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Morobe

Area of Morobe 32,808.8 km²
Population 639,124
Male Population 332,864 (52.1%)
Female Population 306,261 (47.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +75%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +19.2%
Median Age 21.3 years old
Male Median Age 21 years old
Female Median Age 21.7 years old
Timezone Papua New Guinea Time

Morobe Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 365,167 461,431 536,171 639,124
Population Density 11.1 / km² 14.1 / km² 16.3 / km² 19.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Morobe Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 19.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Morobe +75% +38.5% +19.2%
Papua New Guinea +174.1% +85.6% +43%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Morobe Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 40,110 36,287 76,398
5-9 41,701 38,144 79,846
10-14 38,202 33,208 71,410
15-19 39,780 35,448 75,229
20-24 31,795 29,505 61,301
25-29 27,514 28,213 55,728
30-34 22,508 22,920 45,428
35-39 22,325 22,470 44,795
40-44 17,476 16,549 34,025
45-49 15,956 14,388 30,344
50-54 11,480 9,846 21,327
55-59 8,365 6,982 15,348
60-64 6,326 5,204 11,531
65-69 4,393 3,401 7,795
70-74 2,502 1,878 4,380
75-79 1,389 1,017 2,407
80-84 614 483 1,097
85 Plus 429 316 746
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Morobe Population Density

Population Density: 19.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Morobe 639,124 32,808.8 km² 19.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Morobe Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 60,649 n/a n/a
100 63,537 0.5% 288
200 66,563 0.5% 302
300 69,733 0.5% 317
400 73,053 0.5% 332
500 76,532 0.5% 347
600 80,176 0.5% 364
700 83,994 0.5% 381
800 87,994 0.5% 400
900 92,184 0.5% 419
1000 96,574 0.5% 439
1100 101,172 0.5% 459
1200 105,990 0.5% 481
1300 111,037 0.5% 504
1400 116,325 0.5% 528
1500 121,864 0.5% 553
1600 127,667 0.5% 580
1700 133,746 0.5% 607
1800 149,169 1.1% 1,542
1900 166,627 1.1% 1,745
1910 168,465 1.1% 1,838
1920 180,631 7.2% 12,166
1930 193,702 7.2% 13,071
1940 207,744 7.2% 14,042
1950 222,832 7.3% 15,088
1960 260,311 16.8% 37,479
1970 307,595 18.2% 47,284
1990 461,431 22.5% 76,918
2000 536,171 16.2% 74,740
2020 691,215 13.5% 77,522
2030 787,219 13.9% 96,004
2040 867,885 10.2% 80,666
2050 927,198 6.8% 59,313
2060 963,743 3.9% 36,545
2070 977,189 1.4% 13,446
2080 969,990 -0.7% -7,199
2090 947,144 -2.4% -22,846
2100 911,768 -3.7% -35,376
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

Morobe CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Morobe 427,428 t 0.67 t 13 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 (10)
Drought Medium (2.8)
Flood Medium (4)
Earthquake High (6.9)
* 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 Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and Norwegian Geotechnical Institute - NGI. 2005. Global Landslide Hazard Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4P848VZ.
5. 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.

Top places in Morobe

Other places in Papua New Guinea

Place Area Population Population Density
Autonomous Region of Bougainville 9,434 km² 186,800 19.8 / km²
Central 29,794.4 km² 542,132 18.2 / km²
Chimbu (Simbu) Province 6,146.4 km² 458,205 74.5 / km²
East New Britain 15,268.4 km² 249,249 16.3 / km²
East Sepik 43,780.6 km² 451,707 10.3 / km²
Eastern Highlands 11,135.5 km² 621,305 55.8 / km²
Enga 11,521.4 km² 511,330 44.4 / km²
Gulf 34,843.4 km² 122,693 3.52 / km²
Hela 9,716.2 km² 427,946 44.0 / km²
Jiwaka 4,868.5 km² 408,675 83.9 / km²
Madang 29,909.4 km² 517,003 17.3 / km²
Manus 2,122.3 km² 45,068 21.2 / km²
Milne Bay 14,212.2 km² 269,444 19.0 / km²
New Ireland 9,715.2 km² 144,672 14.9 / km²
Northern (Oro) Province 22,721.7 km² 184,664 8.13 / km²
Southern Highlands 15,811.5 km² 565,085 35.7 / km²
West New Britain 20,397.5 km² 235,735 11.6 / km²
West Sepik (Sandaun) Province 35,999.5 km² 233,620 6.49 / km²
Western 98,319.6 km² 178,939 1.82 / km²
Western Highlands 4,251.2 km² 383,132 90.1 / km²
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