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Thimphu

Area of Thimphu 0.869 km²
Population 11
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +175%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +57.1%
Timezone Bhutan Time
Thimphu District is a dzongkhag of Bhutan. Thimphu is also the capital of Bhutan and the largest city in the whole kingdom. Source: Wikipedia

Thimphu Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 4 7 7 11
Population Density 4.6 / km² 8.06 / km² 8.06 / km² 12.7 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Thimphu Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 57.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Thimphu +175% +57.1% +57.1%
Bhutan +134.7% +50.8% +42%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Thimphu Population Density

Population Density: 12.7 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Thimphu 11 0.869 km² 12.7 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Thimphu Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 1 n/a n/a
100 1 0% 0
200 1 0% 0
300 1 0% 0
400 1 0% 0
500 1 0% 0
600 1 0% 0
700 1 0% 0
800 1 0% 0
900 1 0% 0
1000 1 0% 0
1100 1 0% 0
1200 1 0% 0
1300 1 0% 0
1400 1 0% 0
1500 1 0% 0
1600 1 0% 0
1700 1 0% 0
1800 1 0% 0
1900 1 0% 0
1910 1 0% 0
1920 1 0% 0
1930 2 100% 1
1940 2 0% 0
1950 2 0% 0
1960 3 50% 1
1970 4 33.3% 1
1990 7 32.3% 1
2000 7 0% 0
2020 12 30.9% 2
2030 14 16.7% 2
2040 17 21.4% 3
2050 19 11.8% 2
2060 21 10.5% 2
2070 22 4.8% 1
2080 22 0% 0
2090 23 4.5% 1
2100 22 -4.3% -1
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

Thimphu CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Thimphu 13.5 t 1.22 t 15.5 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 (5)
Earthquake Medium (6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
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