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Benoue

Area of Benoue 13,478.4 km²
Population 1.3 million
Male Population 651,380 (50.3%)
Female Population 643,285 (49.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +472%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +77.9%
Median Age 15.7 years old
Male Median Age 15.4 years old
Female Median Age 16 years old
Timezone West Africa Standard Time
Bénoué is a department of North Province in Cameroon. The department covers an area of 13,614 km² and as of 2005 had a total population of 851,955. Source: Wikipedia

Benoue Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 226,335 471,318 727,732 1,294,664
Population Density 16.8 / km² 35.0 / km² 54.0 / km² 96.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Bénoué Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 77.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Benoue +472% +174.7% +77.9%
Cameroon +201% +93.4% +46.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Benoue Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 127,324 124,424 251,748
5-9 107,034 103,937 210,971
10-14 85,907 79,469 165,377
15-19 66,957 68,950 135,908
20-24 51,871 60,854 112,726
25-29 43,871 53,357 97,228
30-34 36,916 40,962 77,878
35-39 28,314 29,870 58,185
40-44 26,073 25,022 51,096
45-49 20,900 15,352 36,252
50-54 17,541 13,454 30,996
55-59 11,884 6,098 17,982
60-64 10,087 7,720 17,807
65-69 5,765 3,492 9,257
70-74 5,272 5,028 10,301
75-79 2,143 1,512 3,655
80-84 1,967 2,046 4,013
85 Plus 1,555 1,737 3,293
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Benoue Population Density

Population Density: 96.1 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Benoue 1.3 million 13,478.4 km² 96.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Benoue Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1700 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1700 29,153 n/a n/a
1800 39,614 3.1% 1,046
1900 61,399 4.5% 2,178
1910 65,657 6.9% 4,258
1920 71,074 8.3% 5,417
1930 78,540 10.5% 7,466
1940 90,547 15.3% 12,007
1950 119,910 32.4% 29,363
1960 148,363 23.7% 28,453
1970 191,785 29.3% 43,422
1990 471,318 56.8% 139,766
2000 727,732 54.4% 256,414
2020 1,422,597 39.8% 347,432
2030 1,656,270 16.4% 233,673
2040 1,869,837 12.9% 213,567
2050 2,036,701 8.9% 166,864
2060 2,158,851 6% 122,150
2070 2,235,415 3.5% 76,564
2080 2,274,977 1.8% 39,562
2090 2,274,526 0% -451
2100 2,245,828 -1.3% -28,698
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

Benoue CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Benoue 384,846 t 0.3 t 28.6 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

Bénoué Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1977 to 2020)

Average High
38.6°C
101.5°F
Average Low
26.4°C
79.4°F
   Record High Temperature
43.9°C
111.0°F
   Record Low Temperature
20.5°C
68.9°F
   Average Precipitation
86.8 mm
3.4 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
7.0 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

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

Top places in Benoue

Other places in Cameroon

Place Area Population Population Density
Bamboutos 1,160.9 km² 338,129 291.3 / km²
Boumba-et-Ngoko 30,502.3 km² 133,800 4.39 / km²
Boyo 1,585.6 km² 128,105 80.8 / km²
Bui 2,107.4 km² 390,087 185.1 / km²
Diamaré 4,522.6 km² 211,643 46.8 / km²
Dja-et-Lobo 19,902.8 km² 251,841 12.7 / km²
Djerem 13,049.9 km² 182,104 14.0 / km²
Donga-Mantung 4,180.5 km² 291,529 69.7 / km²
Douala 193.8 km² 2.3 million 11,818 / km²
Fako 2,074.8 km² 640,797 308.8 / km²
Faro 12,151.2 km² 76,696 6.31 / km²
Faro-Déo 10,909.2 km² 112,768 10.3 / km²
Haut-Nkam 1,124.8 km² 145,365 129.2 / km²
Haut-Nyong 36,245.2 km² 224,269 6.19 / km²
Haute-Sanaga 11,488.1 km² 112,597 9.8 / km²
Hauts-Plateaux 352.9 km² 74,084 209.9 / km²
Kadey 15,987.8 km² 216,147 13.5 / km²
Koung-Khi 440.8 km² 35,258 80.0 / km²
Koupé-Manengouba 3,311.2 km² 116,504 35.2 / km²
Lebialem 631.7 km² 120,501 190.8 / km²
Lekié 3,413.1 km² 81,478 23.9 / km²
Logone-et-Chari 12,680.9 km² 623,748 49.2 / km²
Lom-et-Djerem 26,279.6 km² 390,256 14.9 / km²
Manyu 9,075.2 km² 224,924 24.8 / km²
Maroua 60.1 km² 625,120 10,396 / km²
Mayo-Banyo 8,397.4 km² 269,203 32.1 / km²
Mayo-Danay 5,683.6 km² 643,140 113.2 / km²
Mayo-Kani 4,636.5 km² 534,473 115.3 / km²
Mayo-Louti 3,892.4 km² 517,226 132.9 / km²
Mayo-Rey 37,022.6 km² 576,272 15.6 / km²
Mayo-Sava 2,889 km² 473,279 163.8 / km²
Mayo-Tsanaga 4,230.7 km² 943,029 222.9 / km²
Mbam-et-Inoubou 6,845.3 km² 210,363 30.7 / km²
Mbam-et-Kim 26,390.4 km² 147,119 5.57 / km²
Mbéré 13,738 km² 198,149 14.4 / km²
Mefou-et-Afamba 3,139.7 km² 51,118 16.3 / km²
Mefou-et-Akono 1,211.7 km² 59,463 49.1 / km²
Meme 2,716.9 km² 416,946 153.5 / km²
Menchum 4,797.5 km² 200,334 41.8 / km²
Menoua 1,306 km² 299,610 229.4 / km²
Mezam 1,981.6 km² 660,090 333.1 / km²
Mfoundi 96.8 km² 88,726 916.9 / km²
Mifi 344.8 km² 396,597 1,150 / km²
Momo 1,673.3 km² 153,742 91.9 / km²
Moungo 4,017.6 km² 391,650 97.5 / km²
Mvila 7,762.6 km² 222,198 28.6 / km²
Ndian 6,819.9 km² 142,883 21.0 / km²
Ndé 1,393.8 km² 98,874 70.9 / km²
Ngo-Ketunjia 1,054.8 km² 237,676 225.3 / km²
Nkam 6,087.7 km² 33,731 5.54 / km²
Noun 7,791.2 km² 566,575 72.7 / km²
Nyong-et-Kéllé 6,264 km² 147,906 23.6 / km²
Nyong-et-Mfoumou 6,024.9 km² 111,941 18.6 / km²
Nyong-et-So'o 3,397.6 km² 125,609 37.0 / km²
Océan 11,475.6 km² 246,640 21.5 / km²
Sanaga-Maritime 8,975.5 km² 171,492 19.1 / km²
Vallée-du-Ntem 8,170 km² 86,134 10.5 / km²
Vina 17,366.3 km² 443,001 25.5 / km²
Wouri 1,083 km² 707,641 653.4 / km²
Yaoundé 288 km² 3.4 million 11,843 / km²
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