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Tehran, Iran

Area of Tehran, Iran 338.9 km²
Population 5.5 million
Male Population 2,767,038 (50.4%)
Female Population 2,725,280 (49.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +3,274.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +26.9%
Median Age 27.9 years old
Male Median Age 27.8 years old
Female Median Age 28 years old
Timezone Iran Daylight Time

Tehran, Iran Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 162,757 2,623,924 4,327,215 5,492,313
Population Density 480.3 / km² 7,742 / km² 12,769 / km² 16,207 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Tehran Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 26.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Tehran, Iran +3,274.5% +109.3% +26.9%
Iran +141.6% +41% +20.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Tehran, Iran Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 233,209 222,570 455,780
5-9 211,745 202,002 413,747
10-14 211,004 203,743 414,747
15-19 244,540 238,630 483,170
20-24 306,938 308,421 615,359
25-29 318,120 316,116 634,236
30-34 256,843 253,014 509,857
35-39 208,219 199,184 407,404
40-44 181,636 177,193 358,830
45-49 148,100 146,650 294,751
50-54 128,949 129,014 257,963
55-59 96,912 99,087 195,999
60-64 64,359 71,889 136,248
65-69 46,998 51,276 98,274
70-74 40,995 40,912 81,907
75-79 34,882 31,921 66,804
80-84 20,519 20,547 41,067
85 Plus 13,072 13,110 26,182
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Tehran, Iran Population Density

Population Density: 16,207 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Tehran, Iran 5.5 million 338.9 km² 16,207 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Tehran, Iran Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1970 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1970 136,171 n/a n/a
1990 2,623,924 339% 1,243,876
2000 4,327,215 64.9% 1,703,291
2020 5,831,930 16.1% 752,357
2030 6,356,967 9% 525,037
2040 6,759,346 6.3% 402,379
2050 7,027,927 4% 268,581
2060 7,093,722 0.9% 65,795
2070 6,961,225 -1.9% -132,497
2080 6,670,932 -4.2% -290,293
2090 6,341,265 -4.9% -329,667
2100 6,068,611 -4.3% -272,654
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

Tehran, Iran CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Tehran, Iran 53,348,989 t 9.71 t 157,426 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

Tehran Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1954 to 2020)

Average Temp
22.8°C
73.1°F
Average High
28.8°C
83.8°F
Average Low
17.0°C
62.7°F
   Record High Temperature
36.1°C
97.0°F
   Record Low Temperature
7.2°C
45.0°F
   Average Precipitation
9.4 mm
0.4 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
4.6 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
Drought Medium (5)
Flood High (7)
Earthquake High (8.6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
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