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Arauca

Area of Arauca 23,792.3 km²
Population 333,652
Male Population 168,844 (50.6%)
Female Population 164,807 (49.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +336.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +58.3%
Median Age 20 years old
Male Median Age 19.9 years old
Female Median Age 20.2 years old
Timezone Colombia Standard Time
Arauca Department is a department of Colombia located in the extreme north of the Orinoco Basin of Colombia, bordering Venezuela. Source: Wikipedia

Arauca Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 76,447 147,574 210,803 333,652
Population Density 3.21 / km² 6.2 / km² 8.86 / km² 14.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Arauca Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 58.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Arauca +336.4% +126.1% +58.3%
Colombia +94.7% +40.7% +19.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Arauca Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 25,132 24,277 49,409
5-9 22,217 21,613 43,830
10-14 20,017 19,733 39,750
15-19 17,234 16,088 33,323
20-24 15,279 14,272 29,552
25-29 12,613 12,270 24,883
30-34 11,187 11,629 22,817
35-39 9,736 10,678 20,415
40-44 8,822 9,187 18,010
45-49 7,406 7,174 14,580
50-54 5,543 4,893 10,436
55-59 4,246 3,958 8,205
60-64 3,251 3,056 6,308
65-69 2,871 2,756 5,628
70-74 2,057 2,051 4,109
75-79 1,227 1,166 2,393
80-84 3 3 6
85 Plus 2 2 5
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Arauca Population Density

Population Density: 14.0 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Arauca 333,652 23,792.3 km² 14.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Arauca Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1860 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1900 12,502 n/a n/a
1910 15,313 22.5% 2,811
1920 19,460 27.1% 4,147
1930 24,825 27.6% 5,365
1940 28,927 16.5% 4,102
1950 37,874 30.9% 8,947
1960 50,630 33.7% 12,756
1970 67,620 33.6% 16,990
1990 147,574 47.7% 39,977
2000 210,803 42.8% 63,229
2020 354,132 29.6% 71,664
2030 388,802 9.8% 34,670
2040 414,011 6.5% 25,209
2050 430,109 3.9% 16,098
2060 436,529 1.5% 6,420
2070 434,769 -0.4% -1,760
2080 426,302 -1.9% -8,467
2090 413,442 -3% -12,860
2100 397,427 -3.9% -16,015
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Arauca CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Arauca 813,890 t 2.44 t 34.2 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Arauca Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1976 to 2020)

Average Low
22.6°C
72.7°F
   Record Low Temperature
21.0°C
69.8°F
   Average Precipitation
249.9 mm
9.8 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
17.4 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (8)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake Medium (4.7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Arauca

Other places in Colombia

Place Area Population Population Density
Amazonas 108,848.2 km² 92,784 0.85 / km²
Antioquia 63,066.3 km² 6.2 million 98.7 / km²
Atlántico 3,325.1 km² 2.4 million 735.2 / km²
Bolívar 26,681 km² 2.3 million 84.7 / km²
Boyacá 23,174.9 km² 1.2 million 52.5 / km²
Caldas 7,437.1 km² 903,536 121.5 / km²
Caquetá 89,882.8 km² 496,472 5.52 / km²
Casanare 44,280.8 km² 509,433 11.5 / km²
Cauca 30,824.8 km² 1.4 million 45.5 / km²
Cesar 22,447.5 km² 973,170 43.4 / km²
Chocó 47,496.1 km² 507,071 10.7 / km²
Cundinamarca 22,399.5 km² 2.8 million 125.0 / km²
Córdoba 24,981.2 km² 1.8 million 72.6 / km²
Guainía 70,609.3 km² 69,511 0.98 / km²
Guaviare 55,443.5 km² 129,390 2.33 / km²
Huila 18,543.4 km² 1.1 million 61.4 / km²
La Guajira 20,647.5 km² 984,866 47.7 / km²
Magdalena 23,121 km² 1.3 million 54.8 / km²
Meta 85,369.6 km² 933,051 10.9 / km²
Nariño 30,602.6 km² 1.7 million 54.2 / km²
Norte de Santander 21,912.8 km² 1.3 million 58.2 / km²
Putumayo 25,768.8 km² 397,647 15.4 / km²
Quindío 1,922.3 km² 560,352 291.5 / km²
Risaralda 3,949.3 km² 925,312 234.3 / km²
San Andrés y Providencia 48.8 km² 74,816 1,532 / km²
Santafe De Bogota D.c. 1,632.1 km² 7.9 million 4,817 / km²
Santander 30,580.1 km² 2.1 million 69.0 / km²
Sucre 10,640.3 km² 806,839 75.8 / km²
Tolima 24,006.4 km² 1.4 million 58.4 / km²
Valle del Cauca 20,815.5 km² 4.4 million 213.7 / km²
Vaupés 53,186 km² 60,453 1.14 / km²
Vichada 99,412.3 km² 70,717 0.71 / km²
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