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Ottawa

Area of Ottawa 2,892.8 km²
Population 967,516
Male Population 469,267 (48.5%)
Female Population 498,248 (51.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +101.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +27%
Median Age 39.1 years old
Male Median Age 38.2 years old
Female Median Age 40 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time
Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. It stands on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of southern Ontario. Source: Wikipedia

Ottawa Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 479,747 642,830 761,592 967,516
Population Density 165.8 / km² 222.2 / km² 263.3 / km² 334.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Ottawa Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 27% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Ottawa +101.7% +50.5% +27%
Ontario +52.6% +28.6% +16.4%
Canada +55.4% +29.9% +17.1%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Ottawa Median Age

Median Age: 39.1 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Ottawa 39.1 years 38.2 years 40 years
Ontario 40.5 years 39.6 years 41.4 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Ottawa Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 27,299 26,522 53,821
5-9 27,010 26,397 53,407
10-14 28,138 27,357 55,495
15-19 32,504 31,360 63,864
20-24 36,245 35,989 72,234
25-29 33,053 33,997 67,050
30-34 30,308 32,926 63,234
35-39 31,503 34,610 66,114
40-44 34,188 36,216 70,405
45-49 39,360 40,808 80,169
50-54 36,798 38,793 75,591
55-59 30,702 32,538 63,240
60-64 26,709 28,505 55,215
65-69 18,549 20,728 39,278
70-74 13,537 15,820 29,358
75-79 10,454 12,841 23,295
80-84 7,228 10,634 17,863
85 Plus 5,678 12,211 17,890
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Ottawa Population Density

Population Density: 334.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Ottawa 967,516 2,892.8 km² 334.5 / km²
Ontario 13.8 million 1,079,010.1 km² 12.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Ottawa Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1830 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1900 113,717 n/a n/a
1910 134,219 18% 20,502
1920 158,919 18.4% 24,700
1930 190,828 20.1% 31,909
1940 217,139 13.8% 26,311
1950 264,649 21.9% 47,510
1960 359,316 35.8% 94,667
1970 452,352 25.9% 93,036
1990 642,830 19.2% 95,239
2000 761,592 18.5% 118,762
2020 1,022,193 15.9% 130,300
2030 1,129,378 10.5% 107,185
2040 1,225,263 8.5% 95,885
2050 1,318,213 7.6% 92,950
2060 1,406,561 6.7% 88,348
2070 1,478,871 5.1% 72,310
2080 1,530,552 3.5% 51,681
2090 1,555,700 1.6% 25,148
2100 1,548,054 -0.5% -7,646
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

Ottawa CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Ottawa 16,643,480 t 17.2 t 5,753 t/km²
Ontario 198,047,795 t 14.4 t 183.5 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

Ottawa Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1870 to 2020)

Average Temp
12.9°C
55.3°F
Average High
18.9°C
66.0°F
Average Low
7.0°C
44.5°F
   Record High Temperature
35.8°C
96.4°F
   Record Low Temperature
-7.8°C
18.0°F
   Average Precipitation
72.6 mm
2.9 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
11.3 days
   Average Snowfall
4.0 mm
0.2 in
   Average Snowfall Days (≥ 25 mm)
0.0 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, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Cyclone Medium (5)
Earthquake Medium (5.8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CZ353K.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

Other places in Ontario

Place Area Population Population Density
Algoma 58,433.7 km² 117,288 2.01 / km²
Brant 1,106.1 km² 148,671 134.4 / km²
Bruce 16,331.6 km² 68,472 4.19 / km²
Chatham-Kent 6,547.7 km² 102,912 15.7 / km²
Cochrane 145,684.4 km² 81,959 0.56 / km²
Dufferin 1,497.4 km² 59,811 39.9 / km²
Durham 4,410.3 km² 664,049 150.6 / km²
Elgin 4,999.6 km² 91,362 18.3 / km²
Essex 3,635.9 km² 394,297 108.4 / km²
Frontenac 4,485.8 km² 158,086 35.2 / km²
Greater Sudbury / Grand Sudbury 3,830.7 km² 166,501 43.5 / km²
Grey 5,640.2 km² 94,745 16.8 / km²
Haldimand 2,983 km² 47,585 16.0 / km²
Haliburton 4,603.1 km² 18,384 3.99 / km²
Halton 1,177.3 km² 573,269 486.9 / km²
Hamilton 1,302.5 km² 545,790 419.0 / km²
Hastings 6,393.7 km² 141,927 22.2 / km²
Huron 6,829 km² 60,454 8.85 / km²
Kawartha Lakes 3,330.7 km² 73,785 22.2 / km²
Kenora 446,610.2 km² 53,929 0.12 / km²
Lambton 4,317.2 km² 127,701 29.6 / km²
Lanark 3,191.9 km² 68,706 21.5 / km²
Leeds and Grenville 3,759.1 km² 101,717 27.1 / km²
Lennox and Addington 3,434.3 km² 44,063 12.8 / km²
Manitoulin 11,989.6 km² 13,720 1.14 / km²
Middlesex 3,336.3 km² 463,889 139.0 / km²
Muskoka 5,296.1 km² 59,926 11.3 / km²
Niagara 3,223.6 km² 444,909 138.0 / km²
Nipissing 19,726.3 km² 86,849 4.4 / km²
Norfolk 3,856.8 km² 65,330 16.9 / km²
Northumberland 4,549.2 km² 85,078 18.7 / km²
Oxford 2,052 km² 110,630 53.9 / km²
Parry Sound 14,692.2 km² 44,152 3.01 / km²
Peel 1,455.2 km² 1.4 million 996.1 / km²
Perth 2,224.1 km² 77,756 35.0 / km²
Peterborough 4,196.6 km² 139,675 33.3 / km²
Prescott and Russell 2,070.2 km² 91,926 44.4 / km²
Prince Edward 4,029.2 km² 25,684 6.37 / km²
Rainy River 19,639.8 km² 20,009 1.02 / km²
Renfrew 8,048 km² 106,934 13.3 / km²
Simcoe 6,750.7 km² 477,048 70.7 / km²
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry 3,465.9 km² 114,504 33.0 / km²
Sudbury 44,279.7 km² 20,964 0.47 / km²
Thunder Bay 144,614.7 km² 147,123 1.02 / km²
Timiskaming 14,368.7 km² 32,907 2.29 / km²
Toronto 1,643.9 km² 2.8 million 1,686 / km²
Waterloo 1,384.3 km² 543,352 392.5 / km²
Wellington 2,699.6 km² 220,662 81.7 / km²
York 1,989 km² 1.2 million 598.0 / km²
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