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Baalbek

Area of Baalbek 2,299.4 km²
Population 302,588
Male Population 154,369 (51%)
Female Population 148,219 (49%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +144%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +64.4%
Median Age 28.2 years old
Male Median Age 29.6 years old
Female Median Age 26.8 years old
Timezone Eastern European Summer Time
Baalbek District is an administrative district in the Baalbek-Hermel Governorate of the Republic of Lebanon, having the city Baalbek as its capital. Source: Wikipedia

Baalbek Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 123,999 151,899 184,100 302,588
Population Density 53.9 / km² 66.1 / km² 80.1 / km² 131.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Baalbek Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 64.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Baalbek +144% +99.2% +64.4%
Baalbek-Hermel +119.1% +87.6% +58.9%
Lebanon +128.4% +117.1% +81.1%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Baalbek Median Age

Median Age: 28.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Baalbek 28.2 years 29.6 years 26.8 years
Baalbek-Hermel 28.2 years 29.6 years 26.8 years
Lebanon 28.2 years 29.6 years 26.8 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Baalbek Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 9,831 9,481 19,313
5-9 12,155 12,369 24,525
10-14 14,125 14,833 28,959
15-19 15,037 16,310 31,348
20-24 14,051 15,887 29,938
25-29 13,062 14,263 27,325
30-34 11,294 11,157 22,452
35-39 10,302 9,038 19,341
40-44 11,567 8,260 19,827
45-49 11,635 7,482 19,118
50-54 8,463 6,916 15,380
55-59 6,207 6,351 12,558
60-64 5,641 4,939 10,580
65-69 4,935 4,162 9,098
70-74 3,736 3,949 7,686
75-79 2,327 2,821 5,148
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Baalbek Population Density

Population Density: 131.6 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Baalbek 302,588 2,299.4 km² 131.6 / km²
Baalbek-Hermel 342,124 2,799.9 km² 122.2 / km²
Lebanon 5.7 million 10,216.1 km² 561.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Baalbek Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 27,599 n/a n/a
100 31,432 1.3% 383
200 35,798 1.3% 436
300 40,769 1.3% 497
400 36,338 -1.1% -443
500 32,388 -1.1% -395
600 28,868 -1.1% -352
700 25,730 -1.1% -313
800 22,933 -1.1% -279
900 21,584 -0.6% -134
1000 20,235 -0.6% -134
1100 21,367 0.5% 113
1200 22,499 0.5% 113
1300 23,631 0.5% 113
1400 18,886 -2.2% -474
1500 20,235 0.7% 134
1600 23,631 1.6% 339
1700 20,235 -1.5% -339
1800 15,315 -2.7% -492
1900 27,297 5.9% 1,198
1910 27,492 0.7% 195
1920 31,397 14.2% 3,905
1930 39,140 24.7% 7,743
1940 48,797 24.7% 9,657
1950 60,845 24.7% 12,048
1960 79,450 30.6% 18,605
1970 103,442 30.2% 23,992
1990 151,899 21.2% 24,228
2000 184,100 21.2% 32,201
2020 315,660 30.9% 65,780
2030 339,196 7.5% 23,536
2040 354,047 4.4% 14,851
2050 360,113 1.7% 6,066
2060 359,696 -0.1% -417
2070 352,890 -1.9% -6,806
2080 341,433 -3.2% -11,457
2090 327,366 -4.1% -14,067
2100 312,056 -4.7% -15,310
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

Baalbek CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Baalbek 1,644,212 t 5.43 t 715.1 t/km²
Baalbek-Hermel 1,866,951 t 5.46 t 666.8 t/km²
Lebanon 32,675,596 t 5.69 t 3,198 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

Baalbek Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1912 to 2020)

Average Temp
18.4°C
65.1°F
Average High
26.2°C
79.2°F
Average Low
10.8°C
51.5°F
   Record High Temperature
38.7°C
101.7°F
   Record Low Temperature
1.1°C
34.0°F
   Average Precipitation
17.3 mm
0.7 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
2.9 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 (7)
Drought High (9)
Flood High (7)
Earthquake High (6.1)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Baalbek-Hermel

Place Area Population Population Density
Hermel, Baalbek Hermel, Lebanon 500.5 km² 39,537 79.0 / km²
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