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Misratah

Area of Misratah 26,239.2 km²
Population 416,182
Male Population 211,110 (50.7%)
Female Population 205,072 (49.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +119%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +17.7%
Median Age 23.7 years old
Male Median Age 23.7 years old
Female Median Age 23.8 years old
Timezone Eastern European Standard Time
Misrata, also spelt Misurata or Misratah, is a sha'biyah in northwestern Libya. Source: Wikipedia

Misratah Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 190,076 288,878 353,744 416,182
Population Density 7.24 / km² 11.0 / km² 13.5 / km² 15.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Misratah Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 17.7% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Misratah +119% +44.1% +17.7%
Libya +139.8% +43% +17.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Misratah Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 23,148 22,047 45,195
5-9 21,137 20,307 41,444
10-14 21,780 20,865 42,646
15-19 22,825 22,188 45,013
20-24 22,754 22,279 45,033
25-29 22,552 21,944 44,497
30-34 19,550 19,163 38,713
35-39 15,343 15,355 30,699
40-44 11,066 11,074 22,141
45-49 7,907 7,736 15,644
50-54 5,080 5,337 10,418
55-59 4,826 4,779 9,606
60-64 4,029 3,443 7,473
65-69 3,356 2,930 6,286
70-74 2,382 2,162 4,545
75-79 1,817 1,771 3,588
80-84 955 976 1,931
85 Plus 603 715 1,319
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Misratah Population Density

Population Density: 15.9 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Misratah 416,182 26,239.2 km² 15.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Misratah Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 27,300 n/a n/a
100 30,712 1.2% 341
200 34,125 1.1% 341
300 30,712 -1% -341
400 27,300 -1.2% -341
500 28,665 0.5% 136
600 30,030 0.5% 136
700 31,395 0.4% 136
800 32,760 0.4% 136
900 33,442 0.2% 68
1000 34,125 0.2% 68
1100 23,887 -3.5% -1,023
1200 13,650 -5.4% -1,023
1300 20,475 4.1% 682
1400 27,300 2.9% 682
1500 34,125 2.3% 682
1600 34,125 0% 0
1700 34,125 0% 0
1800 34,616 0.1% 49
1900 50,315 3.8% 1,569
1910 52,535 4.4% 2,220
1920 52,617 0.2% 82
1930 52,497 -0.2% -120
1940 67,113 27.8% 14,616
1950 76,915 14.6% 9,802
1960 101,077 31.4% 24,162
1970 149,725 48.1% 48,648
1990 288,878 38.9% 69,576
2000 353,744 22.5% 64,866
2020 449,747 12.8% 48,001
2030 500,710 11.3% 50,963
2040 546,745 9.2% 46,035
2050 586,580 7.3% 39,835
2060 607,251 3.5% 20,671
2070 614,218 1.1% 6,967
2080 614,516 0% 298
2090 608,242 -1% -6,274
2100 595,519 -2.1% -12,723
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

Misratah CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Misratah 1,647,902 t 3.96 t 62.8 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

Misratah Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1925 to 2020)

Average Temp
21.2°C
70.2°F
Average High
26.5°C
79.7°F
Average Low
16.1°C
60.9°F
   Record High Temperature
44.9°C
112.8°F
   Record Low Temperature
8.2°C
46.8°F
   Average Precipitation
3.9 mm
0.2 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
1.4 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
Earthquake Medium (3.5)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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Al Khums 7,993 km² 597,728 74.8 / km²
Al Kufrah 420,574.9 km² 53,631 0.13 / km²
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Awbari 50,340 km² 25,743 0.51 / km²
Awbari 32,399.2 km² 84,626 2.61 / km²
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Darnah 21,148.8 km² 177,649 8.4 / km²
Ghadamis 66,582.2 km² 110,859 1.66 / km²
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