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Guatemala City Metropolitan Area

Area of Guatemala City Metropolitan Area 2,205.5 km²
Population 3.4 million
Male Population 1,659,908 (48.7%)
Female Population 1,748,818 (51.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +88.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +23.7%
Median Age 18.7 years old
Male Median Age 17.8 years old
Female Median Age 19.5 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time
Guatemala is one of the 22 departments of Guatemala. The capital is Guatemala City, which also serves as the national capital. Source: Wikipedia

Guatemala City Metropolitan Area Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 1,808,591 2,344,071 2,754,787 3,408,730
Population Density 820.0 / km² 1,062 / km² 1,249 / km² 1,545 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Guatemala City Metropolitan Area Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 263,461 254,414 517,875
5-9 242,848 236,515 479,363
10-14 216,448 213,564 430,012
15-19 189,675 190,575 380,251
20-24 154,450 161,720 316,170
25-29 128,495 141,490 269,986
30-34 99,924 118,477 218,401
35-39 77,119 96,447 173,566
40-44 61,705 77,085 138,790
45-49 51,404 62,308 113,712
50-54 43,611 50,548 94,160
55-59 39,609 44,123 83,733
60-64 33,279 36,630 69,910
65-69 24,178 27,120 51,298
70-74 19,164 21,495 40,660
75-79 14,538 16,307 30,846
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Guatemala City Metropolitan Area Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 900 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
900 90,643 n/a n/a
1000 120,857 2.9% 3,021
1100 128,914 0.6% 805
1200 136,971 0.6% 805
1300 145,028 0.6% 805
1400 153,085 0.5% 805
1500 161,143 0.5% 805
1600 120,857 -2.8% -4,028
1700 140,950 1.5% 2,009
1800 125,174 -1.2% -1,577
1900 270,120 8% 14,494
1910 299,768 11% 29,648
1920 332,588 10.9% 32,820
1930 369,209 11% 36,621
1940 459,093 24.3% 89,884
1950 657,116 43.1% 198,023
1960 1,014,778 54.4% 357,662
1970 1,483,735 46.2% 468,957
1990 2,344,071 25.7% 430,168
2000 2,754,787 17.5% 410,716
2020 3,723,849 16.3% 484,531
2030 4,343,494 16.6% 619,645
2040 4,915,669 13.2% 572,175
2050 5,418,768 10.2% 503,099
2060 5,833,729 7.7% 414,961
2070 6,178,830 5.9% 345,101
2080 6,441,965 4.3% 263,135
2090 6,617,345 2.7% 175,380
2100 6,712,406 1.4% 95,061
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

Guatemala Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1979 to 1993)

   Average Precipitation
99.8 mm
3.9 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
10.7 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 (9)
Drought High (10)
Flood High (10)
Volcano High (10)
Earthquake High (7.7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Guatemala City Metropolitan Area

Other places in Guatemala

Place Area Population Population Density
Alta Verapaz 10,598.3 km² 1.3 million 121.3 / km²
Baja Verapaz 3,018 km² 303,250 100.5 / km²
Chimaltenango 1,864 km² 688,510 369.4 / km²
Chiquimula 2,402.8 km² 411,129 171.1 / km²
El Progreso 1,835.3 km² 175,613 95.7 / km²
Escuintla 4,506.2 km² 739,863 164.2 / km²
Huehuetenango 7,354.7 km² 1.3 million 173.0 / km²
Izabal 8,231.2 km² 449,719 54.6 / km²
Jalapa 2,030.4 km² 357,900 176.3 / km²
Jutiapa 3,317.6 km² 473,779 142.8 / km²
Petén 35,835.9 km² 725,664 20.2 / km²
Quezaltenango 2,133.1 km² 878,686 411.9 / km²
Quiché 7,278.9 km² 1.1 million 151.0 / km²
Retalhuleu 1,701.1 km² 322,432 189.5 / km²
Sacatepéquez 536.2 km² 344,717 642.9 / km²
San Marcos 3,551.4 km² 1.1 million 317.0 / km²
Santa Rosa 3,160.7 km² 384,354 121.6 / km²
Sololá 1,167 km² 497,113 426.0 / km²
Suchitepeque 2,394.7 km² 594,184 248.1 / km²
Totonicapán 1,076.4 km² 536,920 498.8 / km²
Zacapa 2,700.2 km² 239,272 88.6 / km²
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