Africapolis List and Population of West African urban agglomerations 1950-2010
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Full dataset of the population of West African urban agglomerations. Latitudinal and longitudinal coordinates are also available on stats.oecd.org. 2010 Update financed by SWAC/OECD.

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SWAC Secretariat, OECD, +33 (0)1-45-24-82-00, +33 (0)1-45-24-85-00, swac.contact@oecd.org, Paris, France, 75775

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Africapolis/e-Geopolis, SWAC/OECD

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02-10-2013

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10 years

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27-03-2015

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10 year

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1950-2010

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person

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Name and population of urban agglomerations above 10 000 inhabitants.

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Data is available for the 17 countries covered by the SWAC/OECD (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo).

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Countries belonging to ECOWAS, UEMOA and CILSS

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Agglomerations above 10 000 inhabitants

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Agglomerated population

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Estimation using census and remote sensing data

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Agglomerated population: Population of urban agglomerations above 10 000 inhabitants

Africapolis List and Population of West African urban agglomerations 1950-2010Abstract

Full dataset of the population of West African urban agglomerations. Latitudinal and longitudinal coordinates are also available on stats.oecd.org. 2010 Update financed by SWAC/OECD.

Contact person/organisation

SWAC Secretariat, OECD, +33 (0)1-45-24-82-00, +33 (0)1-45-24-85-00, swac.contact@oecd.org, Paris, France, 75775

Name of collection/source

Africapolis/e-Geopolis, SWAC/OECD

Source Periodicity

10 years

Date last input received

02-10-2013

Unit of measure used

person

Power codeUnitsVariables collected

Name and population of urban agglomerations above 10 000 inhabitants.

Periodicity

10 year

Reference period

1950-2010

Date last updated

27-03-2015

Statistical population

Agglomerated population

Geographic coverage

Data is available for the 17 countries covered by the SWAC/OECD (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo).

Institutional coverage

Countries belonging to ECOWAS, UEMOA and CILSS

Population coverage

Agglomerations above 10 000 inhabitants

Key statistical concept

Agglomerated population: Population of urban agglomerations above 10 000 inhabitants

Estimation

Estimation using census and remote sensing data