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Syrian Arab Republic 100m Population

WorldPop Asia 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: Asia
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 - VNM_ppp_v2b_2010_UNadj.tif = Vietnam (VNM) population per pixel (ppp) map for 2010 (popmap10) adjusted to match UN national estimates (UNadj), version 2b (v2b)
DATE OF PRODUCTION: August 2015

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

NOTE: 2015 and 2020 estimates of numbers of people per pixel (ppp) and people per hectare (pph) are based on pre-war 2011 projected population estimates based on 2001 census.


Region : Syrian Arab Republic
DOI : 10.5258/SOTON/WP00261
Date of production : 2015-05-05
Recommended citation

WorldPop (www.worldpop.org - School of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Southampton). 2015. Syrian Arab Republic 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/WP00261


Html file : view Metadata page
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