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[dataset] GPW Gridded Population of the World v4.0

"The Gridded Population of the World, Version 4 (GPWv4): Population Density Adjusted to Match 2015 Revision of UN WPP Country Totals, Revision 11 consists of estimates of human population density (number of persons per square kilometer) based on counts consistent with national censuses and population registers with respect to relative spatial distribution, but adjusted to match the 2015 Revision of the United Nation's World Population Prospects (UN WPP) country totals, for the years 2000, 2005, 2011, 2015, and 2020."
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Identifier gpwv4-0
Contact Point Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University
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Spatial Resolution 0.008333
Spatial Resolution Measured As angular distance
Temporal Coverage 2000-01-01 to 2020-01-01
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Last Updated September 14, 2021, 12:08 (UTC)
Created April 30, 2021, 14:24 (UTC)

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