Centre of the population for each country in the world

The map below shows the center of population for each nation globally, the same number of people east and west and north and south of the point. The map was created using gridded population data of the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center.

Centre of the population for every nation in the world

Map of the centre of the population for every nation in the world
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Center of population thru time

But the population center in each country is not permanent. For example, in the United States аfter moving 966 kilometers (600 miles) west by south throughout the 19th century, the change in the population’s mean center during the 20th century was less noticeable, moving 521 kilometers 324 miles west and 163 kilometers (101 miles) south. Almost 79 percent of the overall southerly shift occurred between 1950 and 2000.

Shifting of the mean center of the United States population (1790 – 2010)

Centre of population for United States
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Changes to the mean center of population for the U.S. (1990 – 2917)

Changes to the mean center of population for the U.S. (1990 - 2917)
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In 2017, the U.S. population center was in Wright county.

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