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Gandaki

Area of Gandaki 12,324 km²
Population 1.4 million
Male Population 639,031 (45.1%)
Female Population 777,854 (54.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +634.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  -10.3%
Median Age 22.8 years old
Male Median Age 20.5 years old
Female Median Age 24.7 years old
Timezone Nepal Time

Gandaki Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 192,973 985,308 1,579,138 1,416,889
Population Density 15.7 / km² 80.0 / km² 128.1 / km² 115.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Gandaki Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 10.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Gandaki +634.2% +43.8% -10.3%
Nepal +115% +52% +20.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Gandaki Median Age

Median Age: 22.8 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Gandaki 22.8 years 20.5 years 24.7 years
Nepal 21.5 years 20.4 years 22.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Gandaki Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 62,240 58,316 120,557
5-9 77,810 75,274 153,084
10-14 93,768 93,916 187,684
15-19 81,174 88,838 170,012
20-24 48,810 77,063 125,874
25-29 37,485 67,763 105,248
30-34 32,787 54,955 87,743
35-39 31,615 51,022 82,638
40-44 31,197 44,884 76,082
45-49 29,488 38,843 68,331
50-54 30,833 35,633 66,467
55-59 26,054 28,525 54,579
60-64 23,053 27,495 50,548
65-69 18,009 19,960 37,969
70-74 14,709 15,368 30,077
75-79 0 0 0
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Gandaki Population Density

Population Density: 115.0 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Gandaki 1.4 million 12,324 km² 115.0 / km²
Nepal 28.6 million 147,655.4 km² 193.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Gandaki Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1300 to 2015
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1300 28,921 n/a n/a
1400 30,528 0.5% 160
1500 32,135 0.5% 160
1600 40,168 2.3% 803
1700 48,201 1.8% 803
1800 59,863 2.2% 1,166
1900 85,136 3.6% 2,527
1910 90,806 6.7% 5,670
1920 101,046 11.3% 10,240
1930 110,338 9.2% 9,292
1940 120,491 9.2% 10,153
1950 131,585 9.2% 11,094
1960 157,106 19.4% 25,521
1970 193,422 23.1% 36,316
1990 985,308 125.7% 395,943
2000 1,579,138 60.3% 593,830
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

Gandaki CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Gandaki 641,187 t 0.45 t 52 t/km²
Nepal 11,072,303 t 0.39 t 75 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 (10)
Drought Medium (5.1)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake High (8.4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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Bagmati 9,418.4 km² 4.9 million 521.4 / km²
Bheri 10,072.4 km² 1.6 million 159.9 / km²
Dhawalagiri 8,226.7 km² 456,830 55.5 / km²
Janakpur 9,648 km² 2.8 million 288.7 / km²
Karnali 21,378.5 km² 327,909 15.3 / km²
Kosi 9,584.9 km² 3.1 million 319.0 / km²
Lumbini 8,919.1 km² 2.8 million 318.2 / km²
Mahakali 6,948.3 km² 1.3 million 181.9 / km²
Mechi 8,163.4 km² 1.4 million 168.7 / km²
Narayani 8,400.6 km² 3.3 million 395.9 / km²
Rapti 11,039.3 km² 1.4 million 128.1 / km²
Sagarmatha 10,737.7 km² 2.1 million 194.9 / km²
Seti 12,795 km² 1.7 million 129.1 / km²
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