Input data set: Historical, country-level population

Protocol relation: Protocol
Data Type: Socio-economic
Simulation rounds: ISIMIP2b

Country-level population data for the years 1861-2005.

Scenarios: histsoc
Variables: pop

Based on Hyde 3.2 database (Klein Goldewijk et al., 2010; Klein Goldewijk, 2011).

Data source


Download Instructions

For ISIMIP participants, these files are available for download on the DKRZ server using the path /ISIMIP/ISIMIP2b/InputData/population/histsoc/.

Currently they are available via an rsync facility (described here:, for which the password will be provided upon request (