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Retalhuleu

Area of Retalhuleu 1,701.1 km²
Population 322,432
Male Population 157,884 (49%)
Female Population 164,547 (51%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +177.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +39.1%
Median Age 18.7 years old
Male Median Age 17.8 years old
Female Median Age 19.5 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time
The city of Retalhuleu is in south-western Guatemala. It is the departmental seat of Retalhuleu Department as well as the municipal seat of Retalhuleu Municipality. Source: Wikipedia

Retalhuleu Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 116,224 178,627 231,778 322,432
Population Density 68.3 / km² 105.0 / km² 136.2 / km² 189.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Retalhuleu Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 25,059 23,938 48,998
5-9 23,099 22,254 45,353
10-14 20,588 20,094 40,682
15-19 18,041 17,931 35,973
20-24 14,690 15,217 29,907
25-29 12,222 13,313 25,536
30-34 9,504 11,147 20,652
35-39 7,335 9,075 16,410
40-44 5,869 7,253 13,123
45-49 4,889 5,862 10,752
50-54 4,148 4,756 8,904
55-59 3,768 4,151 7,919
60-64 3,165 3,446 6,612
65-69 2,300 2,552 4,852
70-74 1,823 2,023 3,846
75-79 1,383 1,534 2,918
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Retalhuleu Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 900 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
900 7,577 n/a n/a
1000 10,102 2.9% 252
1100 10,775 0.6% 67
1200 11,449 0.6% 67
1300 12,122 0.6% 67
1400 12,796 0.5% 67
1500 13,469 0.5% 67
1600 10,102 -2.8% -336
1700 11,781 1.5% 167
1800 10,243 -1.4% -153
1900 21,483 7.7% 1,124
1910 23,778 10.7% 2,295
1920 26,313 10.7% 2,535
1930 29,137 10.7% 2,824
1940 36,142 24% 7,005
1950 51,611 42.8% 15,469
1960 77,247 49.7% 25,636
1970 106,882 38.4% 29,635
1990 178,627 29.3% 35,872
2000 231,778 29.8% 53,151
2020 358,437 24.4% 63,329
2030 425,895 18.8% 67,458
2040 484,583 13.8% 58,688
2050 533,349 10.1% 48,766
2060 570,664 7% 37,315
2070 599,688 5.1% 29,024
2080 619,376 3.3% 19,688
2090 629,444 1.6% 10,068
2100 631,130 0.3% 1,686
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

Retalhuleu Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1944 to 2013)

Average Temp
28.9°C
84.1°F
Average High
35.2°C
95.3°F
Average Low
22.7°C
72.9°F
   Record High Temperature
45.6°C
114.1°F
   Record Low Temperature
13.9°C
57.0°F
   Average Precipitation
140.1 mm
5.5 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
10.0 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, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (10)
Drought High (10)
Flood High (10)
Volcano High (7)
Earthquake High (9)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Guatemala

Place Area Population Population Density
Alta Verapaz 10,598.3 km² 1.3 million 121.3 / km²
Baja Verapaz 3,018 km² 303,250 100.5 / km²
Chimaltenango 1,864 km² 688,510 369.4 / km²
Chiquimula 2,402.8 km² 411,129 171.1 / km²
El Progreso 1,835.3 km² 175,613 95.7 / km²
Escuintla 4,506.2 km² 739,863 164.2 / km²
Guatemala 2,205.5 km² 3.4 million 1,545 / km²
Huehuetenango 7,354.7 km² 1.3 million 173.0 / km²
Izabal 8,231.2 km² 449,719 54.6 / km²
Jalapa 2,030.4 km² 357,900 176.3 / km²
Jutiapa 3,317.6 km² 473,779 142.8 / km²
Petén 35,835.9 km² 725,664 20.2 / km²
Quezaltenango 2,133.1 km² 878,686 411.9 / km²
Quiché 7,278.9 km² 1.1 million 151.0 / km²
Sacatepéquez 536.2 km² 344,717 642.9 / km²
San Marcos 3,551.4 km² 1.1 million 317.0 / km²
Santa Rosa 3,160.7 km² 384,354 121.6 / km²
Sololá 1,167 km² 497,113 426.0 / km²
Suchitepeque 2,394.7 km² 594,184 248.1 / km²
Totonicapán 1,076.4 km² 536,920 498.8 / km²
Zacapa 2,700.2 km² 239,272 88.6 / km²
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