Loja · Population

Question: What is the population of Loja? Answer: Loja, Ecuador (Administrative unit: Loja) - last known population is ≈ 170 300 (year 2010). This was 1.14% of total Ecuador population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2001-2010 (+4.11%/year), Loja population in 2019 would be: 244 620*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1962-1974] +4.92 %/year
[1974-1982] +5.22 %/year
[1982-1990] +3.49 %/year
[1990-2001] +2.1 %/year
[2001-2010] +4.11 %/year


GPS coordinates: -4.008, -79.211

Local time in Loja: 10:48 Friday GMT-5.

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Loja on city and population density map

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Sources, Notices

1962c, 1974c, 1982c, 1990c, 2001c, 2010c. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
El Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos del Ecuador In Spanish
INEC, Resultados de Búsqueda Population files (Spanish)
List of cities in Ecuador (DE) Ret. 2018-04-27
• Hammond world atlas 1976, 1998 (Census 1962, 1974)
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).