World  »  Nepal  »  Gandaki  »  Gorkha

Gorkha

Area of Gorkha 3,645.8 km²
Population 236,334
Male Population 104,508 (44.2%)
Female Population 131,826 (55.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +540.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  -17.7%
Median Age 22.3 years old
Male Median Age 19.7 years old
Female Median Age 24.3 years old
Timezone Nepal Time
Gorkha District, a part of Gandaki Pradesh, is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal and connected historically with the creation of the modern Nepal and the name of the legendary Gurkha soldiers. Source: Wikipedia

Gorkha Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 36,879 190,435 286,997 236,334
Population Density 10.1 / km² 52.2 / km² 78.7 / km² 64.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Gorkha Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 17.7% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Gorkha +540.8% +24.1% -17.7%
Gandaki +634.2% +43.8% -10.3%
Nepal +115% +52% +20.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Gorkha Median Age

Median Age: 22.3 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Gorkha 22.3 years 19.7 years 24.3 years
Gandaki 22.8 years 20.5 years 24.7 years
Nepal 21.5 years 20.4 years 22.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Gorkha Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 10,762 10,461 21,223
5-9 13,008 13,170 26,178
10-14 16,502 17,035 33,538
15-19 12,815 15,484 28,300
20-24 5,643 11,422 17,065
25-29 4,559 9,746 14,306
30-34 4,287 8,189 12,476
35-39 4,654 8,193 12,848
40-44 5,200 7,890 13,091
45-49 5,358 7,020 12,379
50-54 5,877 6,518 12,396
55-59 4,948 5,075 10,024
60-64 4,423 4,973 9,396
65-69 3,545 3,662 7,208
70-74 2,928 2,986 5,914
75-79 0 0 0
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Gorkha Population Density

Population Density: 64.8 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Gorkha 236,334 3,645.8 km² 64.8 / km²
Gandaki 1.4 million 12,324 km² 115.0 / km²
Nepal 28.6 million 147,655.4 km² 193.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Gorkha Historical Population

Estimated Population from 600 to 2015
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
600 4,856 n/a n/a
700 5,064 0.4% 20
800 5,282 0.4% 21
900 5,470 0.4% 18
1000 5,659 0.3% 18
1100 6,036 0.6% 37
1200 6,413 0.6% 37
1300 6,791 0.6% 37
1400 7,168 0.5% 37
1500 7,545 0.5% 37
1600 9,431 2.3% 188
1700 11,318 1.8% 188
1800 13,598 1.9% 228
1900 17,939 2.8% 434
1910 18,936 5.6% 997
1920 20,840 10.1% 1,904
1930 22,493 7.9% 1,653
1940 24,261 7.9% 1,768
1950 26,151 7.8% 1,890
1960 30,796 17.8% 4,645
1970 37,369 21.3% 6,573
1990 190,435 125.7% 76,533
2000 286,997 50.7% 96,562
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

Gorkha CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Gorkha 176,674 t 0.75 t 48.5 t/km²
Gandaki 641,187 t 0.45 t 52 t/km²
Nepal 11,072,303 t 0.39 t 75 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

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (10)
Drought Medium (5.3)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake High (8.6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Gandaki

Place Area Population Population Density
Kaski 2,084.9 km² 460,549 220.9 / km²
Lamjung 1,662.5 km² 156,225 94.0 / km²
Manang 2,321.1 km² 5,238 2.26 / km²
Syangja 1,037 km² 263,523 254.1 / km²
Tanahu 1,572.7 km² 295,023 187.6 / km²
The data on this page is estimated using a number of publicly available tools and resources. It is provided without warranty, and could contain inaccuracies.