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La Unión

Area of La Unión 1,984.5 km²
Population 224,170
Male Population 104,761 (46.7%)
Female Population 119,409 (53.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  -7.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  -14.1%
Median Age 21.3 years old
Male Median Age 19.2 years old
Female Median Age 23.1 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time
La Unión is a department of El Salvador. It is located in the eastern part of the country and its capital is La Unión. Source: Wikipedia

La Unión Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 242,581 264,666 261,028 224,170
Population Density 122.2 / km² 133.4 / km² 131.5 / km² 113.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Unión Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 14.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
La Unión -7.6% -15.3% -14.1%
El Salvador +48.4% +17% +5.6%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Unión Median Age

Median Age: 21.3 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
La Unión 21.3 years 19.2 years 23.1 years
El Salvador 23.3 years 21.5 years 24.9 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

La Unión Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 12,307 11,788 24,096
5-9 14,532 13,857 28,390
10-14 15,290 14,704 29,994
15-19 12,251 13,047 25,298
20-24 7,891 10,148 18,040
25-29 6,207 8,687 14,894
30-34 5,164 7,432 12,597
35-39 4,534 6,539 11,073
40-44 3,823 5,682 9,505
45-49 3,762 5,116 8,879
50-54 3,654 4,846 8,500
55-59 3,434 4,384 7,818
60-64 3,093 3,678 6,772
65-69 2,804 3,185 5,990
70-74 2,346 2,411 4,758
75-79 1,695 1,886 3,581
80-84 1,057 1,078 2,135
85 Plus 918 941 1,859
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

La Unión Population Density

Population Density: 113.0 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
La Unión 224,170 1,984.5 km² 113.0 / 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 Unión Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1790 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 6,185 n/a n/a
1900 26,469 15.6% 2,028
1910 37,668 42.3% 11,199
1920 59,181 57.1% 21,513
1930 70,052 18.4% 10,871
1940 94,091 34.3% 24,039
1950 121,186 28.8% 27,095
1960 153,677 26.8% 32,491
1970 214,809 39.8% 61,132
1990 264,666 11% 24,928
2000 261,028 -1.4% -3,638
2020 223,704 -7.4% -18,662
2030 215,027 -3.9% -8,677
2040 202,277 -5.9% -12,750
2050 186,518 -7.8% -15,759
2060 169,760 -9% -16,758
2070 154,890 -8.8% -14,870
2080 142,089 -8.3% -12,801
2090 131,298 -7.6% -10,791
2100 122,456 -6.7% -8,842
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 Unión CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
La Unión 345,365 t 1.54 t 174 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 Unión Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1979 to 1993)

   Average Precipitation
212.0 mm
8.3 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
11.9 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 (10)
Volcano High (9)
Earthquake High (7.2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in El Salvador

Place Area Population Population Density
Ahuachapán 1,187.9 km² 347,787 292.8 / km²
Cabañas 1,087.3 km² 152,671 140.4 / km²
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 Paz 1,272 km² 341,183 268.2 / 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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