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    WorldPop Asia dataset details

    DATASET: Alpha version 2010, 2015 and 2020 estimates of numbers of people per pixel ('ppp') and people per hectare ('pph'), with national totals adjusted to match UN population division estimates (http://esa.un.org/wpp/) and remaining unadjusted.
    REGION: Asia
    SPATIAL RESOLUTION: 0.000833333 decimal degrees (approx 100m at the equator)
    PROJECTION: Geographic, WGS84
    UNITS: Estimated persons per grid square
    MAPPING APPROACH: Random Forest
    FORMAT: Geotiff (zipped using 7-zip (open access tool): www.7-zip.org)
    FILENAMES: Example - VNM_ppp_v2b_2010_UNadj.tif = Vietnam (VNM) population per pixel (ppp) map for 2010 (popmap10) adjusted to match UN national estimates (UNadj), version 2b (v2b)
    DATE OF PRODUCTION: August 2015

    Also included: (i) Metadata html file, (ii) Google Earth file, (iii) Population datasets produced using original census year data.

    NOTE: 2015 and 2020 estimates of numbers of people per pixel ('ppp') and people per hectare ('pph') are based on pre-war 2011 projected population estimates based on 2001 census.

    DOI: 10.5258/SOTON/WP00261
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