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Sonsonate

Area of Sonsonate 1,219.9 km²
Population 479,917
Male Population 232,015 (48.3%)
Female Population 247,902 (51.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +86.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +12.3%
Median Age 22.2 years old
Male Median Age 20.9 years old
Female Median Age 23.4 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time
Sonsonate is a department of El Salvador in the western part of the country. The capital is Sonsonate. Source: Wikipedia

Sonsonate Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 257,217 363,206 427,182 479,917
Population Density 210.8 / km² 297.7 / km² 350.2 / km² 393.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Sonsonate Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 12.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Sonsonate +86.6% +32.1% +12.3%
El Salvador +48.4% +17% +5.6%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Sonsonate Median Age

Median Age: 22.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Sonsonate 22.2 years 20.9 years 23.4 years
El Salvador 23.3 years 21.5 years 24.9 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Sonsonate Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 24,824 23,598 48,422
5-9 30,807 29,727 60,534
10-14 30,838 29,847 60,686
15-19 25,924 25,802 51,727
20-24 20,442 22,203 42,646
25-29 17,747 20,862 38,609
30-34 15,036 18,065 33,101
35-39 13,253 15,768 29,022
40-44 11,050 13,289 24,339
45-49 9,235 10,988 20,224
50-54 7,626 9,015 16,642
55-59 6,608 7,436 14,044
60-64 5,487 6,029 11,516
65-69 4,428 5,117 9,545
70-74 3,449 3,859 7,309
75-79 2,589 3,009 5,598
80-84 1,480 1,749 3,229
85 Plus 1,193 1,538 2,731
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Sonsonate Population Density

Population Density: 393.4 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Sonsonate 479,917 1,219.9 km² 393.4 / km²
El Salvador 6.1 million 20,764 km² 294.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Sonsonate Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1200 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1200 10,031 n/a n/a
1300 10,942 0.9% 91
1400 11,937 0.9% 99
1500 13,022 0.9% 108
1600 14,206 0.9% 118
1700 15,497 0.9% 129
1800 17,192 1% 169
1900 57,003 12.7% 3,981
1910 68,433 20.1% 11,430
1920 89,995 31.5% 21,562
1930 94,150 4.6% 4,155
1940 109,575 16.4% 15,425
1950 131,252 19.8% 21,677
1960 168,962 28.7% 37,710
1970 227,829 34.8% 58,867
1990 363,206 26.3% 67,688
2000 427,182 17.6% 63,976
2020 483,686 6.4% 28,252
2030 476,734 -1.4% -6,952
2040 461,046 -3.3% -15,688
2050 438,074 -5% -22,972
2060 409,457 -6.5% -28,617
2070 382,707 -6.5% -26,750
2080 359,124 -6.2% -23,583
2090 339,151 -5.6% -19,973
2100 323,195 -4.7% -15,956
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

Sonsonate CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Sonsonate 803,380 t 1.67 t 658.6 t/km²
El Salvador 10,087,600 t 1.65 t 485.8 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

Sonsonate Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1962 to 2011)

Average Temp
28.8°C
83.8°F
Average High
32.9°C
91.2°F
Average Low
24.6°C
76.3°F
   Record High Temperature
39.3°C
102.7°F
   Record Low Temperature
18.9°C
66.0°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 High (9)
Flood High (9)
Volcano High (10)
Earthquake High (8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in El Salvador

Place Area Population Population Density
Ahuachapán 1,187.9 km² 347,787 292.8 / km²
Cabañas 1,087.3 km² 152,671 140.4 / km²
Chalatenango 2,036.5 km² 215,494 105.8 / km²
Cuscatlán 684.3 km² 260,283 380.4 / km²
La Libertad 1,655.5 km² 756,584 457.0 / km²
La Paz 1,272 km² 341,183 268.2 / km²
La Unión 1,984.5 km² 224,170 113.0 / km²
Morazán 1,315.3 km² 183,834 139.8 / km²
San Miguel 2,104.4 km² 448,917 213.3 / km²
San Salvador 860 km² 1.6 million 1,912 / km²
San Vicente 1,226.1 km² 169,612 138.3 / km²
Santa Ana 2,034.1 km² 551,789 271.3 / km²
Usulután 2,096.1 km² 355,720 169.7 / km²
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