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Togo Summary

Population 2000 (NSO-Based Estimate '000) 4,529   Population 2000 (UN '000) 4,527
Area (km2) 57,277   Avg. Input Resolution (km) 52
Number of Administrative Units 21   Population Per Administrative Unit ('000) 216
Number of Urban Extents 34   Number of Settlement Points 43

Togo Details

Continent Africa
Country Name Togo
Administrative Classifications
Level Used 2.0
Leve1 Type Region
Level2 Type Prefecture
Number of Units 21
Population Per Unit ('000) (2000, estimate) 216
National Population Estimates
Last Year of Reference 1991
NSO-Based Estimated Population, 1990 ('000) 3,454
NSO-Based Estimated Population, 1995 ('000) 3,846
NSO-Based Estimated Population, 2000 ('000) 4,529
UN Population, 1990 ('000) 3,453
UN Population, 1995 ('000) 3,844
UN Population, 2000 ('000) 4,527
National Spatial Estimates
Area (km2) 57,277
Average Input Resolution (km) 52
Settlement Points
Number of Settlement Points 43
Largest Settlement, by Population (2000, estimate) 1,000,075
Smallest Settlement, by Population (2000, estimate) 1,572
Mean Settlement, by Population (2000, estimate) 62,991
Urban Areal Extents
Number of Urban Extents 34
Largest Urban Extent (km2) 272
Smallest Urban Extent (km2) 7
Mean Urban Extent (km2) 50
Total for All Urban Extent (km2) 1,690
Largest Urban Extent (population, 2000) 1,232,146
Smallest Urban Extent (population, 2000) 5,466
Mean Urban Extent (population, 2000) 90,608
Total for All Urban Extent (population, 2000) 3,080,670
% Total Land Area in Urban Extents (km2) 3%
% Total Population in Urban Extents (2000, estimate) 57%
% Total Population that is Urban (2001, UN World Urbanization Prospects) 34%
Urban Areal Extents, by Source
Nighttime Lights Data 10
Regression-estimated Extents 28
Digital Chart of the World 0
Other 0
Administrative Population Source Data:
The population figures for 1990 were based on estimates produced by Benoit Ninnin for the OECD/Club du Sahel West Africa Long Term Perspective Study (WALTPS) for 1960-90. He used these sources for 1990 population estimates: 1. Etude d''une Image - Long Terme de l''Afrique. 2. Lopez-Escartin N.: Donnees de base sur la population, Togo: CEPED, No. 4, Paris, Aout 1991.
Administrative Boundary Source Data:
UNEP/GRID-WRI-NCGIA Africa Population Database:
Settlement Point Population Source Data:
AFCities, Data provided by Uwe Deichman at the World Bank; Togo Recensement General de la Population et de L''Habitat 1981, University of Texas;World Gazetteer,
Settlement Point Coordinate Source Data:
AFCities, NIMA, Times Atlas of the World, 1
Urban Criteria for Settlements (UN):
Seven urban communes.
Administrative Population Edits and Notes:
Population data were extrapolated to target years using growth rates derived from United Nations national level estimates and projections.
Administrative Spatial Edits and Notes: