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Zacapa

Area of Zacapa 2,700.2 km²
Population 239,272
Male Population 114,635 (47.9%)
Female Population 124,637 (52.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +102.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +25.1%
Median Age 18.7 years old
Male Median Age 17.8 years old
Female Median Age 19.5 years old
Timezone Central Standard Time
Zacapa is one of the 22 departments of Guatemala. It lies in eastern Guatemala with its capital in the city of Zacapa, approximately 112 kilometers from Guatemala City. Source: Wikipedia

Zacapa Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 117,962 159,809 191,318 239,272
Population Density 43.7 / km² 59.2 / km² 70.9 / km² 88.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Zacapa Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 18,196 18,131 36,327
5-9 16,772 16,856 33,629
10-14 14,950 15,223 30,173
15-19 13,101 13,583 26,685
20-24 10,664 11,525 22,190
25-29 8,873 10,083 18,956
30-34 6,899 8,443 15,343
35-39 5,326 6,874 12,201
40-44 4,261 5,494 9,756
45-49 3,549 4,440 7,989
50-54 3,012 3,603 6,615
55-59 2,735 3,144 5,880
60-64 2,299 2,611 4,910
65-69 1,669 1,933 3,603
70-74 1,323 1,532 2,855
75-79 1,004 1,162 2,167
80-84 1 0 2
85 Plus 0 0 0
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Zacapa Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 400 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
400 5,009 n/a n/a
500 5,464 0.9% 45
600 5,961 0.9% 49
700 6,503 0.9% 54
800 7,094 0.9% 59
900 10,641 4.1% 354
1000 14,188 2.9% 354
1100 15,133 0.6% 94
1200 16,079 0.6% 94
1300 17,025 0.6% 94
1400 17,971 0.5% 94
1500 18,917 0.5% 94
1600 14,188 -2.8% -472
1700 16,546 1.5% 235
1800 14,241 -1.5% -230
1900 29,857 7.7% 1,561
1910 33,053 10.7% 3,196
1920 36,585 10.7% 3,532
1930 40,521 10.8% 3,936
1940 50,277 24.1% 9,756
1950 71,816 42.8% 21,539
1960 88,764 23.6% 16,948
1970 107,109 20.7% 18,345
1990 159,809 22.1% 26,350
2000 191,318 19.7% 31,509
2020 263,349 17.3% 36,015
2030 306,912 16.5% 43,563
2040 343,506 11.9% 36,594
2050 372,366 8.4% 28,860
2060 392,983 5.5% 20,617
2070 407,948 3.8% 14,965
2080 416,821 2.2% 8,873
2090 419,633 0.7% 2,812
2100 417,345 -0.5% -2,288
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 (7)
Flood High (9)
Earthquake High (7)
* 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
Sololá 1,167 km² 497,113 426.0 / km²
Suchitepeque 2,394.7 km² 594,184 248.1 / km²
Totonicapán 1,076.4 km² 536,920 498.8 / km²
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