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Izabal

Area of Izabal 8,231.2 km²
Population 449,719
Male Population 222,397 (49.5%)
Female Population 227,321 (50.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +171.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +39.5%
Median Age 18.7 years old
Male Median Age 17.8 years old
Female Median Age 19.5 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time
Izabal is one of the 22 departments of Guatemala. Its coastal areas form part of the homeland of the Garifuna people. Source: Wikipedia

Izabal Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 165,712 249,736 322,270 449,719
Population Density 20.1 / km² 30.3 / km² 39.2 / km² 54.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Izabal Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 35,296 33,068 68,365
5-9 32,536 30,743 63,280
10-14 29,002 27,762 56,764
15-19 25,415 24,773 50,188
20-24 20,692 21,022 41,714
25-29 17,214 18,390 35,605
30-34 13,387 15,400 28,787
35-39 10,332 12,536 22,869
40-44 8,268 10,020 18,288
45-49 6,887 8,099 14,987
50-54 5,844 6,571 12,415
55-59 5,308 5,735 11,043
60-64 4,459 4,762 9,222
65-69 3,239 3,525 6,765
70-74 2,568 2,794 5,362
75-79 1,948 2,120 4,068
80-84 1 0 2
85 Plus 0 0 1
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Izabal Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1000 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1000 9,690 n/a n/a
1100 10,336 0.6% 64
1200 10,982 0.6% 64
1300 11,628 0.6% 64
1400 12,274 0.5% 64
1500 12,920 0.5% 64
1600 9,690 -2.8% -323
1700 11,301 1.5% 161
1800 9,828 -1.4% -147
1900 20,458 7.6% 1,063
1910 22,589 10.4% 2,131
1920 24,928 10.4% 2,339
1930 27,514 10.4% 2,586
1940 34,003 23.6% 6,489
1950 48,351 42.2% 14,348
1960 81,699 69% 33,348
1970 131,015 60.4% 49,316
1990 249,736 38.1% 59,360
2000 322,270 29% 72,534
2020 491,493 23.5% 84,611
2030 566,950 15.4% 75,457
2040 630,125 11.1% 63,175
2050 678,907 7.7% 48,782
2060 712,645 5% 33,738
2070 736,236 3.3% 23,591
2080 749,006 1.7% 12,770
2090 751,076 0.3% 2,070
2100 744,277 -0.9% -6,799
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

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (7)
Flood High (8)
Earthquake High (6.2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire 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
Guatemala 2,205.5 km² 3.4 million 1,545 / km²
Huehuetenango 7,354.7 km² 1.3 million 173.0 / 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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