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Kara

Area of Kara 11,556.7 km²
Population 861,016
Male Population 422,437 (49.1%)
Female Population 438,580 (50.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +108.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +28.1%
Median Age 17.8 years old
Male Median Age 16.3 years old
Female Median Age 19.2 years old
Timezone Greenwich Mean Time

Kara is one of Togo's five regions. Kara is the regional capital.

Other major cities in the Kara region include Bafilo, Bassar, and Niamtougou. Source: Wikipedia

Kara Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 412,522 572,147 672,296 861,016
Population Density 35.7 / km² 49.5 / km² 58.2 / km² 74.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kara Region Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 28.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Kara +108.7% +50.5% +28.1%
Togo +203.3% +93.4% +50.1%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kara Median Age

Median Age: 17.8 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Kara 17.8 years 16.3 years 19.2 years
Togo 18.7 years 17.4 years 19.9 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kara Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 68,572 67,454 136,026
5-9 72,100 69,802 141,902
10-14 58,852 50,424 109,276
15-19 45,895 37,495 83,390
20-24 37,801 38,066 75,867
25-29 28,397 34,285 62,682
30-34 23,368 27,033 50,402
35-39 19,769 23,526 43,295
40-44 17,177 20,688 37,865
45-49 14,875 17,194 32,070
50-54 10,672 13,614 24,287
55-59 7,796 10,132 17,928
60-64 6,101 9,353 15,455
65-69 4,524 7,803 12,328
70-74 3,927 7,071 10,998
75-79 2,595 4,625 7,220
80-84 9 9 19
85 Plus 7 8 15
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kara Population Density

Population Density: 74.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Kara 861,016 11,556.7 km² 74.5 / km²
Togo 7.2 million 56,961.1 km² 127.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kara Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 500 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
500 18,614 n/a n/a
600 21,273 1.3% 265
700 24,312 1.3% 303
800 27,785 1.3% 347
900 31,754 1.3% 396
1000 36,291 1.3% 453
1100 41,475 1.3% 518
1200 47,400 1.3% 592
1300 54,171 1.3% 677
1400 61,903 1.3% 773
1500 70,732 1.3% 882
1600 80,782 1.3% 1,005
1700 92,229 1.3% 1,144
1800 95,283 0.3% 305
1900 108,073 1.3% 1,279
1910 110,301 2.1% 2,228
1920 132,330 20% 22,029
1930 158,768 20% 26,438
1940 190,508 20% 31,740
1950 228,658 20% 38,150
1960 269,550 17.9% 40,892
1970 360,844 33.9% 91,294
1990 572,147 25.9% 105,651
2000 672,296 17.5% 100,149
2020 946,251 18.6% 136,977
2030 1,107,552 17% 161,301
2040 1,248,452 12.7% 140,900
2050 1,357,429 8.7% 108,977
2060 1,435,663 5.8% 78,234
2070 1,482,682 3.3% 47,019
2080 1,501,084 1.2% 18,402
2090 1,498,617 -0.2% -2,467
2100 1,479,682 -1.3% -18,935
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

Kara CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Kara 306,744 t 0.36 t 26.5 t/km²
Togo 2,584,874 t 0.36 t 45.4 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

Kara Region Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1978 to 2020)

Average Temp
27.8°C
82.0°F
Average High
33.0°C
91.4°F
Average Low
22.5°C
72.6°F
   Record High Temperature
39.5°C
103.1°F
   Record Low Temperature
18.5°C
65.3°F
   Average Precipitation
103.7 mm
4.1 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
7.5 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 Medium (5)
Flood High (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Kara

Other places in Togo

Place Area Population Population Density
Centrale Region 13,310.3 km² 727,468 54.7 / km²
Maritime Region 6,239.5 km² 3.1 million 498.4 / km²
Plateaux Region 17,206.9 km² 1.5 million 89.8 / km²
Savanes Region 8,647.6 km² 991,475 114.7 / km²
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