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South Sudan 100m Population

Dataset details: South Sudan 100m Population
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DATASET: Version 4.0 2010 estimates of numbers of people per grid square for 2010, 2015, 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: 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: WorldPop naming convention applied; example SSD_ppp_2010_adj_v4.tif = South Sudan population per pixel (ppp) map for 2010 adjusted to match UN national estimates (adj), dataset version 4 (v4).
DATE OF PRODUCTION: Jan 2013 (Updated July 2018)

CITATION: WorldPop. 2013. South Sudan 100m Population, Version 4. University of Southampton. DOI: 10.5258/SOTON/WP00642.


Region : South Sudan
DOI : 10.5258/SOTON/WP00642
Date of production : 2013-05-05
Recommended citation

WorldPop (www.worldpop.org - School of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Southampton). 2013. South Sudan 100m Population. Version 4.0 2010 estimates of numbers of people per grid square for 2010, 2015, with national totals adjusted to match UN population division estimates (http://esa.un.org/wpp/), and remaining unadjusted. DOI: 10.5258/SOTON/WP00642


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