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Porto

Area of Porto 2,332.9 km²
Population 1.8 million
Male Population 846,108 (47.8%)
Female Population 925,420 (52.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +9.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  -0.6%
Median Age 40.5 years old
Male Median Age 39.1 years old
Female Median Age 41.8 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time
The District of Porto, is located on the north-west coast of Portugal. The district capital is the city of Porto, the second largest city in the country. Source: Wikipedia

Porto Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 1,619,363 1,727,187 1,782,575 1,771,528
Population Density 694.1 / km² 740.4 / km² 764.1 / km² 759.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Porto Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 0.6% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Porto +9.4% +2.6% -0.6%
Portugal +12.6% +4.6% +0.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Porto Median Age

Median Age: 40.5 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Porto 40.5 years 39.1 years 41.8 years
Portugal 42.1 years 40.5 years 43.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Porto Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 42,083 40,738 82,821
5-9 46,740 44,929 91,670
10-14 51,929 49,527 101,456
15-19 51,741 49,730 101,472
20-24 51,605 51,156 102,762
25-29 57,052 58,290 115,343
30-34 64,308 67,710 132,018
35-39 70,191 74,998 145,190
40-44 66,087 72,254 138,341
45-49 66,505 72,514 139,019
50-54 59,739 66,514 126,254
55-59 54,455 61,197 115,653
60-64 48,921 54,678 103,599
65-69 37,767 44,118 81,886
70-74 30,635 38,818 69,453
75-79 23,388 33,542 56,930
80-84 14,147 24,855 39,002
85 Plus 8,815 19,852 28,667
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Porto Population Density

Population Density: 759.4 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Porto 1.8 million 2,332.9 km² 759.4 / 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

Porto Historical Population

Estimated Population from 900 to 2015
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
900 44,251 n/a n/a
1000 53,101 1.8% 885
1100 66,376 2.3% 1,327
1200 79,651 1.8% 1,327
1300 110,626 3.3% 3,097
1400 79,651 -3.2% -3,097
1500 110,626 3.3% 3,097
1600 177,002 4.8% 6,637
1700 177,002 0% 0
1800 321,953 6.2% 14,495
1900 661,634 7.5% 33,968
1910 745,420 12.7% 83,786
1920 779,627 4.6% 34,207
1930 901,949 15.7% 122,322
1940 1,051,389 16.6% 149,440
1950 1,184,933 12.7% 133,544
1960 1,346,851 13.7% 161,918
1970 1,480,886 10% 134,035
1990 1,727,187 8% 123,150
2000 1,782,575 3.2% 55,388
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

Porto CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Porto 10,801,062 t 6.1 t 4,629 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

Porto Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1941 to 2003)

Average Temp
15.4°C
59.7°F
Average High
19.9°C
67.8°F
Average Low
10.9°C
51.7°F
   Record High Temperature
34.7°C
94.5°F
   Record Low Temperature
2.6°C
36.7°F
   Average Precipitation
92.6 mm
3.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
11.3 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
Flood High (7)
Earthquake Medium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Portugal

Place Area Population Population Density
Aveiro 2,800.6 km² 688,638 245.9 / km²
Beja 10,262.3 km² 145,711 14.2 / km²
Braga 2,706.3 km² 824,879 304.8 / km²
Braganza District 6,587.5 km² 128,946 19.6 / km²
Castelo Branco 6,625.3 km² 187,450 28.3 / km²
Coimbra 3,973.8 km² 415,448 104.5 / km²
Faro 4,995.5 km² 461,424 92.4 / km²
Guarda 5,534 km² 150,775 27.2 / km²
Ilha Terceira 400.7 km² 52,545 131.1 / km²
Ilha da Graciosa 60.9 km² 4,100 67.4 / km²
Ilha da Madeira 763.4 km² 252,269 330.5 / km²
Ilha das Flores 141.3 km² 3,740 26.5 / km²
Ilha de Porto Santo 42 km² 4,995 118.9 / km²
Ilha de Santa Maria 97.1 km² 5,436 56.0 / km²
Ilha de São Jorge 243.8 km² 8,207 33.7 / km²
Ilha de São Miguel 745.1 km² 130,558 175.2 / km²
Ilha do Corvo 17.1 km² 335 19.5 / km²
Ilha do Faial 173.2 km² 14,093 81.4 / km²
Ilha do Pico 445 km² 12,984 29.2 / km²
Leiria 3,505.8 km² 462,767 132.0 / km²
Lisboa 2,889.8 km² 2.2 million 771.7 / km²
Portalegre 6,080.8 km² 112,473 18.5 / km²
Santarém 6,718 km² 442,196 65.8 / km²
Setúbal District 5,307.8 km² 856,419 161.4 / km²
Viana do Castelo 2,218.9 km² 237,387 107.0 / km²
Vila Real 4,308.6 km² 196,532 45.6 / km²
Viseu 5,008.4 km² 364,156 72.7 / km²
Évora 7,394.1 km² 160,457 21.7 / km²
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