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New Providence

Area of New Providence 225.6 km²
Population 267,058
Male Population 127,831 (47.9%)
Female Population 139,227 (52.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +117.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +31.7%
Median Age 29 years old
Male Median Age 28 years old
Female Median Age 30 years old
Timezone Eastern Daylight Time

New Providence Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 122,750 171,827 202,742 267,058
Population Density 544.1 / km² 761.6 / km² 898.7 / km² 1,183 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

New Providence Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 31.7% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
New Providence +117.6% +55.4% +31.7%
The Bahamas +104.2% +51.2% +30.3%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

New Providence Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 11,770 11,529 23,300
5-9 12,107 12,135 24,242
10-14 11,673 12,120 23,793
15-19 11,803 11,836 23,639
20-24 10,527 10,828 21,356
25-29 10,086 11,224 21,310
30-34 10,028 11,171 21,199
35-39 10,679 11,800 22,480
40-44 9,495 10,560 20,055
45-49 8,968 9,971 18,939
50-54 6,479 7,758 14,237
55-59 4,654 5,361 10,015
60-64 3,270 3,960 7,230
65-69 2,489 3,199 5,688
70-74 1,767 2,411 4,179
75-79 1,066 1,547 2,613
80-84 605 953 1,559
85 Plus 365 865 1,231
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

New Providence Population Density

Population Density: 1,183 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
New Providence 267,058 225.6 km² 1,183 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

New Providence Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1770 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 7,703 n/a n/a
1900 17,356 8.5% 965
1910 19,875 14.5% 2,519
1920 24,894 25.3% 5,019
1930 31,180 25.3% 6,286
1940 39,052 25.2% 7,872
1950 48,912 25.2% 9,860
1960 67,942 38.9% 19,030
1970 105,154 54.8% 37,212
1990 171,827 27.8% 33,336
2000 202,742 18% 30,915
2020 285,467 18.7% 41,362
2030 316,743 11% 31,276
2040 341,628 7.9% 24,885
2050 359,744 5.3% 18,116
2060 372,220 3.5% 12,476
2070 376,518 1.2% 4,298
2080 373,062 -0.9% -3,456
2090 364,455 -2.3% -8,607
2100 352,234 -3.4% -12,221
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

New Providence CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
New Providence 2,462,995 t 9.22 t 10,917 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

New Providence Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1961 to 2020)

Average Temp
25.5°C
77.9°F
Average High
29.5°C
85.1°F
Average Low
21.4°C
70.6°F
   Record High Temperature
34.6°C
94.3°F
   Record Low Temperature
11.5°C
52.7°F
   Average Precipitation
126.6 mm
5.0 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
10.7 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
Cyclone High (7)
Drought Medium (5)
* 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, 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.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CZ353K.

Top places in New Providence

Other places in The Bahamas

Place Area Population Population Density
Abaco 1,405.7 km² 19,445 13.8 / km²
Andros 5,462.8 km² 7,161 1.31 / km²
Berry Islands 56 km² 673 12.0 / km²
Eleuthera 505.1 km² 11,158 22.1 / km²
Exuma 359.4 km² 8,990 25.0 / km²
Grand Bahama 1,119.5 km² 54,087 48.3 / km²
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