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Phnom Penh, KH

Area of Phnom Penh, KH 1,345.6 km²
Population 2.2 million
Male Population 1,044,106 (47.2%)
Female Population 1,167,526 (52.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +181.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +54.7%
Median Age 24.2 years old
Male Median Age 23.9 years old
Female Median Age 24.5 years old
Timezone Indochina Time

Phnom Penh, KH Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 784,978 970,618 1,429,930 2,211,630
Population Density 583.4 / km² 721.3 / km² 1,062 / km² 1,643 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Phnom Penh Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 54.7% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Phnom Penh, KH +181.7% +127.9% +54.7%
Cambodia +106% +72.5% +27.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Phnom Penh, KH Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 88,175 84,157 172,333
5-9 85,453 82,129 167,582
10-14 98,979 95,505 194,485
15-19 129,206 155,621 284,827
20-24 152,344 183,671 336,016
25-29 136,880 151,021 287,902
30-34 61,676 63,963 125,639
35-39 70,931 72,628 143,560
40-44 57,290 59,559 116,850
45-49 48,475 55,718 104,193
50-54 36,151 49,998 86,150
55-59 28,488 38,102 66,590
60-64 18,925 26,042 44,967
65-69 12,766 18,230 30,996
70-74 8,849 13,765 22,614
75-79 5,465 9,388 14,854
80-84 2,550 5,016 7,566
85 Plus 1,504 3,012 4,517
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Phnom Penh, KH Population Density

Population Density: 1,643 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Phnom Penh, KH 2.2 million 1,345.6 km² 1,643 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Phnom Penh, KH Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 51,166 n/a n/a
100 55,072 0.7% 390
200 59,276 0.7% 420
300 63,800 0.7% 452
400 68,671 0.7% 487
500 73,913 0.7% 524
600 79,555 0.7% 564
700 85,628 0.7% 607
800 92,164 0.7% 653
900 97,284 0.5% 512
1000 102,405 0.5% 512
1100 112,645 1% 1,024
1200 122,885 0.9% 1,024
1300 133,126 0.8% 1,024
1400 143,366 0.7% 1,024
1500 153,607 0.7% 1,024
1600 170,503 1% 1,689
1700 187,400 0.9% 1,689
1800 216,079 1.4% 2,867
1900 310,897 3.7% 9,481
1910 333,966 7.4% 23,069
1920 356,094 6.6% 22,128
1930 392,692 10.3% 36,598
1940 433,037 10.3% 40,345
1950 477,511 10.3% 44,474
1960 690,809 44.7% 213,298
1970 903,357 30.8% 212,548
1990 970,618 3.7% 33,630
2000 1,429,930 47.3% 459,312
2020 2,289,658 26.5% 429,864
2030 2,429,898 6.1% 140,240
2040 2,551,130 5% 121,232
2050 2,658,974 4.2% 107,844
2060 2,739,868 3% 80,894
2070 2,798,623 2.1% 58,755
2080 2,841,701 1.5% 43,078
2090 2,873,705 1.1% 32,004
2100 2,904,044 1.1% 30,339
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

Phnom Penh, KH CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Phnom Penh, KH 1,239,034 t 0.56 t 920.8 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

Phnom Penh Annual Weather Averages

January Historical Weather Data (1953 to 2017)

Average Temp
24.8°C
76.7°F
Average High
30.2°C
86.3°F
Average Low
20.5°C
68.8°F
   Record High Temperature
32.8°C
91.0°F
   Record Low Temperature
17.2°C
63.0°F
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, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Drought High (7)
Flood High (10)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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