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Shefa

Area of Shefa 1,499.8 km²
Population 90,818
Male Population 46,819 (51.6%)
Female Population 44,000 (48.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +394.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +78.7%
Median Age 22.7 years old
Male Median Age 22.7 years old
Female Median Age 22.6 years old
Timezone Vanuatu Standard Time
Shefa is one of the six provinces of Vanuatu, located in the center of the country and including the islands of Epi and Efate and the Shepherd Islands. Source: Wikipedia

Shefa Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 18,362 34,565 50,823 90,818
Population Density 12.2 / km² 23.0 / km² 33.9 / km² 60.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Shefa Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 78.7% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Shefa +394.6% +162.7% +78.7%
Vanuatu +164.9% +80.4% +43%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Shefa Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 6,090 5,529 11,619
5-9 4,821 4,558 9,379
10-14 4,678 4,236 8,914
15-19 4,951 4,948 9,900
20-24 5,373 5,289 10,662
25-29 4,183 3,872 8,056
30-34 3,536 3,412 6,949
35-39 3,058 2,969 6,027
40-44 2,587 2,419 5,007
45-49 2,239 2,114 4,354
50-54 1,655 1,484 3,139
55-59 1,371 1,122 2,493
60-64 830 721 1,551
65-69 671 572 1,243
70-74 303 287 590
75-79 255 213 469
80-84 97 123 221
85 Plus 120 132 253
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Shefa Population Density

Population Density: 60.6 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Shefa 90,818 1,499.8 km² 60.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Shefa Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1700 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1700 2,242 n/a n/a
1800 3,754 5.3% 151
1900 5,855 4.5% 210
1910 6,045 3.2% 190
1920 6,187 2.3% 142
1930 6,332 2.3% 145
1940 6,480 2.3% 148
1950 6,631 2.3% 151
1960 10,460 57.7% 3,829
1970 15,317 46.4% 4,857
1990 34,565 50.2% 9,624
2000 50,823 47% 16,258
2020 100,029 40.3% 24,603
2030 117,861 17.8% 17,832
2040 134,201 13.9% 16,340
2050 147,788 10.1% 13,587
2060 158,463 7.2% 10,675
2070 165,690 4.6% 7,227
2080 169,104 2.1% 3,414
2090 169,077 0% -27
2100 166,189 -1.7% -2,888
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

Shefa CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Shefa 118,734 t 1.31 t 79.2 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

Shefa Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1985 to 2019)

Average High
28.4°C
83.1°F
Average Low
19.2°C
66.6°F
   Record High Temperature
32.0°C
89.6°F
   Record Low Temperature
16.5°C
61.7°F
   Average Precipitation
194.9 mm
7.7 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
18.5 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
Landslide High (9)
Cyclone High (10)
Drought Medium (2.5)
Volcano High (7)
Earthquake High (7.2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Shefa

Other places in Vanuatu

Place Area Population Population Density
Sanma 4,241 km² 50,670 11.9 / km²
Tafea 1,642.5 km² 33,457 20.4 / km²
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