The population was compiled from available census reports and validated using other available datasets. For each country, population counts from the finest resolution was trended to 2010 using a country-specific annual growth rate assumptions. Underlying vector geometry comes from regional sources, primarily SPC.
Primary Data Source(s): PopGIS, Vanuatu National Statistics Office
Secondary Data Source(s): SPC (GPS Points)
Geographical Resolutions Available (with count):
1. Province (6)
2. Island (61)
3. Area Council (62)
4. Enumeration Area (624)
1. The Island and Area Council geographical resolutions are not related to each other and are roughly at the same level of granularity but with different defined boundaries.
2. This population database is misaligned due to the source data provided in the SPC?s PopGIS data set. This misalignment is not linear and the largest measured misalignment in a significantly populated region is approximately 100 meters.
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- Publication Date
- Aug. 23, 2017, 1:52 a.m.
- Vector Data
- Data Quality
- Geographical Resolutions Available (with count): 1. Province (6) 2. Island (61) 3. Area Council (62) 4. Enumeration Area (624)
- Supplemental Information