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Sololá

Area of Sololá 1,167 km²
Population 497,113
Male Population 245,354 (49.4%)
Female Population 251,759 (50.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +223.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +51.8%
Median Age 18.7 years old
Male Median Age 17.8 years old
Female Median Age 19.5 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time
Sololá is a department in the west of Guatemala. The capital is the city of Sololá. Source: Wikipedia

Sololá Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 153,471 243,446 327,399 497,113
Population Density 131.5 / km² 208.6 / km² 280.5 / km² 426.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Sololá Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 38,943 36,625 75,569
5-9 35,896 34,049 69,945
10-14 31,994 30,744 62,739
15-19 28,036 27,435 55,472
20-24 22,829 23,281 46,111
25-29 18,993 20,369 39,362
30-34 14,770 17,056 31,826
35-39 11,399 13,884 25,284
40-44 9,121 11,098 20,219
45-49 7,598 8,970 16,568
50-54 6,446 7,277 13,723
55-59 5,855 6,352 12,207
60-64 4,919 5,273 10,193
65-69 3,574 3,904 7,478
70-74 2,833 3,095 5,928
75-79 2,149 2,348 4,497
80-84 0 0 0
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Sololá Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 900 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
900 13,689 n/a n/a
1000 18,251 2.9% 456
1100 19,468 0.6% 121
1200 20,685 0.6% 121
1300 21,901 0.6% 121
1400 23,118 0.5% 121
1500 24,335 0.5% 121
1600 18,251 -2.8% -608
1700 21,285 1.5% 303
1800 18,846 -1.2% -243
1900 39,993 7.8% 2,114
1910 44,300 10.8% 4,307
1920 49,059 10.7% 4,759
1930 54,360 10.8% 5,301
1940 67,469 24.1% 13,109
1950 96,396 42.9% 28,927
1960 114,442 18.7% 18,046
1970 135,995 18.8% 21,553
1990 243,446 33.8% 53,725
2000 327,399 34.5% 83,953
2020 515,463 25.5% 94,032
2030 547,943 6.3% 32,480
2040 574,813 4.9% 26,870
2050 590,038 2.6% 15,225
2060 594,869 0.8% 4,831
2070 593,933 -0.2% -936
2080 587,259 -1.1% -6,674
2090 575,244 -2% -12,015
2100 559,252 -2.8% -15,992
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

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (10)
Drought High (10)
Flood High (10)
Volcano High (7)
Earthquake High (8.1)
* 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
Retalhuleu 1,701.1 km² 322,432 189.5 / 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
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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