Businesses in Belmopan

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 15.8%
 Restaurants: 14.9%
 Hotels & Travel: 12%
 Professional Services: 8.7%
 Community & Government: 7.6%
 Industry: 6.5%
 Food: 5.2%
 Education: 5%
 Other: 24.2%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair64.10.2
Embassies and consulates63.20.2
Public administration313.71.1
Banks83.80.3
Finance other64.50.2
Loan companies93.80.3
Grocery stores and supermarkets114.00.4
General contractors64.40.2
Bed and breakfasts54.30.2
Hotels and motels174.40.6
Other accommodation184.50.6
Construction of buildings74.20.2
Bars, pubs and taverns104.00.4
Department stores104.20.4
Electronics stores64.20.2
Area of Belmopan, Cayo District32.8 km²
Population28,075
Male Population14,008 (49.9%)
Female Population14,067 (50.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +240.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +61.6%
Median Age20.2
Male Median Age19.9
Female Median Age20.5
Local TimeThursday 10:02 AM
TimezoneCentral Standard Time
Lat & Lng17.25° / -88.76667°

Belmopan, Cayo District - Map

Belmopan, Cayo District Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population8,24610,51017,37428,075
Population Density251.6 / km²320.6 / km²530.0 / km²856.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Belmopan Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 61.6% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Belmopan, Cayo District+240.5%+167.1%+61.6%
Cayo+251.9%+124.3%+59.2%
Belize+172.3%+92.8%+45.3%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Belmopan, Cayo District Median Age

Median Age: 20.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Belmopan, Cayo District20.2 years20.5 years19.9 years
Cayo20.1 years20.4 years19.8 years
Belize22 years22.1 years21.8 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Belmopan, Cayo District Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,6721,5883,260
5-91,9171,8523,769
10-141,8271,8473,674
15-191,6221,6043,227
20-241,2721,3292,602
25-291,0331,1602,194
30-348789541,832
35-398159091,724
40-446957151,410
45-495905851,176
50-54479468948
55-59368326694
60-64263231494
65-69196168364
70-74153114268
75-7910792199
80-846868137
85 Plus5556112
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Belmopan, Cayo District Population Density

Population Density: 856.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Belmopan, Cayo District28,07532.8 km²856.5 / km²
Cayo86,1355,249.7 km²16.4 / km²
Belize349,96822,282.9 km²15.7 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Belmopan, Cayo District Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1850 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 Belmopan
 Area Code 8: 66.7%
 Area Code 6: 32.9%
 Other: 0.4%

Business distribution by price for Belmopan, Cayo District

 Moderate: 48.3%
 Inexpensive: 44.8%
 Expensive: 6.9%

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

Belmopan, Cayo District CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Belmopan, Cayo District75,558 t2.69 t2,305 t/km²
Cayo229,849 t2.67 t43.8 t/km²
Belize920,961 t2.63 t41.3 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

Belmopan, Cayo District CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)75,558 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita2.69 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)2,305 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
CycloneHigh (8)
FloodMedium (4)
EarthquakeMedium (4)
* 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 Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
3. 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.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CZ353K.

Belmopan, Cayo District

Belmopan (/ˌbɛlmoʊˈpæn/) is the capital city of Belize. Its population in 2010 was 16,451. Although the smallest capital city in the continental Americas by population, Belmopan is the third-largest settlement in Belize, behind Belize City and San Ig..  ︎  Belmopan Wikipedia Page

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