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Prahova

Area of Prahova 4,716.3 km²
Population 686,043
Male Population 332,462 (48.5%)
Female Population 353,582 (51.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  -18.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  -20.1%
Median Age 41.5 years old
Male Median Age 39.9 years old
Female Median Age 43 years old
Timezone Eastern European Summer Time
Prahova County is a county of Romania, in the historical region Muntenia, with the capital city at Ploiești. Source: Wikipedia

Prahova Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 843,356 915,054 858,964 686,043
Population Density 178.8 / km² 194.0 / km² 182.1 / km² 145.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Prahova Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 20.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Prahova -18.7% -25% -20.1%
Romania -10% -16.9% -11.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Prahova Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 16,947 16,034 32,981
5-9 17,578 16,803 34,381
10-14 17,621 16,413 34,034
15-19 17,996 17,165 35,162
20-24 22,947 20,812 43,760
25-29 21,390 19,842 41,233
30-34 25,494 24,306 49,800
35-39 26,801 25,985 52,786
40-44 34,085 32,907 66,993
45-49 18,377 18,115 36,492
50-54 22,457 23,080 45,537
55-59 24,230 26,301 50,531
60-64 19,471 22,930 42,401
65-69 13,782 17,949 31,731
70-74 13,621 20,174 33,796
75-79 10,711 17,406 28,117
80-84 6,036 10,823 16,859
85 Plus 2,918 6,539 9,458
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Prahova Population Density

Population Density: 145.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Prahova 686,043 4,716.3 km² 145.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Prahova Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 27,762 n/a n/a
100 27,762 0% 0
200 27,762 0% 0
300 24,292 -1.3% -347
400 20,821 -1.5% -347
500 19,086 -0.9% -173
600 17,351 -0.9% -173
700 19,086 1% 173
800 20,821 0.9% 173
900 24,292 1.6% 347
1000 27,762 1.3% 347
1100 31,232 1.2% 347
1200 34,702 1.1% 347
1300 52,053 4.1% 1,735
1400 43,378 -1.8% -867
1500 69,404 4.8% 2,602
1600 69,404 0% 0
1700 86,755 2.3% 1,735
1800 193,865 8.4% 10,711
1900 383,913 7.1% 19,004
1910 414,233 7.9% 30,320
1920 430,886 4% 16,653
1930 498,780 15.8% 67,894
1940 548,942 10.1% 50,162
1950 607,804 10.7% 58,862
1960 701,602 15.4% 93,798
1970 797,254 13.6% 95,652
1990 915,054 7.1% 58,900
2000 858,964 -6.1% -56,090
2020 680,343 -11% -89,310
2030 661,871 -2.7% -18,472
2040 636,614 -3.8% -25,257
2050 602,177 -5.4% -34,437
2060 558,291 -7.3% -43,886
2070 508,825 -8.9% -49,466
2080 462,022 -9.2% -46,803
2090 423,412 -8.4% -38,610
2100 392,206 -7.4% -31,206
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

Prahova CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Prahova 2,215,686 t 3.23 t 469.8 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

Prahova Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1928 to 2020)

Average Temp
11.9°C
53.3°F
Average High
17.1°C
62.7°F
Average Low
3.8°C
38.9°F
   Record High Temperature
36.9°C
98.4°F
   Record Low Temperature
-19.0°C
-2.2°F
   Average Precipitation
88.9 mm
3.5 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
14.5 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
Landslide High (8)
Flood High (8)
Earthquake High (7.3)
* 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. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
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 Prahova

Other places in Romania

Place Area Population Population Density
Alba 6,251.8 km² 304,184 48.7 / km²
Arad 7,742.8 km² 388,774 50.2 / km²
Arges 6,824.1 km² 554,554 81.3 / km²
Bacau 6,625.5 km² 541,674 81.8 / km²
Bihor 7,536.7 km² 525,746 69.8 / km²
Bistrita-Nasaud 5,359.9 km² 257,065 48.0 / km²
Botosani 4,984.3 km² 362,310 72.7 / km²
Braila 4,765.5 km² 281,441 59.1 / km²
Brasov 5,363.6 km² 496,806 92.6 / km²
Bucharest 240.5 km² 1.7 million 7,200 / km²
Buzau 6,101.6 km² 404,028 66.2 / km²
Calarasi 5,086 km² 1.6 million 318.0 / km²
Caras-Severin 8,528.8 km² 261,874 30.7 / km²
Cluj 6,674.2 km² 638,016 95.6 / km²
Constanta 7,094.4 km² 619,587 87.3 / km²
Covasna 3,708.6 km² 190,851 51.5 / km²
Dolj 7,424.3 km² 590,223 79.5 / km²
Dâmbovita 4,057.4 km² 474,191 116.9 / km²
Galati 4,464.7 km² 470,349 105.3 / km²
Giurgiu 3,544.7 km² 267,149 75.4 / km²
Gorj 5,572.9 km² 302,010 54.2 / km²
Harghita 6,640.4 km² 283,358 42.7 / km²
Hunedoara 7,073.5 km² 366,135 51.8 / km²
Ialomita 4,454.6 km² 247,570 55.6 / km²
Iasi 5,476.3 km² 701,200 128.0 / km²
Ilfov 1,563.9 km² 406,634 260.0 / km²
Maramureş County 6,301.7 km² 430,031 68.2 / km²
Mehedinti 4,941.6 km² 233,202 47.2 / km²
Mures 6,708.4 km² 501,507 74.8 / km²
Neamt 5,895.9 km² 409,355 69.4 / km²
Olt 5,503.1 km² 391,305 71.1 / km²
Salaj 3,866.7 km² 200,282 51.8 / km²
Satu Mare 4,417.4 km² 310,238 70.2 / km²
Sibiu 5,434.6 km² 360,655 66.4 / km²
Suceava 8,552.7 km² 569,737 66.6 / km²
Teleorman 5,787.8 km² 342,534 59.2 / km²
Timis 8,687.6 km² 637,432 73.4 / km²
Tulcea 8,472.3 km² 184,876 21.8 / km²
Vaslui 5,316.3 km² 346,865 65.2 / km²
Vrancea 4,854.7 km² 299,462 61.7 / km²
Vâlcea 5,765.6 km² 331,227 57.4 / km²
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