Population Counts Population Counts / Global mosaics 2000-2020 ( 1km resolution ) / World 1000m. Population

The spatial distribution of population in 2020

Estimated total number of people per grid-cell. The dataset is available to download in Geotiff format at a resolution of 30 arc (approximately 1km at the equator). The projection is Geographic Coordinate System, WGS84. The units are number of people per pixel. The mapping approach is Random Forest-based dasymetric redistribution.



Region : World
DOI : 10.5258/SOTON/WP00647
Date of production : 0018-02-01
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WorldPop (www.worldpop.org - School of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Southampton; Department of Geography and Geosciences, University of Louisville; Departement de Geographie, Universite de Namur) and Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University (2018). Global High Resolution Population Denominators Project - Funded by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (OPP1134076). https://dx.doi.org/10.5258/SOTON/WP00647


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