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Lakes

Area of Lakes 42,971.6 km²
Population 799,200
Male Population 418,158 (52.3%)
Female Population 381,043 (47.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +81.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +29.5%
Median Age 17.4 years old
Male Median Age 17.2 years old
Female Median Age 17.7 years old
Timezone East Africa Time
Lakes was one of the ten states of South Sudan. It has an area of 40,235 km². Source: Wikipedia

Lakes Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 440,413 591,720 617,294 799,200
Population Density 10.2 / km² 13.8 / km² 14.4 / km² 18.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lakes Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 29.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Lakes +81.5% +35.1% +29.5%
South Sudan +199.6% +115.1% +84.3%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lakes Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 65,411 59,563 124,975
5-9 67,584 60,897 128,481
10-14 56,248 48,224 104,472
15-19 44,400 39,793 84,194
20-24 38,550 37,457 76,008
25-29 36,936 36,103 73,039
30-34 26,762 28,662 55,424
35-39 23,679 22,301 45,981
40-44 18,956 16,035 34,992
45-49 15,607 12,301 27,909
50-54 10,719 9,075 19,794
55-59 6,884 5,614 12,498
60-64 6,422 5,020 11,443
65-69 0 0 0
70-74 0 0 0
75-79 0 0 0
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Lakes Population Density

Population Density: 18.6 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Lakes 799,200 42,971.6 km² 18.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lakes Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 45,211 n/a n/a
100 46,718 0.3% 150
200 48,275 0.3% 155
300 49,884 0.3% 160
400 51,547 0.3% 166
500 53,265 0.3% 171
600 55,040 0.3% 177
700 56,875 0.3% 183
800 58,771 0.3% 189
900 63,292 0.7% 452
1000 67,812 0.7% 452
1100 70,073 0.3% 226
1200 72,333 0.3% 226
1300 78,361 0.8% 602
1400 84,389 0.7% 602
1500 90,416 0.7% 602
1600 97,198 0.7% 678
1700 103,979 0.7% 678
1800 129,351 2.2% 2,537
1900 158,011 2% 2,866
1910 163,281 3.3% 5,270
1920 170,145 4.2% 6,864
1930 179,907 5.7% 9,762
1940 196,144 9% 16,237
1950 236,220 20.4% 40,076
1960 298,548 26.4% 62,328
1970 374,870 25.6% 76,322
1990 591,720 25.6% 108,425
2000 617,294 4.3% 25,574
2020 878,960 19.3% 130,833
2030 1,033,026 17.5% 154,066
2040 1,173,997 13.6% 140,971
2050 1,286,442 9.6% 112,445
2060 1,369,533 6.5% 83,091
2070 1,420,340 3.7% 50,807
2080 1,443,064 1.6% 22,724
2090 1,434,633 -0.6% -8,431
2100 1,406,059 -2% -28,574
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

Lakes CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Lakes 1,551 t 0.002 t 0.04 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

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Drought Medium (3.2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Lakes

Other places in South Sudan

Place Area Population Population Density
Central Equatoria 43,656.4 km² 1.5 million 34.5 / km²
Eastern Equatoria 69,884.7 km² 3.0 million 42.2 / km²
Jonglei 122,321.2 km² 1.7 million 14.0 / km²
Northern Bahr al Ghazal 31,971.3 km² 900,744 28.2 / km²
Unity 36,356.5 km² 820,186 22.6 / km²
Upper Nile 77,111.2 km² 1.5 million 19.0 / km²
Warrap 36,726.4 km² 960,645 26.2 / km²
Western Bahr el Ghazal 88,468.5 km² 359,517 4.06 / km²
Western Equatoria 79,111.7 km² 832,733 10.5 / km²
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