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La Jigua

Area of La Jigua 112.9 km²
Population 8,308
Male Population 4,069 (49%)
Female Population 4,239 (51%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +96.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +17.4%
Median Age 19 years old
Male Median Age 18.4 years old
Female Median Age 19.5 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time

La Jigua Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 4,225 6,081 7,074 8,308
Population Density 37.4 / km² 53.9 / km² 62.7 / km² 73.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Jigua Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 17.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
La Jigua +96.6% +36.6% +17.4%
Copán +168.2% +68.8% +31.1%
Honduras +159.6% +64.6% +29.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Jigua Median Age

Median Age: 19 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
La Jigua 19 years 18.4 years 19.5 years
Copán 20 years 19.2 years 20.7 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

La Jigua Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 509 510 1,019
5-9 532 502 1,034
10-14 592 607 1,200
15-19 590 556 1,146
20-24 343 407 751
25-29 230 262 492
30-34 205 265 471
35-39 190 225 415
40-44 171 167 338
45-49 156 152 309
50-54 130 146 276
55-59 102 120 223
60-64 91 93 185
65-69 69 70 140
70-74 60 61 121
75-79 43 40 84
80-84 33 30 63
85 Plus 24 26 51
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

La Jigua Population Density

Population Density: 73.6 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
La Jigua 8,308 112.9 km² 73.6 / km²
Copán 364,725 3,245 km² 112.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Jigua Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1820 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1900 851 n/a n/a
1910 946 11.2% 95
1920 1,238 30.9% 292
1930 1,654 33.6% 416
1940 2,109 27.5% 455
1950 2,741 30% 632
1960 3,670 33.9% 929
1970 3,677 0.2% 7
1990 6,081 28.6% 1,202
2000 7,074 16.3% 993
2020 9,000 12.8% 963
2030 10,144 12.7% 1,144
2040 11,036 8.8% 892
2050 11,638 5.5% 602
2060 11,985 3% 347
2070 12,118 1.1% 133
2080 12,071 -0.4% -47
2090 11,887 -1.5% -184
2100 11,610 -2.3% -277
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

La Jigua CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
La Jigua 10,699 t 1.29 t 94.8 t/km²
Copán 466,738 t 1.28 t 143.8 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

La Jigua Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1979 to 1993)

   Average Precipitation
127.3 mm
5.0 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
11.7 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 Medium (6)
Flood High (8)
Earthquake High (7.1)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Copán

Place Area Population Population Density
Cabanas 128 km² 13,671 106.8 / km²
Concepcion 73 km² 7,378 101.0 / km²
Copán Ruinas 361.9 km² 38,951 107.6 / km²
Corquín 138.7 km² 15,806 114.0 / km²
Cucuyagua 136.1 km² 15,722 115.5 / km²
Dolores 47.6 km² 6,140 129.0 / km²
Dulce Nombre 28.4 km² 5,470 192.9 / km²
El Paraiso 259.1 km² 18,930 73.1 / km²
Florida 344.3 km² 27,475 79.8 / km²
La Union 218.2 km² 15,785 72.3 / km²
Nueva Arcadia 147.6 km² 39,763 269.4 / km²
San Agustín 69.5 km² 5,529 79.6 / km²
San Antonio 118.6 km² 9,020 76.0 / km²
San Jerónimo 70.4 km² 4,906 69.7 / km²
San José 52 km² 6,424 123.5 / km²
San Juan de Opoa 75.2 km² 9,112 121.2 / km²
San Nicolás 75.1 km² 7,290 97.1 / km²
San Pedro de Copan 60.1 km² 8,398 139.7 / km²
Santa Rita 314 km² 28,774 91.6 / km²
Santa Rosa de Copán 306.2 km² 61,818 201.9 / km²
Trinidad de Copán 74.4 km² 6,964 93.6 / km²
Veracruz 33.7 km² 3,103 91.9 / km²
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