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Pulau Pinang

Area of Pulau Pinang 1,052.6 km²
Population 1.7 million
Male Population 831,356 (50.3%)
Female Population 822,840 (49.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +151.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +27.6%
Median Age 29 years old
Male Median Age 29 years old
Female Median Age 29.1 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time

Pulau Pinang Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 656,898 1,002,692 1,296,067 1,654,200
Population Density 624.1 / km² 952.6 / km² 1,231 / km² 1,571 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Penang Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 27.6% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Pulau Pinang +151.8% +65% +27.6%
Malaysia +146.3% +66.6% +29.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Pulau Pinang Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 63,085 60,256 123,341
5-9 65,549 63,415 128,965
10-14 70,016 68,714 138,730
15-19 75,567 73,243 148,811
20-24 75,456 78,935 154,392
25-29 83,385 80,871 164,256
30-34 70,892 68,102 138,995
35-39 64,388 63,344 127,733
40-44 58,468 59,265 117,733
45-49 53,340 52,000 105,340
50-54 46,523 46,468 92,991
55-59 37,926 38,806 76,732
60-64 31,552 31,713 63,265
65-69 19,974 21,336 41,311
70-74 15,235 16,373 31,609
75-79 0 0 0
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Pulau Pinang Population Density

Population Density: 1,571 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Pulau Pinang 1.7 million 1,052.6 km² 1,571 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Pulau Pinang Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1600 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1600 34,804 n/a n/a
1700 41,764 1.8% 696
1800 57,598 3.3% 1,583
1900 181,504 12.2% 12,390
1910 201,928 11.3% 20,424
1920 247,478 22.6% 45,550
1930 160,990 -34.9% -86,488
1940 312,182 93.9% 151,192
1950 347,647 11.4% 35,465
1960 468,822 34.9% 121,175
1970 608,413 29.8% 139,591
1990 1,002,692 28.4% 197,139
2000 1,296,067 29.3% 293,375
2020 1,772,377 16.9% 238,155
2030 2,002,213 13% 229,836
2040 2,206,022 10.2% 203,809
2050 2,372,669 7.6% 166,647
2060 2,505,080 5.6% 132,411
2070 2,598,689 3.7% 93,609
2080 2,648,026 1.9% 49,337
2090 2,652,004 0.2% 3,978
2100 2,622,097 -1.1% -29,907
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

Pulau Pinang CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Pulau Pinang 11,029,681 t 6.67 t 10,478 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

Penang Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1961 to 2019)

Average Temp
27.9°C
82.2°F
Average High
31.9°C
89.4°F
Average Low
24.2°C
75.6°F
   Record High Temperature
36.3°C
97.3°F
   Record Low Temperature
22.0°C
71.6°F
   Average Precipitation
218.3 mm
8.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
15.5 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, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Flood High (8)
Earthquake Medium (3.1)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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Kedah 9,481.1 km² 2.1 million 217.1 / km²
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Melaka 1,665.9 km² 885,955 531.8 / km²
Negeri Sembilan 6,654.3 km² 1.1 million 158.7 / km²
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Perak 20,965.3 km² 2.4 million 116.4 / km²
Perlis 812.6 km² 236,481 291.0 / km²
Sabah 74,156.6 km² 3.6 million 48.5 / km²
Sarawak 124,361 km² 2.6 million 20.7 / km²
Selangor 7,963 km² 6.2 million 775.3 / km²
Trengganu 12,959.4 km² 1.1 million 81.7 / km²
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