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Lamu

Area of Lamu 6,189.1 km²
Population 107,590
Male Population 56,571 (52.6%)
Female Population 51,019 (47.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +245.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +44.9%
Median Age 18.6 years old
Male Median Age 19 years old
Female Median Age 18.1 years old
Timezone East Africa Time

Lamu Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 31,130 55,962 74,246 107,590
Population Density 5.03 / km² 9.04 / km² 12.0 / km² 17.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lamu Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 44.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Lamu +245.6% +92.3% +44.9%
Kenya +241.6% +96.8% +48.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lamu Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 8,688 8,195 16,883
5-9 7,972 7,660 15,632
10-14 6,644 6,291 12,936
15-19 6,160 5,416 11,577
20-24 5,390 4,863 10,253
25-29 4,460 4,148 8,609
30-34 3,985 3,320 7,305
35-39 3,295 2,737 6,032
40-44 2,536 2,037 4,574
45-49 2,031 1,744 3,776
50-54 1,638 1,469 3,107
55-59 1,197 983 2,181
60-64 1,128 945 2,073
65-69 627 496 1,123
70-74 574 504 1,079
75-79 246 210 456
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Lamu Population Density

Population Density: 17.4 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Lamu 107,590 6,189.1 km² 17.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Lamu Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 800 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
800 2,265 n/a n/a
900 2,642 1.6% 37
1000 3,020 1.3% 37
1100 3,548 1.6% 52
1200 4,076 1.4% 52
1300 4,605 1.2% 52
1400 5,133 1.1% 52
1500 5,661 1% 52
1600 6,605 1.6% 94
1700 7,548 1.3% 94
1800 8,505 1.2% 95
1900 9,339 0.9% 83
1910 9,575 2.5% 236
1920 9,935 3.8% 360
1930 10,535 6% 600
1940 11,720 11.2% 1,185
1950 15,405 31.4% 3,685
1960 19,652 27.6% 4,247
1970 26,019 32.4% 6,367
1990 55,962 46.7% 14,971
2000 74,246 32.7% 18,284
2020 119,622 26.9% 22,688
2030 142,676 19.3% 23,054
2040 164,162 15.1% 21,486
2050 181,934 10.8% 17,772
2060 194,810 7.1% 12,876
2070 204,545 5% 9,735
2080 211,054 3.2% 6,509
2090 214,170 1.5% 3,116
2100 214,250 0% 80
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

Lamu CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Lamu 69,818 t 0.65 t 11.3 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 High (7)
Flood High (9)
* 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.

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Kilifi 12,596.2 km² 1.3 million 104.3 / km²
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Mandera 26,143.5 km² 1.8 million 67.3 / km²
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Nakuru 7,471.1 km² 2.0 million 263.1 / km²
Nandi 2,837.7 km² 941,182 331.7 / km²
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No Data 2,677.6 km² 1.1 million 404.8 / km²
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