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La Union, Copán

Area of La Union, Copán 218.2 km²
Population 15,785
Male Population 8,053 (51%)
Female Population 7,732 (49%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +261.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +44.2%
Median Age 19.8 years old
Male Median Age 19.6 years old
Female Median Age 20.1 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time
La Unión is a municipality in the Honduran department of Copán.. Source: Wikipedia

La Union, Copán Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 4,362 7,939 10,948 15,785
Population Density 20.0 / km² 36.4 / km² 50.2 / km² 72.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Union Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 44.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
La Union, Copán +261.9% +98.8% +44.2%
Copán +168.2% +68.8% +31.1%
Honduras +159.6% +64.6% +29.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Union, Copán Median Age

Median Age: 19.8 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
La Union, Copán 19.8 years 19.6 years 20.1 years
Copán 20 years 19.2 years 20.7 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

La Union, Copán Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 1,073 1,052 2,126
5-9 945 879 1,825
10-14 1,124 977 2,102
15-19 963 944 1,907
20-24 834 810 1,645
25-29 606 625 1,231
30-34 517 524 1,041
35-39 475 457 932
40-44 300 300 600
45-49 256 264 520
50-54 227 209 437
55-59 198 177 375
60-64 189 181 371
65-69 104 121 226
70-74 99 72 172
75-79 72 52 125
80-84 37 41 78
85 Plus 35 45 81
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

La Union, Copán Population Density

Population Density: 72.3 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
La Union, Copán 15,785 218.2 km² 72.3 / km²
Copán 364,725 3,245 km² 112.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

La Union, Copán Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 100 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
100 378 n/a n/a
200 472 2.2% 9
300 590 2.3% 11
400 738 2.3% 14
500 922 2.3% 18
600 1,152 2.3% 23
700 1,440 2.3% 28
800 1,800 2.3% 36
900 2,250 2.3% 45
1000 2,812 2.3% 56
1100 3,515 2.3% 70
1200 4,394 2.3% 87
1300 5,493 2.3% 109
1400 6,866 2.3% 137
1500 8,582 2.3% 171
1600 2,452 -11.8% -613
1700 701 -11.8% -175
1800 651 -0.7% -5
1900 1,660 9.8% 100
1910 1,697 2.2% 37
1920 2,042 20.3% 345
1930 2,507 22.8% 465
1940 2,938 17.2% 431
1950 3,510 19.5% 572
1960 4,320 23.1% 810
1970 3,978 -7.9% -342
1990 7,939 41.3% 1,980
2000 10,948 37.9% 3,009
2020 17,074 24.9% 3,063
2030 19,162 12.2% 2,088
2040 20,735 8.2% 1,573
2050 21,741 4.9% 1,006
2060 22,256 2.4% 515
2070 22,367 0.5% 111
2080 22,148 -1% -219
2090 21,683 -2.1% -465
2100 21,058 -2.9% -625
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 Union, Copán CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
La Union, Copán 20,241 t 1.28 t 92.8 t/km²
Copán 466,738 t 1.28 t 143.8 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 Union Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1979 to 1993)

   Average Precipitation
127.3 mm
5.0 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
11.7 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)
Flood High (9)
Earthquake High (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Copán

Place Area Population Population Density
Cabanas 128 km² 13,671 106.8 / km²
Concepcion 73 km² 7,378 101.0 / km²
Copán Ruinas 361.9 km² 38,951 107.6 / km²
Corquín 138.7 km² 15,806 114.0 / km²
Cucuyagua 136.1 km² 15,722 115.5 / km²
Dolores 47.6 km² 6,140 129.0 / km²
Dulce Nombre 28.4 km² 5,470 192.9 / km²
El Paraiso 259.1 km² 18,930 73.1 / km²
Florida 344.3 km² 27,475 79.8 / km²
La Jigua 112.9 km² 8,308 73.6 / km²
Nueva Arcadia 147.6 km² 39,763 269.4 / km²
San Agustín 69.5 km² 5,529 79.6 / km²
San Antonio 118.6 km² 9,020 76.0 / km²
San Jerónimo 70.4 km² 4,906 69.7 / km²
San José 52 km² 6,424 123.5 / km²
San Juan de Opoa 75.2 km² 9,112 121.2 / km²
San Nicolás 75.1 km² 7,290 97.1 / km²
San Pedro de Copan 60.1 km² 8,398 139.7 / km²
Santa Rita 314 km² 28,774 91.6 / km²
Santa Rosa de Copán 306.2 km² 61,818 201.9 / km²
Trinidad de Copán 74.4 km² 6,964 93.6 / km²
Veracruz 33.7 km² 3,103 91.9 / km²
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