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Mechi

Area of Mechi 8,163.4 km²
Population 1.4 million
Male Population 650,965 (47.3%)
Female Population 725,848 (52.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +1,050.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +2.8%
Median Age 23.3 years old
Male Median Age 22.4 years old
Female Median Age 24.1 years old
Timezone Nepal Time
Mechi (Nepali: मेची अञ्चल Listen  was one of the fourteen zones of Nepal until the restructuring of zones to provinces, comprising four districts; namely Ilam, Jhapa, Panchthar and Taplejung. Source: Wikipedia

Mechi Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 119,670 749,450 1,339,876 1,376,816
Population Density 14.7 / km² 91.8 / km² 164.1 / km² 168.7 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Mechi Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 2.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Mechi +1,050.5% +83.7% +2.8%
Nepal +115% +52% +20.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Mechi Median Age

Median Age: 23.3 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Mechi 23.3 years 22.4 years 24.1 years
Nepal 21.5 years 20.4 years 22.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Mechi Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 60,766 58,199 118,966
5-9 76,770 75,310 152,081
10-14 86,635 85,499 172,134
15-19 76,971 83,442 160,413
20-24 50,265 74,170 124,436
25-29 42,743 66,206 108,949
30-34 40,363 53,694 94,058
35-39 38,909 48,377 87,287
40-44 37,836 42,235 80,072
45-49 33,674 35,856 69,531
50-54 31,770 31,513 63,283
55-59 24,952 24,525 49,478
60-64 21,872 21,326 43,198
65-69 15,705 14,892 30,597
70-74 11,663 10,538 22,202
75-79 33 29 62
80-84 21 19 40
85 Plus 18 17 35
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Mechi Population Density

Population Density: 168.7 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Mechi 1.4 million 8,163.4 km² 168.7 / km²
Nepal 28.6 million 147,655.4 km² 193.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Mechi Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1730 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 32,300 n/a n/a
1900 45,672 3.5% 1,337
1910 48,668 6.6% 2,996
1920 54,105 11.2% 5,437
1930 59,039 9.1% 4,934
1940 64,415 9.1% 5,376
1950 70,233 9% 5,818
1960 83,821 19.3% 13,588
1970 103,104 23% 19,283
1990 749,450 169.6% 323,173
2000 1,339,876 78.8% 590,426
2020 1,504,464 6% 82,294
2030 1,745,839 16% 241,375
2040 1,955,465 12% 209,626
2050 2,127,909 8.8% 172,444
2060 2,249,457 5.7% 121,548
2070 2,311,802 2.8% 62,345
2080 2,321,768 0.4% 9,966
2090 2,283,100 -1.7% -38,668
2100 2,216,530 -2.9% -66,570
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

Mechi CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Mechi 551,735 t 0.4 t 67.6 t/km²
Nepal 11,072,303 t 0.39 t 75 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

Mechi Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1901 to 2020)

Average Temp
27.3°C
81.1°F
Average High
32.0°C
89.6°F
Average Low
18.2°C
64.8°F
   Record High Temperature
36.1°C
97.0°F
   Record Low Temperature
12.2°C
54.0°F
   Average Precipitation
231.1 mm
9.1 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
15.5 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
Landslide High (9)
Drought Medium (4.8)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake High (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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Bheri 10,072.4 km² 1.6 million 159.9 / km²
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Gandaki 12,324 km² 1.4 million 115.0 / km²
Janakpur 9,648 km² 2.8 million 288.7 / km²
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Kosi 9,584.9 km² 3.1 million 319.0 / km²
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Mahakali 6,948.3 km² 1.3 million 181.9 / km²
Narayani 8,400.6 km² 3.3 million 395.9 / km²
Rapti 11,039.3 km² 1.4 million 128.1 / km²
Sagarmatha 10,737.7 km² 2.1 million 194.9 / km²
Seti 12,795 km² 1.7 million 129.1 / km²
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