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Population Density?
« on: May 01, 2022, 01:02:26 PM »
So 3000 guardsmen 1500 marines crew of predator tops it over to 5000
The spire is 10000 feet high 250 hobbles 236 are occupied
2 miles across each
Habble Landing has 2 times the population of most Habbles and 70% of the Habbles trade goes through it at some point, cause hiring a windlass is cheaper than using the central spiral which has taxes by each Habble.

Can anyone do the maths of the total population of the spire?

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Re: Population Density?
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2022, 09:22:47 AM »
Assuming that Spire Albion represents a civilized world and a - more or less - democracy, they'd have roughly the UN recommended police to population ratio, which is 1 to 450, so 3000*450=1,350,000 people. Averaging 5700 per habble. Habble Morning, being the capital, is expected to at least double that, if not more, so roughly 12,000. Double again for habble Landing, being the center of trade, you get 24,000 people.
most authoritarian countries have more than that though. About 1:200 or even 1:120. That would leave the population at about 360,000-600,000 citizens.*



*Above statistics does not include cats.
« Last Edit: May 02, 2022, 09:24:27 AM by Fcrate »
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Re: Population Density?
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2022, 07:26:14 PM »
Assuming that Spire Albion represents a civilized world and a - more or less - democracy, they'd have roughly the UN recommended police to population ratio, which is 1 to 450, so 3000*450=1,350,000 people. Averaging 5700 per habble. Habble Morning, being the capital, is expected to at least double that, if not more, so roughly 12,000. Double again for habble Landing, being the center of trade, you get 24,000 people.
most authoritarian countries have more than that though. About 1:200 or even 1:120. That would leave the population at about 360,000-600,000 citizens.*



*Above statistics does not include cats.

Thanks. Knew some maths whiz could work it out. Numbers fit with each Habble being a small town.

I'd forgotten about the cats as well, but lets assume each populated Habble belongs to one cat colony or house. Equal to that of Rowls.

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Re: Population Density?
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2022, 03:22:50 PM »
I asked the same question somewhere else and got this response.

"Would need assumptions about population density
And things like what percentage is given to things like vatteries
But that would be 741 square miles
Or half of long island
New Jersey is the most densely populated state and that rate would put ~1 million residents in the spire
DC might be a better analog for population density as it's a metro area and that would give a population of 8 million"

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Re: Population Density?
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2022, 06:25:41 PM »
1 million sounds about right, and there's still a lot of unused space in the Spire. Most of it is in fact, unused.
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