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La Paz Department (Honduras)

Area of La Paz Department (Honduras) 2,588.8 km²
Population 191,270
Male Population 93,092 (48.7%)
Female Population 98,178 (51.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +153.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +29.3%
Median Age 19.9 years old
Male Median Age 18.9 years old
Female Median Age 20.8 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time

La Paz Department (Honduras) Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 75,416 117,339 147,974 191,270
Population Density 29.1 / km² 45.3 / km² 57.2 / km² 73.9 / 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 29.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
La Paz Department (Honduras) +153.6% +63% +29.3%
Honduras +159.6% +64.6% +29.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Paz Department (Honduras) Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 12,098 12,162 24,260
5-9 12,012 11,408 23,421
10-14 13,242 12,430 25,673
15-19 11,657 11,579 23,237
20-24 8,863 9,664 18,528
25-29 6,521 7,806 14,328
30-34 5,544 6,454 11,998
35-39 4,779 5,770 10,550
40-44 3,822 4,432 8,255
45-49 3,124 3,688 6,812
50-54 3,078 3,400 6,478
55-59 2,245 2,485 4,730
60-64 1,937 2,175 4,112
65-69 1,398 1,597 2,995
70-74 1,128 1,200 2,329
75-79 846 916 1,763
80-84 461 541 1,002
85 Plus 338 471 809
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

La Paz Department (Honduras) Population Density

Population Density: 73.9 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
La Paz Department (Honduras) 191,270 2,588.8 km² 73.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Paz Department (Honduras) Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 400 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
400 4,727 n/a n/a
500 5,909 2.3% 118
600 7,386 2.3% 147
700 9,232 2.3% 184
800 11,540 2.3% 230
900 14,425 2.3% 288
1000 18,032 2.3% 360
1100 22,540 2.3% 450
1200 28,174 2.3% 563
1300 35,218 2.3% 704
1400 44,022 2.3% 880
1500 55,027 2.3% 1,100
1600 15,722 -11.8% -3,930
1700 4,492 -11.8% -1,123
1800 6,198 3.3% 170
1900 25,421 15.2% 1,922
1910 27,347 7.6% 1,926
1920 30,874 12.9% 3,527
1930 37,288 20.8% 6,414
1940 49,483 32.7% 12,195
1950 52,933 7% 3,450
1960 62,567 18.2% 9,634
1970 67,259 7.5% 4,692
1990 117,339 32.1% 25,040
2000 147,974 26.1% 30,635
2020 206,499 18.1% 29,262
2030 231,442 12.1% 24,943
2040 250,601 8.3% 19,159
2050 263,226 5% 12,625
2060 270,162 2.6% 6,936
2070 272,411 0.8% 2,249
2080 270,756 -0.6% -1,655
2090 266,142 -1.7% -4,614
2100 259,534 -2.5% -6,608
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 (Honduras) CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
La Paz Department (Honduras) 252,872 t 1.32 t 97.7 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

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (8)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake High (6.3)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in La Paz Department (Honduras)

Other places in Honduras

Place Area Population Population Density
Atlántida 4,379.2 km² 420,819 96.1 / km²
Bay Islands 231.5 km² 55,524 239.8 / km²
Choluteca 4,389.7 km² 412,511 94.0 / km²
Colón 8,277.8 km² 296,346 35.8 / km²
Comayagua 5,071.9 km² 485,912 95.8 / km²
Copán 3,245 km² 364,725 112.4 / km²
Cortés 4,002.6 km² 1.5 million 379.8 / km²
El Paraíso 7,363.4 km² 429,792 58.4 / km²
Francisco Morazán 8,594.1 km² 1.5 million 170.9 / km²
Gracias a Dios 17,055.7 km² 82,474 4.84 / km²
Intibucá 3,128.1 km² 222,210 71.0 / km²
Lempira 4,286.2 km² 310,704 72.5 / km²
Ocotepeque 1,636.5 km² 139,632 85.3 / km²
Olancho 24,044.9 km² 504,437 21.0 / km²
Santa Bárbara 5,016.8 km² 407,712 81.3 / km²
Valle 1,618.8 km² 165,438 102.2 / km²
Yoro 7,794.7 km² 550,276 70.6 / km²
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