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

Abstract: Gridded Population of the World, Version 3 (GPWv3) Future Estimates consists of estimates of human population for the years 2005, 2010, and 2015 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 ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide a time series of raster data on population projected to the year 2015 to facilitate data integration.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 79.89   S: -54.75   E: 179.85   W: -179.2

Data Set Citation
Version: 3.0
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-12-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27