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Western Province (Papua New Guinea)

Area of Western Province (Papua New Guinea) 98,319.6 km²
Population 178,939
Male Population 92,406 (51.6%)
Female Population 86,533 (48.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +70.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +14.4%
Median Age 21.3 years old
Male Median Age 21 years old
Female Median Age 21.7 years old
Timezone Papua New Guinea Time

Western Province (Papua New Guinea) Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 104,704 135,496 156,401 178,939
Population Density 1.06 / km² 1.38 / km² 1.59 / km² 1.82 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Western Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 14.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Western Province (Papua New Guinea) +70.9% +32.1% +14.4%
Papua New Guinea +174.1% +85.6% +43%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Western Province (Papua New Guinea) Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 11,136 10,255 21,391
5-9 11,576 10,778 22,354
10-14 10,604 9,382 19,987
15-19 11,040 10,014 21,054
20-24 8,827 8,337 17,165
25-29 7,641 7,973 15,615
30-34 6,251 6,477 12,728
35-39 6,199 6,348 12,548
40-44 4,852 4,676 9,528
45-49 4,429 4,065 8,495
50-54 3,187 2,782 5,969
55-59 2,322 1,972 4,295
60-64 1,756 1,470 3,226
65-69 1,219 961 2,180
70-74 694 530 1,225
75-79 385 287 673
80-84 170 136 307
85 Plus 119 89 209
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Western Province (Papua New Guinea) Population Density

Population Density: 1.82 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Western Province (Papua New Guinea) 178,939 98,319.6 km² 1.82 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Western Province (Papua New Guinea) Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 37,421 n/a n/a
100 39,205 0.5% 178
200 41,074 0.5% 186
300 43,031 0.5% 195
400 45,081 0.5% 205
500 47,229 0.5% 214
600 49,479 0.5% 225
700 51,836 0.5% 235
800 54,304 0.5% 246
900 56,891 0.5% 258
1000 59,600 0.5% 270
1100 62,443 0.5% 284
1200 65,421 0.5% 297
1300 68,541 0.5% 312
1400 71,830 0.5% 328
1500 75,275 0.5% 344
1600 78,868 0.5% 359
1700 82,636 0.5% 376
1800 65,417 -2.3% -1,721
1900 56,748 -1.4% -866
1910 56,065 -1.2% -683
1920 58,733 4.8% 2,668
1930 61,533 4.8% 2,800
1940 64,468 4.8% 2,935
1950 67,544 4.8% 3,076
1960 77,064 14.1% 9,520
1970 88,922 15.4% 11,858
1990 135,496 23.4% 23,287
2000 156,401 15.4% 20,905
2020 199,014 12.8% 21,306
2030 236,033 18.6% 37,019
2040 266,659 13% 30,626
2050 290,241 8.8% 23,582
2060 309,573 6.7% 19,332
2070 319,296 3.1% 9,723
2080 324,756 1.7% 5,460
2090 321,084 -1.1% -3,672
2100 313,665 -2.3% -7,419
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

Western Province (Papua New Guinea) CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Western Province (Papua New Guinea) 119,355 t 0.67 t 1.21 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

Western Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1996 to 2001)

   Average Precipitation
615.3 mm
24.2 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
21.0 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, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (10)
Drought High (6.3)
Earthquake Medium (3.9)
* 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, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and Norwegian Geotechnical Institute - NGI. 2005. Global Landslide Hazard Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4P848VZ.
4. 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.

Other places in Papua New Guinea

Place Area Population Population Density
Autonomous Region of Bougainville 9,434 km² 186,800 19.8 / km²
Central 29,794.4 km² 542,132 18.2 / km²
Chimbu (Simbu) Province 6,146.4 km² 458,205 74.5 / km²
East New Britain 15,268.4 km² 249,249 16.3 / km²
East Sepik 43,780.6 km² 451,707 10.3 / km²
Eastern Highlands 11,135.5 km² 621,305 55.8 / km²
Enga 11,521.4 km² 511,330 44.4 / km²
Gulf 34,843.4 km² 122,693 3.52 / km²
Hela 9,716.2 km² 427,946 44.0 / km²
Jiwaka 4,868.5 km² 408,675 83.9 / km²
Madang 29,909.4 km² 517,003 17.3 / km²
Manus 2,122.3 km² 45,068 21.2 / km²
Milne Bay 14,212.2 km² 269,444 19.0 / km²
Morobe 32,808.8 km² 639,124 19.5 / km²
New Ireland 9,715.2 km² 144,672 14.9 / km²
Northern (Oro) Province 22,721.7 km² 184,664 8.13 / km²
Southern Highlands 15,811.5 km² 565,085 35.7 / km²
West New Britain 20,397.5 km² 235,735 11.6 / km²
West Sepik (Sandaun) Province 35,999.5 km² 233,620 6.49 / km²
Western Highlands 4,251.2 km² 383,132 90.1 / km²
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