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Jalapa

Area of Jalapa 2,030.4 km²
Population 357,900
Male Population 172,928 (48.3%)
Female Population 184,972 (51.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +226.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +48.8%
Median Age 18.7 years old
Male Median Age 17.8 years old
Female Median Age 19.5 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time
Jalapa is a department of Guatemala, in the south east-of the republic. The capital is the city of Jalapa. Source: Wikipedia

Jalapa Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 109,528 178,435 240,471 357,900
Population Density 53.9 / km² 87.9 / km² 118.4 / km² 176.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Jalapa Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 27,447 26,909 54,357
5-9 25,300 25,016 50,316
10-14 22,549 22,589 45,138
15-19 19,760 20,157 39,918
20-24 16,090 17,105 33,196
25-29 13,387 14,965 28,352
30-34 10,410 12,531 22,942
35-39 8,034 10,201 18,236
40-44 6,428 8,153 14,582
45-49 5,355 6,590 11,946
50-54 4,543 5,346 9,890
55-59 4,127 4,667 8,794
60-64 3,467 3,874 7,342
65-69 2,519 2,868 5,388
70-74 1,997 2,274 4,271
75-79 1,515 1,725 3,240
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Jalapa Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 900 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
900 9,247 n/a n/a
1000 12,329 2.9% 308
1100 13,151 0.6% 82
1200 13,973 0.6% 82
1300 14,795 0.6% 82
1400 15,616 0.5% 82
1500 16,438 0.5% 82
1600 12,329 -2.8% -410
1700 14,379 1.6% 205
1800 12,862 -1.1% -151
1900 28,013 8.1% 1,515
1910 31,124 11.1% 3,111
1920 34,573 11.1% 3,449
1930 38,428 11.2% 3,855
1940 47,846 24.5% 9,418
1950 68,576 43.3% 20,730
1960 79,922 16.5% 11,346
1970 95,541 19.5% 15,619
1990 178,435 36.7% 41,447
2000 240,471 34.8% 62,036
2020 397,179 28.5% 78,354
2030 468,837 18% 71,658
2040 529,345 12.9% 60,508
2050 577,853 9.2% 48,508
2060 613,222 6.1% 35,369
2070 639,475 4.3% 26,253
2080 655,746 2.5% 16,271
2090 661,971 0.9% 6,225
2100 659,691 -0.3% -2,280
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 (9)
Drought High (10)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake High (7)
* 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
Izabal 8,231.2 km² 449,719 54.6 / 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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