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Puerto Rico

Area of Puerto Rico 8,953 km²
Population 3.7 million
Male Population 1,749,767 (47.9%)
Female Population 1,902,738 (52.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +25.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  -3%
Median Age 36.9 years old
Male Median Age 35.1 years old
Female Median Age 38.6 years old
Timezone Atlantic Standard Time

Puerto Rico Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 2,906,233 3,487,611 3,764,826 3,652,509
Population Density 324.6 / km² 389.5 / km² 420.5 / km² 408.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Puerto Rico Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 113,104 107,420 220,524
5-9 120,759 114,513 235,273
10-14 134,518 128,671 263,189
15-19 142,006 136,670 278,676
20-24 128,061 127,765 255,826
25-29 116,329 123,239 239,569
30-34 117,351 125,917 243,269
35-39 113,557 122,779 236,336
40-44 112,603 124,733 237,337
45-49 113,210 129,854 243,064
50-54 108,374 126,771 235,145
55-59 100,331 118,922 219,253
60-64 98,070 115,642 213,712
65-69 78,485 93,373 171,858
70-74 60,339 73,025 133,365
75-79 42,731 56,051 98,783
80-84 27,054 38,731 65,786
85 Plus 22,887 38,662 61,549
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Puerto Rico Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1780 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 145,132 n/a n/a
1900 970,684 20.9% 82,555
1910 1,195,434 23.2% 224,750
1920 1,419,834 18.8% 224,400
1930 1,643,859 15.8% 224,025
1940 1,867,481 13.6% 223,622
1950 2,185,747 17% 318,266
1960 2,323,498 6.3% 137,751
1970 2,671,377 15% 347,879
1990 3,487,611 14.3% 408,117
2000 3,764,826 7.9% 277,215
2020 3,600,943 -2.2% -81,941
2030 3,434,957 -4.6% -165,986
2040 3,208,252 -6.6% -226,705
2050 2,934,931 -8.5% -273,321
2060 2,643,464 -9.9% -291,467
2070 2,373,849 -10.2% -269,615
2080 2,142,474 -9.7% -231,375
2090 1,950,809 -8.9% -191,665
2100 1,789,727 -8.3% -161,082
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

Puerto Rico Annual Weather Averages

July Historical Weather Data (1898 to 2020)

Average Temp
26.3°C
79.3°F
Average High
31.0°C
87.9°F
Average Low
21.5°C
70.7°F
   Record High Temperature
40.0°C
104.0°F
   Record Low Temperature
10.6°C
51.1°F
   Average Precipitation
141.2 mm
5.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
13.1 days
   Average Snowfall
0.0 mm
0.0 in
   Average Snowfall Days (≥ 25 mm)
0.0 days
   Average Wind Speed
4.3 m/s
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
Landslide Medium (6)
Cyclone High (9)
Flood High (7)
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. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and Norwegian Geotechnical Institute - NGI. 2005. Global Landslide Hazard Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4P848VZ.
4. 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.
5. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.

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