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Central Province (Papua New Guinea)

Area of Central Province (Papua New Guinea) 29,794.4 km²
Population 542,132
Male Population 288,614 (53.2%)
Female Population 253,517 (46.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +123.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +27.3%
Median Age 21.3 years old
Male Median Age 21 years old
Female Median Age 21.7 years old
Timezone Papua New Guinea Time
Central Province is a province in Papua New Guinea located on the southern coast of the country. Source: Wikipedia

Central Province (Papua New Guinea) Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 242,855 345,947 426,025 542,132
Population Density 8.15 / km² 11.6 / km² 14.3 / km² 18.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Central Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 27.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Central Province (Papua New Guinea) +123.2% +56.7% +27.3%
Papua New Guinea +174.1% +85.6% +43%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Central Province (Papua New Guinea) Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 34,778 30,038 64,816
5-9 36,157 31,575 67,733
10-14 33,124 27,489 60,613
15-19 34,492 29,343 63,835
20-24 27,568 24,424 51,993
25-29 23,857 23,355 47,212
30-34 19,516 18,972 38,489
35-39 19,357 18,600 37,957
40-44 15,153 13,699 28,852
45-49 13,835 11,910 25,745
50-54 9,954 8,150 18,105
55-59 7,253 5,780 13,033
60-64 5,485 4,308 9,794
65-69 3,810 2,816 6,626
70-74 2,169 1,554 3,724
75-79 1,204 842 2,047
80-84 532 400 932
85 Plus 372 262 635
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Central Province (Papua New Guinea) Population Density

Population Density: 18.2 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Central Province (Papua New Guinea) 542,132 29,794.4 km² 18.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Central Province (Papua New Guinea) Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 38,518 n/a n/a
100 40,353 0.5% 183
200 42,274 0.5% 192
300 44,287 0.5% 201
400 46,396 0.5% 210
500 48,605 0.5% 220
600 50,920 0.5% 231
700 53,345 0.5% 242
800 55,885 0.5% 254
900 58,546 0.5% 266
1000 61,334 0.5% 278
1100 64,255 0.5% 292
1200 67,314 0.5% 305
1300 70,520 0.5% 320
1400 73,878 0.5% 335
1500 77,396 0.5% 351
1600 81,081 0.5% 368
1700 84,942 0.5% 386
1800 89,035 0.5% 409
1900 100,114 1.2% 1,107
1910 101,833 1.7% 1,719
1920 109,956 8% 8,123
1930 118,850 8.1% 8,894
1940 128,577 8.2% 9,727
1950 139,202 8.3% 10,625
1960 164,203 18% 25,001
1970 195,969 19.3% 31,766
1990 345,947 32.9% 74,989
2000 426,025 23.1% 80,078
2020 579,435 16.6% 76,705
2030 654,232 12.9% 74,797
2040 724,009 10.7% 69,777
2050 784,063 8.3% 60,054
2060 833,076 6.3% 49,013
2070 869,126 4.3% 36,050
2080 890,775 2.5% 21,649
2090 899,507 1% 8,732
2100 895,377 -0.5% -4,130
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

Central Province (Papua New Guinea) CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Central Province (Papua New Guinea) 361,451 t 0.67 t 12.1 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

Central Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1970 to 2003)

Average Temp
27.0°C
80.7°F
Average High
30.9°C
87.6°F
Average Low
23.2°C
73.8°F
   Record High Temperature
35.2°C
95.4°F
   Record Low Temperature
17.5°C
63.5°F
   Average Precipitation
85.7 mm
3.4 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
7.1 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, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (10)
Drought High (6.3)
Earthquake Medium (5.5)
* 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.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and Norwegian Geotechnical Institute - NGI. 2005. Global Landslide Hazard Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4P848VZ.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

Top places in Central Province (Papua New Guinea)

Other places in Papua New Guinea

Place Area Population Population Density
Autonomous Region of Bougainville 9,434 km² 186,800 19.8 / km²
Chimbu (Simbu) Province 6,146.4 km² 458,205 74.5 / km²
East New Britain 15,268.4 km² 249,249 16.3 / km²
East Sepik 43,780.6 km² 451,707 10.3 / km²
Eastern Highlands 11,135.5 km² 621,305 55.8 / km²
Enga 11,521.4 km² 511,330 44.4 / km²
Gulf 34,843.4 km² 122,693 3.52 / km²
Hela 9,716.2 km² 427,946 44.0 / km²
Jiwaka 4,868.5 km² 408,675 83.9 / km²
Madang 29,909.4 km² 517,003 17.3 / km²
Manus 2,122.3 km² 45,068 21.2 / km²
Milne Bay 14,212.2 km² 269,444 19.0 / km²
Morobe 32,808.8 km² 639,124 19.5 / km²
New Ireland 9,715.2 km² 144,672 14.9 / km²
Northern (Oro) Province 22,721.7 km² 184,664 8.13 / km²
Southern Highlands 15,811.5 km² 565,085 35.7 / km²
West New Britain 20,397.5 km² 235,735 11.6 / km²
West Sepik (Sandaun) Province 35,999.5 km² 233,620 6.49 / km²
Western 98,319.6 km² 178,939 1.82 / km²
Western Highlands 4,251.2 km² 383,132 90.1 / km²
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