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Mpumalanga

Area of Mpumalanga 76,495.3 km²
Population 4.3 million
Male Population 2,103,507 (48.8%)
Female Population 2,202,859 (51.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +151.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +28%
Median Age 23.9 years old
Male Median Age 23.2 years old
Female Median Age 24.6 years old
Timezone South Africa Standard Time
Mpumalanga is a province of South Africa. The name means "east", or literally "the place where the sun rises" in the Swazi, Xhosa, Ndebele and Zulu languages. Source: Wikipedia

Mpumalanga Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 1,713,601 2,642,900 3,363,674 4,306,361
Population Density 22.4 / km² 34.5 / km² 44.0 / km² 56.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Mpumalanga Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 28% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Mpumalanga +151.3% +62.9% +28%
South Africa +112.1% +48.2% +21.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Mpumalanga Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 247,284 245,088 492,373
5-9 215,426 214,590 430,016
10-14 214,638 208,566 423,204
15-19 225,666 227,096 452,763
20-24 231,351 224,094 455,446
25-29 211,800 206,589 418,389
30-34 159,516 157,131 316,647
35-39 131,973 140,396 272,369
40-44 108,533 122,326 230,860
45-49 94,520 111,866 206,387
50-54 78,238 88,603 166,842
55-59 63,562 74,298 137,860
60-64 45,566 55,156 100,722
65-69 28,853 39,657 68,510
70-74 21,235 34,007 55,242
75-79 11,166 22,165 33,332
80-84 7,760 17,393 25,154
85 Plus 6,421 13,836 20,258
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Mpumalanga Population Density

Population Density: 56.3 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Mpumalanga 4.3 million 76,495.3 km² 56.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Mpumalanga Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1880 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1900 278,465 n/a n/a
1910 372,609 33.8% 94,144
1920 459,991 23.5% 87,382
1930 571,293 24.2% 111,302
1940 691,513 21% 120,220
1950 913,190 32.1% 221,677
1960 1,158,888 26.9% 245,698
1970 1,496,482 29.1% 337,594
1990 2,642,900 32.9% 573,209
2000 3,363,674 27.3% 720,774
2020 4,481,317 15.4% 558,821
2030 4,751,040 6% 269,723
2040 4,922,850 3.6% 171,810
2050 5,022,046 2% 99,196
2060 5,057,882 0.7% 35,836
2070 5,013,064 -0.9% -44,818
2080 4,879,287 -2.7% -133,777
2090 4,696,157 -3.8% -183,130
2100 4,472,456 -4.8% -223,701
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

Mpumalanga CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Mpumalanga 29,674,720 t 6.89 t 387.9 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

Mpumalanga Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1903 to 2020)

Average Temp
16.0°C
60.9°F
Average High
24.2°C
75.6°F
Average Low
7.9°C
46.2°F
   Record High Temperature
39.2°C
102.6°F
   Record Low Temperature
-5.9°C
21.4°F
   Average Precipitation
18.8 mm
0.7 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
2.3 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, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Drought High (6.7)
Flood High (10)
* 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.

Other places in South Africa

Place Area Population Population Density
Eastern Cape 168,925.6 km² 6.6 million 39.1 / km²
Free State 129,834.8 km² 2.7 million 21.1 / km²
Gauteng 18,176.3 km² 13.5 million 743.6 / km²
Kwazulu-Natal 93,341.5 km² 10.5 million 112.0 / km²
Limpopo 125,633.1 km² 5.5 million 44.1 / km²
North West 104,850.8 km² 3.7 million 35.5 / km²
Northern Cape 372,834.1 km² 1.2 million 3.28 / km²
Western Cape 130,709.2 km² 6.4 million 48.8 / km²
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