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Vihiga

Area of Vihiga 560.4 km²
Population 628,562
Male Population 298,155 (47.4%)
Female Population 330,407 (52.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +204.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +39.1%
Median Age 17.1 years old
Male Median Age 15.9 years old
Female Median Age 18.2 years old
Timezone East Africa Time

Vihiga Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 206,496 350,163 451,984 628,562
Population Density 368.5 / km² 624.9 / km² 806.6 / km² 1,121 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Vihiga Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 39.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Vihiga +204.4% +79.5% +39.1%
Kenya +241.6% +96.8% +48.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Vihiga Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 49,963 49,444 99,408
5-9 48,584 47,429 96,013
10-14 43,920 44,800 88,720
15-19 36,093 36,299 72,393
20-24 20,592 26,894 47,487
25-29 15,642 21,181 36,824
30-34 13,882 18,198 32,080
35-39 12,164 15,198 27,362
40-44 10,144 13,026 23,171
45-49 9,303 12,657 21,960
50-54 8,890 11,660 20,551
55-59 8,388 9,789 18,178
60-64 7,222 7,968 15,190
65-69 5,251 6,368 11,619
70-74 4,694 5,644 10,338
75-79 3,424 3,851 7,275
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Vihiga Population Density

Population Density: 1,121 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Vihiga 628,562 560.4 km² 1,121 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Vihiga Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1400 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1400 13,529 n/a n/a
1500 14,922 1% 139
1600 17,409 1.6% 248
1700 19,896 1.3% 248
1800 27,859 3.4% 796
1900 42,749 4.4% 1,489
1910 45,772 7.1% 3,023
1920 49,707 8.6% 3,935
1930 55,302 11.3% 5,595
1940 64,712 17% 9,410
1950 89,707 38.6% 24,995
1960 121,043 34.9% 31,336
1970 170,001 40.4% 48,958
1990 350,163 43.5% 90,081
2000 451,984 29.1% 101,821
2020 705,500 24.9% 126,758
2030 855,145 21.2% 149,645
2040 996,031 16.5% 140,886
2050 1,113,825 11.8% 117,794
2060 1,201,529 7.9% 87,704
2070 1,269,817 5.7% 68,288
2080 1,318,494 3.8% 48,677
2090 1,345,585 2.1% 27,091
2100 1,352,919 0.5% 7,334
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

Vihiga CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Vihiga 514,479 t 0.82 t 918.1 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
Flood High (9)
Earthquake Medium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

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