Phnom Penh Population vs Conflicts

Population Data Sources:

1866: ?
Source: ?

1890: 900
Source: Still looking for where I read this…

1911: 30,000
Source: Source: ‘The South-East Asian Water-bound Tradition versus a Colonial Earth-bound Society the case of Phnom Penh, Cambodia’Helen Grant Ross

1926: 76,000
Source: Pavie, Auguste, 1879-1895, Mission Exploration Work Vol 1 of the Indochina papers, 

1953: 300,000
Source: ‘The South-East Asian Water-bound Tradition versus a Colonial Earth-bound Society the case of Phnom Penh, Cambodia’Helen Grant Ross

1962: 393,995
Source: Census figured quoted in the Mekong Committee Handbook of Statistics and the Atlas of Physical, Economic and Social Indicators of the Mekong, 1970

1966: 550,000
Source: Area Handbook for Cambodia, US Government Pamphlet 550.50, October 1968, p. 33.

1970: 1,000,000
Source: ‘The South-East Asian Water-bound Tradition versus a Colonial Earth-bound Society the case of Phnom Penh, Cambodia’Helen Grant Ross

1974/5: 1.2-2,000,000
Source: Estimates by UNICEF in 1975, including refugee populations

1975-1979: 50,000
Source: Rough estimate from Year Zero, Brother Number One and Phnom Penh: A Cultural History

1987: 584,000
Source: Kampuchea Needs Assessment Study (for UNDP), August 1989

1992: 667,814
Source: UNCHS Needs Assessment Mission, May 1992.

1998: 1,000,000
Source: UNFPA Cambodia population census, 1998 (estimated population in actual urban areas).

2004: 1.38 Million
Source: JICA report, October 2006

2007: 1,466,000
Source: http://www.nationsonline.org

2008: 1,325,681
Source: General Population Census of Cambodia 2008, National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Planning Phnom Penh

2009: 1,519,000
Source: UN Country Profile

2009: 14% (2 million) of Cambodia’s population
Source: WWF Mega-Stress for Mega-Cities: A Climate Vulnerability Ranking of Major Coastal Cities in Asia

2010: 1,573,544
Source: http://www.geonames.org/

2010: 2,234,566
Source: Wikipedia which cites: http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/map/google_map_Phnom_Penh.htm

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