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Marshall Islands

Area of Marshall Islands 219.7 km²
Population 22,783
Male Population 11,693 (51.3%)
Female Population 11,090 (48.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +134.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +9.6%
Median Age 18.8 years old
Male Median Age 18.8 years old
Female Median Age 18.9 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time
The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands, is an island country and a United States associated state near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line. Source: Wikipedia

Marshall Islands Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 9,712 18,563 20,780 22,783
Population Density 44.2 / km² 84.5 / km² 94.6 / km² 103.7 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Marshall Islands Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 1,714 1,626 3,340
5-9 1,547 1,467 3,015
10-14 1,578 1,469 3,047
15-19 1,322 1,265 2,587
20-24 1,399 1,284 2,684
25-29 1,048 985 2,033
30-34 587 580 1,168
35-39 453 447 901
40-44 441 421 863
45-49 433 422 856
50-54 371 396 767
55-59 361 312 673
60-64 242 218 461
65-69 126 115 242
70-74 70 83 153
75-79 0 0 0
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Marshall Islands Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1975 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1990 18,563 n/a n/a
2000 20,780 11.9% 2,217
2020 23,432 6.2% 1,326
2030 24,722 5.5% 1,290
2040 27,307 10.5% 2,585
2050 28,584 4.7% 1,277
2060 29,431 3% 847
2070 31,133 5.8% 1,702
2080 32,398 4.1% 1,265
2090 33,245 2.6% 847
2100 34,088 2.5% 843
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

Marshall Islands Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1945 to 2020)

Average Temp
27.5°C
81.4°F
Average High
30.1°C
86.2°F
Average Low
24.8°C
76.6°F
   Record High Temperature
36.1°C
97.0°F
   Record Low Temperature
17.8°C
64.0°F
   Average Precipitation
208.7 mm
8.2 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
17.3 days
   Average Snowfall
0.0 mm
0.0 in
   Average Snowfall Days (≥ 25 mm)
0.0 days
   Average Wind Speed
5.3 m/s
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
Earthquake Medium (2.5)
* 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 Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

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