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Grootfontein

Area of Grootfontein 11,196.7 km²
Population 27,726
Male Population 14,208 (51.2%)
Female Population 13,518 (48.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +115%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +12.7%
Median Age 22.8 years old
Male Median Age 23.5 years old
Female Median Age 22.1 years old
Timezone Central Africa Time

Grootfontein Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 12,896 19,443 24,594 27,726
Population Density 1.15 / km² 1.74 / km² 2.2 / km² 2.48 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Grootfontein Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 12.7% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Grootfontein +115% +42.6% +12.7%
Otjozondjupa +50% +31.7% +13.5%
Namibia +171.3% +72.4% +28.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Grootfontein Median Age

Median Age: 22.8 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Grootfontein 22.8 years 23.5 years 22.1 years
Otjozondjupa 22.1 years 22.6 years 21.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Grootfontein Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 2,002 1,892 3,894
5-9 1,506 1,489 2,996
10-14 1,322 1,439 2,762
15-19 1,226 1,343 2,570
20-24 1,483 1,443 2,927
25-29 1,402 1,291 2,693
30-34 1,230 1,076 2,306
35-39 959 913 1,873
40-44 732 659 1,391
45-49 710 595 1,305
50-54 613 442 1,056
55-59 422 312 735
60-64 259 187 447
65-69 103 139 243
70-74 104 98 202
75-79 58 80 139
80-84 37 54 91
85 Plus 40 65 105
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Grootfontein Population Density

Population Density: 2.48 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Grootfontein 27,726 11,196.7 km² 2.48 / km²
Otjozondjupa 162,977 104,673.8 km² 1.56 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Grootfontein Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 500 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
500 563 n/a n/a
600 605 0.7% 4
700 650 0.7% 4
800 698 0.7% 4
900 750 0.7% 5
1000 805 0.7% 5
1100 865 0.7% 6
1200 929 0.7% 6
1300 997 0.7% 6
1400 1,071 0.7% 7
1500 1,151 0.7% 8
1600 1,236 0.7% 8
1700 1,327 0.7% 9
1800 2,739 7.5% 141
1900 5,560 7.3% 282
1910 5,970 7.4% 410
1920 6,410 7.4% 440
1930 6,884 7.4% 474
1940 7,393 7.4% 509
1950 7,942 7.4% 549
1960 10,085 27% 2,143
1970 13,364 32.5% 3,279
1990 19,443 20.6% 3,039
2000 24,594 26.5% 5,151
2020 29,958 10.4% 2,682
2030 33,463 11.7% 3,505
2040 36,001 7.6% 2,538
2050 37,998 5.5% 1,997
2060 39,020 2.7% 1,022
2070 39,534 1.3% 514
2080 39,080 -1.1% -454
2090 38,102 -2.5% -978
2100 36,650 -3.8% -1,452
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

Grootfontein CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Grootfontein 89,805 t 3.24 t 8.02 t/km²
Otjozondjupa 463,110 t 2.84 t 4.42 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

Grootfontein Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1917 to 2019)

Average Temp
18.8°C
65.8°F
Average High
26.5°C
79.8°F
Average Low
10.6°C
51.1°F
   Record High Temperature
32.3°C
90.1°F
   Record Low Temperature
-1.0°C
30.2°F
   Average Precipitation
4.3 mm
0.2 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
0.7 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, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Drought High (8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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