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Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Population Count Grid, Future Estimates

Metadata Updated: December 7, 2023

The Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Population Count Grid, Future Estimates consists of estimates of human population for the years 2005, 2010, and 2015 by 2.5 arc-minute grid cells and associated data sets dated circa 2000. A proportional allocation gridding algorithm, utilizing more than 300,000 national and sub-national administrative Units, is used to assign population values to grid cells. The population counts that the grids are derived from are extrapolated based on a combination of subnational growth rates from census dates and national growth rates from United Nations statistics. All of the grids have been adjusted to match United Nations national level population estimates. The population count grids contain estimates of the number of persons per grid cell. The grids are available in various GIS-compatible data formats and geographic extents (global, continent [Antarctica not included], and country levels). GPWv3 is produced by the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) in collaboration with Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT).

Access & Use Information

Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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References

https://doi.org/10.7927/H4XK8CG2
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4P26W1B
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4Q23X5Q
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4K935FC
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4FJ2DQN
https://doi.org/10.7927/H49W0CDN
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4639MPP
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4ST7MRB
https://doi.org/10.7927/H4TT4NWQ

Dates

Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

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Sample browse graphic of the data set.

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023
Publisher SEDAC
Maintainer
Identifier C1000000023-SEDAC
Data First Published 2005-12-31
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2005-12-31
Category GPW, geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 026:00
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Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Citation Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, United Nations Food and Agriculture Programme - FAO, and Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical - CIAT. 2005-12-31. Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Population Count Grid, Future Estimates. Version 3.00. Palisades, NY. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H42B8VZZ. https://doi.org/10.7927/H42B8VZZ.
Creator Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, United Nations Food and Agriculture Programme - FAO, and Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical - CIAT
Graphic Preview Description Sample browse graphic of the data set.
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Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Homepage URL https://doi.org/10.7927/H42B8VZZ
Metadata Type geospatial
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Program Code 026:001
Related Documents https://doi.org/10.7927/H4XK8CG2, https://doi.org/10.7927/H4P26W1B, https://doi.org/10.7927/H4Q23X5Q, https://doi.org/10.7927/H4K935FC, https://doi.org/10.7927/H4FJ2DQN, https://doi.org/10.7927/H49W0CDN, https://doi.org/10.7927/H4639MPP, https://doi.org/10.7927/H4ST7MRB, https://doi.org/10.7927/H4TT4NWQ
Release Place Palisades, NY
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 68fff63871febbfcf7d4c1e8b6bc9ba7195b0c5a58d1c0bd15d4d9673ed21e34
Source Schema Version 1.1
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Temporal 2005-07-01T00:00:00Z/2015-07-01T00:00:00Z

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