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Kwazulu-Natal

Area of Kwazulu-Natal 93,341.5 km²
Population 10.5 million
Male Population 4,965,820 (47.5%)
Female Population 5,485,305 (52.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +61.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +8%
Median Age 23.4 years old
Male Median Age 22.1 years old
Female Median Age 24.5 years old
Timezone South Africa Standard Time
KwaZulu-Natal is a province of South Africa that was created in 1994 when the Zulu bantustan of KwaZulu and Natal Province were merged. Source: Wikipedia

Kwazulu-Natal Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 6,454,470 8,479,092 9,673,542 10,451,146
Population Density 69.1 / km² 90.8 / km² 103.6 / km² 112.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kwazulu-Natal Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Kwazulu-Natal +61.9% +23.3% +8%
South Africa +112.1% +48.2% +21.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kwazulu-Natal Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 613,806 606,271 1,220,078
5-9 534,681 526,926 1,061,607
10-14 539,917 517,917 1,057,834
15-19 566,348 573,559 1,139,907
20-24 546,867 574,938 1,121,806
25-29 483,669 514,186 997,855
30-34 358,276 383,547 741,823
35-39 299,854 323,317 623,171
40-44 229,392 278,387 507,780
45-49 194,977 267,737 462,715
50-54 165,327 225,922 391,250
55-59 140,798 190,650 331,448
60-64 114,576 161,784 276,360
65-69 69,761 109,068 178,830
70-74 49,988 90,444 140,433
75-79 26,807 61,202 88,010
80-84 17,401 45,901 63,303
85 Plus 13,377 33,548 46,926
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kwazulu-Natal Population Density

Population Density: 112.0 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Kwazulu-Natal 10.5 million 93,341.5 km² 112.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kwazulu-Natal Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1860 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1900 1,019,944 n/a n/a
1910 1,368,560 34.2% 348,616
1920 1,695,878 23.9% 327,318
1930 2,114,246 24.7% 418,368
1940 2,570,521 21.6% 456,275
1950 3,404,769 32.5% 834,248
1960 4,336,913 27.4% 932,144
1970 5,625,075 29.7% 1,288,162
1990 8,479,092 22.8% 1,427,008
2000 9,673,542 14.1% 1,194,450
2020 10,891,757 6.1% 609,107
2030 11,589,525 6.4% 697,768
2040 12,058,578 4% 469,053
2050 12,353,590 2.4% 295,012
2060 12,493,770 1.1% 140,180
2070 12,436,978 -0.5% -56,792
2080 12,161,280 -2.2% -275,698
2090 11,752,387 -3.4% -408,893
2100 11,231,135 -4.4% -521,252
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

Kwazulu-Natal CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Kwazulu-Natal 59,782,728 t 5.72 t 640.5 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

Kwazulu-Natal Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1871 to 2020)

Average Temp
17.9°C
64.2°F
Average High
23.9°C
75.1°F
Average Low
12.1°C
53.8°F
   Record High Temperature
37.2°C
99.0°F
   Record Low Temperature
-4.4°C
24.1°F
   Average Precipitation
34.8 mm
1.4 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
3.3 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, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide Medium (6)
Drought Medium (5.4)
Flood High (10)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and Norwegian Geotechnical Institute - NGI. 2005. Global Landslide Hazard Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4P848VZ.

Top places in Kwazulu-Natal

Other places in South Africa

Place Area Population Population Density
Eastern Cape 168,925.6 km² 6.6 million 39.1 / km²
Free State 129,834.8 km² 2.7 million 21.1 / km²
Gauteng 18,176.3 km² 13.5 million 743.6 / km²
Limpopo 125,633.1 km² 5.5 million 44.1 / km²
Mpumalanga 76,495.3 km² 4.3 million 56.3 / km²
North West 104,850.8 km² 3.7 million 35.5 / km²
Northern Cape 372,834.1 km² 1.2 million 3.28 / km²
Western Cape 130,709.2 km² 6.4 million 48.8 / km²
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