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Roatan

Area of Roatan 67 km²
Population 39,448
Male Population 19,275 (48.9%)
Female Population 20,173 (51.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +966.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +117.2%
Median Age 21 years old
Male Median Age 20.6 years old
Female Median Age 21.4 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time

Roatan Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 3,698 10,042 18,165 39,448
Population Density 55.2 / km² 149.9 / km² 271.1 / km² 588.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Roatan Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 117.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Roatan +966.7% +292.8% +117.2%
Bay Islands +473.5% +184.4% +82.9%
Honduras +159.6% +64.6% +29.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Roatan Median Age

Median Age: 21 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Roatan 21 years 20.6 years 21.4 years
Bay Islands 21.4 years 20.9 years 21.9 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Roatan Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 2,680 2,615 5,295
5-9 2,354 2,221 4,575
10-14 2,189 2,223 4,413
15-19 2,179 2,355 4,534
20-24 1,956 2,347 4,304
25-29 1,697 1,970 3,668
30-34 1,430 1,681 3,111
35-39 1,181 1,292 2,474
40-44 970 967 1,938
45-49 730 752 1,482
50-54 622 553 1,176
55-59 410 396 806
60-64 319 260 580
65-69 217 219 437
70-74 144 130 274
75-79 109 85 195
80-84 48 56 105
85 Plus 39 51 91
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Roatan Population Density

Population Density: 588.8 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Roatan 39,448 67 km² 588.8 / km²
Bay Islands 55,524 231.5 km² 239.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Roatan Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1975 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1990 10,042 n/a n/a
2000 18,165 80.9% 8,123
2020 41,848 51.8% 11,841
2030 45,922 9.7% 4,074
2040 49,117 7% 3,195
2050 51,338 4.5% 2,221
2060 52,706 2.7% 1,368
2070 53,362 1.2% 656
2080 53,413 0.1% 51
2090 52,991 -0.8% -422
2100 52,229 -1.4% -762
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

Roatan CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Roatan 28,456 t 0.72 t 424.8 t/km²
Bay Islands 58,307 t 1.05 t 251.8 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

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Cyclone High (8)
Drought Low (2)
Flood High (9)
Earthquake Medium (4.5)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Islas de la Bahía

Place Area Population Population Density
Guanaja 57.1 km² 3,152 55.2 / km²
Jose Santos Guardiola 65.4 km² 9,432 144.2 / km²
Útila 42.1 km² 3,494 83.1 / km²
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