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Colón

Area of Colón 8,277.8 km²
Population 296,346
Male Population 145,100 (49%)
Female Population 151,246 (51%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +142.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +26.9%
Median Age 19.5 years old
Male Median Age 18.8 years old
Female Median Age 20.1 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time
Colón is one of the 18 departments into which Honduras is divided. It was created in 1881. Source: Wikipedia

Colón Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 122,332 186,007 233,453 296,346
Population Density 14.8 / km² 22.5 / km² 28.2 / km² 35.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Colón Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 26.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Colón +142.2% +59.3% +26.9%
Honduras +159.6% +64.6% +29.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Colón Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 19,453 19,073 38,527
5-9 18,952 17,969 36,921
10-14 19,706 19,156 38,862
15-19 18,875 19,179 38,055
20-24 13,768 15,396 29,164
25-29 9,881 11,774 21,655
30-34 8,293 9,560 17,853
35-39 6,803 8,153 14,956
40-44 6,155 6,692 12,847
45-49 4,758 5,332 10,090
50-54 4,664 4,891 9,556
55-59 3,528 3,699 7,227
60-64 3,234 3,301 6,536
65-69 2,276 2,267 4,543
70-74 1,827 1,793 3,620
75-79 1,368 1,398 2,766
80-84 840 865 1,706
85 Plus 720 750 1,470
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Colón Population Density

Population Density: 35.8 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Colón 296,346 8,277.8 km² 35.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Colón Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1830 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1900 18,068 n/a n/a
1910 19,468 7.7% 1,400
1920 27,342 40.4% 7,874
1930 55,370 102.5% 28,028
1940 51,948 -6.2% -3,422
1950 66,700 28.4% 14,752
1960 78,591 17.8% 11,891
1970 80,985 3% 2,394
1990 186,007 51.6% 52,511
2000 233,453 25.5% 47,446
2020 320,340 17.1% 43,443
2030 359,927 12.4% 39,587
2040 390,614 8.5% 30,687
2050 411,151 5.3% 20,537
2060 422,770 2.8% 11,619
2070 426,940 1% 4,170
2080 424,931 -0.5% -2,009
2090 418,151 -1.6% -6,780
2100 408,204 -2.4% -9,947
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

Colón CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Colón 390,986 t 1.32 t 47.2 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

Colón Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data

Average Temp
28.4°C
83.2°F
Average High
31.7°C
89.1°F
Average Low
25.1°C
77.2°F
   Record High Temperature
35.6°C
96.1°F
   Record Low Temperature
22.2°C
72.0°F
   Average Precipitation
76.3 mm
3.0 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
9.0 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
Landslide High (7)
Cyclone Medium (5)
Drought Medium (2.1)
Flood High (9)
Earthquake Medium (4.5)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Honduras

Place Area Population Population Density
Atlántida 4,379.2 km² 420,819 96.1 / km²
Bay Islands 231.5 km² 55,524 239.8 / km²
Choluteca 4,389.7 km² 412,511 94.0 / km²
Comayagua 5,071.9 km² 485,912 95.8 / km²
Copán 3,245 km² 364,725 112.4 / km²
Cortés 4,002.6 km² 1.5 million 379.8 / km²
El Paraíso 7,363.4 km² 429,792 58.4 / km²
Francisco Morazán 8,594.1 km² 1.5 million 170.9 / km²
Gracias a Dios 17,055.7 km² 82,474 4.84 / km²
Intibucá 3,128.1 km² 222,210 71.0 / km²
La Paz 2,588.8 km² 191,270 73.9 / km²
Lempira 4,286.2 km² 310,704 72.5 / km²
Ocotepeque 1,636.5 km² 139,632 85.3 / km²
Olancho 24,044.9 km² 504,437 21.0 / km²
Santa Bárbara 5,016.8 km² 407,712 81.3 / km²
Valle 1,618.8 km² 165,438 102.2 / km²
Yoro 7,794.7 km² 550,276 70.6 / km²
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