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Latacunga

Area of Latacunga 1,436.9 km²
Population 185,375
Male Population 89,467 (48.3%)
Female Population 95,907 (51.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +115.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +24.1%
Median Age 24.9 years old
Male Median Age 23.7 years old
Female Median Age 26 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time
Latacunga Canton is one of seven cantons of the Cotopaxi Province in Ecuador. Source: Wikipedia

Latacunga Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 86,125 123,418 149,343 185,375
Population Density 59.9 / km² 85.9 / km² 103.9 / km² 129.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Latacunga Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 24.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Latacunga +115.2% +50.2% +24.1%
Cotopaxi +114.6% +49.7% +23.7%
Ecuador +131.1% +58.1% +27.9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Latacunga Median Age

Median Age: 24.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Latacunga 24.9 years 23.7 years 26 years
Cotopaxi 23.6 years 22.6 years 24.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Latacunga Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 9,202 8,850 18,053
5-9 10,067 9,817 19,884
10-14 9,754 9,584 19,338
15-19 9,613 9,324 18,937
20-24 8,350 8,670 17,021
25-29 7,349 8,216 15,566
30-34 6,273 7,168 13,442
35-39 5,524 6,384 11,909
40-44 4,645 5,320 9,965
45-49 4,047 4,592 8,640
50-54 3,202 3,907 7,110
55-59 2,802 3,289 6,092
60-64 2,268 2,838 5,106
65-69 2,120 2,604 4,725
70-74 1,592 1,906 3,499
75-79 1,185 1,516 2,701
80-84 834 1,081 1,915
85 Plus 640 842 1,482
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Latacunga Population Density

Population Density: 129.0 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Latacunga 185,375 1,436.9 km² 129.0 / km²
Cotopaxi 448,746 6,160.3 km² 72.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Latacunga Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 400 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
400 3,842 n/a n/a
500 4,042 0.5% 20
600 4,252 0.5% 21
700 4,474 0.5% 22
800 4,707 0.5% 23
900 5,491 1.6% 78
1000 6,275 1.3% 78
1100 6,903 1% 62
1200 7,530 0.9% 62
1300 8,158 0.8% 62
1400 8,785 0.7% 62
1500 9,413 0.7% 62
1600 7,844 -1.8% -156
1700 7,834 0% -1
1800 9,050 1.5% 121
1900 29,059 12.4% 2,000
1910 34,023 17.1% 4,964
1920 38,179 12.2% 4,156
1930 42,032 10.1% 3,853
1940 63,722 51.6% 21,690
1950 63,054 -1% -668
1960 68,501 8.6% 5,447
1970 79,946 16.7% 11,445
1990 123,418 24.2% 21,736
2000 149,343 21% 25,925
2020 196,763 14.8% 23,710
2030 215,840 9.7% 19,077
2040 229,974 6.5% 14,134
2050 238,578 3.7% 8,604
2060 241,648 1.3% 3,070
2070 240,839 -0.3% -809
2080 236,879 -1.6% -3,960
2090 230,065 -2.9% -6,814
2100 221,693 -3.6% -8,372
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

Latacunga CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Latacunga 488,527 t 2.64 t 340 t/km²
Cotopaxi 1,146,207 t 2.55 t 186.1 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 (9)
Drought High (8)
Flood High (9)
Volcano High (10)
Earthquake High (8.9)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Cotopaxi

Place Area Population Population Density
La Maná 698.1 km² 46,437 66.5 / km²
Pangua 717 km² 22,325 31.1 / km²
Pujilí 1,296.8 km² 75,376 58.1 / km²
Salcedo 483.1 km² 63,662 131.8 / km²
Saquisilí 208.3 km² 30,340 145.7 / km²
Sigchos 1,320.2 km² 25,235 19.1 / km²
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