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Gridded Population of the World, Version 4 (GPWv4): Administrative Unit Center Points with Population Estimates
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_GPWv4_ADUCPPE_004


Summary
Abstract: Gridded Population of the World, Version 4 (GPWv4) Administrative Unit Center Points with Population Estimates consists of UN-adjusted estimates of human population counts and densities for the years 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015 and 2020 by administrative unit center point (centroid) location. Specifically, the population data were adjusted to the 2015 Revision of UN World Population Prospects. The center points are based on approximately 12.5 million input administrative units used in GPWv4. Additionally, the administrative unit names, unit areas, and data context of the units are included.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 82.5   S: -55.03   E: 179.95   W: -179.96

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University
Dataset Title: Gridded Population of the World, Version 4 (GPWv4): Administrative Unit Center Points with Population Estimates
Dataset Release Date: 2016-07-11T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 004
Data Presentation Form: vector, tabular, database, map
Online Resource: http://dx.doi.org/10.7927/H4F47M2C
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-07-01
Stop Date: 2000-07-01
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NOT APPLICABLE
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0). Users are free to use, copy, distribute, transmit, and adapt the work for commercial and non-commercial purposes, without restriction, as long as clear attribution of the source is provided.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: CSV, SHP, GDB, SQLITE
Fees: None

Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: PDF, PNG
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Publications/References
Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University (2016-01-01T00:00:00.000Z), Gridded Population of the World, Version 4 (GPWv4): Data Quality Indicators, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Palisades, NY, doi:doi:10.7927/H49C6VBN, http://dx.doi.org/10.7927/H49C6VBN
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2016-07-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23


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