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Wouri

Area of Wouri 1,083 km²
Population 707,641
Male Population 356,191 (50.3%)
Female Population 351,450 (49.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +801.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +94.1%
Median Age 22 years old
Male Median Age 22.3 years old
Female Median Age 21.6 years old
Timezone West Africa Standard Time
Wouri is a department of the Littoral Province in Cameroon. It forms the area around the major city of Douala, and is named after the major Wouri River. Source: Wikipedia

Wouri Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 78,464 194,902 364,531 707,641
Population Density 72.4 / km² 180.0 / km² 336.6 / km² 653.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Wouri Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 94.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Wouri +801.9% +263.1% +94.1%
Cameroon +201% +93.4% +46.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Wouri Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 50,179 47,843 98,022
5-9 37,675 37,090 74,765
10-14 33,125 34,381 67,507
15-19 37,690 41,398 79,089
20-24 41,651 47,627 89,279
25-29 38,118 40,820 78,939
30-34 32,180 28,328 60,508
35-39 24,416 21,180 45,597
40-44 19,063 16,426 35,489
45-49 15,342 12,791 28,133
50-54 11,540 8,893 20,433
55-59 6,316 4,484 10,800
60-64 3,968 3,392 7,361
65-69 2,298 2,696 4,995
70-74 1,371 1,938 3,310
75-79 720 1,037 1,758
80-84 337 667 1,004
85 Plus 200 461 662
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Wouri Population Density

Population Density: 653.4 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Wouri 707,641 1,083 km² 653.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Wouri Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1780 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 16,808 n/a n/a
1900 27,756 5.1% 1,094
1910 29,162 5.1% 1,406
1920 30,854 5.8% 1,692
1930 33,149 7.4% 2,295
1940 36,965 11.5% 3,816
1950 47,135 27.5% 10,170
1960 55,755 18.3% 8,620
1970 68,575 23% 12,820
1990 194,902 68.6% 63,163
2000 364,531 87% 169,629
2020 748,097 43.3% 191,783
2030 818,688 9.4% 70,591
2040 880,284 7.5% 61,596
2050 924,036 5% 43,752
2060 952,344 3.1% 28,308
2070 965,879 1.4% 13,535
2080 967,878 0.2% 1,999
2090 957,467 -1.1% -10,411
2100 938,177 -2% -19,290
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

Wouri CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Wouri 198,613 t 0.28 t 183.4 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

Wouri Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1948 to 2019)

Average Temp
27.2°C
81.0°F
Average High
31.7°C
89.1°F
Average Low
23.3°C
74.0°F
   Record High Temperature
35.5°C
95.9°F
   Record Low Temperature
21.3°C
70.3°F
   Average Precipitation
304.4 mm
12.0 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
19.0 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, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Drought Low (2)
Flood High (7)
Volcano Medium (6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Wouri

Other places in Cameroon

Place Area Population Population Density
Bamboutos 1,160.9 km² 338,129 291.3 / km²
Boumba-et-Ngoko 30,502.3 km² 133,800 4.39 / km²
Boyo 1,585.6 km² 128,105 80.8 / km²
Bui 2,107.4 km² 390,087 185.1 / km²
Bénoué 13,478.4 km² 1.3 million 96.1 / km²
Diamaré 4,522.6 km² 211,643 46.8 / km²
Dja-et-Lobo 19,902.8 km² 251,841 12.7 / km²
Djerem 13,049.9 km² 182,104 14.0 / km²
Donga-Mantung 4,180.5 km² 291,529 69.7 / km²
Douala 193.8 km² 2.3 million 11,818 / km²
Fako 2,074.8 km² 640,797 308.8 / km²
Faro 12,151.2 km² 76,696 6.31 / km²
Faro-Déo 10,909.2 km² 112,768 10.3 / km²
Haut-Nkam 1,124.8 km² 145,365 129.2 / km²
Haut-Nyong 36,245.2 km² 224,269 6.19 / km²
Haute-Sanaga 11,488.1 km² 112,597 9.8 / km²
Hauts-Plateaux 352.9 km² 74,084 209.9 / km²
Kadey 15,987.8 km² 216,147 13.5 / km²
Koung-Khi 440.8 km² 35,258 80.0 / km²
Koupé-Manengouba 3,311.2 km² 116,504 35.2 / km²
Lebialem 631.7 km² 120,501 190.8 / km²
Lekié 3,413.1 km² 81,478 23.9 / km²
Logone-et-Chari 12,680.9 km² 623,748 49.2 / km²
Lom-et-Djerem 26,279.6 km² 390,256 14.9 / km²
Manyu 9,075.2 km² 224,924 24.8 / km²
Maroua 60.1 km² 625,120 10,396 / km²
Mayo-Banyo 8,397.4 km² 269,203 32.1 / km²
Mayo-Danay 5,683.6 km² 643,140 113.2 / km²
Mayo-Kani 4,636.5 km² 534,473 115.3 / km²
Mayo-Louti 3,892.4 km² 517,226 132.9 / km²
Mayo-Rey 37,022.6 km² 576,272 15.6 / km²
Mayo-Sava 2,889 km² 473,279 163.8 / km²
Mayo-Tsanaga 4,230.7 km² 943,029 222.9 / km²
Mbam-et-Inoubou 6,845.3 km² 210,363 30.7 / km²
Mbam-et-Kim 26,390.4 km² 147,119 5.57 / km²
Mbéré 13,738 km² 198,149 14.4 / km²
Mefou-et-Afamba 3,139.7 km² 51,118 16.3 / km²
Mefou-et-Akono 1,211.7 km² 59,463 49.1 / km²
Meme 2,716.9 km² 416,946 153.5 / km²
Menchum 4,797.5 km² 200,334 41.8 / km²
Menoua 1,306 km² 299,610 229.4 / km²
Mezam 1,981.6 km² 660,090 333.1 / km²
Mfoundi 96.8 km² 88,726 916.9 / km²
Mifi 344.8 km² 396,597 1,150 / km²
Momo 1,673.3 km² 153,742 91.9 / km²
Moungo 4,017.6 km² 391,650 97.5 / km²
Mvila 7,762.6 km² 222,198 28.6 / km²
Ndian 6,819.9 km² 142,883 21.0 / km²
Ndé 1,393.8 km² 98,874 70.9 / km²
Ngo-Ketunjia 1,054.8 km² 237,676 225.3 / km²
Nkam 6,087.7 km² 33,731 5.54 / km²
Noun 7,791.2 km² 566,575 72.7 / km²
Nyong-et-Kéllé 6,264 km² 147,906 23.6 / km²
Nyong-et-Mfoumou 6,024.9 km² 111,941 18.6 / km²
Nyong-et-So'o 3,397.6 km² 125,609 37.0 / km²
Océan 11,475.6 km² 246,640 21.5 / km²
Sanaga-Maritime 8,975.5 km² 171,492 19.1 / km²
Vallée-du-Ntem 8,170 km² 86,134 10.5 / km²
Vina 17,366.3 km² 443,001 25.5 / km²
Yaoundé 288 km² 3.4 million 11,843 / km²
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