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Sierra Leone 100m Population

AfriPop (www.afripop.org) dataset details
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DATASET: Alpha version 2010 and 2014 estimates of numbers of people per grid square, with national totals adjusted to match UN population division estimates (http://esa.un.org/wpp/).
REGION: Africa
SPATIAL RESOLUTION: 0.00833333 decimal degrees (approx 100m at the equator)
PROJECTION: Geographic, WGS84
UNITS: Estimated persons per grid square
MAPPING APPROACH: Land cover based, as described in: Linard, C., Gilbert, M., Snow, R.W., Noor, A.M. and Tatem, A.J., 2012, Population distribution, settlement patterns and accessibility across Africa in 2010, PLoS ONE, 7(2): e31743.
FORMAT: Geotiff (zipped using 7-zip (open access tool): www.7-zip.org)
FILENAMES: Example - AGO10adjv4.tif = Angola (AGO) population count map for 2010 (10) adjusted to match UN national estimates (adj), version 4 (v4). Population maps are updated to new versions when improved census or other input data become available.
DATE OF PRODUCTION: January 2013

Dataset construction details and input data are provided here: www.afripop.org and here: http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0031743


Region : Sierra Leone
DOI : 10.5258/SOTON/WP00234
Date of production : 2013-05-05
Recommended citation

WorldPop (www.worldpop.org - School of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Southampton). 2013. Sierra Leone 100m Population. Alpha version 2010 and 2014 estimates of numbers of people per grid square, with national totals adjusted to match UN population division estimates (http://esa.un.org/wpp/). DOI: 10.5258/SOTON/WP00234


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