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Rufisque, Dakar

Area of Rufisque, Dakar 17.3 km²
Population 133,759
Male Population 67,038 (50.1%)
Female Population 66,721 (49.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +88.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +8.4%
Median Age 17.8 years old
Male Median Age 17.1 years old
Female Median Age 18.5 years old
Timezone Greenwich Mean Time
Rufisque is a city in the Dakar region of western Senegal, at the base of the Cap-Vert Peninsula. Source: Wikipedia

Rufisque, Dakar Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 70,863 102,577 123,338 133,759
Population Density 4,100 / km² 5,936 / km² 7,137 / km² 7,740 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Rufisque Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 8.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Rufisque, Dakar +88.8% +30.4% +8.4%
Rufisque Department +230.3% +124.5% +57.4%
Dakar +208.4% +101.5% +53.5%
Senegal +211% +102.6% +53.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Rufisque, Dakar Median Age

Median Age: 17.8 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Rufisque, Dakar 17.8 years 17.1 years 18.5 years
Rufisque Department 17.8 years 17.1 years 18.5 years
Dakar 17.8 years 17.1 years 18.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Rufisque, Dakar Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 11,754 10,939 22,694
5-9 9,974 9,339 19,313
10-14 8,543 8,032 16,576
15-19 7,557 7,161 14,719
20-24 6,529 6,310 12,840
25-29 5,331 5,348 10,680
30-34 4,261 4,477 8,738
35-39 3,275 3,596 6,871
40-44 2,470 2,806 5,276
45-49 1,940 2,259 4,199
50-54 1,547 1,833 3,381
55-59 1,240 1,469 2,709
60-64 933 1,124 2,058
65-69 784 932 1,717
70-74 572 679 1,252
75-79 329 415 744
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Rufisque, Dakar Population Density

Population Density: 7,740 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Rufisque, Dakar 133,759 17.3 km² 7,740 / km²
Rufisque Department 392,617 353.3 km² 1,111 / km²
Dakar 3.4 million 534.6 km² 6,451 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Rufisque, Dakar Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1100 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1100 2,988 n/a n/a
1200 3,735 2.3% 74
1300 4,669 2.3% 93
1400 5,836 2.3% 116
1500 7,295 2.3% 145
1600 9,119 2.3% 182
1700 11,398 2.3% 227
1800 12,062 0.6% 66
1900 15,951 2.8% 388
1910 19,734 23.7% 3,783
1920 18,757 -5% -977
1930 23,225 23.8% 4,468
1940 27,617 18.9% 4,392
1950 36,751 33.1% 9,134
1960 46,489 26.5% 9,738
1970 61,304 31.9% 14,815
1990 102,577 29.4% 20,636
2000 123,338 20.2% 20,761
2020 142,068 7.3% 9,365
2030 158,526 11.6% 16,458
2040 174,386 10% 15,860
2050 188,430 8.1% 14,044
2060 200,258 6.3% 11,828
2070 210,833 5.3% 10,575
2080 220,058 4.4% 9,225
2090 227,821 3.5% 7,763
2100 234,052 2.7% 6,231
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

Rufisque, Dakar CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Rufisque, Dakar 95,304 t 0.71 t 5,515 t/km²
Rufisque Department 261,238 t 0.67 t 739.5 t/km²
Dakar 2,315,403 t 0.67 t 4,331 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 (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Rufisque

Place Area Population Population Density
Bargny 3.323 km² 20,764 6,247 / km²
Diamniadio 3.272 km² 232 70.9 / km²
Sebikotane 1.591 km² 5,622 3,534 / km²
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