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Karas

Area of Karas 161,306 km²
Population 88,558
Male Population 45,728 (51.6%)
Female Population 42,830 (48.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +155.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +22.3%
Median Age 25.4 years old
Male Median Age 26.1 years old
Female Median Age 24.6 years old
Timezone Central Africa Time

Karas Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 34,667 54,854 72,403 88,558
Population Density 0.21 / km² 0.34 / km² 0.45 / km² 0.55 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Karas Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 22.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Karas +155.5% +61.4% +22.3%
Namibia +171.3% +72.4% +28.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Karas Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 4,959 5,059 10,019
5-9 4,392 4,260 8,652
10-14 4,359 4,469 8,829
15-19 3,927 3,916 7,844
20-24 4,292 4,025 8,317
25-29 4,251 3,869 8,120
30-34 4,168 3,610 7,778
35-39 3,789 3,306 7,095
40-44 3,061 2,672 5,733
45-49 2,432 1,888 4,320
50-54 1,906 1,606 3,512
55-59 1,507 1,223 2,730
60-64 1,018 895 1,913
65-69 672 701 1,373
70-74 450 552 1,003
75-79 293 357 650
80-84 127 233 361
85 Plus 127 189 317
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Karas Population Density

Population Density: 0.55 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Karas 88,558 161,306 km² 0.55 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Karas Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 300 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
300 1,781 n/a n/a
400 1,913 0.7% 13
500 2,055 0.7% 14
600 2,207 0.7% 15
700 2,370 0.7% 16
800 2,546 0.7% 17
900 2,734 0.7% 18
1000 2,937 0.7% 20
1100 3,154 0.7% 21
1200 3,388 0.7% 23
1300 3,639 0.7% 25
1400 3,908 0.7% 26
1500 4,198 0.7% 29
1600 4,509 0.7% 31
1700 4,843 0.7% 33
1800 8,846 6.2% 400
1900 16,174 6.2% 732
1910 17,177 6.2% 1,003
1920 18,240 6.2% 1,063
1930 19,366 6.2% 1,126
1940 20,557 6.1% 1,191
1950 21,817 6.1% 1,260
1960 27,361 25.4% 5,544
1970 35,792 30.8% 8,431
1990 54,854 23.8% 9,531
2000 72,403 32% 17,549
2020 95,044 14.6% 11,320
2030 103,660 9.1% 8,616
2040 112,772 8.8% 9,112
2050 116,109 3% 3,337
2060 115,908 -0.2% -201
2070 117,432 1.3% 1,524
2080 114,913 -2.1% -2,519
2090 112,468 -2.1% -2,445
2100 110,394 -1.8% -2,074
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

Karas CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Karas 286,482 t 3.23 t 1.78 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

Karas Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1949 to 2020)

Average Temp
17.7°C
63.9°F
Average High
25.5°C
77.9°F
Average Low
10.5°C
50.8°F
   Record High Temperature
35.8°C
96.4°F
   Record Low Temperature
0.0°C
32.0°F
   Average Precipitation
4.0 mm
0.2 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
0.6 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 (10)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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