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Area of Slave Island, Western Province9.6 km²
Population47,476
Male Population23,505 (49.5%)
Female Population23,971 (50.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 -12.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -16.4%
Median Age32.1
Male Median Age31.5
Female Median Age32.7
Local TimeMonday 4:58 PM
TimezoneIndia Standard Time
Lat & Lng6.91667° / 79.85°
Postal Codes00200

Slave Island, Western Province - Map

Slave Island, Western Province Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population54,47961,23256,77847,476
Population Density5,649 / km²6,349 / km²5,887 / km²4,923 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Slave Island Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 16.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Slave Island, Western Province-12.9%-22.5%-16.4%
Colombo-18.3%-25.5%-18.1%
Kŏḷamba District+51.9%+12.9%+6.4%
Sri Lanka+50.8%+19.8%+10.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Slave Island, Western Province Median Age

Median Age: 32.1 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Slave Island, Western Province32.1 years32.7 years31.5 years
Colombo29.3 years29.8 years28.8 years
Kŏḷamba District32.2 years33 years31.4 years
Sri Lanka30.5 years31.1 years29.8 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Slave Island, Western Province Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,4721,4752,948
5-91,6401,6263,267
10-141,7841,7433,527
15-191,8331,7393,573
20-242,3272,4054,733
25-292,1552,0704,226
30-341,8681,6933,562
35-391,5911,4973,089
40-441,6921,6093,302
45-491,5341,5343,068
50-541,5041,5863,091
55-591,3501,4932,843
60-641,0951,2762,371
65-698211,0181,839
70-744866701,156
75-79353538892
80-84000
85 Plus000
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Slave Island, Western Province Population Density

Population Density: 4,923 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Slave Island, Western Province47,4769.6 km²4,923 / km²
Colombo316,31519.1 km²16,558 / km²
Kŏḷamba District2.3 million683.3 km²3,368 / km²
Sri Lanka20.5 million66,197.2 km²309.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Slave Island, Western Province Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1600 to 2015
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Slave Island, Western Province CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Slave Island, Western Province53,912 t1.14 t5,590 t/km²
Colombo410,510 t1.3 t21,488 t/km²
Kŏḷamba District3,251,747 t1.41 t4,759 t/km²
Sri Lanka20,947,851 t1.02 t316.4 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Slave Island, Western Province CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)53,912 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita1.14 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)5,590 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodHigh (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.

Slave Island, Western Province

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