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Baja Verapaz

Area of Baja Verapaz 3,018 km²
Population 303,250
Male Population 145,949 (48.1%)
Female Population 157,301 (51.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +184.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +43.3%
Median Age 18.7 years old
Male Median Age 17.8 years old
Female Median Age 19.5 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time

Baja Verapaz Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 106,637 162,500 211,546 303,250
Population Density 35.3 / km² 53.8 / km² 70.1 / km² 100.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Baja Verapaz Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 23,165 22,884 46,050
5-9 21,353 21,274 42,627
10-14 19,031 19,209 38,241
15-19 16,677 17,142 33,820
20-24 13,580 14,546 28,127
25-29 11,298 12,726 24,025
30-34 8,786 10,657 19,443
35-39 6,781 8,675 15,456
40-44 5,425 6,934 12,360
45-49 4,520 5,604 10,125
50-54 3,834 4,547 8,381
55-59 3,483 3,969 7,452
60-64 2,926 3,295 6,221
65-69 2,126 2,439 4,566
70-74 1,685 1,934 3,619
75-79 1,279 1,467 2,746
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Baja Verapaz Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 900 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
900 8,604 n/a n/a
1000 11,472 2.9% 286
1100 12,237 0.6% 76
1200 13,002 0.6% 76
1300 13,767 0.6% 76
1400 14,531 0.5% 76
1500 15,296 0.5% 76
1600 11,472 -2.8% -382
1700 13,380 1.6% 190
1800 11,826 -1.2% -155
1900 25,088 7.8% 1,326
1910 27,794 10.8% 2,706
1920 30,786 10.8% 2,992
1930 34,120 10.8% 3,334
1940 42,359 24.1% 8,239
1950 60,539 42.9% 18,180
1960 76,449 26.3% 15,910
1970 97,029 26.9% 20,580
1990 162,500 29.4% 32,735
2000 211,546 30.2% 49,046
2020 331,538 25.2% 59,996
2030 381,484 15.1% 49,946
2040 422,395 10.7% 40,911
2050 453,343 7.3% 30,948
2060 474,141 4.6% 20,798
2070 488,278 3% 14,137
2080 495,415 1.5% 7,137
2090 495,723 0.1% 308
2100 490,467 -1.1% -5,256
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

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (7)
Drought High (10)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake High (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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Alta Verapaz 10,598.3 km² 1.3 million 121.3 / km²
Chimaltenango 1,864 km² 688,510 369.4 / km²
Chiquimula 2,402.8 km² 411,129 171.1 / km²
El Progreso 1,835.3 km² 175,613 95.7 / km²
Escuintla 4,506.2 km² 739,863 164.2 / km²
Guatemala 2,205.5 km² 3.4 million 1,545 / km²
Huehuetenango 7,354.7 km² 1.3 million 173.0 / km²
Izabal 8,231.2 km² 449,719 54.6 / km²
Jalapa 2,030.4 km² 357,900 176.3 / km²
Jutiapa 3,317.6 km² 473,779 142.8 / km²
Petén 35,835.9 km² 725,664 20.2 / km²
Quezaltenango 2,133.1 km² 878,686 411.9 / km²
Quiché 7,278.9 km² 1.1 million 151.0 / km²
Retalhuleu 1,701.1 km² 322,432 189.5 / km²
Sacatepéquez 536.2 km² 344,717 642.9 / km²
San Marcos 3,551.4 km² 1.1 million 317.0 / km²
Santa Rosa 3,160.7 km² 384,354 121.6 / km²
Sololá 1,167 km² 497,113 426.0 / km²
Suchitepeque 2,394.7 km² 594,184 248.1 / km²
Totonicapán 1,076.4 km² 536,920 498.8 / km²
Zacapa 2,700.2 km² 239,272 88.6 / km²
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