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Upper Nile

Area of Upper Nile 77,111.2 km²
Population 1.5 million
Male Population 794,194 (54.3%)
Female Population 667,526 (45.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +229.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +57.3%
Median Age 17 years old
Male Median Age 16.5 years old
Female Median Age 17.5 years old
Timezone East Africa Time

Upper Nile Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 444,174 754,540 929,220 1,461,719
Population Density 5.76 / km² 9.79 / km² 12.1 / km² 19.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Upper Nile Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 57.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Upper Nile +229.1% +93.7% +57.3%
South Sudan +199.6% +115.1% +84.3%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Upper Nile Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 128,798 106,127 234,925
5-9 130,410 105,367 235,777
10-14 110,500 85,693 196,194
15-19 89,282 72,181 161,463
20-24 66,328 62,401 128,730
25-29 60,451 59,165 119,616
30-34 50,290 48,164 98,455
35-39 47,089 41,358 88,448
40-44 34,814 30,993 65,807
45-49 28,360 21,234 49,595
50-54 21,302 16,608 37,910
55-59 13,357 9,048 22,406
60-64 13,167 9,156 22,324
65-69 15 10 25
70-74 13 10 24
75-79 7 4 12
80-84 6 4 11
85 Plus 4 3 8
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Upper Nile Population Density

Population Density: 19.0 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Upper Nile 1.5 million 77,111.2 km² 19.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Upper Nile Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 60,244 n/a n/a
100 62,252 0.3% 200
200 64,328 0.3% 207
300 66,472 0.3% 214
400 68,688 0.3% 221
500 70,977 0.3% 228
600 73,343 0.3% 236
700 75,788 0.3% 244
800 78,314 0.3% 252
900 84,338 0.7% 602
1000 90,362 0.7% 602
1100 93,374 0.3% 301
1200 96,386 0.3% 301
1300 104,419 0.8% 803
1400 112,451 0.7% 803
1500 120,483 0.7% 803
1600 129,519 0.7% 903
1700 138,555 0.7% 903
1800 139,875 0.1% 132
1900 156,637 1.1% 1,676
1910 161,522 3.1% 4,885
1920 168,172 4.1% 6,650
1930 177,901 5.8% 9,729
1940 194,302 9.2% 16,401
1950 234,737 20.8% 40,435
1960 298,022 27% 63,285
1970 376,453 26.3% 78,431
1990 754,540 41.6% 189,043
2000 929,220 23.2% 174,680
2020 1,625,776 32.3% 348,278
2030 1,943,066 19.5% 317,290
2040 2,233,331 14.9% 290,265
2050 2,467,095 10.5% 233,764
2060 2,642,775 7.1% 175,680
2070 2,756,524 4.3% 113,749
2080 2,814,376 2.1% 57,852
2090 2,809,189 -0.2% -5,187
2100 2,761,964 -1.7% -47,225
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

Upper Nile CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Upper Nile 3,348 t 0.002 t 0.04 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

Upper Nile Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1957 to 2006)

Average Temp
29.7°C
85.5°F
Average High
36.0°C
96.8°F
Average Low
23.6°C
74.4°F
   Record High Temperature
42.5°C
108.5°F
   Record Low Temperature
17.5°C
63.5°F
   Average Precipitation
86.1 mm
3.4 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
6.8 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
Drought Medium (5.9)
Flood Medium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Upper Nile

Other places in South Sudan

Place Area Population Population Density
Central Equatoria 43,656.4 km² 1.5 million 34.5 / km²
Eastern Equatoria 69,884.7 km² 3.0 million 42.2 / km²
Jonglei 122,321.2 km² 1.7 million 14.0 / km²
Lakes 42,971.6 km² 799,200 18.6 / km²
Northern Bahr al Ghazal 31,971.3 km² 900,744 28.2 / km²
Unity 36,356.5 km² 820,186 22.6 / km²
Warrap 36,726.4 km² 960,645 26.2 / km²
Western Bahr el Ghazal 88,468.5 km² 359,517 4.06 / km²
Western Equatoria 79,111.7 km² 832,733 10.5 / km²
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