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Braga

Area of Braga 2,706.3 km²
Population 824,879
Male Population 397,187 (48.2%)
Female Population 427,694 (51.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +6.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  -1.9%
Median Age 39.3 years old
Male Median Age 38.1 years old
Female Median Age 40.4 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time
The district of Braga is a district in the northwest of Portugal. The district capital is the city of Braga, and it is bordered by the district of Viana do Castelo in the north, Vila Real in the east, Spain in the northeast and Porto in the south. Source: Wikipedia

Braga Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 775,427 820,511 840,697 824,879
Population Density 286.5 / km² 303.2 / km² 310.6 / km² 304.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Braga Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 1.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Braga +6.4% +0.5% -1.9%
Portugal +12.6% +4.6% +0.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Braga Median Age

Median Age: 39.3 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Braga 39.3 years 38.1 years 40.4 years
Portugal 42.1 years 40.5 years 43.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Braga Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 19,559 18,581 38,140
5-9 22,633 21,498 44,132
10-14 26,016 24,590 50,606
15-19 26,313 25,138 51,452
20-24 25,566 25,669 51,235
25-29 27,240 27,857 55,097
30-34 30,596 32,574 63,171
35-39 33,017 35,213 68,231
40-44 31,640 33,907 65,548
45-49 31,125 33,433 64,559
50-54 27,798 29,555 57,353
55-59 24,678 26,774 51,452
60-64 20,785 22,715 43,500
65-69 15,692 18,445 34,137
70-74 13,316 17,119 30,435
75-79 10,591 15,027 25,619
80-84 6,599 10,827 17,427
85 Plus 4,023 8,772 12,795
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Braga Population Density

Population Density: 304.8 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Braga 824,879 2,706.3 km² 304.8 / km²
Portugal 10.3 million 92,381 km² 111.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Braga Historical Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2015
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 37,614 n/a n/a
100 41,793 1.1% 417
200 41,793 0% 0
300 41,793 0% 0
400 41,793 0% 0
500 37,614 -1% -417
600 33,435 -1.2% -417
700 33,435 0% 0
800 33,435 0% 0
900 41,793 2.3% 835
1000 50,152 1.8% 835
1100 62,690 2.3% 1,253
1200 75,228 1.8% 1,253
1300 104,483 3.3% 2,925
1400 75,228 -3.2% -2,925
1500 104,483 3.3% 2,925
1600 167,172 4.8% 6,268
1700 167,172 0% 0
1800 259,165 4.5% 9,199
1900 432,345 5.3% 17,318
1910 460,701 6.6% 28,356
1920 458,042 -0.6% -2,659
1930 504,641 10.2% 46,599
1940 582,441 15.4% 77,800
1950 647,816 11.2% 65,375
1960 706,691 9.1% 58,875
1970 724,626 2.5% 17,935
1990 820,511 6.4% 47,942
2000 840,697 2.5% 20,186
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

Braga CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Braga 4,985,192 t 6.04 t 1,842 t/km²
Portugal 63,778,007 t 6.19 t 690.4 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

Braga Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1940 to 2003)

Average Temp
15.4°C
59.7°F
Average High
19.9°C
67.8°F
Average Low
10.9°C
51.7°F
   Record High Temperature
34.7°C
94.5°F
   Record Low Temperature
2.6°C
36.7°F
   Average Precipitation
117.0 mm
4.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
11.5 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
Flood High (7)
Earthquake Medium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Portugal

Place Area Population Population Density
Aveiro 2,800.6 km² 688,638 245.9 / km²
Beja 10,262.3 km² 145,711 14.2 / km²
Braganza District 6,587.5 km² 128,946 19.6 / km²
Castelo Branco 6,625.3 km² 187,450 28.3 / km²
Coimbra 3,973.8 km² 415,448 104.5 / km²
Faro 4,995.5 km² 461,424 92.4 / km²
Guarda 5,534 km² 150,775 27.2 / km²
Ilha Terceira 400.7 km² 52,545 131.1 / km²
Ilha da Graciosa 60.9 km² 4,100 67.4 / km²
Ilha da Madeira 763.4 km² 252,269 330.5 / km²
Ilha das Flores 141.3 km² 3,740 26.5 / km²
Ilha de Porto Santo 42 km² 4,995 118.9 / km²
Ilha de Santa Maria 97.1 km² 5,436 56.0 / km²
Ilha de São Jorge 243.8 km² 8,207 33.7 / km²
Ilha de São Miguel 745.1 km² 130,558 175.2 / km²
Ilha do Corvo 17.1 km² 335 19.5 / km²
Ilha do Faial 173.2 km² 14,093 81.4 / km²
Ilha do Pico 445 km² 12,984 29.2 / km²
Leiria 3,505.8 km² 462,767 132.0 / km²
Lisboa 2,889.8 km² 2.2 million 771.7 / km²
Portalegre 6,080.8 km² 112,473 18.5 / km²
Porto 2,332.9 km² 1.8 million 759.4 / km²
Santarém 6,718 km² 442,196 65.8 / km²
Setúbal District 5,307.8 km² 856,419 161.4 / km²
Viana do Castelo 2,218.9 km² 237,387 107.0 / km²
Vila Real 4,308.6 km² 196,532 45.6 / km²
Viseu 5,008.4 km² 364,156 72.7 / km²
Évora 7,394.1 km² 160,457 21.7 / km²
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