Businesses in Benque Viejo del Carmen

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Medical: 33.3%
 Entertainment: 33.3%
 Beauty & Spas: 33.3%
Area of Benque Viejo del Carmen, Cayo District2.949 km²
Population7,039
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +40.6%
Area Codes93
Local TimeFriday 4:10 PM
TimezoneCentral Standard Time
Lat & Lng17.075° / -89.13917°

Benque Viejo del Carmen, Cayo District - Map

Benque Viejo del Carmen, Cayo District Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population04,5865,0077,039
Population Density1,555 / km²1,697 / km²2,386 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Benque Viejo del Carmen Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 40.6% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Benque Viejo del Carmen, Cayo District+53.5%+40.6%
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

Benque Viejo del Carmen, Cayo District Population Density

Population Density: 2,386 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Benque Viejo del Carmen, Cayo District7,0392.949 km²2,386 / 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

Benque Viejo del Carmen, Cayo District Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1975 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 Benque Viejo del Carmen
 Area Code 8: 50%
 Area Code 6: 33.3%
 Area Code 93: 16.7%

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

Benque Viejo del Carmen, Cayo District CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Benque Viejo del Carmen, Cayo District18,944 t2.69 t6,423 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

Benque Viejo del Carmen, Cayo District CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)18,944 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita2.69 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)6,423 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
CycloneHigh (7)
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, 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.
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.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
4/17/0812:29 AM4.594.7 km10,000 mGuatemalausgs.gov

Benque Viejo del Carmen, Cayo District

Benque Viejo del Carmen ("Benque") is the westernmost town in Belize, 130 km (81 mi) by road west and south of Belize City, at the Guatemalan border. San Ignacio lies 13 km to the east and Melchor de Mencos just across the border. The Mopan River run..  ︎  Benque Viejo del Carmen Wikipedia Page

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