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Louga

Area of Louga 25,634.6 km²
Population 988,365
Male Population 490,460 (49.6%)
Female Population 497,905 (50.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +207.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +53.9%
Median Age 17.8 years old
Male Median Age 17.1 years old
Female Median Age 18.5 years old
Timezone Greenwich Mean Time
Louga is a city and region of Senegal. The region is located to the northwest part of the country and Louga city is in the northwest of the region - about 50 km inland from the Atlantic coast. Source: Wikipedia

Louga Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 321,487 488,024 642,396 988,365
Population Density 12.5 / km² 19.0 / km² 25.1 / km² 38.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Louga Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 53.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Louga +207.4% +102.5% +53.9%
Senegal +211% +102.6% +53.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Louga Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 85,996 81,636 167,632
5-9 72,968 69,693 142,661
10-14 62,500 59,942 122,443
15-19 55,288 53,441 108,730
20-24 47,767 47,092 94,859
25-29 39,004 39,911 78,916
30-34 31,172 33,411 64,583
35-39 23,961 26,834 50,796
40-44 18,067 20,939 39,006
45-49 14,190 16,857 31,047
50-54 11,322 13,682 25,004
55-59 9,072 10,960 20,033
60-64 6,824 8,390 15,214
65-69 5,738 6,954 12,693
70-74 4,188 5,064 9,253
75-79 2,404 3,100 5,504
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Louga Population Density

Population Density: 38.6 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Louga 988,365 25,634.6 km² 38.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Louga Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1500 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1500 24,254 n/a n/a
1600 30,318 2.3% 606
1700 37,897 2.3% 757
1800 45,123 1.8% 722
1900 67,387 4.1% 2,226
1910 84,266 25% 16,879
1920 80,928 -4% -3,338
1930 101,201 25.1% 20,273
1940 121,494 20.1% 20,293
1950 163,162 34.3% 41,668
1960 208,212 27.6% 45,050
1970 276,863 33% 68,651
1990 488,024 32.8% 105,580
2000 642,396 31.6% 154,372
2020 1,116,144 31.8% 236,874
2030 1,363,602 22.2% 247,458
2040 1,595,657 17% 232,055
2050 1,787,434 12% 191,777
2060 1,933,981 8.2% 146,547
2070 2,058,939 6.5% 124,958
2080 2,161,872 5% 102,933
2090 2,241,090 3.7% 79,218
2100 2,296,270 2.5% 55,180
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

Louga CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Louga 666,462 t 0.67 t 26 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

Louga Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1933 to 2019)

Average Temp
31.7°C
89.0°F
Average High
41.3°C
106.4°F
Average Low
22.1°C
71.8°F
   Record High Temperature
49.0°C
120.2°F
   Record Low Temperature
10.8°C
51.4°F
   Average Precipitation
2.5 mm
0.1 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 Medium (4.9)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Louga

Other places in Senegal

Place Area Population Population Density
Dakar 534.6 km² 3.4 million 6,451 / km²
Diourbel 4,873.7 km² 1.7 million 345.8 / km²
Fatick 7,063 km² 796,932 112.8 / km²
Kaffrine 11,060.1 km² 629,449 56.9 / km²
Kaolack 5,184.9 km² 1.1 million 205.1 / km²
Kedougou 16,857.3 km² 166,580 9.88 / km²
Kolda 13,754.2 km² 745,489 54.2 / km²
Matam 28,799.9 km² 636,037 22.1 / km²
Saint-Louis 18,944.1 km² 998,846 52.7 / km²
Sedhiou 7,360.5 km² 504,930 68.6 / km²
Tambacounda 42,574.9 km² 785,061 18.4 / km²
Thies 6,582.1 km² 2.0 million 300.2 / km²
Ziguinchor 7,286.3 km² 611,478 83.9 / km²
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