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Cauca

Area of Cauca 30,824.8 km²
Population 1.4 million
Male Population 710,428 (50.7%)
Female Population 691,483 (49.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +102.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +17.1%
Median Age 23.1 years old
Male Median Age 22.8 years old
Female Median Age 23.5 years old
Timezone Colombia Standard Time
Cauca Department is a Department of Colombia. Located in the southwestern part of the country, facing the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Valle del Cauca Department to the north, Tolima Department to the northeast, Huila Department to the east, and Nariño Department to the south. Source: Wikipedia

Cauca Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 693,465 1,006,698 1,197,158 1,401,911
Population Density 22.5 / km² 32.7 / km² 38.8 / km² 45.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Cauca Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 17.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Cauca +102.2% +39.3% +17.1%
Colombia +94.7% +40.7% +19.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Cauca Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 78,935 75,957 154,892
5-9 83,564 80,432 163,996
10-14 82,322 78,293 160,615
15-19 72,758 68,059 140,817
20-24 66,839 61,114 127,953
25-29 57,763 54,684 112,448
30-34 46,623 46,214 92,838
35-39 43,044 43,633 86,678
40-44 38,777 39,975 78,753
45-49 33,162 34,195 67,358
50-54 27,870 27,991 55,861
55-59 23,193 23,112 46,306
60-64 18,630 18,689 37,319
65-69 16,059 16,649 32,708
70-74 12,474 13,198 25,672
75-79 8,416 9,289 17,705
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Cauca Population Density

Population Density: 45.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Cauca 1.4 million 30,824.8 km² 45.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Cauca Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1730 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 40,528 n/a n/a
1900 116,419 11.1% 7,589
1910 142,119 22.1% 25,700
1920 180,237 26.8% 38,118
1930 229,179 27.2% 48,942
1940 265,223 15.7% 36,044
1950 346,364 30.6% 81,141
1960 461,331 33.2% 114,967
1970 613,982 33.1% 152,651
1990 1,006,698 28% 196,358
2000 1,197,158 18.9% 190,460
2020 1,480,943 11.2% 141,892
2030 1,612,479 8.9% 131,536
2040 1,708,068 5.9% 95,589
2050 1,768,507 3.5% 60,439
2060 1,793,043 1.4% 24,536
2070 1,787,444 -0.3% -5,599
2080 1,756,291 -1.7% -31,153
2090 1,704,918 -2.9% -51,373
2100 1,643,066 -3.6% -61,852
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

Cauca CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Cauca 3,226,443 t 2.3 t 104.7 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 (10)
Drought Medium (4.3)
Flood High (9)
Volcano High (7)
Earthquake High (7.2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Colombia

Place Area Population Population Density
Amazonas 108,848.2 km² 92,784 0.85 / km²
Antioquia 63,066.3 km² 6.2 million 98.7 / km²
Arauca 23,792.3 km² 333,652 14.0 / km²
Atlántico 3,325.1 km² 2.4 million 735.2 / km²
Bolívar 26,681 km² 2.3 million 84.7 / km²
Boyacá 23,174.9 km² 1.2 million 52.5 / km²
Caldas 7,437.1 km² 903,536 121.5 / km²
Caquetá 89,882.8 km² 496,472 5.52 / km²
Casanare 44,280.8 km² 509,433 11.5 / km²
Cesar 22,447.5 km² 973,170 43.4 / km²
Chocó 47,496.1 km² 507,071 10.7 / km²
Cundinamarca 22,399.5 km² 2.8 million 125.0 / km²
Córdoba 24,981.2 km² 1.8 million 72.6 / km²
Guainía 70,609.3 km² 69,511 0.98 / km²
Guaviare 55,443.5 km² 129,390 2.33 / km²
Huila 18,543.4 km² 1.1 million 61.4 / km²
La Guajira 20,647.5 km² 984,866 47.7 / km²
Magdalena 23,121 km² 1.3 million 54.8 / km²
Meta 85,369.6 km² 933,051 10.9 / km²
Nariño 30,602.6 km² 1.7 million 54.2 / km²
Norte de Santander 21,912.8 km² 1.3 million 58.2 / km²
Putumayo 25,768.8 km² 397,647 15.4 / km²
Quindío 1,922.3 km² 560,352 291.5 / km²
Risaralda 3,949.3 km² 925,312 234.3 / km²
San Andrés y Providencia 48.8 km² 74,816 1,532 / km²
Santafe De Bogota D.c. 1,632.1 km² 7.9 million 4,817 / km²
Santander 30,580.1 km² 2.1 million 69.0 / km²
Sucre 10,640.3 km² 806,839 75.8 / km²
Tolima 24,006.4 km² 1.4 million 58.4 / km²
Valle del Cauca 20,815.5 km² 4.4 million 213.7 / km²
Vaupés 53,186 km² 60,453 1.14 / km²
Vichada 99,412.3 km² 70,717 0.71 / km²
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