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Watson Lake

Area of Watson Lake 7.1 km²
Population 836
Male Population 423 (50.6%)
Female Population 413 (49.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +147.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +37.3%
Median Age 43.6 years old
Male Median Age 45.4 years old
Female Median Age 41.8 years old
Timezone Pacific Standard Time

Watson Lake Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 338 488 609 836
Population Density 47.9 / km² 69.2 / km² 86.3 / km² 118.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Watson Lake Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 37.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Watson Lake +147.3% +71.3% +37.3%
Yukon +147.7% +71.1% +37.2%
Canada +55.4% +29.9% +17.1%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Watson Lake Median Age

Median Age: 43.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Watson Lake 43.6 years 45.4 years 41.8 years
Yukon 39.4 years 39.4 years 39.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Watson Lake Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 27 25 53
5-9 27 20 48
10-14 21 20 42
15-19 21 25 47
20-24 27 31 58
25-29 16 20 37
30-34 32 20 53
35-39 21 31 53
40-44 16 36 52
45-49 38 36 74
50-54 38 36 74
55-59 43 41 84
60-64 43 25 69
65-69 27 25 53
70-74 16 5 22
75-79 5 5 11
80-84 5 5 11
85 Plus 0 5 6
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Watson Lake Population Density

Population Density: 118.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Watson Lake 836 7.1 km² 118.5 / km²
Yukon 37,894 483,699.4 km² 0.08 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Watson Lake Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1750 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 85 n/a n/a
1900 456 18.3% 37
1910 202 -55.7% -254
1920 84 -58.4% -118
1930 74 -11.9% -10
1940 89 20.3% 15
1950 152 70.8% 63
1960 250 64.5% 98
1970 303 21.2% 53
1990 488 26.9% 92
2000 609 24.8% 121
2020 860 18.8% 125
2030 894 4% 34
2040 913 2.1% 19
2050 925 1.3% 12
2060 934 1% 9
2070 934 0% 0
2080 916 -1.9% -18
2090 884 -3.5% -32
2100 835 -5.5% -49
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

Watson Lake CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Watson Lake 13,995 t 16.7 t 1,984 t/km²
Yukon 632,839 t 16.7 t 1.31 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

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Carmacks 44.1 km² 554 12.6 / km²
Dawson 29.2 km² 1,279 43.7 / km²
Destruction Bay 14.7 km² 31 2.11 / km²
Faro 212.5 km² 385 1.81 / km²
Haines Junction 28.4 km² 638 22.5 / km²
Hamlet of Mount Lorne 172 km² 451 2.62 / km²
Ibex Valley 208 km² 364 1.75 / km²
Johnsons Crossing 23.7 km² 16 0.68 / km²
Keno Hill 54 km² 31 0.57 / km²
Mayo 16.1 km² 338 21.0 / km²
Old Crow 15.2 km² 234 15.4 / km²
Pelly Crossing 34.9 km² 371 10.6 / km²
Ross River 21.5 km² 389 18.1 / km²
Stewart Crossing 30.6 km² 27 0.88 / km²
Swift River 2.632 km² 1 0.38 / km²
Tagish 56.2 km² 427 7.6 / km²
Teslin 2.421 km² 172 71.0 / km²
Upper Liard 4.371 km² 110 25.2 / km²
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