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North Bahr-al-Ghazal

Area of North Bahr-al-Ghazal 31,971.3 km²
Population 900,744
Male Population 435,602 (48.4%)
Female Population 465,141 (51.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  -18.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  -3.1%
Median Age 15.4 years old
Male Median Age 14.1 years old
Female Median Age 16.7 years old
Timezone East Africa Time
Northern Bahr el Ghazal was one of the 10 states of South Sudan before they were reorganised in 2015. Source: Wikipedia

North Bahr-al-Ghazal Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 1,102,879 1,067,411 929,696 900,744
Population Density 34.5 / km² 33.4 / km² 29.1 / km² 28.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Northern Bahr al Ghazal Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 3.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
North Bahr-al-Ghazal -18.3% -15.6% -3.1%
South Sudan +199.6% +115.1% +84.3%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

North Bahr-al-Ghazal Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 88,523 83,719 172,243
5-9 82,285 79,619 161,905
10-14 57,202 54,260 111,462
15-19 40,036 43,328 83,364
20-24 30,170 41,585 71,756
25-29 29,199 42,249 71,449
30-34 24,006 31,488 55,494
35-39 24,592 28,138 52,731
40-44 16,702 18,946 35,649
45-49 16,319 14,951 31,271
50-54 11,435 12,035 23,470
55-59 7,841 7,506 15,347
60-64 7,282 7,310 14,593
65-69 3 2 5
70-74 3 2 5
75-79 2 1 3
80-84 1 1 2
85 Plus 1 1 2
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

North Bahr-al-Ghazal Population Density

Population Density: 28.2 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
North Bahr-al-Ghazal 900,744 31,971.3 km² 28.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

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

North Bahr-al-Ghazal CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
North Bahr-al-Ghazal 1,716 t 0.002 t 0.05 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
Drought Medium (2.1)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in North Bahr-al-Ghazal

Other places in South Sudan

Place Area Population Population Density
Central Equatoria 43,656.4 km² 1.5 million 34.5 / km²
Eastern Equatoria 69,884.7 km² 3.0 million 42.2 / km²
Jonglei 122,321.2 km² 1.7 million 14.0 / km²
Lakes 42,971.6 km² 799,200 18.6 / km²
Unity 36,356.5 km² 820,186 22.6 / km²
Upper Nile 77,111.2 km² 1.5 million 19.0 / km²
Warrap 36,726.4 km² 960,645 26.2 / km²
Western Bahr el Ghazal 88,468.5 km² 359,517 4.06 / km²
Western Equatoria 79,111.7 km² 832,733 10.5 / km²
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