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Gorj

Area of Gorj 5,572.9 km²
Population 302,010
Male Population 149,192 (49.4%)
Female Population 152,818 (50.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  -31.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  -25%
Median Age 40 years old
Male Median Age 38.8 years old
Female Median Age 41.1 years old
Timezone Eastern European Summer Time

Gorj Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 439,807 447,854 402,898 302,010
Population Density 78.9 / km² 80.4 / km² 72.3 / km² 54.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Gorj Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 25% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Gorj -31.3% -32.6% -25%
Romania -10% -16.9% -11.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Gorj Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 7,001 6,651 13,652
5-9 8,165 7,689 15,854
10-14 9,410 8,684 18,095
15-19 9,770 9,176 18,946
20-24 10,032 8,947 18,980
25-29 9,727 9,194 18,921
30-34 11,285 10,913 22,199
35-39 12,151 11,782 23,933
40-44 15,329 14,769 30,098
45-49 9,069 8,531 17,600
50-54 10,776 10,095 20,872
55-59 9,822 10,140 19,962
60-64 8,106 9,269 17,375
65-69 5,542 6,721 12,263
70-74 5,453 7,378 12,832
75-79 4,305 6,696 11,002
80-84 2,212 3,862 6,075
85 Plus 1,038 2,322 3,361
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Gorj Population Density

Population Density: 54.2 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Gorj 302,010 5,572.9 km² 54.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Gorj Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 19,347 n/a n/a
100 19,347 0% 0
200 19,347 0% 0
300 16,929 -1.3% -241
400 14,510 -1.5% -241
500 13,301 -0.9% -120
600 12,092 -0.9% -120
700 13,301 1% 120
800 14,510 0.9% 120
900 16,929 1.6% 241
1000 19,347 1.3% 241
1100 21,765 1.2% 241
1200 24,184 1.1% 241
1300 36,275 4.1% 1,209
1400 30,230 -1.8% -604
1500 48,367 4.8% 1,813
1600 48,367 0% 0
1700 60,459 2.3% 1,209
1800 133,145 8.2% 7,268
1900 259,679 6.9% 12,653
1910 279,594 7.7% 19,915
1920 290,180 3.8% 10,586
1930 335,103 15.5% 44,923
1940 353,828 5.6% 18,725
1950 373,369 5.5% 19,541
1960 392,393 5.1% 19,024
1970 415,801 6% 23,408
1990 447,854 3.8% 16,026
2000 402,898 -10% -44,956
2020 293,237 -14.7% -54,830
2030 275,368 -6.1% -17,869
2040 257,091 -6.6% -18,277
2050 237,796 -7.5% -19,295
2060 216,705 -8.9% -21,091
2070 194,869 -10.1% -21,836
2080 175,086 -10.2% -19,783
2090 159,103 -9.1% -15,983
2100 146,371 -8% -12,732
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

Gorj CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Gorj 1,370,848 t 4.54 t 246 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

Gorj Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1899 to 2000)

Average Temp
15.9°C
60.6°F
Average High
22.6°C
72.7°F
Average Low
9.1°C
48.4°F
   Record High Temperature
37.5°C
99.5°F
   Record Low Temperature
-6.5°C
20.3°F
   Average Precipitation
82.2 mm
3.2 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
11.5 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, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide Medium (6)
Flood High (7)
Earthquake Medium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and Norwegian Geotechnical Institute - NGI. 2005. Global Landslide Hazard Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4P848VZ.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

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Arad 7,742.8 km² 388,774 50.2 / km²
Arges 6,824.1 km² 554,554 81.3 / km²
Bacau 6,625.5 km² 541,674 81.8 / km²
Bihor 7,536.7 km² 525,746 69.8 / km²
Bistrita-Nasaud 5,359.9 km² 257,065 48.0 / km²
Botosani 4,984.3 km² 362,310 72.7 / km²
Braila 4,765.5 km² 281,441 59.1 / km²
Brasov 5,363.6 km² 496,806 92.6 / km²
Bucharest 240.5 km² 1.7 million 7,200 / km²
Buzau 6,101.6 km² 404,028 66.2 / km²
Calarasi 5,086 km² 1.6 million 318.0 / km²
Caras-Severin 8,528.8 km² 261,874 30.7 / km²
Cluj 6,674.2 km² 638,016 95.6 / km²
Constanta 7,094.4 km² 619,587 87.3 / km²
Covasna 3,708.6 km² 190,851 51.5 / km²
Dolj 7,424.3 km² 590,223 79.5 / km²
Dâmbovita 4,057.4 km² 474,191 116.9 / km²
Galati 4,464.7 km² 470,349 105.3 / km²
Giurgiu 3,544.7 km² 267,149 75.4 / km²
Harghita 6,640.4 km² 283,358 42.7 / km²
Hunedoara 7,073.5 km² 366,135 51.8 / km²
Ialomita 4,454.6 km² 247,570 55.6 / km²
Iasi 5,476.3 km² 701,200 128.0 / km²
Ilfov 1,563.9 km² 406,634 260.0 / km²
Maramureş County 6,301.7 km² 430,031 68.2 / km²
Mehedinti 4,941.6 km² 233,202 47.2 / km²
Mures 6,708.4 km² 501,507 74.8 / km²
Neamt 5,895.9 km² 409,355 69.4 / km²
Olt 5,503.1 km² 391,305 71.1 / km²
Prahova 4,716.3 km² 686,043 145.5 / km²
Salaj 3,866.7 km² 200,282 51.8 / km²
Satu Mare 4,417.4 km² 310,238 70.2 / km²
Sibiu 5,434.6 km² 360,655 66.4 / km²
Suceava 8,552.7 km² 569,737 66.6 / km²
Teleorman 5,787.8 km² 342,534 59.2 / km²
Timis 8,687.6 km² 637,432 73.4 / km²
Tulcea 8,472.3 km² 184,876 21.8 / km²
Vaslui 5,316.3 km² 346,865 65.2 / km²
Vrancea 4,854.7 km² 299,462 61.7 / km²
Vâlcea 5,765.6 km² 331,227 57.4 / km²
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