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Comoros

Area of Comoros 1,653.2 km²
Population 704,064
Male Population 352,110 (50%)
Female Population 351,954 (50%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +211.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +45.3%
Median Age 18.8 years old
Male Median Age 18.3 years old
Female Median Age 19.4 years old
Timezone East Africa Time
The Comoros, officially the Union of the Comoros, is an island country in the Indian Ocean located at the northern end of the Mozambique Channel off the eastern coast of Africa between northeastern Mozambique, the French region of Mayotte, and northwestern Madagascar. Source: Wikipedia

Comoros Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 226,310 366,996 484,545 704,064
Population Density 136.9 / km² 222.0 / km² 293.1 / km² 425.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Comoros Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 54,933 52,333 107,267
5-9 46,454 44,176 90,631
10-14 45,688 42,765 88,453
15-19 44,199 41,534 85,734
20-24 38,683 35,806 74,489
25-29 28,783 31,380 60,163
30-34 20,638 22,943 43,582
35-39 14,095 17,404 31,500
40-44 12,815 13,907 26,723
45-49 12,173 12,981 25,155
50-54 10,171 10,956 21,127
55-59 7,020 8,026 15,047
60-64 6,400 7,293 13,693
65-69 3,984 4,105 8,089
70-74 4,095 4,303 8,398
75-79 1,979 2,041 4,021
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Comoros Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1400 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1400 15,141 n/a n/a
1500 16,823 1.1% 168
1600 21,029 2.3% 420
1700 25,235 1.8% 420
1800 46,509 6.3% 2,127
1900 90,964 6.9% 4,445
1910 97,172 6.8% 6,208
1920 103,782 6.8% 6,610
1930 110,817 6.8% 7,035
1940 118,300 6.8% 7,483
1950 126,258 6.7% 7,958
1960 155,265 23% 29,007
1970 190,863 22.9% 35,598
1990 366,996 38.7% 88,066
2000 484,545 32% 117,549
2020 775,603 26.5% 145,529
2030 902,237 16.3% 126,634
2040 1,021,487 13.2% 119,250
2050 1,107,311 8.4% 85,824
2060 1,164,027 5.1% 56,716
2070 1,204,896 3.5% 40,869
2080 1,225,046 1.7% 20,150
2090 1,225,675 0.1% 629
2100 1,215,030 -0.9% -10,645
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
Landslide High (7)
Cyclone High (7)
Volcano Medium (6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Comoros

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