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Information about Ecuador
The information comes from the publication CIA The World Factbook.
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Country Ecuador is situated in a location / continent South America. Ecuador has an area of 283 561 km2 and 15 223 680 residents. The highest point has a height 6 267 above sea level. and it is called Chimborazo. The lowest point is located at the level of 0 above sea level and it is named Pacific Ocean. System of government is republic and the date of independence 24th May 1822. The capital city is Quito. Ecuador has the international abbreviation EC.
Ecuador - economy
Total gross domestic product (GDP) is 129 100 000 000 $. Total gross domestic product per capita in purchasing power parity is 8 600 $. GDP grows by 7.80 % a year. Inflation (consumer price index) is equal to 4.50 % a year. Ecuador have 4 682 000 working-age population (from a total population 15 223 680 people). Unemployment is at 4.20 %. Ecuador issued 5.00 % GDP to healt care and 0,90 % GDP to army. The public debt of the country is 22.10 % GDP. The total amount of foreign debt is 10 050 000 000 USD.
Ecuador - demography
As suggested above, Ecuador has 15 223 680 people. Population growth is in the amount 1.42 % per year. Number of children born per 1000 population per year is 19.60.Every mother has average 2.38 children. The infant mortality rate is 19.06 and maternal mortality 110.00 deaths per 100,000 births. Average estimated life expectancy makes 75.94 years. Mortality is 5.01 people per 1000 population per year.
Ecuador - transport and telecommunications
Ecuador has 43 670 km of roads, 965 km of railway lines and 431 airports. The total length of waterways (navigable rivers, canals, etc.) is 1 500 km. There is registered 44 ships.
Number of active mobile phones (sim card) in the country Ecuador is 15 333 000. Number of active fixed telephone lines is 2 211 000. Ecuador has 3 352 000 internet users, who have the available 162 281 Internet connections. Ecuador has been assigned a domain first Choose range .ec.
Ecuador - energetics
Ecuador consumes a year 14 920 000 000 kWh of electricity. Annual electricity production is 16 880 000 000 kWh in power plants with a total installed electrical capacity 4 939 000 kW. Ecuador exports 14 100 000 kWh and imports 1 300 000 000 kWh of electricity per year Energy mix of power generation is as follows: fossil fuels: 56.2 %, nuclear energy: 0 %, renewable: 2.1 %, hydropower: 41.7 %. The country Ecuador is harvested annually 500 700 barrels of oil.