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Northern (Oro) Province, Papua New Guinea

Area of Northern (Oro) Province, Papua New Guinea 22,721.7 km²
Population 184,664
Male Population 96,579 (52.3%)
Female Population 88,085 (47.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +202.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +36%
Median Age 21.3 years old
Male Median Age 21 years old
Female Median Age 21.7 years old
Timezone Papua New Guinea Time

Northern (Oro) Province, Papua New Guinea Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 61,121 105,497 135,753 184,664
Population Density 2.69 / km² 4.64 / km² 5.97 / km² 8.13 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Northern (Oro) Province Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 36% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Northern (Oro) Province, Papua New Guinea +202.1% +75% +36%
Papua New Guinea +174.1% +85.6% +43%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Northern (Oro) Province, Papua New Guinea Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 11,638 10,437 22,075
5-9 12,099 10,971 23,071
10-14 11,084 9,551 20,636
15-19 11,542 10,195 21,738
20-24 9,225 8,486 17,712
25-29 7,983 8,115 16,098
30-34 6,531 6,592 13,123
35-39 6,477 6,463 12,941
40-44 5,071 4,760 9,831
45-49 4,630 4,138 8,768
50-54 3,331 2,832 6,163
55-59 2,427 2,008 4,436
60-64 1,836 1,497 3,333
65-69 1,275 978 2,254
70-74 726 540 1,266
75-79 403 293 696
80-84 178 139 317
85 Plus 125 91 216
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Northern (Oro) Province, Papua New Guinea Population Density

Population Density: 8.13 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Northern (Oro) Province, Papua New Guinea 184,664 22,721.7 km² 8.13 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Northern (Oro) Province, Papua New Guinea Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 13,564 n/a n/a
100 14,210 0.5% 64
200 14,887 0.5% 67
300 15,595 0.5% 70
400 16,338 0.5% 74
500 17,116 0.5% 77
600 17,931 0.5% 81
700 18,785 0.5% 85
800 19,679 0.5% 89
900 20,616 0.5% 93
1000 21,598 0.5% 98
1100 22,627 0.5% 102
1200 23,704 0.5% 107
1300 24,833 0.5% 112
1400 26,015 0.5% 118
1500 27,254 0.5% 123
1600 28,552 0.5% 129
1700 29,911 0.5% 135
1800 31,526 0.5% 161
1900 32,203 0.2% 67
1910 32,215 0% 12
1920 34,168 6.1% 1,953
1930 36,237 6.1% 2,069
1940 38,429 6% 2,192
1950 40,751 6% 2,322
1960 47,057 15.5% 6,306
1970 54,958 16.8% 7,901
1990 105,497 38.5% 25,269
2000 135,753 28.7% 30,256
2020 202,049 22% 33,148
2030 235,285 16.4% 33,236
2040 263,462 12% 28,177
2050 284,633 8% 21,171
2060 299,244 5.1% 14,611
2070 306,936 2.6% 7,692
2080 307,817 0.3% 881
2090 303,621 -1.4% -4,196
2100 294,712 -2.9% -8,909
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

Northern (Oro) Province, Papua New Guinea CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Northern (Oro) Province, Papua New Guinea 123,746 t 0.67 t 5.45 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 High (6.8)
Earthquake Medium (6)
* 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, 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.
4. 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 Northern (Oro) Province, Papua New Guinea

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
Morobe 32,808.8 km² 639,124 19.5 / km²
New Ireland 9,715.2 km² 144,672 14.9 / 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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