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Nord-Kivu

Area of Nord-Kivu 59,746.9 km²
Population 6.5 million
Male Population 3,240,676 (49.7%)
Female Population 3,280,343 (50.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +310.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +60.5%
Median Age 17 years old
Male Median Age 16.8 years old
Female Median Age 17.2 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time

Nord-Kivu Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 1,587,647 2,801,817 4,063,050 6,521,025
Population Density 26.6 / km² 46.9 / km² 68.0 / km² 109.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Nord-Kivu Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 589,970 585,660 1,175,630
5-9 486,338 483,736 970,075
10-14 415,037 412,983 828,021
15-19 355,559 353,420 708,979
20-24 290,753 290,466 581,219
25-29 237,424 239,191 476,616
30-34 192,911 195,520 388,432
35-39 159,556 162,452 322,009
40-44 131,177 134,470 265,647
45-49 106,045 110,055 216,101
50-54 84,402 89,273 173,675
55-59 65,986 71,568 137,555
60-64 51,803 59,178 110,982
65-69 37,092 44,558 81,650
70-74 23,652 30,179 53,832
75-79 12,931 17,555 30,486
80-84 20 39 59
85 Plus 20 39 59
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Nord-Kivu Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 700 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
700 139,064 n/a n/a
800 185,380 2.9% 4,631
900 208,577 1.2% 2,319
1000 231,774 1.1% 2,319
1100 270,410 1.6% 3,863
1200 309,045 1.3% 3,863
1300 347,681 1.2% 3,863
1400 405,566 1.6% 5,788
1500 463,451 1.3% 5,788
1600 492,570 0.6% 2,911
1700 521,688 0.6% 2,911
1800 564,795 0.8% 4,310
1900 664,807 1.6% 10,001
1910 686,219 3.2% 21,412
1920 714,024 4.1% 27,805
1930 753,044 5.5% 39,020
1940 816,328 8.4% 63,284
1950 965,584 18.3% 149,256
1960 1,220,190 26.4% 254,606
1970 1,358,731 11.4% 138,541
1990 2,801,817 43.6% 721,543
2000 4,063,050 45% 1,261,233
2020 7,264,005 33.7% 1,600,477
2030 8,865,226 22% 1,601,221
2040 10,344,294 16.7% 1,479,068
2050 11,681,560 12.9% 1,337,266
2060 12,777,897 9.4% 1,096,337
2070 13,583,288 6.3% 805,391
2080 14,120,106 4% 536,818
2090 14,391,030 1.9% 270,924
2100 14,434,646 0.3% 43,616
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

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (8)
Flood High (10)
Volcano High (9)
Earthquake Medium (3.3)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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Place Area Population Population Density
Bandundu Province 296,464 km² 6.6 million 22.3 / km²
Bas-Congo Province 53,770.9 km² 2.6 million 48.4 / km²
Eastern Province 501,564.5 km² 9.5 million 18.9 / km²
Kasaï-Occidental Province 153,173.5 km² 8.5 million 55.5 / km²
Kasaï-Occidental Province 167,622.5 km² 7.0 million 41.7 / km²
Katanga 488,129.9 km² 15.9 million 32.6 / km²
Kinshasa 11,072.3 km² 6.1 million 548.9 / km²
Maniema 127,806.7 km² 2.2 million 17.1 / km²
South Kivu 64,471 km² 4.6 million 71.1 / km²
Équateur Province 406,154.3 km² 7.9 million 19.5 / km²
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