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Guayaquil

Area of Guayaquil 6,491.8 km²
Population 2.6 million
Male Population 1,288,178 (49.3%)
Female Population 1,326,303 (50.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +129.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +26.7%
Median Age 26.7 years old
Male Median Age 26.2 years old
Female Median Age 27.2 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time
The Guayaquil Canton, official the Municipality of Guayaquil, is a canton in the center of the Guayas Province in western Ecuador. Source: Wikipedia

Guayaquil Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 1,139,319 1,671,572 2,062,956 2,614,481
Population Density 175.5 / km² 257.5 / km² 317.8 / km² 402.7 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Guayaquil Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 26.7% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Guayaquil +129.5% +56.4% +26.7%
Guayas +129.7% +56.6% +26.7%
Ecuador +131.1% +58.1% +27.9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Guayaquil Median Age

Median Age: 26.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Guayaquil 26.7 years 26.2 years 27.2 years
Guayas 26.2 years 25.8 years 26.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Guayaquil Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 125,563 121,184 246,747
5-9 125,911 123,022 248,933
10-14 130,614 126,745 257,360
15-19 118,773 120,781 239,555
20-24 116,967 119,741 236,708
25-29 112,650 115,348 227,999
30-34 105,879 108,655 214,534
35-39 88,905 92,302 181,208
40-44 78,688 82,599 161,288
45-49 72,732 78,126 150,859
50-54 60,525 64,039 124,565
55-59 49,236 52,619 101,855
60-64 33,923 37,371 71,295
65-69 24,540 28,184 52,724
70-74 17,148 20,545 37,693
75-79 11,951 14,594 26,545
80-84 7,979 10,766 18,746
85 Plus 6,194 9,681 15,876
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Guayaquil Population Density

Population Density: 402.7 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Guayaquil 2.6 million 6,491.8 km² 402.7 / km²
Guayas 4.0 million 17,583.8 km² 229.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Guayaquil Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1870 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1900 91,350 n/a n/a
1910 110,875 21.4% 19,525
1920 128,920 16.3% 18,045
1930 146,952 14% 18,032
1940 230,425 56.8% 83,473
1950 361,329 56.8% 130,904
1960 581,903 61% 220,574
1970 911,498 56.6% 329,595
1990 1,671,572 35.4% 380,037
2000 2,062,956 23.4% 391,384
2020 2,775,762 16% 356,403
2030 3,052,205 10% 276,443
2040 3,264,630 7% 212,425
2050 3,403,930 4.3% 139,300
2060 3,468,304 1.9% 64,374
2070 3,478,417 0.3% 10,113
2080 3,443,179 -1% -35,238
2090 3,365,857 -2.2% -77,322
2100 3,262,076 -3.1% -103,781
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

Guayaquil CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Guayaquil 5,646,489 t 2.16 t 869.8 t/km²
Guayas 11,578,790 t 2.87 t 658.5 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

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide Medium (6)
Drought High (7.5)
Flood High (9)
Earthquake High (6.4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Guayaquil

Other places in Guayas

Place Area Population Population Density
Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno 224.6 km² 27,232 121.2 / km²
Balao 389.9 km² 20,105 51.6 / km²
Balzar 1,197.4 km² 59,914 50.0 / km²
Colimes 761.3 km² 24,614 32.3 / km²
Coronel Marcelino Maridueña 250.3 km² 13,134 52.5 / km²
Daule 467.1 km² 129,944 278.2 / km²
Durán 313.7 km² 260,449 830.3 / km²
El Empalme 650.3 km² 84,532 130.0 / km²
El Triunfo 390.7 km² 47,795 122.3 / km²
General Antonio Elizalde 129.7 km² 11,080 85.4 / km²
Isidro Ayora 482.1 km² 12,047 25.0 / km²
Lomas de Sargentillo 65.2 km² 20,442 313.5 / km²
Milagro 411.2 km² 185,016 449.9 / km²
Naranjal 1,648.8 km² 71,365 43.3 / km²
Naranjito 225.1 km² 41,567 184.7 / km²
Nobol 144.6 km² 19,559 135.3 / km²
Palestina 188.8 km² 20,958 111.0 / km²
Pedro Carbo 943.6 km² 48,235 51.1 / km²
Playas 276.4 km² 46,346 167.6 / km²
Salitre 397.1 km² 65,766 165.6 / km²
Samborondón 392.7 km² 74,967 190.9 / km²
Santa Lucia 354.3 km² 43,999 124.2 / km²
Simon Bolivar 281.3 km² 27,797 98.8 / km²
Yaguachi 505.6 km² 68,689 135.9 / km²
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