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Chalatenango

Area of Chalatenango 2,036.5 km²
Population 215,494
Male Population 103,250 (47.9%)
Female Population 112,244 (52.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +43.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +5.4%
Median Age 20.9 years old
Male Median Age 19.4 years old
Female Median Age 22.3 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time

Chalatenango Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 149,707 188,189 204,527 215,494
Population Density 73.5 / km² 92.4 / km² 100.4 / km² 105.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Chalatenango Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 5.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Chalatenango +43.9% +14.5% +5.4%
El Salvador +48.4% +17% +5.6%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Chalatenango Median Age

Median Age: 20.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Chalatenango 20.9 years 19.4 years 22.3 years
El Salvador 23.3 years 21.5 years 24.9 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Chalatenango Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 10,027 9,838 19,865
5-9 14,199 13,509 27,708
10-14 16,148 15,337 31,486
15-19 12,838 13,274 26,113
20-24 7,552 8,973 16,526
25-29 6,262 7,782 14,044
30-34 5,360 7,267 12,627
35-39 5,105 6,439 11,544
40-44 4,338 5,686 10,024
45-49 4,028 4,928 8,957
50-54 3,716 4,280 7,997
55-59 3,230 3,720 6,950
60-64 2,725 3,277 6,003
65-69 2,479 2,590 5,070
70-74 1,995 2,038 4,033
75-79 1,575 1,561 3,136
80-84 925 913 1,838
85 Plus 748 833 1,581
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Chalatenango Population Density

Population Density: 105.8 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Chalatenango 215,494 2,036.5 km² 105.8 / km²
El Salvador 6.1 million 20,764 km² 294.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Chalatenango Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1100 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1100 4,491 n/a n/a
1200 5,229 1.5% 73
1300 6,115 1.6% 88
1400 7,186 1.6% 107
1500 8,482 1.7% 129
1600 5,186 -4.8% -329
1700 4,495 -1.4% -69
1800 7,457 5.2% 296
1900 27,817 14.1% 2,036
1910 39,702 42.7% 11,885
1920 66,369 67.2% 26,667
1930 64,641 -2.6% -1,728
1940 82,694 27.9% 18,053
1950 96,047 16.1% 13,353
1960 110,136 14.7% 14,089
1970 139,610 26.8% 29,474
1990 188,189 16.1% 24,289
2000 204,527 8.7% 16,338
2020 216,047 2.8% 5,760
2030 209,938 -2.8% -6,109
2040 199,819 -4.8% -10,119
2050 186,587 -6.6% -13,232
2060 171,987 -7.8% -14,600
2070 158,717 -7.7% -13,270
2080 147,041 -7.4% -11,676
2090 136,993 -6.8% -10,048
2100 128,588 -6.1% -8,405
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

Chalatenango CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Chalatenango 344,336 t 1.6 t 169.1 t/km²
El Salvador 10,087,600 t 1.65 t 485.8 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 (9)
Flood High (9)
Volcano Medium (5)
Earthquake High (7.1)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in El Salvador

Place Area Population Population Density
Ahuachapán 1,187.9 km² 347,787 292.8 / km²
Cabañas 1,087.3 km² 152,671 140.4 / km²
Cuscatlán 684.3 km² 260,283 380.4 / km²
La Libertad 1,655.5 km² 756,584 457.0 / km²
La Paz 1,272 km² 341,183 268.2 / km²
La Unión 1,984.5 km² 224,170 113.0 / km²
Morazán 1,315.3 km² 183,834 139.8 / km²
San Miguel 2,104.4 km² 448,917 213.3 / km²
San Salvador 860 km² 1.6 million 1,912 / km²
San Vicente 1,226.1 km² 169,612 138.3 / km²
Santa Ana 2,034.1 km² 551,789 271.3 / km²
Sonsonate 1,219.9 km² 479,917 393.4 / km²
Usulután 2,096.1 km² 355,720 169.7 / km²
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