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Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3): Population Density Grid

Abstract: Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) consists of estimates of human population for the years 1990, 1995, and 2000 by 2.5 arc-minute grid cells and associated

datasets 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 density ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide a time series of raster data on population density to facilitate data integration.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 85.0   S: -58.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 3.0
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Extended Metadata Properties
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