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Huehuetenango

Area of Huehuetenango 7,354.7 km²
Population 1.3 million
Male Population 595,169 (46.8%)
Female Population 676,860 (53.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +183.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +43.1%
Median Age 18.7 years old
Male Median Age 17.8 years old
Female Median Age 19.5 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time

Huehuetenango Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 449,287 684,284 889,144 1,272,031
Population Density 61.1 / km² 93.0 / km² 120.9 / km² 173.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Huehuetenango Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 94,442 98,446 192,889
5-9 87,058 91,525 178,583
10-14 77,602 82,653 160,255
15-19 68,007 73,764 141,771
20-24 55,372 62,594 117,966
25-29 46,067 54,760 100,827
30-34 35,832 45,855 81,688
35-39 27,662 37,335 64,997
40-44 22,131 29,839 51,971
45-49 18,439 24,123 42,563
50-54 15,643 19,568 35,212
55-59 14,209 17,081 31,290
60-64 11,938 14,179 26,118
65-69 8,671 10,498 19,170
70-74 6,877 8,323 15,200
75-79 5,214 6,312 11,526
80-84 4 3 7
85 Plus 4 3 7
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Huehuetenango Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 900 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
900 34,709 n/a n/a
1000 46,175 2.9% 1,146
1100 49,293 0.7% 311
1200 52,410 0.6% 311
1300 55,527 0.6% 311
1400 58,644 0.5% 311
1500 61,761 0.5% 311
1600 45,631 -3% -1,613
1700 53,327 1.6% 769
1800 46,696 -1.3% -663
1900 99,568 7.9% 5,287
1910 110,441 10.9% 10,873
1920 122,383 10.8% 11,942
1930 135,717 10.9% 13,334
1940 168,613 24.2% 32,896
1950 241,105 43% 72,492
1960 303,357 25.8% 62,252
1970 381,249 25.7% 77,892
1990 684,284 34% 151,517
2000 889,144 29.9% 204,860
2020 1,378,719 24.5% 244,787
2030 1,566,977 13.7% 188,258
2040 1,721,418 9.9% 154,441
2050 1,836,512 6.7% 115,094
2060 1,912,093 4.1% 75,581
2070 1,962,188 2.6% 50,095
2080 1,985,657 1.2% 23,469
2090 1,983,201 -0.1% -2,456
2100 1,959,699 -1.2% -23,502
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

Huehuetenango Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1961 to 2013)

Average Temp
25.2°C
77.4°F
Average High
32.2°C
89.9°F
Average Low
18.3°C
64.9°F
   Record High Temperature
45.0°C
113.0°F
   Record Low Temperature
10.0°C
50.0°F
   Average Precipitation
79.4 mm
3.1 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
7.5 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, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (10)
Drought High (10)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake High (7.1)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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