25.7 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 42 1.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 99 6.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 65 30 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 88 63 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 59 37.9 % 2012
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 59 30.2 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2008
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 25 2.6 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 1 27.120 trillion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 70 6.13 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 189 N/A % 2024
Labor force 1 3.463 billion US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 160 N/A % 2024
Public debt 64 67.2 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 230 1.340814 US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 74 5.87 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 95 17000 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 127 0.74 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 195 N/A US Dollars 2024
Taxes and other revenues 152 13.55 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 120 6.18 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 103 19.7 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 75 17.3 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 77 17.9 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 1 15.588 billion metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 1 7.768 billion metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 1 12.196 billion metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 123 N/A metric tons 2024
Coal - exports 63 N/A metric tons 2024
Coal - imports 113 N/A metric tons 2024
Coal - production 76 N/A metric tons 2024
Coal - proven reserves 76 N/A metric tons 2024
Electricity - consumption 212 N/A kWh 2024
Electricity - exports 99 N/A kWh 2024
Electricity - imports 118 N/A kWh 2024
Electricity - installed generating capacity 207 N/A kWh 2024
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 205 N/A kWh 2024
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 29 84.4 2021
Electricity access - electrification - total population 24 91.4 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 13 97.6 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2020
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 36 2.4 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 88 60.6 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 14 0.4 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 86 17 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 22 10.3 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 38 3.3 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 40 6.2 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 196 N/A Btu/person 2024
Natural gas - consumption 122 N/A cubic meters 2024
Natural gas - exports 58 N/A cubic meters 2024
Natural gas - imports 89 N/A cubic meters 2024
Natural gas - production 98 N/A cubic meters 2024
Natural gas - proven reserves 93 N/A cubic meters 2024
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 74 N/A bbl/day 2024
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 83 N/A bbl/day 2024
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 90 N/A bbl/day 2024
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 195 N/A bbl/day 2024
Petroleum - total petroleum production 107 N/A bbl/day 2024
Refined petroleum products - exports 1 29.660 million bbl/day 2014
Refined petroleum products - imports 1 28.620 million bbl/day 2014
Refined petroleum products - production 1 88.400 million bbl/day 2014
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 184 N/A megatons 2024
Air pollutants - methane emissions 185 N/A megatons 2024
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 190 N/A micrograms per cubic meter 2024
Land use - agricultural land 198 N/A 2024
Land use - arable land 161 N/A 2024
Land use - forest 185 N/A 2024
Land use - permanent crops 87 N/A 2024
Land use - permanent pasture 163 N/A 2024
Revenue from coal 34 N/A % of GDP 2024
Revenue from forest resources 99 N/A % of GDP 2024
Total renewable water resources 1 54.000 trillion cubic meters 2011
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 146 N/A cubic meters 2024
Total water withdrawal - industrial 109 N/A cubic meters 2024
Total water withdrawal - municipal 115 N/A cubic meters 2024
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 76 1.73 2025
Urbanization - urban population 104 57.5 2023
Geography
Area - land 5 148.940 million sq km 0
Area - total 2 510.072 million sq km 0
Area - water 1 361.900 million sq km 0
Coastline 1 356000 km 0
Elevation - highest point 10 8849 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 59 N/A meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 39 840 meters 0
Irrigated land 1 3.243 million sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 164 N/A km 2024
Land use - agricultural land 198 N/A 2024
Land use - arable land 161 N/A 2024
Land use - forest 185 N/A 2024
Land use - permanent crops 87 N/A 2024
Land use - permanent pasture 163 N/A 2024
Military
Military expenditures 26 2.2 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 153 N/A liters of pure alcohol 2024
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 64 N/A liters of pure alcohol 2024
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 136 N/A liters of pure alcohol 2024
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 169 N/A liters of pure alcohol 2024
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 97 N/A liters of pure alcohol 2024
Birth rate 72 18.1 births/1,000 population 2020
Child marriage - men married by age 18 29 2.8 2021
Child marriage - women married by age 15 30 5 0
Child marriage - women married by age 18 43 18.7 2022
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 89 N/A % 2024
Contraceptive prevalence rate 130 N/A % 2024
Current health expenditure 93 N/A % of GDP 2024
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 28 66.2 % 2023
Death rate 51 7.7 deaths/1,000 population 2020
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 76 14.8 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 92 7 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 94 54.1 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 90 39.3 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 31 96.5 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 55 15.3 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 48 8.9 % of population 2015
Drinking water source - unimproved 34 3.5 % of population 0
Education expenditures 74 N/A % of GDP 2024
Gross reproduction rate 114 N/A % 2024
Infant mortality rate - female 62 28.6 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 49 32.8 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 49 30.8 deaths/1,000 live births 2020
Life expectancy at birth - female 184 72.6 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 104 68.4 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 102 70.5 years 2020
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 70 83.3 % 2020
Literacy - male 47 90.1 % 0
Literacy - total population 60 86.7 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 45 211 deaths/100,000 live births 2017
Median age - female 135 31.8 years 0
Median age - male 90 30.3 years 0
Median age - total 84 31 years 2020
Mother's mean age at first birth 86 N/A 2024
Net migration rate 123 N/A migrant(s)/1,000 population 2024
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 145 N/A % 2024
Physicians density 159 N/A physicians/1,000 population 2024
Population 239 N/A 2024
Population growth rate 76 1.03 % 2021
Sanitation facility access - improved 67 82.3 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 42 49.5 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 43 32.3 % of population 2015
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 28 17.7 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 9 1.07 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 16 1.07 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 32 0.81 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 7 1.07 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 18 1.01 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 67 2.42 children born/woman 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 76 1.73 2025
Urbanization - urban population 104 57.5 2023
Transportation
Airports 1 45527 2024
Heliports 1 20316 2024
Merchant marine - total 1 103577 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 139 N/A 2024
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 158 N/A 2024
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 102 N/A 2024
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 28 N/A 2024
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 103 N/A km 2024
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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