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Rukum

Area of Rukum 2,895.2 km²
Population 202,360
Male Population 95,537 (47.2%)
Female Population 106,822 (52.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +1,184.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +5.8%
Median Age 18.5 years old
Male Median Age 17.7 years old
Female Median Age 19.3 years old
Timezone Nepal Time

Rukum Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 15,749 104,371 191,200 202,360
Population Density 5.44 / km² 36.0 / km² 66.0 / km² 69.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Rukum Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 5.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Rukum +1,184.9% +93.9% +5.8%
Rapti +1,279.5% +104.6% +9.4%
Nepal +115% +52% +20.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Rukum Median Age

Median Age: 18.5 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Rukum 18.5 years 17.7 years 19.3 years
Rapti 19.2 years 17.8 years 20.5 years
Nepal 21.5 years 20.4 years 22.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Rukum Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 12,044 11,945 23,989
5-9 14,857 14,986 29,844
10-14 15,193 15,620 30,813
15-19 10,540 12,551 23,092
20-24 7,324 10,176 17,500
25-29 5,901 8,033 13,935
30-34 4,785 6,503 11,288
35-39 4,741 5,839 10,581
40-44 4,268 5,150 9,418
45-49 3,762 4,277 8,039
50-54 3,622 3,482 7,105
55-59 2,781 2,688 5,469
60-64 2,790 2,849 5,640
65-69 1,750 1,632 3,383
70-74 1,180 1,090 2,270
75-79 0 0 0
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Rukum Population Density

Population Density: 69.9 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Rukum 202,360 2,895.2 km² 69.9 / km²
Rapti 1.4 million 11,039.3 km² 128.1 / km²
Nepal 28.6 million 147,655.4 km² 193.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Rukum Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1750 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 4,493 n/a n/a
1900 6,450 3.7% 195
1910 6,891 6.8% 441
1920 7,683 11.5% 792
1930 8,405 9.4% 722
1940 9,198 9.4% 793
1950 10,067 9.4% 869
1960 12,047 19.7% 1,980
1970 14,868 23.4% 2,821
1990 104,371 164.9% 44,751
2000 191,200 83.2% 86,829
2020 208,548 4.4% 8,674
2030 218,836 4.9% 10,288
2040 226,754 3.6% 7,918
2050 232,352 2.5% 5,598
2060 230,267 -0.9% -2,085
2070 221,225 -3.9% -9,042
2080 207,424 -6.2% -13,801
2090 190,547 -8.1% -16,877
2100 173,163 -9.1% -17,384
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

Rukum CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Rukum 65,298 t 0.32 t 22.6 t/km²
Rapti 459,642 t 0.32 t 41.6 t/km²
Nepal 11,072,303 t 0.39 t 75 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 (9)
Drought Medium (4.7)
Flood High (9)
Earthquake High (8.7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Rukum

Other places in Rapti

Place Area Population Population Density
Dang Deokhuri 3,058.7 km² 555,200 181.5 / km²
Pyuthan 1,320.5 km² 218,565 165.5 / km²
Rolpa 1,885.1 km² 210,416 111.6 / km²
Salyan 1,879.9 km² 228,046 121.3 / km²
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