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Potosí

Area of Potosí 119,025.1 km²
Population 867,643
Male Population 430,581 (49.6%)
Female Population 437,061 (50.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +92.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +21.8%
Median Age 23.2 years old
Male Median Age 22.3 years old
Female Median Age 24 years old
Timezone Bolivia Time

Potosí Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 450,006 599,839 712,454 867,643
Population Density 3.78 / km² 5.04 / km² 5.99 / km² 7.29 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Potosí Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 21.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Potosí +92.8% +44.6% +21.8%
Bolivia +113.9% +56.1% +28.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Potosí Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 52,048 49,890 101,939
5-9 47,960 46,732 94,692
10-14 52,427 50,171 102,598
15-19 45,402 43,982 89,384
20-24 37,267 34,937 72,205
25-29 31,069 30,027 61,096
30-34 28,715 28,483 57,198
35-39 23,954 24,530 48,484
40-44 21,166 21,380 42,547
45-49 18,790 19,565 38,356
50-54 16,701 18,153 34,855
55-59 14,320 16,333 30,653
60-64 12,537 15,243 27,781
65-69 9,535 11,658 21,194
70-74 7,277 9,047 16,324
75-79 4,550 6,342 10,892
80-84 4,157 6,345 10,502
85 Plus 2,706 4,244 6,950
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Potosí Population Density

Population Density: 7.29 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Potosí 867,643 119,025.1 km² 7.29 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Potosí Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 31,611 n/a n/a
100 33,691 0.6% 208
200 35,907 0.6% 221
300 38,269 0.6% 236
400 40,787 0.6% 251
500 43,470 0.6% 268
600 46,330 0.6% 286
700 49,378 0.6% 304
800 52,627 0.6% 324
900 57,889 1% 526
1000 63,152 0.9% 526
1100 69,467 1% 631
1200 75,782 0.9% 631
1300 82,098 0.8% 631
1400 88,413 0.7% 631
1500 94,728 0.7% 631
1600 84,203 -1.2% -1,052
1700 84,209 0% 0
1800 101,366 1.9% 1,715
1900 195,774 6.8% 9,440
1910 225,457 15.2% 29,683
1920 333,262 47.8% 107,805
1930 329,056 -1.3% -4,206
1940 383,040 16.4% 53,984
1950 288,757 -24.6% -94,283
1960 352,109 21.9% 63,352
1970 448,301 27.3% 96,192
1990 599,839 15.7% 75,769
2000 712,454 18.8% 112,615
2020 923,665 13.9% 105,605
2030 1,020,875 10.5% 97,210
2040 1,093,725 7.1% 72,850
2050 1,142,151 4.4% 48,426
2060 1,165,049 2% 22,898
2070 1,170,940 0.5% 5,891
2080 1,163,210 -0.7% -7,730
2090 1,147,425 -1.4% -15,785
2100 1,128,634 -1.6% -18,791
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

Potosí CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Potosí 1,184,138 t 1.36 t 9.95 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

Potosí Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1991 to 2019)

Average Low
-2.4°C
27.6°F
   Record Low Temperature
-8.5°C
16.7°F
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 Medium (6)
Drought Medium (5.5)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake High (6.1)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Bolivia

Place Area Population Population Density
Chuquisaca 51,007 km² 600,303 11.8 / km²
Cochabamba 57,549.2 km² 1.9 million 32.6 / km²
El Beni 208,808.4 km² 443,556 2.12 / km²
La Paz 131,324.5 km² 2.9 million 21.8 / km²
Oruro 51,979.5 km² 529,764 10.2 / km²
Pando 63,798.2 km² 138,619 2.17 / km²
Santa Cruz 363,921 km² 2.9 million 7.94 / km²
Tarija 37,120.4 km² 569,038 15.3 / km²
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