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Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Hotels & Travel: 15.6%
 Education: 13.3%
 Restaurants: 11.3%
 Shopping: 10%
 Professional Services: 9.5%
 Financial Services: 8.9%
 Medical: 6.2%
 Other: 25.3%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Hotels and motels183.90.1
Other accommodation143.90.1
Area of Potosí118.2 km²
Population207,340
Male Population99,353 (47.9%)
Female Population107,987 (52.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +222.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +43%
Median Age22.7
Male Median Age21.8
Female Median Age23.5
Area Codes2
Local TimeSaturday 6:12 PM
TimezoneBolivia Time
Weather7.9°C rain
Lat & Lng-19.58361° / -65.75306°

Potosí - Map

Potosí Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population64,206107,403144,944207,340
Population Density543.1 / km²908.5 / km²1,226 / km²1,753 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Potosí Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 43% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Potosí+222.9%+93%+43%
Potosí Department+93.5%+44.8%+21.8%
Bolivia+113.9%+56.1%+28.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Potosí Median Age

Median Age: 22.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Potosí22.7 years23.5 years21.8 years
Potosí Department23.2 years24 years22.3 years
Bolivia24 years24.4 years23.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Potosí Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 512,78012,49125,272
5-910,54410,54521,090
10-1411,12311,23022,354
15-1911,29711,88623,184
20-2410,91211,15222,064
25-298,7169,39818,114
30-348,0588,71516,774
35-395,8886,91112,800
40-444,6025,46510,068
45-493,7874,4918,279
50-543,1513,8517,002
55-592,6803,1485,828
60-641,9742,6954,670
65-691,4312,0023,433
70-749371,4892,427
75-795459091,455
80-845118951,406
85 Plus4147141,128
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Potosí Population Density

Population Density: 1,753 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Potosí207,340118.2 km²1,753 / km²
Potosí Department869,574119,569.3 km²7.27 / km²
Bolivia10.8 million1,083,759.7 km²9.95 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Potosí Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1830 to 2100
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.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Potosí
 Area Code 2: 65.9%
 Area Code 6: 20.5%
 Area Code 72: 9.1%
 Other: 4.5%

Business distribution by price for Potosí

 Moderate: 61.8%
 Inexpensive: 35.3%
 Expensive: 2.9%

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

Potosí CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Potosí282,022 t1.36 t2,385 t/km²
Potosí Department1,187,245 t1.37 t9.93 t/km²
Bolivia16,583,282 t1.54 t15.3 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

Potosí CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)282,022 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita1.36 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)2,385 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (5)
FloodMedium (4)
EarthquakeMedium (6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
1/21/186:46 PM487 km341,150 m44km NNW of Camargo, Boliviausgs.gov
12/27/161:09 AM4.393.5 km264,180 m77km NNE of Colchani, Boliviausgs.gov
4/28/1612:10 AM4.499.5 km237,660 m68km NNE of Colchani, Boliviausgs.gov
9/4/152:30 PM4.456.9 km289,690 m43km WSW of Potolo, Boliviausgs.gov
7/22/141:55 AM4.182.5 km255,960 m76km SSE of Challapata, Boliviausgs.gov
6/27/1312:29 PM4.550.4 km282,700 mPotosi, Boliviausgs.gov
3/11/1310:54 AM4.162.3 km215,800 m57km S of Potosi, Boliviausgs.gov
7/1/117:00 PM4.178.1 km245,900 mPotosi, Boliviausgs.gov
5/30/1110:28 AM4.896 km252,200 mPotosi, Boliviausgs.gov
4/27/114:21 AM4.852.8 km48,600 mPotosi, Boliviausgs.gov

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Potosí

Potosí is a city and the capital of the department of Potosí in Bolivia. It is one of the highest cities in the world by elevation at a nominal 4,090 metres (13,420 ft) For centuries, it was the location of the Spanish colonial mint. lies at the foo..  ︎  Potosí Wikipedia Page

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