Key Words: global population map, population density
About the Map: The Population Density map identifies global human population density classes for 1994.
Possible Uses of the Map: Useful for teachers and students who are interested in the global population density distribution. Global modelers may be able to use the data for small scale analysis.
Source: Tobler, W., V. Deichmann, J. Gottsegen, and K. Maloy. 1995. The global demography project. Technical Report TR-95-6. National Center for Geographic Information analysis. Univ. Santa Barbara, CA. 75 pp.
Data Aggregation and Reliability: The Population Density map data is rasterized on a 2 minute grid cell.
Data Definitions: Six classes are defined. Persons/sq. km.
Data Disclaimer: Data does not extend beyond 68 degrees N latitude. Country boundaries are not authoritative.
Database Manager: Paul Reich, Geographer, World Soil Resources. Email: email@example.com