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Postal Code 2290 - Gateshead, New South Wales

Primary CityGateshead, New South Wales
Area of Postal Code 229035.6 km²
Male Population17,688 (48.8%)
Female Population18,580 (51.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +72.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +25.4%
Median Age40.1 years
Male Median Age38.7 years
Female Median Age41.4 years
Associated CitiesWhitebridge, New South Wales
Local TimeSaturday 6:16 AM
TimezoneAustralian Eastern Standard Time
Coordinates-32.98235253627088° / 151.69934913372495°
Related Postal Codes229122922293229422952296

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Postal Code 2290 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density589.7 / km²726.6 / km²812.5 / km²1,018 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

2290 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 25.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 2290+72.8%+40.2%+25.4%
New South Wales+72.6%+40.2%+25.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 2290 Median Age

Median Age: 40.1 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 229040.1 years41.4 years38.7 years
Whitebridge41.8 years42.1 years41.5 years
New South Wales38.3 years39.2 years37.4 years
Australia37.7 years38.6 years36.8 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 2290 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 51,2991,1222,422
85 Plus3726321,005
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 2290 Population Density

Population Density: 1,018 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 229036,26835.6 km²1,018 / km²
Whitebridge2,8665.7 km²504.6 / km²
New South Wales7.7 million801,634.1 km²9.57 / km²
Australia23.8 million7,690,961.5 km²3.09 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 2290 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1870 to 2100
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,, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in 2290
 Area Code 2: 81.8%
 Area Code 4: 18%
 Other: 0.3%

Business Concentration in Postal Code 2290

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Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 24.9%
 Medical: 11.8%
 Industry: 8.4%
 Restaurants: 8.1%
 Home Services: 7.3%
 Professional Services: 6.4%
 Other: 33%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts124.00.3
Beauty salons313.80.9
Loan companies604.01.7
Other construction154.30.4
Real estate123.30.3
Wholesale of construction supplies114.60.3
Alternative medicine174.90.5
Health and medical373.51.0
Corporate management163.40.4
Lawyers legal173.30.5
Children and baby clothing123.30.3
Clothing accessories214.00.6
Furniture stores203.80.6
Gifts, cards and party supplies123.80.3
Hardware stores184.00.5
Household appliances and goods143.20.4
Jewelers and watches224.60.6
Men's clothing134.00.4
Office supplies and stationery stores164.30.4
Pharmacies and drug stores173.90.5
Shoe stores314.00.9
Women's clothing424.11.2

Business distribution by price for Postal Code 2290

 Inexpensive: 62.4%
 Moderate: 29.3%
 Expensive: 6%
 Very Expensive: 2.3%

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

Postal Code 2290 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 2290595,396 t16.4 t16,728 t/km²
Whitebridge53,418 t18.6 t9,404 t/km²
New South Wales133,365,481 t17.4 t166.4 t/km²
Australia401,155,563 t16.9 t52.2 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

Postal Code 2290 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)595,396 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita16.4 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)16,728 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (4)
FloodHigh (8)
EarthquakeMedium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
9/9/1211:23 PM3.253.5 km2,000 mnear the southeast coast of
3/11/108:25 AM3.365.4 kmNonenear the southeast coast of
8/6/944:03 AM5.344.2 km10,000 mnear the southeast coast of
12/27/893:26 PM5.47.7 km10,000 mnear the southeast coast of

Primary City

Gateshead is a suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia, 12 kilometres (7 mi) from Newcastle's central business district on the eastern side of Lake Macquarie. It is part of the City of Lake Macquarie East ward, and is home to..  ︎  Gateshead, New South Wales Wikipedia Page


Percentage of businesses by city in 2290
 Charlestown, New South Wales: 69.6%
 Redhead, New South Wales: 11.3%
 Mount Cotton, Queensland: 6.7%
 Whitebridge, New South Wales: 6%
 Other: 6.3%

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