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Belén Gualcho

Area of Belén Gualcho 156.4 km²
Population 14,858
Male Population 7,451 (50.2%)
Female Population 7,407 (49.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +124.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +20.7%
Median Age 18.8 years old
Male Median Age 18.5 years old
Female Median Age 19.1 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time

Belén Gualcho is a municipality in the Honduran department of Ocotepeque.

This small village founded in 1715 is a jewel in the middle of the Honduran mountains, located in the departament of Ocopetepeque and close to Gracias and San Sebastian to the south. The highlights of the village are the colonial Church of La Trinidad and Sunday Market where the Lenca people come to sale and get basic supplies. Source: Wikipedia

Belén Gualcho Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 6,624 10,042 12,314 14,858
Population Density 42.4 / km² 64.2 / km² 78.7 / km² 95.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Belén Gualcho Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 20.7% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Belén Gualcho +124.3% +48% +20.7%
Ocotepeque +219.7% +87.5% +40.9%
Honduras +159.6% +64.6% +29.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Belén Gualcho Median Age

Median Age: 18.8 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Belén Gualcho 18.8 years 18.5 years 19.1 years
Ocotepeque 20.9 years 20.2 years 21.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Belén Gualcho Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 964 943 1,907
5-9 1,046 989 2,036
10-14 1,096 1,087 2,184
15-19 892 843 1,735
20-24 653 680 1,333
25-29 520 512 1,033
30-34 479 486 966
35-39 417 444 861
40-44 302 301 604
45-49 226 232 459
50-54 241 255 497
55-59 167 175 342
60-64 156 134 291
65-69 93 120 213
70-74 72 76 149
75-79 68 66 134
80-84 30 34 65
85 Plus 28 29 57
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Belén Gualcho Population Density

Population Density: 95.0 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Belén Gualcho 14,858 156.4 km² 95.0 / km²
Ocotepeque 139,632 1,636.5 km² 85.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Belén Gualcho Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 400 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
400 368 n/a n/a
500 460 2.3% 9
600 575 2.3% 11
700 719 2.3% 14
800 898 2.2% 17
900 1,122 2.3% 22
1000 1,403 2.3% 28
1100 1,754 2.3% 35
1200 2,192 2.3% 43
1300 2,740 2.3% 54
1400 3,425 2.3% 68
1500 4,281 2.3% 85
1600 1,223 -11.8% -305
1700 350 -11.8% -87
1800 540 4.4% 19
1900 2,612 17.1% 207
1910 2,860 9.5% 248
1920 3,165 10.7% 305
1930 3,995 26.2% 830
1940 4,980 24.7% 985
1950 5,481 10.1% 501
1960 6,451 17.7% 970
1970 6,022 -6.7% -429
1990 10,042 29.1% 2,010
2000 12,314 22.6% 2,272
2020 15,781 13.2% 1,733
2030 17,202 9% 1,421
2040 18,161 5.6% 959
2050 18,650 2.7% 489
2060 18,758 0.6% 108
2070 18,577 -1% -181
2080 18,171 -2.2% -406
2090 17,611 -3.1% -560
2100 16,960 -3.7% -651
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

Belén Gualcho CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Belén Gualcho 19,200 t 1.29 t 122.8 t/km²
Ocotepeque 182,575 t 1.31 t 111.6 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

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (8)
Flood High (8)
Earthquake High (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Ocotepeque

Place Area Population Population Density
Antigua Ocotepeque 176.2 km² 25,631 145.5 / km²
Concepcion 117.1 km² 5,042 43.1 / km²
Dolores 41.3 km² 3,788 91.6 / km²
Fraternidad 92.5 km² 5,235 56.6 / km²
La Encarnación 36.7 km² 4,714 128.6 / km²
La Labor 103 km² 9,470 91.9 / km²
Lucerna polska 118.6 km² 5,705 48.1 / km²
Mercedes 94.7 km² 4,393 46.4 / km²
San Fernando 52.9 km² 6,813 128.8 / km²
San Francisco del Valle 106.7 km² 9,689 90.8 / km²
San Jorge 59.4 km² 4,817 81.0 / km²
San Marcos 169.2 km² 19,213 113.5 / km²
Santa Fe 68.3 km² 4,648 68.1 / km²
Sensenti 119.1 km² 11,431 96.0 / km²
Sinuapa 124.3 km² 4,190 33.7 / km²
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