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Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa

Area of Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa 27.9 km²
Population 18,175
Male Population 9,313 (51.2%)
Female Population 8,862 (48.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +114.1%
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 is a city of 23,793 inhabitants in the Otjozondjupa Region of central Namibia. Source: Wikipedia

Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 8,491 12,742 16,122 18,175
Population Density 304.6 / km² 457.2 / km² 578.4 / km² 652.1 / 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, Otjozondjupa +114.1% +42.6% +12.7%
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, Otjozondjupa Median Age

Median Age: 22.8 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa 22.8 years 23.5 years 22.1 years
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, Otjozondjupa Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 1,312 1,240 2,552
5-9 987 976 1,964
10-14 866 943 1,810
15-19 804 880 1,684
20-24 972 946 1,919
25-29 919 847 1,766
30-34 807 706 1,513
35-39 629 599 1,229
40-44 480 432 912
45-49 465 390 856
50-54 402 290 692
55-59 277 205 482
60-64 170 123 293
65-69 67 91 159
70-74 68 64 133
75-79 38 53 91
80-84 24 35 60
85 Plus 26 42 69
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Population Density

Population Density: 652.1 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa 18,175 27.9 km² 652.1 / km²
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, Otjozondjupa Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1780 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 549 n/a n/a
1900 2,421 16% 187
1910 2,773 14.5% 352
1920 3,168 14.2% 395
1930 3,612 14% 444
1940 4,108 13.7% 496
1950 4,661 13.5% 553
1960 6,237 33.8% 1,576
1970 8,687 39.3% 2,450
1990 12,742 21.1% 2,027
2000 16,122 26.5% 3,380
2020 19,509 10% 1,693
2030 21,821 11.9% 2,312
2040 23,775 9% 1,954
2050 25,400 6.8% 1,625
2060 26,364 3.8% 964
2070 27,150 3% 786
2080 27,427 1% 277
2090 27,222 -0.7% -205
2100 26,687 -2% -535
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, Otjozondjupa CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa 62,789 t 3.45 t 2,252 t/km²
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
5.3 mm
0.2 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
0.9 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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