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Mezam

Area of Mezam 1,981.6 km²
Population 660,090
Male Population 320,581 (48.6%)
Female Population 339,508 (51.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +206.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +41.9%
Median Age 18.2 years old
Male Median Age 17.6 years old
Female Median Age 18.8 years old
Timezone West Africa Standard Time

Mezam Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 215,210 352,679 465,148 660,090
Population Density 108.6 / km² 178.0 / km² 234.7 / km² 333.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Mezam Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 41.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Mezam +206.7% +87.2% +41.9%
Cameroon +201% +93.4% +46.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Mezam Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 46,939 45,685 92,625
5-9 42,751 41,918 84,670
10-14 46,771 45,996 92,768
15-19 46,502 47,565 94,068
20-24 32,399 36,059 68,458
25-29 21,865 27,398 49,264
30-34 17,360 20,794 38,155
35-39 14,562 17,073 31,636
40-44 12,100 13,338 25,438
45-49 10,267 10,926 21,193
50-54 7,634 8,625 16,260
55-59 6,168 6,567 12,736
60-64 4,854 5,679 10,534
65-69 4,016 4,491 8,508
70-74 2,844 3,139 5,984
75-79 1,804 1,797 3,601
80-84 887 1,242 2,129
85 Plus 857 1,213 2,071
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Mezam Population Density

Population Density: 333.1 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Mezam 660,090 1,981.6 km² 333.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Mezam Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1400 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1400 14,925 n/a n/a
1500 17,057 1.3% 213
1600 19,494 1.3% 243
1700 22,279 1.3% 278
1800 31,928 3.7% 964
1900 54,271 5.4% 2,234
1910 58,636 8% 4,365
1920 64,133 9.4% 5,497
1930 71,604 11.6% 7,471
1940 83,406 16.5% 11,802
1950 111,648 33.9% 28,242
1960 139,305 24.8% 27,657
1970 181,545 30.3% 42,240
1990 352,679 39.4% 85,567
2000 465,148 31.9% 112,469
2020 722,094 24.6% 128,473
2030 833,591 15.4% 111,497
2040 933,939 12% 100,348
2050 1,010,732 8.2% 76,793
2060 1,065,630 5.4% 54,898
2070 1,098,818 3.1% 33,188
2080 1,114,339 1.4% 15,521
2090 1,110,978 -0.3% -3,361
2100 1,094,520 -1.5% -16,458
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

Mezam CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Mezam 197,985 t 0.3 t 99.9 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
Landslide High (7)
Drought Low (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Mezam

Other places in Cameroon

Place Area Population Population Density
Bamboutos 1,160.9 km² 338,129 291.3 / km²
Boumba-et-Ngoko 30,502.3 km² 133,800 4.39 / km²
Boyo 1,585.6 km² 128,105 80.8 / km²
Bui 2,107.4 km² 390,087 185.1 / km²
Bénoué 13,478.4 km² 1.3 million 96.1 / km²
Diamaré 4,522.6 km² 211,643 46.8 / km²
Dja-et-Lobo 19,902.8 km² 251,841 12.7 / km²
Djerem 13,049.9 km² 182,104 14.0 / km²
Donga-Mantung 4,180.5 km² 291,529 69.7 / km²
Douala 193.8 km² 2.3 million 11,818 / km²
Fako 2,074.8 km² 640,797 308.8 / km²
Faro 12,151.2 km² 76,696 6.31 / km²
Faro-Déo 10,909.2 km² 112,768 10.3 / km²
Haut-Nkam 1,124.8 km² 145,365 129.2 / km²
Haut-Nyong 36,245.2 km² 224,269 6.19 / km²
Haute-Sanaga 11,488.1 km² 112,597 9.8 / km²
Hauts-Plateaux 352.9 km² 74,084 209.9 / km²
Kadey 15,987.8 km² 216,147 13.5 / km²
Koung-Khi 440.8 km² 35,258 80.0 / km²
Koupé-Manengouba 3,311.2 km² 116,504 35.2 / km²
Lebialem 631.7 km² 120,501 190.8 / km²
Lekié 3,413.1 km² 81,478 23.9 / km²
Logone-et-Chari 12,680.9 km² 623,748 49.2 / km²
Lom-et-Djerem 26,279.6 km² 390,256 14.9 / km²
Manyu 9,075.2 km² 224,924 24.8 / km²
Maroua 60.1 km² 625,120 10,396 / km²
Mayo-Banyo 8,397.4 km² 269,203 32.1 / km²
Mayo-Danay 5,683.6 km² 643,140 113.2 / km²
Mayo-Kani 4,636.5 km² 534,473 115.3 / km²
Mayo-Louti 3,892.4 km² 517,226 132.9 / km²
Mayo-Rey 37,022.6 km² 576,272 15.6 / km²
Mayo-Sava 2,889 km² 473,279 163.8 / km²
Mayo-Tsanaga 4,230.7 km² 943,029 222.9 / km²
Mbam-et-Inoubou 6,845.3 km² 210,363 30.7 / km²
Mbam-et-Kim 26,390.4 km² 147,119 5.57 / km²
Mbéré 13,738 km² 198,149 14.4 / km²
Mefou-et-Afamba 3,139.7 km² 51,118 16.3 / km²
Mefou-et-Akono 1,211.7 km² 59,463 49.1 / km²
Meme 2,716.9 km² 416,946 153.5 / km²
Menchum 4,797.5 km² 200,334 41.8 / km²
Menoua 1,306 km² 299,610 229.4 / km²
Mfoundi 96.8 km² 88,726 916.9 / km²
Mifi 344.8 km² 396,597 1,150 / km²
Momo 1,673.3 km² 153,742 91.9 / km²
Moungo 4,017.6 km² 391,650 97.5 / km²
Mvila 7,762.6 km² 222,198 28.6 / km²
Ndian 6,819.9 km² 142,883 21.0 / km²
Ndé 1,393.8 km² 98,874 70.9 / km²
Ngo-Ketunjia 1,054.8 km² 237,676 225.3 / km²
Nkam 6,087.7 km² 33,731 5.54 / km²
Noun 7,791.2 km² 566,575 72.7 / km²
Nyong-et-Kéllé 6,264 km² 147,906 23.6 / km²
Nyong-et-Mfoumou 6,024.9 km² 111,941 18.6 / km²
Nyong-et-So'o 3,397.6 km² 125,609 37.0 / km²
Océan 11,475.6 km² 246,640 21.5 / km²
Sanaga-Maritime 8,975.5 km² 171,492 19.1 / km²
Vallée-du-Ntem 8,170 km² 86,134 10.5 / km²
Vina 17,366.3 km² 443,001 25.5 / km²
Wouri 1,083 km² 707,641 653.4 / km²
Yaoundé 288 km² 3.4 million 11,843 / km²
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