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Bucureşti

Area of Bucureşti 240.5 km²
Population 1.7 million
Male Population 801,263 (46.3%)
Female Population 930,150 (53.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +4.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  -12.2%
Median Age 39.4 years old
Male Median Age 37.5 years old
Female Median Age 41.1 years old
Timezone Eastern European Summer Time
Bucharest is the capital and largest city of Romania, as well as its cultural, industrial, and financial centre. Source: Wikipedia

Bucureşti Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 1,653,226 1,972,759 1,972,297 1,731,413
Population Density 6,875 / km² 8,204 / km² 8,202 / km² 7,200 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Bucharest Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 12.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Bucureşti +4.7% -12.2% -12.2%
Romania -10% -16.9% -11.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Bucureşti Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 44,362 41,715 86,078
5-9 35,766 33,470 69,236
10-14 30,745 29,188 59,933
15-19 34,171 34,597 68,769
20-24 67,300 71,885 139,185
25-29 71,788 77,012 148,800
30-34 81,880 86,560 168,441
35-39 67,967 72,723 140,690
40-44 73,673 82,907 156,581
45-49 40,349 46,603 86,952
50-54 52,154 65,311 117,465
55-59 60,889 74,181 135,070
60-64 46,222 57,774 103,996
65-69 27,526 38,269 65,796
70-74 24,761 39,402 64,163
75-79 19,632 34,767 54,400
80-84 14,113 25,720 39,833
85 Plus 7,966 18,067 26,034
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Bucureşti Population Density

Population Density: 7,200 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Bucureşti 1.7 million 240.5 km² 7,200 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Bucureşti Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1730 to 2015
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 113,237 n/a n/a
1900 396,067 13.3% 28,283
1910 445,595 12.5% 49,528
1920 482,118 8.2% 36,523
1930 579,129 20.1% 97,011
1940 790,555 36.5% 211,426
1950 1,014,642 28.3% 224,087
1960 1,256,406 23.8% 241,764
1970 1,330,992 5.9% 74,586
1990 1,972,759 21.7% 320,883
2000 1,972,297 0% -462
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

Bucureşti CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Bucureşti 10,631,396 t 6.14 t 44,213 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

Bucharest Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1895 to 2020)

Average Temp
16.7°C
62.1°F
Average High
23.6°C
74.5°F
Average Low
9.9°C
49.7°F
   Record High Temperature
36.9°C
98.4°F
   Record Low Temperature
-5.0°C
23.0°F
   Average Precipitation
68.6 mm
2.7 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
10.9 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, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Flood High (7)
Earthquake Medium (6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

Other places in Romania

Place Area Population Population Density
Alba 6,251.8 km² 304,184 48.7 / km²
Arad 7,742.8 km² 388,774 50.2 / km²
Arges 6,824.1 km² 554,554 81.3 / km²
Bacau 6,625.5 km² 541,674 81.8 / km²
Bihor 7,536.7 km² 525,746 69.8 / km²
Bistrita-Nasaud 5,359.9 km² 257,065 48.0 / km²
Botosani 4,984.3 km² 362,310 72.7 / km²
Braila 4,765.5 km² 281,441 59.1 / km²
Brasov 5,363.6 km² 496,806 92.6 / km²
Buzau 6,101.6 km² 404,028 66.2 / km²
Calarasi 5,086 km² 1.6 million 318.0 / km²
Caras-Severin 8,528.8 km² 261,874 30.7 / km²
Cluj 6,674.2 km² 638,016 95.6 / km²
Constanta 7,094.4 km² 619,587 87.3 / km²
Covasna 3,708.6 km² 190,851 51.5 / km²
Dolj 7,424.3 km² 590,223 79.5 / km²
Dâmbovita 4,057.4 km² 474,191 116.9 / km²
Galati 4,464.7 km² 470,349 105.3 / km²
Giurgiu 3,544.7 km² 267,149 75.4 / km²
Gorj 5,572.9 km² 302,010 54.2 / km²
Harghita 6,640.4 km² 283,358 42.7 / km²
Hunedoara 7,073.5 km² 366,135 51.8 / km²
Ialomita 4,454.6 km² 247,570 55.6 / km²
Iasi 5,476.3 km² 701,200 128.0 / km²
Ilfov 1,563.9 km² 406,634 260.0 / km²
Maramureş County 6,301.7 km² 430,031 68.2 / km²
Mehedinti 4,941.6 km² 233,202 47.2 / km²
Mures 6,708.4 km² 501,507 74.8 / km²
Neamt 5,895.9 km² 409,355 69.4 / km²
Olt 5,503.1 km² 391,305 71.1 / km²
Prahova 4,716.3 km² 686,043 145.5 / km²
Salaj 3,866.7 km² 200,282 51.8 / km²
Satu Mare 4,417.4 km² 310,238 70.2 / km²
Sibiu 5,434.6 km² 360,655 66.4 / km²
Suceava 8,552.7 km² 569,737 66.6 / km²
Teleorman 5,787.8 km² 342,534 59.2 / km²
Timis 8,687.6 km² 637,432 73.4 / km²
Tulcea 8,472.3 km² 184,876 21.8 / km²
Vaslui 5,316.3 km² 346,865 65.2 / km²
Vrancea 4,854.7 km² 299,462 61.7 / km²
Vâlcea 5,765.6 km² 331,227 57.4 / km²
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