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Chiquimula

Area of Chiquimula 2,402.8 km²
Population 411,129
Male Population 197,030 (47.9%)
Female Population 214,099 (52.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +160%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +38.5%
Median Age 18.7 years old
Male Median Age 17.8 years old
Female Median Age 19.5 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time
Chiquimula is one of the 22 departments of Guatemala, in Central America. The departmental capital is also called Chiquimula. Source: Wikipedia

Chiquimula Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 158,102 233,935 296,913 411,129
Population Density 65.8 / km² 97.4 / km² 123.6 / km² 171.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Chiquimula Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 31,267 31,140 62,407
5-9 28,825 28,953 57,779
10-14 25,694 26,147 51,841
15-19 22,514 23,331 45,845
20-24 18,331 19,798 38,129
25-29 15,251 17,322 32,573
30-34 11,861 14,504 26,365
35-39 9,155 11,808 20,964
40-44 7,325 9,438 16,764
45-49 6,103 7,629 13,733
50-54 5,178 6,189 11,367
55-59 4,703 5,403 10,106
60-64 3,951 4,485 8,437
65-69 2,871 3,321 6,192
70-74 2,276 2,632 4,908
75-79 1,726 1,997 3,724
80-84 1 1 2
85 Plus 1 1 2
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Chiquimula Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 600 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
600 8,226 n/a n/a
700 8,973 0.9% 74
800 9,789 0.9% 81
900 14,683 4.1% 489
1000 19,578 2.9% 489
1100 20,883 0.6% 130
1200 22,188 0.6% 130
1300 23,493 0.6% 130
1400 24,798 0.5% 130
1500 26,103 0.5% 130
1600 19,578 -2.8% -652
1700 22,832 1.5% 325
1800 20,080 -1.3% -275
1900 42,882 7.9% 2,280
1910 47,546 10.9% 4,664
1920 52,707 10.9% 5,161
1930 58,464 10.9% 5,757
1940 72,642 24.3% 14,178
1950 103,901 43% 31,259
1960 124,219 19.6% 20,318
1970 147,096 18.4% 22,877
1990 233,935 26.1% 43,419
2000 296,913 26.9% 62,978
2020 452,806 23.5% 77,946
2030 528,249 16.7% 75,443
2040 591,706 12% 63,457
2050 642,017 8.5% 50,311
2060 678,254 5.6% 36,237
2070 704,770 3.9% 26,516
2080 720,795 2.3% 16,025
2090 726,399 0.8% 5,604
2100 723,222 -0.4% -3,177
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

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (8)
Flood High (9)
Earthquake High (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Guatemala

Place Area Population Population Density
Alta Verapaz 10,598.3 km² 1.3 million 121.3 / km²
Baja Verapaz 3,018 km² 303,250 100.5 / km²
Chimaltenango 1,864 km² 688,510 369.4 / km²
El Progreso 1,835.3 km² 175,613 95.7 / km²
Escuintla 4,506.2 km² 739,863 164.2 / km²
Guatemala 2,205.5 km² 3.4 million 1,545 / km²
Huehuetenango 7,354.7 km² 1.3 million 173.0 / km²
Izabal 8,231.2 km² 449,719 54.6 / km²
Jalapa 2,030.4 km² 357,900 176.3 / km²
Jutiapa 3,317.6 km² 473,779 142.8 / km²
Petén 35,835.9 km² 725,664 20.2 / km²
Quezaltenango 2,133.1 km² 878,686 411.9 / km²
Quiché 7,278.9 km² 1.1 million 151.0 / km²
Retalhuleu 1,701.1 km² 322,432 189.5 / km²
Sacatepéquez 536.2 km² 344,717 642.9 / km²
San Marcos 3,551.4 km² 1.1 million 317.0 / km²
Santa Rosa 3,160.7 km² 384,354 121.6 / km²
Sololá 1,167 km² 497,113 426.0 / km²
Suchitepeque 2,394.7 km² 594,184 248.1 / km²
Totonicapán 1,076.4 km² 536,920 498.8 / km²
Zacapa 2,700.2 km² 239,272 88.6 / km²
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