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Katanga

Area of Katanga 488,129.9 km²
Population 15.9 million
Male Population 7,910,248 (49.7%)
Female Population 8,004,992 (50.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +2,189.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +205%
Median Age 17 years old
Male Median Age 16.8 years old
Female Median Age 17.2 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time

Katanga Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 695,088 2,344,785 5,218,469 15,915,224
Population Density 1.42 / km² 4.8 / km² 10.7 / km² 32.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Katanga Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 1,439,628 1,429,092 2,868,720
5-9 1,186,560 1,180,114 2,366,674
10-14 1,012,972 1,007,847 2,020,820
15-19 868,000 862,685 1,730,686
20-24 709,517 708,785 1,418,302
25-29 579,664 583,961 1,163,626
30-34 471,154 477,186 948,341
35-39 389,812 396,544 786,356
40-44 320,342 328,092 648,434
45-49 258,957 268,633 527,590
50-54 206,054 217,816 423,871
55-59 161,110 174,638 335,748
60-64 126,478 144,383 270,862
65-69 90,558 108,701 199,259
70-74 57,740 73,592 131,333
75-79 31,592 42,828 74,420
80-84 64 48 112
85 Plus 48 48 96
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Katanga Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1940 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1940 329,365 n/a n/a
1950 390,247 18.5% 60,882
1960 493,405 26.4% 103,158
1970 596,682 20.9% 103,277
1990 2,344,785 98.2% 874,051
2000 5,218,469 122.6% 2,873,684
2020 18,048,649 86% 6,415,090
2030 22,717,737 25.9% 4,669,088
2040 27,066,609 19.1% 4,348,872
2050 31,031,848 14.6% 3,965,239
2060 34,331,793 10.6% 3,299,945
2070 36,861,892 7.4% 2,530,099
2080 38,650,814 4.9% 1,788,922
2090 39,682,671 2.7% 1,031,857
2100 40,057,921 0.9% 375,250
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

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide Medium (6)
Drought Medium (4.2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Place Area Population Population Density
Bandundu Province 296,464 km² 6.6 million 22.3 / km²
Bas-Congo Province 53,770.9 km² 2.6 million 48.4 / km²
Eastern Province 501,564.5 km² 9.5 million 18.9 / km²
Kasaï-Occidental Province 153,173.5 km² 8.5 million 55.5 / km²
Kasaï-Occidental Province 167,622.5 km² 7.0 million 41.7 / km²
Kinshasa 11,072.3 km² 6.1 million 548.9 / km²
Maniema 127,806.7 km² 2.2 million 17.1 / km²
North Kivu 59,746.9 km² 6.5 million 109.1 / km²
South Kivu 64,471 km² 4.6 million 71.1 / km²
Équateur Province 406,154.3 km² 7.9 million 19.5 / km²
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