PopMap is an interactive information and decision support tool for population activities. It combines graphics, spreadsheets and mapping with an integrated geographical database, making it deal for planning and administration of population activities with an important geographical or logistical context. PopMap facilitates geographical expression of population and other indicators. It can also be used to show regional disparities. PopMap integrates some capabilities of database management systems such as selective retrieval, fast storing through a spreadsheet interface and operations on multiple data attributes into a system designed for the display and analysis of geographical data. Each application can have up to four levels of administrative and geographical hierarchy. The software is user friendly and does not require computer-programming skills. The software comes along with the manual, which get started and explains the features 0 the software with demonstration and procedural instructions. The software is developed under the project `Computer Software and Support for Population Activities which is funded by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and executed by the United Nations Statistics Division with the main aim to promote strengthening and enhancing national capability in developing countries. The software can easily be run on any computer with at least 550-KB free memory.
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Projected Population (5 to 18 year)