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Cortés

Area of Cortés 4,002.6 km²
Population 1.5 million
Male Population 730,490 (48.1%)
Female Population 789,749 (51.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +183.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +33%
Median Age 22.2 years old
Male Median Age 21.5 years old
Female Median Age 22.9 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time
Cortés is one of the 18 departments into which Honduras is divided. The department covers a total surface area of 3,954 km² and, in 2015, had an estimated population of 1,612,762 people, making it the most populous department in Honduras. Source: Wikipedia

Cortés Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 535,857 878,277 1,142,901 1,520,236
Population Density 133.9 / km² 219.4 / km² 285.5 / km² 379.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Cortés Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 33% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Cortés +183.7% +73.1% +33%
Honduras +159.6% +64.6% +29.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Cortés Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 87,646 84,598 172,245
5-9 87,179 82,874 170,054
10-14 85,807 84,676 170,483
15-19 82,486 90,606 173,093
20-24 75,545 89,923 165,469
25-29 62,383 75,264 137,647
30-34 53,623 63,339 116,963
35-39 44,905 52,465 97,370
40-44 36,840 39,970 76,810
45-49 27,849 30,364 58,213
50-54 24,581 26,683 51,264
55-59 16,679 18,146 34,825
60-64 14,711 16,247 30,959
65-69 10,149 11,730 21,880
70-74 8,124 8,801 16,925
75-79 5,854 6,184 12,039
80-84 3,436 4,152 7,588
85 Plus 2,692 3,728 6,420
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Cortés Population Density

Population Density: 379.8 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Cortés 1.5 million 4,002.6 km² 379.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Cortés Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1880 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1900 35,571 n/a n/a
1910 38,317 7.7% 2,746
1920 58,045 51.5% 19,728
1930 93,942 61.8% 35,897
1940 140,507 49.6% 46,565
1950 218,083 55.2% 77,576
1960 337,759 54.9% 119,676
1970 359,272 6.4% 21,513
1990 878,277 56.4% 259,502
2000 1,142,901 30.1% 264,624
2020 1,638,691 19.7% 247,895
2030 1,854,390 13.2% 215,699
2040 2,041,097 10.1% 186,707
2050 2,188,821 7.2% 147,724
2060 2,297,889 5% 109,068
2070 2,371,071 3.2% 73,182
2080 2,411,331 1.7% 40,260
2090 2,423,699 0.5% 12,368
2100 2,414,456 -0.4% -9,243
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

Cortés CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Cortés 2,469,488 t 1.62 t 617 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

Cortés Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1957 to 2020)

Average Temp
28.2°C
82.7°F
Average High
34.0°C
93.2°F
Average Low
22.6°C
72.6°F
   Record High Temperature
37.8°C
100.0°F
   Record Low Temperature
17.0°C
62.6°F
   Average Precipitation
41.1 mm
1.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
5.2 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)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake Medium (6)
* 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
Colón 8,277.8 km² 296,346 35.8 / km²
Comayagua 5,071.9 km² 485,912 95.8 / km²
Copán 3,245 km² 364,725 112.4 / 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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