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La Libertad Department (El Salvador)

Area of La Libertad Department (El Salvador) 1,655.5 km²
Population 756,584
Male Population 359,719 (47.5%)
Female Population 396,864 (52.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +114.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +19.8%
Median Age 23.7 years old
Male Median Age 22.1 years old
Female Median Age 25.2 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time
La Libertad is one of the departments of El Salvador and is located in the southwest of the country. Source: Wikipedia

La Libertad Department (El Salvador) Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 352,612 519,407 631,723 756,584
Population Density 213.0 / km² 313.8 / km² 381.6 / km² 457.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Libertad Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 19.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
La Libertad Department (El Salvador) +114.6% +45.7% +19.8%
El Salvador +48.4% +17% +5.6%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Libertad Department (El Salvador) Median Age

Median Age: 23.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
La Libertad Department (El Salvador) 23.7 years 22.1 years 25.2 years
El Salvador 23.3 years 21.5 years 24.9 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

La Libertad Department (El Salvador) Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 37,261 35,865 73,127
5-9 45,635 43,787 89,422
10-14 45,430 44,029 89,460
15-19 38,321 38,753 77,074
20-24 30,895 34,783 65,679
25-29 29,041 34,732 63,773
30-34 25,305 30,789 56,094
35-39 21,933 26,835 48,768
40-44 18,632 23,419 42,052
45-49 15,369 19,088 34,458
50-54 13,034 16,080 29,114
55-59 10,738 12,652 23,391
60-64 8,455 10,232 18,687
65-69 6,665 8,337 15,002
70-74 4,934 6,314 11,248
75-79 3,765 5,096 8,861
80-84 2,323 3,214 5,537
85 Plus 1,985 2,859 4,844
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

La Libertad Department (El Salvador) Population Density

Population Density: 457.0 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
La Libertad Department (El Salvador) 756,584 1,655.5 km² 457.0 / km²
El Salvador 6.1 million 20,764 km² 294.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Libertad Department (El Salvador) Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1800 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 17,154 n/a n/a
1900 78,936 16.5% 6,178
1910 94,455 19.7% 15,519
1920 117,948 24.9% 23,493
1930 126,826 7.5% 8,878
1940 149,556 17.9% 22,730
1950 183,071 22.4% 33,515
1960 235,813 28.8% 52,742
1970 313,911 33.1% 78,098
1990 519,407 28.6% 102,748
2000 631,723 21.6% 112,316
2020 770,895 10.5% 69,586
2030 778,984 1% 8,089
2040 772,788 -0.8% -6,196
2050 753,383 -2.5% -19,405
2060 720,220 -4.4% -33,163
2070 686,407 -4.7% -33,813
2080 655,038 -4.6% -31,369
2090 627,726 -4.2% -27,312
2100 605,880 -3.5% -21,846
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 Libertad Department (El Salvador) CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
La Libertad Department (El Salvador) 1,481,231 t 1.96 t 894.8 t/km²
El Salvador 10,087,600 t 1.65 t 485.8 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 Libertad Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1957 to 2014)

Average Temp
28.2°C
82.7°F
Average High
32.7°C
90.8°F
Average Low
23.4°C
74.2°F
   Record High Temperature
39.3°C
102.7°F
   Record Low Temperature
15.0°C
59.0°F
   Average Precipitation
158.6 mm
6.2 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
12.8 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)
Flood High (9)
Volcano High (10)
Earthquake High (8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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