Kaolack
Senegal
Most Harvested Crop in 2005
Groundnut
Poverty Headcount Ratio $1.90/day (2011 PPP) in 2011
58%
Most Acute Condition Among Children in 2011
21% Severely Stunted
Average Annual Rainfall from 1990 to 2015
761mm
About

Kaolack is a province of Senegal. As of 2011 Kaolack, Senegal had a total population of approximately 897.57k people. This represents a 71% increase from 2011 when the population of Kaolack, Senegal was approximately 523.56k.

The most widely harvested crop in Kaolack by area was Groundnut with 84.43k ha harvested with a total production value of Intl $47.85M.

Among children in Kaffrine, Senegal in 2011, 21% were severely stunted, 9% were severely stunted, 9% were severely underweight, 5% were severely underweight, 3% were severely wasted, and 1% were severely wasted.

As of 2011, there were 523.02k people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 733.79k people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Kaolack, Senegal.

Agriculture

Harvested Area Versus Value of Production

Vegetables are the crop with the highest production value per area in Kaolack, with Intl $3.93k per ha.

Cowpeas are the crop with the lowest production value per area in Kaolack, with Intl $113.111365 per ha.

This means that growers of Vegetables will earn approximately 35 times more per hectare than if they grow Cowpeas.

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Water Supply for Crops

99%
Rainfed
1%
Irrigated

In 2005, 99% of the crops produced in Kaolack by harvested area were rainfed, compared to 1% irrigated.

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Climate

Rainfall by Location

From 1990 to 2015, Kaolack had average annual rainfall of 761mm across a total cropland area of 154.44k ha.

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Health

Health Conditions Among Children

21%
Severely Stunted
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Among children in Kaffrine, Senegal in 2011, 21% were severely stunted, 9% were severely stunted, 9% were severely underweight, 5% were severely underweight, 3% were severely wasted, and 1% were severely wasted.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Gender

71%
Male Stunting
63%
Female Stunting

The health condition most afflicting male and female children in 2011 in Centre, Senegal is stunting with 71% of male children affected and 63% of female children affected.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Residence

39%
Urban Stunting
73%
Rural Stunting

The health condition most afflicting urban and rural children in 2011 in Centre, Senegal is stunting with 39% of urban children affected and 73% of rural children affected.

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Poverty

Poverty Levels

523.02k
$1.90/day (2011 PPP)
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As of 2011, there were 523.02k people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 733.79k people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Kaolack, Senegal.

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Poverty Measures by Gender of Head of Household

Disposable Income
86%
Male
58%
Female

As of 2011, 86% of male headed households and 58% of female headed households in Kaolack, Senegal live below $3.10/day (2011 PPP).

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Poverty Measures by Residence

Disposable Income
50%
Urban
97%
Rural

As of 2011, 50% of people living in urban areas and 97% of people living in rural areas in Kaolack, Senegal live below $3.10/day (2011 PPP).

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