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West Equatoria

Area of West Equatoria 79,111.7 km²
Population 832,733
Male Population 425,990 (51.2%)
Female Population 406,742 (48.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +240.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +62.4%
Median Age 19.3 years old
Male Median Age 18.8 years old
Female Median Age 19.8 years old
Timezone East Africa Time

West Equatoria Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 244,680 411,488 512,844 832,733
Population Density 3.09 / km² 5.2 / km² 6.48 / km² 10.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Western Equatoria Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 62.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
West Equatoria +240.3% +102.4% +62.4%
South Sudan +199.6% +115.1% +84.3%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

West Equatoria Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 58,719 53,895 112,615
5-9 62,397 55,348 117,746
10-14 53,459 45,933 99,392
15-19 50,716 50,221 100,938
20-24 40,354 44,632 84,987
25-29 38,090 40,975 79,066
30-34 28,703 30,335 59,038
35-39 27,008 27,937 54,946
40-44 21,236 19,303 40,539
45-49 18,201 15,621 33,823
50-54 11,995 10,375 22,370
55-59 7,583 6,136 13,719
60-64 7,527 6,025 13,552
65-69 2 2 5
70-74 1 2 3
75-79 1 1 2
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

West Equatoria Population Density

Population Density: 10.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
West Equatoria 832,733 79,111.7 km² 10.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

West Equatoria Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 33,843 n/a n/a
100 34,971 0.3% 112
200 36,137 0.3% 116
300 37,341 0.3% 120
400 38,586 0.3% 124
500 39,872 0.3% 128
600 41,201 0.3% 132
700 42,575 0.3% 137
800 43,994 0.3% 141
900 47,378 0.7% 338
1000 50,762 0.7% 338
1100 52,454 0.3% 169
1200 54,146 0.3% 169
1300 58,658 0.8% 451
1400 63,170 0.7% 451
1500 67,683 0.7% 451
1600 72,759 0.7% 507
1700 77,835 0.7% 507
1800 79,818 0.3% 198
1900 89,393 1.1% 957
1910 91,959 2.9% 2,566
1920 95,456 3.8% 3,497
1930 100,610 5.4% 5,154
1940 109,408 8.7% 8,798
1950 131,506 20.2% 22,098
1960 165,985 26.2% 34,479
1970 208,274 25.5% 42,289
1990 411,488 40.6% 101,607
2000 512,844 24.6% 101,356
2020 922,754 34.1% 204,955
2030 1,098,392 19% 175,638
2040 1,259,409 14.7% 161,017
2050 1,386,773 10.1% 127,364
2060 1,484,028 7% 97,255
2070 1,547,352 4.3% 63,324
2080 1,577,291 1.9% 29,939
2090 1,572,705 -0.3% -4,586
2100 1,544,635 -1.8% -28,070
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

West Equatoria CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
West Equatoria 2,080 t 0.002 t 0.03 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 (3)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in West Equatoria

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
Upper Nile 77,111.2 km² 1.5 million 19.0 / km²
Warrap 36,726.4 km² 960,645 26.2 / km²
Western Bahr el Ghazal 88,468.5 km² 359,517 4.06 / km²
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