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Janakpur

Area of Janakpur 9,648 km²
Population 2.8 million
Male Population 1,371,311 (49.2%)
Female Population 1,414,502 (50.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +803.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +3.9%
Median Age 20.7 years old
Male Median Age 19.7 years old
Female Median Age 21.7 years old
Timezone Nepal Time
Janakpur is one of the fourteen zones of Nepal, reaching from the Indian border in the south to the Tibetan border in the north and Sagarmatha Zone in the east and Bagmati and Naryani Zones in the west. Source: Wikipedia

Janakpur Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 308,203 1,525,195 2,682,142 2,785,808
Population Density 31.9 / km² 158.1 / km² 278.0 / km² 288.7 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Janakpur Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 3.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Janakpur +803.9% +82.7% +3.9%
Nepal +115% +52% +20.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Janakpur Median Age

Median Age: 20.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Janakpur 20.7 years 19.7 years 21.7 years
Nepal 21.5 years 20.4 years 22.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Janakpur Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 150,542 146,327 296,870
5-9 195,179 188,218 383,397
10-14 201,957 194,934 396,892
15-19 147,951 139,243 287,195
20-24 97,258 116,567 213,825
25-29 87,174 111,243 198,417
30-34 76,443 98,523 174,966
35-39 79,111 90,856 169,968
40-44 72,217 76,167 148,384
45-49 63,391 63,614 127,005
50-54 55,828 51,381 107,210
55-59 46,189 43,754 89,943
60-64 43,016 42,236 85,252
65-69 32,151 30,268 62,419
70-74 22,799 21,077 43,877
75-79 50 42 92
80-84 31 28 59
85 Plus 25 25 51
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Janakpur Population Density

Population Density: 288.7 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Janakpur 2.8 million 9,648 km² 288.7 / 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

Janakpur Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1600 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1600 58,465 n/a n/a
1700 70,157 1.8% 1,169
1800 86,508 2.1% 1,635
1900 120,834 3.4% 3,432
1910 128,583 6.4% 7,749
1920 142,741 11% 14,158
1930 155,476 8.9% 12,735
1940 169,347 8.9% 13,871
1950 184,447 8.9% 15,100
1960 219,619 19.1% 35,172
1970 269,637 22.8% 50,018
1990 1,525,195 137.8% 627,779
2000 2,682,142 75.9% 1,156,947
2020 3,081,684 7.2% 199,771
2030 3,650,002 18.4% 568,318
2040 4,150,097 13.7% 500,095
2050 4,567,942 10.1% 417,845
2060 4,881,767 6.9% 313,825
2070 5,067,996 3.8% 186,229
2080 5,136,787 1.4% 68,791
2090 5,092,277 -0.9% -44,510
2100 4,979,316 -2.2% -112,961
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

Janakpur CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Janakpur 1,055,773 t 0.38 t 109.4 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

Janakpur Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1935 to 1970)

   Average Precipitation
78.4 mm
3.1 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
3.1 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
Landslide High (9)
Drought Medium (5.6)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake High (8.5)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Janakpur

Other places in Nepal

Place Area Population Population Density
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
Gandaki 12,324 km² 1.4 million 115.0 / 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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