Open Spatial Demographic Data and Research

WorldPop develops peer-reviewed research and methods for the construction of open and high-resolution geospatial data on population distributions, demographic and dynamics, with a focus on low and middle income countries.


Open access spatial demographic datasets built using transparent approaches.

[ total 44,782 datasets ]

WorldPop Open Data Repository


This repository provides access to both final products, as well as early experimental results. It also provides a mechanism to link to data portals to ensure updates as improved products become available.


woprVision is an interactive web map that allows you to query population estimates for specific locations and demographic groups from the WorldPop Open Population Repository.

View woprVision

WorldPop Demographics Portal

Global subnational age and sex structured estimates for 2020 obtained through integrating census, microdata and survey datasets in a spatiotemporal modelling framework.


WorldPop Applications

Putting the power of population data into your hands.



The WorldPop Program Application Programming Interface (API) provides researcher and software developers access to WorldPop data.

Connect to WorldPop data's API

Use this platform to spur innovation from other teams and stay on top of the latest technology. Utilizing open standards, interoperability, data, APIs, and code can connect you directly your data's community. Details

WOPR API for developers

The WOPR REST API provides a way for web servers and other computers to communicate with the WorldPop Open Population Repository to submit requests for data and to retrieve results. Details

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