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Loja

Area of Loja 11,067.8 km²
Population 487,154
Male Population 239,614 (49.2%)
Female Population 247,540 (50.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +72.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +14.7%
Median Age 24.6 years old
Male Median Age 23.7 years old
Female Median Age 25.4 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time
Loja Province is one of 24 provinces in Ecuador and shares its southern border on the west by El Oro Province, on the north by El Azuay, and on the east by Zamora-Chinchipe. Source: Wikipedia

Loja Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 283,014 370,557 424,822 487,154
Population Density 25.6 / km² 33.5 / km² 38.4 / km² 44.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Loja Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 14.7% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Loja +72.1% +31.5% +14.7%
Ecuador +131.1% +58.1% +27.9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Loja Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 24,546 23,421 47,967
5-9 26,293 25,527 51,820
10-14 27,570 26,673 54,244
15-19 26,034 24,716 50,750
20-24 20,585 21,743 42,329
25-29 17,382 18,848 36,231
30-34 14,295 15,955 30,250
35-39 12,491 14,245 26,737
40-44 11,462 12,940 24,403
45-49 11,299 12,389 23,688
50-54 9,674 10,558 20,232
55-59 8,861 9,639 18,501
60-64 7,401 8,003 15,405
65-69 6,839 7,428 14,267
70-74 5,525 5,657 11,183
75-79 4,143 4,195 8,339
80-84 2,901 2,962 5,864
85 Plus 2,313 2,639 4,952
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Loja Population Density

Population Density: 44.0 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Loja 487,154 11,067.8 km² 44.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Loja Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 10,226 n/a n/a
100 10,761 0.5% 53
200 11,325 0.5% 56
300 11,917 0.5% 59
400 12,541 0.5% 62
500 13,198 0.5% 65
600 13,889 0.5% 69
700 14,616 0.5% 72
800 15,381 0.5% 76
900 17,923 1.5% 254
1000 20,466 1.3% 254
1100 22,491 0.9% 202
1200 24,517 0.9% 202
1300 26,542 0.8% 202
1400 28,568 0.7% 202
1500 30,593 0.7% 202
1600 25,067 -2% -552
1700 25,076 0% 0
1800 24,905 -0.1% -17
1900 69,132 10.7% 4,422
1910 79,765 15.4% 10,633
1920 88,248 10.6% 8,483
1930 95,815 8.6% 7,567
1940 143,155 49.4% 47,340
1950 176,428 23.2% 33,273
1960 218,941 24.1% 42,513
1970 274,803 25.5% 55,862
1990 370,557 16.1% 47,877
2000 424,822 14.6% 54,265
2020 511,083 9.7% 43,130
2030 548,272 7.3% 37,189
2040 572,762 4.5% 24,490
2050 584,272 2% 11,510
2060 583,709 -0.1% -563
2070 575,283 -1.4% -8,426
2080 560,958 -2.5% -14,325
2090 541,564 -3.5% -19,394
2100 519,152 -4.1% -22,412
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

Loja CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Loja 1,378,610 t 2.83 t 124.6 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

Loja Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1977 to 2016)

Average Temp
17.8°C
64.0°F
Average High
22.5°C
72.5°F
Average Low
14.1°C
57.4°F
   Record High Temperature
32.4°C
90.3°F
   Record Low Temperature
7.2°C
45.0°F
   Average Precipitation
33.0 mm
1.3 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
10.5 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)
Drought Medium (3.6)
Flood High (9)
Earthquake High (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Loja

Other places in Ecuador

Place Area Population Population Density
Azuay 7,871.1 km² 783,329 99.5 / km²
Bolivar 3,896.7 km² 190,145 48.8 / km²
Carchi 3,777.7 km² 174,134 46.1 / km²
Cañar 3,132.4 km² 240,238 76.7 / km²
Chimborazo 5,896.9 km² 496,675 84.2 / km²
Cotopaxi 6,160.3 km² 448,746 72.8 / km²
El Oro 5,859.7 km² 653,115 111.5 / km²
Esmeraldas 16,176.5 km² 601,710 37.2 / km²
Galápagos 7,989.5 km² 27,735 3.47 / km²
Guayas 17,583.8 km² 4.0 million 229.8 / km²
Imbabura 4,611.8 km² 435,132 94.4 / km²
Los Rios 7,286.6 km² 870,130 119.4 / km²
Manabi 19,039.1 km² 1.5 million 78.3 / km²
Morona Santiago 23,966.6 km² 171,469 7.15 / km²
Napo 12,509.9 km² 134,736 10.8 / km²
Orellana 21,602 km² 176,254 8.16 / km²
Pastaza 29,508.2 km² 100,456 3.4 / km²
Pichincha 9,455.7 km² 2.9 million 308.1 / km²
Santa Elena 3,695 km² 353,623 95.7 / km²
Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas 3,453.5 km² 424,051 122.8 / km²
Sucumbios 18,000.6 km² 211,378 11.7 / km²
Tungurahua 3,397.6 km² 549,017 161.6 / km²
Zamora Chinchipe 10,553.9 km² 101,880 9.65 / km²
Zona No Delimitada 2,076.6 km² 54,726 26.4 / km²
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