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Bafut

Area of Bafut 40.3 km²
Population 50,291
Male Population 24,431 (48.6%)
Female Population 25,860 (51.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +853.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +54.8%
Median Age 18.2 years old
Male Median Age 17.6 years old
Female Median Age 18.8 years old
Timezone West Africa Standard Time

Bafut Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 5,273 15,426 32,494 50,291
Population Density 130.9 / km² 382.9 / km² 806.5 / km² 1,248 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Bafut Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 54.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Bafut +853.7% +226% +54.8%
Mezam +206.7% +87.2% +41.9%
Cameroon +201% +93.4% +46.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Bafut Median Age

Median Age: 18.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Bafut 18.2 years 17.6 years 18.8 years
Mezam 18.2 years 17.6 years 18.8 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Bafut Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 3,573 3,477 7,051
5-9 3,250 3,188 6,439
10-14 3,560 3,502 7,062
15-19 3,547 3,628 7,176
20-24 2,475 2,751 5,226
25-29 1,669 2,089 3,759
30-34 1,325 1,584 2,910
35-39 1,111 1,301 2,413
40-44 924 1,016 1,940
45-49 784 832 1,616
50-54 582 656 1,239
55-59 470 500 970
60-64 370 432 802
65-69 306 341 648
70-74 216 239 455
75-79 137 137 274
80-84 67 94 162
85 Plus 65 92 158
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Bafut Population Density

Population Density: 1,248 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Bafut 50,291 40.3 km² 1,248 / km²
Mezam 660,090 1,981.6 km² 333.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Bafut Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1830 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1900 1,485 n/a n/a
1910 1,588 6.9% 103
1920 1,717 8.1% 129
1930 1,893 10.3% 176
1940 2,174 14.8% 281
1950 2,865 31.8% 691
1960 3,515 22.7% 650
1970 4,498 28% 983
1990 15,426 85.2% 5,464
2000 32,494 110.6% 17,068
2020 55,237 30.4% 11,371
2030 64,211 16.2% 8,974
2040 72,347 12.7% 8,136
2050 78,631 8.7% 6,284
2060 83,170 5.8% 4,539
2070 85,960 3.4% 2,790
2080 87,314 1.6% 1,354
2090 87,134 -0.2% -180
2100 85,889 -1.4% -1,245
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

Bafut CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Bafut 15,202 t 0.3 t 377.3 t/km²
Mezam 197,985 t 0.3 t 99.9 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Drought Low (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Mezam

Place Area Population Population Density
Bambili 3.697 km² 9,517 2,574 / km²
Bamenda 93.5 km² 429,212 4,592 / km²
Santa 14.3 km² 19,683 1,374 / km²
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