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La Paz

Area of La Paz 131,324.5 km²
Population 2.9 million
Male Population 1,413,118 (49.4%)
Female Population 1,447,512 (50.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +78.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +20.3%
Median Age 25.9 years old
Male Median Age 25.2 years old
Female Median Age 26.6 years old
Timezone Bolivia Time
The La Paz Department of Bolivia comprises 133,985 square kilometres with a 2012 census population of 2,706,359 inhabitants. Source: Wikipedia

La Paz Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 1,606,017 2,050,556 2,378,582 2,860,627
Population Density 12.2 / km² 15.6 / km² 18.1 / km² 21.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Paz Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 20.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
La Paz +78.1% +39.5% +20.3%
Bolivia +113.9% +56.1% +28.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Paz Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 139,968 134,475 274,443
5-9 132,141 128,680 260,821
10-14 147,408 141,864 289,273
15-19 151,236 149,222 300,458
20-24 131,986 132,450 264,437
25-29 111,499 116,038 227,538
30-34 106,301 113,641 219,943
35-39 89,761 98,157 187,918
40-44 81,951 86,806 168,757
45-49 69,302 74,311 143,613
50-54 62,379 65,425 127,805
55-59 49,981 52,229 102,211
60-64 44,288 47,587 91,875
65-69 33,009 35,040 68,049
70-74 24,318 26,544 50,862
75-79 16,080 18,254 34,334
80-84 12,295 14,892 27,188
85 Plus 9,217 11,897 21,115
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

La Paz Population Density

Population Density: 21.8 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
La Paz 2.9 million 131,324.5 km² 21.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Paz Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 86,130 n/a n/a
100 91,792 0.6% 566
200 97,826 0.6% 603
300 104,258 0.6% 643
400 111,112 0.6% 685
500 118,417 0.6% 730
600 126,202 0.6% 778
700 134,498 0.6% 829
800 143,341 0.6% 884
900 157,708 1% 1,436
1000 172,075 0.9% 1,436
1100 189,228 1% 1,715
1200 206,382 0.9% 1,715
1300 223,535 0.8% 1,715
1400 240,689 0.7% 1,715
1500 257,842 0.7% 1,715
1600 227,966 -1.2% -2,987
1700 228,091 0% 12
1800 278,887 2% 5,079
1900 463,857 5.2% 18,497
1910 535,032 15.3% 71,175
1920 834,302 55.9% 299,270
1930 783,866 -6% -50,436
1940 912,583 16.4% 128,717
1950 894,278 -2% -18,305
1960 1,138,771 27.3% 244,493
1970 1,395,732 22.6% 256,961
1990 2,050,556 21.2% 327,412
2000 2,378,582 16% 328,026
2020 3,008,986 12.5% 315,202
2030 3,262,314 8.4% 253,328
2040 3,438,942 5.4% 176,628
2050 3,540,437 3% 101,495
2060 3,572,584 0.9% 32,147
2070 3,558,639 -0.4% -13,945
2080 3,510,471 -1.4% -48,168
2090 3,441,327 -2% -69,144
2100 3,366,991 -2.2% -74,336
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 Paz CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
La Paz 4,386,565 t 1.53 t 33.4 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 Paz Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1952 to 2020)

Average Temp
16.3°C
61.4°F
Average High
21.4°C
70.6°F
Average Low
7.9°C
46.3°F
   Record High Temperature
34.8°C
94.6°F
   Record Low Temperature
-10.2°C
13.6°F
   Average Precipitation
13.2 mm
0.5 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
2.8 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 (8)
Drought Medium (2.1)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake Medium (5.6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Bolivia

Place Area Population Population Density
Chuquisaca 51,007 km² 600,303 11.8 / km²
Cochabamba 57,549.2 km² 1.9 million 32.6 / km²
El Beni 208,808.4 km² 443,556 2.12 / km²
Oruro 51,979.5 km² 529,764 10.2 / km²
Pando 63,798.2 km² 138,619 2.17 / km²
Potosí 119,025.1 km² 867,643 7.29 / km²
Santa Cruz 363,921 km² 2.9 million 7.94 / km²
Tarija 37,120.4 km² 569,038 15.3 / km²
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