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La Paz Department (El Salvador)

Area of La Paz Department (El Salvador) 1,272 km²
Population 341,183
Male Population 163,560 (47.9%)
Female Population 177,624 (52.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +103.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +15.3%
Median Age 22.1 years old
Male Median Age 20.4 years old
Female Median Age 23.6 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time

La Paz Department (El Salvador) Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 167,700 246,357 296,013 341,183
Population Density 131.8 / km² 193.7 / km² 232.7 / km² 268.2 / 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 15.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
La Paz Department (El Salvador) +103.4% +38.5% +15.3%
El Salvador +48.4% +17% +5.6%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Paz Department (El Salvador) Median Age

Median Age: 22.1 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
La Paz Department (El Salvador) 22.1 years 20.4 years 23.6 years
El Salvador 23.3 years 21.5 years 24.9 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

La Paz Department (El Salvador) Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 17,707 16,933 34,640
5-9 22,373 21,358 43,732
10-14 22,661 21,652 44,314
15-19 18,076 17,963 36,040
20-24 13,627 15,085 28,712
25-29 12,574 14,650 27,224
30-34 11,138 13,315 24,453
35-39 9,160 11,170 20,331
40-44 7,463 9,271 16,735
45-49 5,871 7,437 13,308
50-54 5,087 6,271 11,359
55-59 4,398 5,431 9,829
60-64 3,745 4,625 8,371
65-69 2,972 3,858 6,831
70-74 2,443 3,145 5,588
75-79 1,886 2,490 4,377
80-84 1,297 1,543 2,840
85 Plus 1,082 1,425 2,507
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

La Paz Department (El Salvador) Population Density

Population Density: 268.2 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
La Paz Department (El Salvador) 341,183 1,272 km² 268.2 / 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 Paz Department (El Salvador) Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1000 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1000 7,050 n/a n/a
1100 7,691 0.9% 64
1200 8,390 0.9% 69
1300 9,152 0.9% 76
1400 9,984 0.9% 83
1500 10,892 0.9% 90
1600 11,882 0.9% 99
1700 12,962 0.9% 108
1800 12,529 -0.3% -43
1900 36,323 11.2% 2,379
1910 47,445 30.6% 11,122
1920 74,600 57.2% 27,155
1930 71,577 -4.1% -3,023
1940 86,920 21.4% 15,343
1950 91,060 4.8% 4,140
1960 114,058 25.3% 22,998
1970 151,940 33.2% 37,882
1990 246,357 27.3% 47,208
2000 296,013 20.2% 49,656
2020 341,648 7.4% 22,817
2030 331,419 -3% -10,229
2040 314,999 -5% -16,420
2050 293,803 -6.7% -21,196
2060 269,985 -8.1% -23,818
2070 248,544 -7.9% -21,441
2080 230,071 -7.4% -18,473
2090 214,652 -6.7% -15,419
2100 202,342 -5.7% -12,310
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 Department (El Salvador) CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
La Paz Department (El Salvador) 554,137 t 1.62 t 435.6 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 Paz Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1957 to 2014)

Average Temp
25.6°C
78.1°F
Average High
31.6°C
88.9°F
Average Low
19.6°C
67.3°F
   Record High Temperature
36.1°C
97.0°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 (9)
Flood High (9)
Volcano Medium (5)
Earthquake High (8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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Chalatenango 2,036.5 km² 215,494 105.8 / km²
Cuscatlán 684.3 km² 260,283 380.4 / km²
La Libertad 1,655.5 km² 756,584 457.0 / km²
La Unión 1,984.5 km² 224,170 113.0 / km²
Morazán 1,315.3 km² 183,834 139.8 / km²
San Miguel 2,104.4 km² 448,917 213.3 / km²
San Salvador 860 km² 1.6 million 1,912 / km²
San Vicente 1,226.1 km² 169,612 138.3 / km²
Santa Ana 2,034.1 km² 551,789 271.3 / km²
Sonsonate 1,219.9 km² 479,917 393.4 / km²
Usulután 2,096.1 km² 355,720 169.7 / km²
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