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Leiria

Area of Leiria 566.9 km²
Population 126,554
Male Population 61,127 (48.3%)
Female Population 65,427 (51.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +42.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +8.4%
Median Age 40.9 years old
Male Median Age 39.7 years old
Female Median Age 42.1 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time
Leiria is a city and a municipality in the Centro Region of Portugal. It is the capital of Leiria District. Source: Wikipedia

Leiria Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 88,730 105,874 116,749 126,554
Population Density 156.5 / km² 186.8 / km² 205.9 / km² 223.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Leiria Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 8.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Leiria +42.6% +19.5% +8.4%
Leiria +21.3% +8.7% +2.7%
Portugal +12.6% +4.6% +0.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Leiria Median Age

Median Age: 40.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Leiria 40.9 years 39.7 years 42.1 years
Leiria 43.2 years 41.7 years 44.6 years
Portugal 42.1 years 40.5 years 43.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Leiria Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 2,950 2,874 5,825
5-9 3,340 3,108 6,449
10-14 3,603 3,396 7,000
15-19 3,645 3,416 7,062
20-24 3,800 3,654 7,455
25-29 3,983 4,054 8,037
30-34 4,657 4,991 9,649
35-39 4,858 5,141 9,999
40-44 4,764 5,041 9,806
45-49 4,516 4,940 9,456
50-54 4,221 4,571 8,792
55-59 3,832 4,031 7,863
60-64 3,356 3,831 7,187
65-69 2,985 3,398 6,383
70-74 2,630 2,927 5,557
75-79 1,933 2,495 4,428
80-84 1,234 1,912 3,147
85 Plus 821 1,646 2,467
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Leiria Population Density

Population Density: 223.2 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Leiria 126,554 566.9 km² 223.2 / km²
Leiria 462,767 3,505.8 km² 132.0 / km²
Portugal 10.3 million 92,381 km² 111.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Leiria Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 900 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
900 3,046 n/a n/a
1000 3,655 1.8% 60
1100 4,568 2.3% 91
1200 5,482 1.8% 91
1300 7,614 3.3% 213
1400 5,482 -3.2% -213
1500 7,614 3.3% 213
1600 12,181 4.8% 456
1700 12,181 0% 0
1800 22,821 6.5% 1,064
1900 48,145 7.8% 2,532
1910 53,237 10.6% 5,092
1920 57,694 8.4% 4,457
1930 65,980 14.4% 8,286
1940 75,096 13.8% 9,116
1950 83,421 11.1% 8,325
1960 86,951 4.2% 3,530
1970 83,965 -3.4% -2,986
1990 105,874 12.3% 10,954
2000 116,749 10.3% 10,875
2020 127,635 4.6% 5,443
2030 129,092 1.1% 1,457
2040 130,364 1% 1,272
2050 130,764 0.3% 400
2060 129,904 -0.7% -860
2070 127,524 -1.8% -2,380
2080 124,134 -2.7% -3,390
2090 120,406 -3% -3,728
2100 116,012 -3.6% -4,394
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

Leiria CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Leiria 818,155 t 6.46 t 1,443 t/km²
Leiria 2,886,367 t 6.24 t 823.3 t/km²
Portugal 63,778,007 t 6.19 t 690.4 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
Drought High (8)
Flood Medium (4)
Earthquake Medium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Leiria, PT

Place Area Population Population Density
Alcobaça 407.6 km² 55,648 136.5 / km²
Alvaiázere 160.9 km² 6,748 41.9 / km²
Ansiao 176 km² 12,589 71.5 / km²
Batalha 102.8 km² 15,758 153.4 / km²
Bombarral 90.1 km² 12,790 142.0 / km²
Caldas da Rainha 255.6 km² 51,630 202.0 / km²
Castanheira de Pêra 66.9 km² 2,924 43.7 / km²
Figueiró dos Vinhos Municipality 174.3 km² 5,613 32.2 / km²
Marinha Grande 185.2 km² 38,933 210.2 / km²
Nazaré 82.2 km² 14,808 180.1 / km²
Pedrógão Grande 128.6 km² 3,644 28.3 / km²
Peniche 77.3 km² 26,735 345.8 / km²
Pombal Municipality 625.8 km² 53,342 85.2 / km²
Porto de Mós 263.8 km² 23,059 87.4 / km²
Óbidos 141.9 km² 12,000 84.6 / km²
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