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Eastern Highlands

Area of Eastern Highlands 11,135.5 km²
Population 621,305
Male Population 322,188 (51.9%)
Female Population 299,115 (48.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +172.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +39.1%
Median Age 21.3 years old
Male Median Age 21 years old
Female Median Age 21.7 years old
Timezone Papua New Guinea Time
Eastern Highlands is a highlands province of Papua New Guinea. The provincial capital is Goroka. Source: Wikipedia

Eastern Highlands Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 228,349 345,363 446,676 621,305
Population Density 20.5 / km² 31.0 / km² 40.1 / km² 55.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Eastern Highlands Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 39.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Eastern Highlands +172.1% +79.9% +39.1%
Papua New Guinea +174.1% +85.6% +43%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Eastern Highlands Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 38,823 35,440 74,264
5-9 40,364 37,254 77,618
10-14 36,977 32,433 69,410
15-19 38,504 34,621 73,125
20-24 30,775 28,817 59,592
25-29 26,632 27,555 54,188
30-34 21,786 22,385 44,172
35-39 21,609 21,946 43,555
40-44 16,915 16,163 33,078
45-49 15,444 14,053 29,498
50-54 11,112 9,617 20,729
55-59 8,096 6,819 14,916
60-64 6,124 5,084 11,208
65-69 4,252 3,322 7,575
70-74 2,421 1,833 4,255
75-79 1,344 993 2,338
80-84 594 472 1,066
85 Plus 416 309 725
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Eastern Highlands Population Density

Population Density: 55.8 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Eastern Highlands 621,305 11,135.5 km² 55.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Eastern Highlands Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 45,882 n/a n/a
100 48,067 0.5% 218
200 50,356 0.5% 228
300 52,754 0.5% 239
400 55,266 0.5% 251
500 57,898 0.5% 263
600 60,655 0.5% 275
700 63,543 0.5% 288
800 66,569 0.5% 302
900 69,739 0.5% 317
1000 73,059 0.5% 332
1100 76,538 0.5% 347
1200 80,183 0.5% 364
1300 84,001 0.5% 381
1400 88,001 0.5% 400
1500 92,192 0.5% 419
1600 96,582 0.5% 439
1700 101,181 0.5% 459
1800 109,663 0.8% 848
1900 116,136 0.6% 647
1910 116,603 0.4% 467
1920 124,121 6.4% 7,518
1930 132,105 6.4% 7,984
1940 140,584 6.4% 8,479
1950 149,587 6.4% 9,003
1960 173,309 15.9% 23,722
1970 203,061 17.2% 29,752
1990 345,363 30.4% 71,151
2000 446,676 29.3% 101,313
2020 676,794 23.1% 115,059
2030 780,267 15.3% 103,473
2040 868,134 11.3% 87,867
2050 933,395 7.5% 65,261
2060 976,635 4.6% 43,240
2070 996,818 2.1% 20,183
2080 995,817 -0.1% -1,001
2090 978,172 -1.8% -17,645
2100 946,651 -3.2% -31,521
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

Eastern Highlands CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Eastern Highlands 417,397 t 0.67 t 37.5 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
Landslide High (9)
Drought Low (2)
Flood Medium (4)
Earthquake High (6)
* 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. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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 Eastern Highlands

Other places in Papua New Guinea

Place Area Population Population Density
Autonomous Region of Bougainville 9,434 km² 186,800 19.8 / km²
Central 29,794.4 km² 542,132 18.2 / 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
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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