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Galápagos

Area of Galápagos 7,989.5 km²
Population 27,735
Male Population 14,335 (51.7%)
Female Population 13,400 (48.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +303.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +56.6%
Median Age 28 years old
Male Median Age 28.1 years old
Female Median Age 27.9 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time
Galápagos is a province of Ecuador in the country's Insular region, located approximately 1,000 km off the western coast of the mainland. Source: Wikipedia

Galápagos Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 6,878 12,465 17,709 27,735
Population Density 0.86 / km² 1.56 / km² 2.22 / km² 3.47 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Galápagos Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 56.6% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Galápagos +303.2% +122.5% +56.6%
Ecuador +131.1% +58.1% +27.9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Galápagos Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 1,172 1,183 2,355
5-9 1,424 1,308 2,732
10-14 1,321 1,265 2,586
15-19 1,208 1,041 2,250
20-24 1,157 1,085 2,243
25-29 1,420 1,395 2,815
30-34 1,307 1,328 2,636
35-39 1,255 1,141 2,396
40-44 1,028 972 2,000
45-49 911 796 1,708
50-54 611 600 1,212
55-59 489 405 895
60-64 371 309 680
65-69 280 236 516
70-74 160 139 299
75-79 117 109 226
80-84 58 36 94
85 Plus 46 55 101
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Galápagos Population Density

Population Density: 3.47 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Galápagos 27,735 7,989.5 km² 3.47 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Galápagos Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1830 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1900 1,496 n/a n/a
1910 1,728 15.5% 232
1920 1,913 10.7% 185
1930 2,077 8.6% 164
1940 3,106 49.5% 1,029
1950 1,945 -37.4% -1,161
1960 3,337 71.6% 1,392
1970 5,317 59.3% 1,980
1990 12,465 53.1% 3,574
2000 17,709 42.1% 5,244
2020 28,053 25.9% 5,172
2030 27,879 -0.6% -174
2040 26,610 -4.6% -1,269
2050 25,191 -5.3% -1,419
2060 23,296 -7.5% -1,895
2070 20,900 -10.3% -2,396
2080 18,908 -9.5% -1,992
2090 16,959 -10.3% -1,949
2100 15,180 -10.5% -1,779
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

Galápagos CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Galápagos 91,674 t 3.31 t 11.5 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

Galápagos Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1945 to 2019)

Average Temp
24.0°C
75.2°F
Average High
29.0°C
84.2°F
Average Low
21.4°C
70.6°F
   Record High Temperature
32.1°C
89.8°F
   Record Low Temperature
19.4°C
66.9°F
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
Earthquake High (7.2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Galápagos

Other places in Ecuador

Place Area Population Population Density
Azuay 7,871.1 km² 783,329 99.5 / km²
Bolivar 3,896.7 km² 190,145 48.8 / km²
Carchi 3,777.7 km² 174,134 46.1 / km²
Cañar 3,132.4 km² 240,238 76.7 / km²
Chimborazo 5,896.9 km² 496,675 84.2 / km²
Cotopaxi 6,160.3 km² 448,746 72.8 / km²
El Oro 5,859.7 km² 653,115 111.5 / km²
Esmeraldas 16,176.5 km² 601,710 37.2 / km²
Guayas 17,583.8 km² 4.0 million 229.8 / km²
Imbabura 4,611.8 km² 435,132 94.4 / km²
Loja 11,067.8 km² 487,154 44.0 / km²
Los Rios 7,286.6 km² 870,130 119.4 / km²
Manabi 19,039.1 km² 1.5 million 78.3 / km²
Morona Santiago 23,966.6 km² 171,469 7.15 / km²
Napo 12,509.9 km² 134,736 10.8 / km²
Orellana 21,602 km² 176,254 8.16 / km²
Pastaza 29,508.2 km² 100,456 3.4 / km²
Pichincha 9,455.7 km² 2.9 million 308.1 / km²
Santa Elena 3,695 km² 353,623 95.7 / km²
Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas 3,453.5 km² 424,051 122.8 / km²
Sucumbios 18,000.6 km² 211,378 11.7 / km²
Tungurahua 3,397.6 km² 549,017 161.6 / km²
Zamora Chinchipe 10,553.9 km² 101,880 9.65 / km²
Zona No Delimitada 2,076.6 km² 54,726 26.4 / km²
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