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Bolama, Bolama/Bijagós

Area of Bolama, Bolama/Bijagós 143.5 km²
Population 11,822
Male Population 5,855 (49.5%)
Female Population 5,967 (50.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +39%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +12.6%
Median Age 18.5 years old
Male Median Age 17.3 years old
Female Median Age 19.7 years old
Timezone Greenwich Mean Time
Bolama is the closest of the Bijagós Islands to the mainland of Guinea-Bissau, and is also the name of the island's main town, the capital of the Bolama Region. Source: Wikipedia

Bolama, Bolama/Bijagós Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 8,505 9,655 10,498 11,822
Population Density 59.3 / km² 67.3 / km² 73.1 / km² 82.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Bolama Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 12.6% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Bolama, Bolama/Bijagós +39% +22.4% +12.6%
Bolama +53.1% +30.1% +17%
Guinea-Bissau +137.7% +75% +40.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Bolama, Bolama/Bijagós Median Age

Median Age: 18.5 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Bolama, Bolama/Bijagós 18.5 years 17.3 years 19.7 years
Bolama 18.5 years 17.3 years 19.7 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Bolama, Bolama/Bijagós Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 921 877 1,798
5-9 848 756 1,604
10-14 826 738 1,565
15-19 728 655 1,384
20-24 508 577 1,085
25-29 400 490 891
30-34 308 372 680
35-39 302 358 660
40-44 239 253 493
45-49 219 242 461
50-54 148 170 319
55-59 108 132 240
60-64 111 135 246
65-69 78 100 179
70-74 69 69 138
75-79 43 43 87
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Bolama, Bolama/Bijagós Population Density

Population Density: 82.4 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Bolama, Bolama/Bijagós 11,822 143.5 km² 82.4 / km²
Bolama 37,351 1,556.1 km² 24.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Bolama, Bolama/Bijagós Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 900 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
900 258 n/a n/a
1000 295 1.3% 3
1100 337 1.3% 4
1200 385 1.3% 4
1300 440 1.3% 5
1400 503 1.3% 6
1500 575 1.3% 7
1600 657 1.3% 8
1700 751 1.3% 9
1800 1,221 5% 47
1900 2,178 6% 95
1910 2,380 9.3% 202
1920 2,652 11.4% 272
1930 3,056 15.2% 404
1940 3,791 24.1% 735
1950 6,134 61.8% 2,343
1960 7,042 14.8% 908
1970 7,144 1.4% 102
1990 9,655 16.3% 1,255
2000 10,498 8.7% 843
2020 12,768 10.3% 1,135
2030 14,372 12.6% 1,604
2040 15,716 9.4% 1,344
2050 16,632 5.8% 916
2060 17,080 2.7% 448
2070 17,186 0.6% 106
2080 17,000 -1.1% -186
2090 16,531 -2.8% -469
2100 15,946 -3.5% -585
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

Bolama Annual Weather Averages

December Historical Weather Data

Average High
31.6°C
89.0°F
   Record High Temperature
35.0°C
95.0°F
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, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 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.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.

Other places in Bolama

Place Area Population Population Density
Bubaque 755.9 km² 12,922 17.1 / km²
Caravela 656.7 km² 12,608 19.2 / km²
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