San José Department

San José Department (Spanish pronunciation: [saŋ xoˈse]) is a department of Uruguay. Its capital is San José de Mayo. It borders Colonia Department to the west, Flores Department to the north and the departments of Florida, Canelones and Montevideo to the east. Its southern limits are described by its coastline on Rio de la Plata.

San José Department
Flag of San José Department
Flag
Coat of arms of San José Department
Coat of arms
San José Department is located in Uruguay
San José Department
Location of San José Department and its capital
Coordinates (San José de Mayo): 34°20′S 56°43′W / 34.333°S 56.717°W / -34.333; -56.717
Country Uruguay
Capital of DepartmentSan José de Mayo
Government
 • IntendantJosé Luis Falero
 • Ruling partyPartido Nacional
Area
 • Total4,992 km2 (1,927 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total108,309
 • Density22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Maragato
Time zoneUTC-3 (UYT)
ISO 3166 codeUY-SJ
Websiteimsj.gub.uy
Map of San José Department

Population and DemographicsEdit

As of the census of 2011, San José Department had a population of 108,309 (53,998 male and 54,311 female) and 43,023 households.[1]

Demographic data for San José Department in 2010:

  • Population growth rate: 0.941%
  • Birth Rate: 14.60 births/1,000 people
  • Death Rate: 8.44 deaths/1,000 people
  • Average age: 33.2 (32.1 male, 34.2 female)
  • Life Expectancy at Birth:
    • Total population: 77.72 years
    • Male: 73.90 years
    • Female: 81.61 years
  • Average per household income: 24,747 pesos/month
  • Urban per capita income: 9,928 pesos/month

2010 Data Source:[2]

Main Urban CentresEdit

Population stated as per 2011 census.[3]

City / Town Population
San José de Mayo 36,743
Ciudad del Plata 31,145 (*)
Delta del Tigre y Villas* 20,239
Libertad 10,166
Playa Pascual* 6,870
Rodríguez 2,604
Ecilda Paullier 2,585
Santa Mónica* 1,662
Puntas de Valdez 1,491
Monte Grande* 1,287
Rafael Perazza 1,277
Safici* 1,087

* Places that have been integrated into Ciudad del Plata in 2006.

Other towns and villagesEdit

Population stated as per 2011 census.[1]

Town / Village Population
Ituzaingó 771
Raigón 738
Villa María 620
Capurro 517

Rural populationEdit

According to the 2011 census, San José department has an additional rural population of 16,471.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Censo 2011 - San José (needs flash plugin)". INE. 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Uruguay en cifras" (PDF) (in Spanish). INE. 2011. Retrieved 25 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Censos 2011 Cuadros San José". INE. 2012. Archived from the original on 9 March 2013. Retrieved 25 August 2012.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 34°18′0″S 56°44′0″W / 34.30000°S 56.73333°W / -34.30000; -56.73333