Businesses in New Amsterdam, Guyana

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Education: 19.7%
 Shopping: 11.2%
 Restaurants: 9.6%
 Professional Services: 9%
 Religion: 9%
 Industry: 7.4%
 Hotels & Travel: 6.9%
 Medical: 6.4%
 Community & Government: 4.8%
 Other: 16%
Area of New Amsterdam, Guyana16.9 km²
Population16,461
Male Population8,251 (50.1%)
Female Population8,210 (49.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 -31.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -14.5%
Median Age26.3
Male Median Age25.8
Female Median Age26.9
Area Codes333334
Local TimeMonday 3:14 AM
TimezoneGuyana Time
Lat & Lng6.24793° / -57.5171°

New Amsterdam, Guyana - Map

New Amsterdam, Guyana Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population24,12020,12019,25916,461
Population Density1,427 / km²1,190 / km²1,139 / km²974.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

New Amsterdam, Guyana Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 14.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
New Amsterdam, Guyana-31.8%-18.2%-14.5%
Demerara-Mahaica-32.3%-19.7%-13.5%
Guyana+3.4%+6.2%+3.1%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

New Amsterdam, Guyana Median Age

Median Age: 26.3 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
New Amsterdam, Guyana26.3 years26.9 years25.8 years
Demerara-Mahaica26.4 years27 years25.9 years
Guyana25.2 years25.7 years24.7 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

New Amsterdam, Guyana Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 57066601,366
5-97366971,433
10-149379011,838
15-191,0069731,980
20-246586671,326
25-295285471,076
30-345865881,175
35-395855811,166
40-445845601,145
45-495345291,064
50-54465430896
55-59315348663
60-64228236464
65-69152173325
70-74106137243
75-796888156
80-84365288
85 Plus214365
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

New Amsterdam, Guyana Population Density

Population Density: 974.2 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
New Amsterdam, Guyana16,46116.9 km²974.2 / km²
Demerara-Mahaica113,72836,093.4 km²3.15 / km²
Guyana734,497196,492.2 km²3.74 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Business distribution by price for New Amsterdam, Guyana

 Expensive: 50%
 Inexpensive: 25%
 Moderate: 25%

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

New Amsterdam, Guyana CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
New Amsterdam, Guyana35,664 t2.17 t2,110 t/km²
Demerara-Mahaica248,553 t2.19 t6.89 t/km²
Guyana1,594,687 t2.17 t8.12 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

New Amsterdam, Guyana CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)35,664 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita2.17 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)2,110 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtLow (2)
* 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, 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.

New Amsterdam, Guyana

New Amsterdam (Dutch: Nieuw Amsterdam) is one of the largest towns in Guyana, located in the East Berbice-Corentyne Region, 62 mi (100 km) from the capital, Georgetown. It is located on the eastern bank of the Berbice River, 4 mi (6.4 km) upriver fro..  ︎  New Amsterdam, Guyana Wikipedia Page

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