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Équateur

Area of Équateur 406,154.3 km²
Population 7.9 million
Male Population 3,936,269 (49.7%)
Female Population 3,984,085 (50.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +214.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +44.6%
Median Age 17.1 years old
Male Median Age 16.8 years old
Female Median Age 17.3 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time
Équateur was one of the eleven provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo between 1966 and 2015, when it was split into the new, smaller Équateur province, as well as the Tshuapa, Mongala, Nord-Ubangi and Sud-Ubangi provinces. Source: Wikipedia

Équateur Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 2,518,109 4,038,620 5,478,421 7,920,378
Population Density 6.2 / km² 9.94 / km² 13.5 / km² 19.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Équateur Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 715,622 710,387 1,426,009
5-9 590,139 587,003 1,177,143
10-14 503,847 501,344 1,005,192
15-19 431,787 429,174 860,961
20-24 353,431 353,003 706,435
25-29 288,761 290,828 579,590
30-34 234,673 237,698 472,372
35-39 194,057 197,431 391,489
40-44 159,437 163,350 322,788
45-49 128,872 133,751 262,624
50-54 102,577 108,541 211,118
55-59 80,257 87,092 167,350
60-64 63,022 71,996 135,019
65-69 45,170 54,270 99,441
70-74 28,838 36,782 65,621
75-79 15,777 21,433 37,210
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Équateur Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 500 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
500 161,651 n/a n/a
600 202,013 2.3% 4,036
700 252,480 2.3% 5,046
800 315,586 2.3% 6,310
900 354,988 1.2% 3,940
1000 394,393 1.1% 3,940
1100 460,041 1.6% 6,564
1200 525,693 1.3% 6,565
1300 591,349 1.2% 6,565
1400 689,809 1.6% 9,846
1500 788,273 1.3% 9,846
1600 837,542 0.6% 4,926
1700 886,817 0.6% 4,927
1800 962,378 0.8% 7,556
1900 1,138,506 1.7% 17,612
1910 1,176,220 3.3% 37,714
1920 1,225,171 4.2% 48,951
1930 1,293,800 5.6% 68,629
1940 1,404,972 8.6% 111,172
1950 1,667,256 18.7% 262,284
1960 2,107,992 26.4% 440,736
1970 2,156,675 2.3% 48,683
1990 4,038,620 36.8% 940,972
2000 5,478,421 35.7% 1,439,801
2020 9,010,699 28.2% 1,766,139
2030 11,386,755 26.4% 2,376,056
2040 13,591,455 19.4% 2,204,700
2050 15,595,441 14.7% 2,003,986
2060 17,251,875 10.6% 1,656,434
2070 18,514,423 7.3% 1,262,548
2080 19,395,915 4.8% 881,492
2090 19,895,557 2.6% 499,642
2100 20,060,402 0.8% 164,845
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Drought Low (1.1)
Flood High (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Place Area Population Population Density
Bandundu Province 296,464 km² 6.6 million 22.3 / km²
Bas-Congo Province 53,770.9 km² 2.6 million 48.4 / km²
Eastern Province 501,564.5 km² 9.5 million 18.9 / km²
Kasaï-Occidental Province 153,173.5 km² 8.5 million 55.5 / km²
Kasaï-Occidental Province 167,622.5 km² 7.0 million 41.7 / km²
Katanga 488,129.9 km² 15.9 million 32.6 / km²
Kinshasa 11,072.3 km² 6.1 million 548.9 / km²
Maniema 127,806.7 km² 2.2 million 17.1 / km²
North Kivu 59,746.9 km² 6.5 million 109.1 / km²
South Kivu 64,471 km² 4.6 million 71.1 / km²
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