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Kourou

Area of Kourou 2,348.1 km²
Population 28,594
Male Population 14,437 (50.5%)
Female Population 14,157 (49.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +322.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +44.8%
Median Age 23.6 years old
Male Median Age 23 years old
Female Median Age 24.2 years old
Timezone French Guiana Time

Kourou Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 6,766 14,391 19,750 28,594
Population Density 2.88 / km² 6.13 / km² 8.41 / km² 12.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kourou Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 44.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Kourou +322.6% +98.7% +44.8%
French Guiana +332.7% +120% +59%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kourou Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 1,743 1,726 3,470
5-9 1,790 1,753 3,543
10-14 1,650 1,556 3,206
15-19 1,435 1,266 2,702
20-24 989 931 1,920
25-29 977 1,063 2,040
30-34 971 1,106 2,077
35-39 971 1,279 2,250
40-44 997 1,032 2,029
45-49 927 817 1,744
50-54 725 629 1,355
55-59 584 480 1,064
60-64 364 199 563
65-69 160 128 288
70-74 77 101 178
75-79 46 46 92
80-84 24 29 53
85 Plus 9 18 27
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kourou Population Density

Population Density: 12.2 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Kourou 28,594 2,348.1 km² 12.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kourou Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1870 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1900 1,167 n/a n/a
1910 1,395 19.5% 228
1920 1,656 18.7% 261
1930 1,954 18% 298
1940 2,290 17.2% 336
1950 2,667 16.5% 377
1960 3,516 31.8% 849
1970 5,478 55.8% 1,962
1990 14,391 62.1% 4,456
2000 19,750 37.2% 5,359
2020 31,829 26.9% 6,039
2030 37,559 18% 5,730
2040 42,265 12.5% 4,706
2050 45,857 8.5% 3,592
2060 48,536 5.8% 2,679
2070 50,227 3.5% 1,691
2080 50,988 1.5% 761
2090 50,960 -0.1% -28
2100 50,194 -1.5% -766
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

Kourou CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Kourou 170,825 t 5.97 t 72.8 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

Top places in Kourou

Other places in French Guiana

Place Area Population Population Density
Apatou 2,158.4 km² 8,455 3.92 / km²
Awala-Yalimapo 204.7 km² 1,515 7.4 / km²
Camopi 10,435.9 km² 1,956 0.19 / km²
Carrefour de Mana 6,588.5 km² 11,586 1.76 / km²
Cayenne 24.8 km² 57,006 2,297 / km²
Grand-Santi 2,187.9 km² 6,096 2.79 / km²
Iracoubo 2,623.6 km² 2,326 0.89 / km²
Macouria 314.4 km² 12,080 38.4 / km²
Maripasoula 18,672.2 km² 12,918 0.69 / km²
Matoury 145.2 km² 31,561 217.3 / km²
Montsinéry-Tonnegrande 622.4 km² 2,759 4.43 / km²
Ouanary 1,053 km² 71 0.07 / km²
Papaichton 2,647.2 km² 11,021 4.16 / km²
Roura 3,652.8 km² 3,017 0.83 / km²
Régina 11,591.4 km² 845 0.07 / km²
Rémire-Montjoly 51.9 km² 20,410 393.2 / km²
Saint-Elie 5,814.9 km² 767 0.13 / km²
Saint-Georges 2,839.2 km² 5,095 1.79 / km²
Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni 4,284.2 km² 52,388 12.2 / km²
Saul 4,429.7 km² 146 0.03 / km²
Sinnamary 1,266.7 km² 3,235 2.55 / km²
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