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Nigeria 100m Population

WorldPop Africa dataset details
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DATASET: Alpha version 2010, 2015 and 2020 estimates of numbers of people per pixel (ppp) and people per hectare (pph), with national totals adjusted to match UN population division estimates (http://esa.un.org/wpp/) and remaining unadjusted.
REGION: Africa
SPATIAL RESOLUTION: 0.000833333 decimal degrees (approx 100m at the equator)
PROJECTION: Geographic, WGS84
UNITS: Estimated persons per grid square
MAPPING APPROACH: Random Forest
FORMAT: Geotiff (zipped using 7-zip (open access tool): www.7-zip.org)
FILENAMES: Example - NGA_ppp_v2b_2010_UNadj.tif = Nigeria (NGA) population per pixel (ppp), mapped using WorldPOP modelling version 2b (v2b) for 2010 (2010) adjusted to match UN national estimates (UNadj).
DATE OF PRODUCTION: February 2017

Also included: (i) Metadata html file, (ii) Google Earth file, (iii) Population datasets produced using original census year data (2006).


Region : Nigeria
DOI : 10.5258/SOTON/WP00196
Date of production : 2017-05-05
Recommended citation

WorldPop (www.worldpop.org - School of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Southampton). 2017. Nigeria 100m Population. Alpha version 2010, 2015 and 2020 estimates of numbers of people per pixel (ppp) and people per hectare (pph), with national totals adjusted to match UN population division estimates (http://esa.un.org/wpp/) and remaining unadjusted. DOI: 10.5258/SOTON/WP00196


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