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County Galway, IE

Area of County Galway, IE 6,156.1 km²
Population 252,084
Male Population 125,547 (49.8%)
Female Population 126,536 (50.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +54.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +22.5%
Median Age 34.7 years old
Male Median Age 34.4 years old
Female Median Age 35 years old
Timezone Greenwich Mean Time

County Galway, IE Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 163,462 188,201 205,754 252,084
Population Density 26.6 / km² 30.6 / km² 33.4 / km² 40.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Galway Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 22.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
County Galway, IE +54.2% +33.9% +22.5%
Ireland +47.8% +31.9% +22.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

County Galway, IE Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 9,633 9,231 18,864
5-9 8,889 8,397 17,286
10-14 8,148 7,724 15,872
15-19 8,144 7,837 15,981
20-24 8,670 8,918 17,588
25-29 9,690 10,282 19,972
30-34 10,911 10,970 21,881
35-39 9,953 10,256 20,210
40-44 9,116 8,962 18,079
45-49 8,163 8,165 16,329
50-54 7,517 7,531 15,048
55-59 6,853 6,755 13,608
60-64 6,051 5,824 11,875
65-69 4,844 4,664 9,508
70-74 3,553 3,449 7,003
75-79 2,649 2,902 5,552
80-84 1,625 2,287 3,912
85 Plus 1,139 2,383 3,522
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

County Galway, IE Population Density

Population Density: 40.9 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
County Galway, IE 252,084 6,156.1 km² 40.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

County Galway, IE Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1975 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1990 188,201 n/a n/a
2000 205,754 9.3% 17,553
2020 265,694 13.6% 29,970
2030 287,335 8.1% 21,641
2040 306,894 6.8% 19,559
2050 324,251 5.7% 17,357
2060 336,538 3.8% 12,287
2070 343,601 2.1% 7,063
2080 347,241 1.1% 3,640
2090 348,036 0.2% 795
2100 345,555 -0.7% -2,481
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

County Galway, IE CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
County Galway, IE 2,321,195 t 9.21 t 377.1 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

Galway Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1861 to 2009)

Average Temp
11.2°C
52.2°F
Average High
15.5°C
59.9°F
Average Low
7.0°C
44.6°F
   Record High Temperature
26.7°C
80.1°F
   Record Low Temperature
-2.3°C
27.9°F
   Average Precipitation
64.9 mm
2.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
15.5 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.

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Carlow 894.6 km² 55,725 62.3 / km²
Cavan 1,943.4 km² 78,555 40.4 / km²
Clare 3,452.8 km² 116,136 33.6 / km²
Cork 7,554.7 km² 525,507 69.6 / km²
County Dublin 940.7 km² 1.3 million 1,373 / km²
Donegal 5,190.2 km² 164,156 31.6 / km²
Kerry 4,803.2 km² 141,258 29.4 / km²
Kildare 1,690.7 km² 220,616 130.5 / km²
Kilkenny 2,067.3 km² 97,305 47.1 / km²
Laois 1,725.7 km² 90,354 52.4 / km²
Leitrim 1,585.3 km² 32,400 20.4 / km²
Limerick 2,777.2 km² 190,645 68.6 / km²
Longford 1,088.1 km² 41,399 38.0 / km²
Louth 849.8 km² 125,437 147.6 / km²
Mayo 5,679.7 km² 127,635 22.5 / km²
Meath 2,332.2 km² 195,274 83.7 / km²
Monaghan 1,291.8 km² 61,147 47.3 / km²
Offaly 2,006.1 km² 78,293 39.0 / km²
Roscommon 2,555.6 km² 69,225 27.1 / km²
Sligo 1,888.2 km² 65,437 34.7 / km²
Tipperary County 4,282.4 km² 157,524 36.8 / km²
Waterford 1,919.3 km² 115,655 60.3 / km²
Westmeath 1,832.5 km² 84,156 45.9 / km²
Wexford 2,416.8 km² 149,285 61.8 / km²
Wicklow 2,022.9 km² 141,604 70.0 / km²
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