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Postal Code 8340 - Moerkerke, Flanders

Primary CityMoerkerke
Area of Postal Code 834090.5 km²
Male Population5,318 (49.5%)
Female Population5,417 (50.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 -14.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -0.5%
Median Age47.1 years
Male Median Age46.2 years
Female Median Age47.9 years
NeighborhoodsMoerkerke, Oostkerke, Sijsele, Vivenkapelle
Local TimeSunday 7:58 PM
TimezoneCentral European Summer Time
Coordinates51.252108035608316° / 3.327408848169019°
Related Postal Codes830083018310837083778380

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Postal Code 8340 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density138.4 / km²124.9 / km²119.3 / km²118.7 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

8340 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 0.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 8340-14.2%-5%-0.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 8340 Median Age

Median Age: 47.1 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 834047.1 years47.9 years46.2 years
West-Vlaanderen44.9 years46.1 years43.6 years
Belgium41.4 years42.5 years40.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 8340 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5235221457
85 Plus129228357
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 8340 Population Density

Population Density: 118.7 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 834010,73590.5 km²118.7 / km²
West-Vlaanderen1.2 million3,168.6 km²370.8 / km²
Belgium11.3 million30,664.8 km²367.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 8340 Historical Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2015
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.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in 8340
 Sijsele: 44.5%
 Moerkerke: 28.8%
 Vivenkapelle: 11.8%
 Other: 14.8%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in 8340
 Area Code 50: 87.4%
 Area Code 4: 11.3%
 Other: 1.4%

Business Concentration in Postal Code 8340

8340 Business Heat Map


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 14%
 Industry: 13%
 Restaurants: 10.2%
 Medical: 8.8%
 Professional Services: 8.6%
 Home Services: 8.2%
 Hotels & Travel: 6.1%
 Sports & Activities: 5.8%
 Beauty & Spas: 5.1%
 Other: 20.3%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair174.61.6
New car dealers104.50.9
Beauty salons284.42.6
Loan companies124.31.1
Grocery stores and supermarkets214.12.0
Electrical installation103.00.9
General contractors223.82.0
Other construction373.63.4
Real estate174.11.6
Hotels and motels124.31.1
Other accommodation274.42.5
Construction of buildings263.22.4
Tractors and farm equipment104.60.9
Wholesale of construction supplies224.72.0
General practitioners195.01.8
Health and medical344.63.2
Corporate management285.02.6
Department stores113.61.0
Electronics stores105.00.9
Hardware stores144.41.3
Household appliances and goods104.50.9
Nurseries and garden supplies174.31.6
Pharmacies and drug stores104.90.9
Sports other134.81.2

Business distribution by price for Postal Code 8340

 Moderate: 45.2%
 Inexpensive: 34.2%
 Expensive: 13.7%
 Very Expensive: 6.8%

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 8340 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 834091,167 t8.49 t1,007 t/km²
West-Vlaanderen9,614,872 t8.18 t3,034 t/km²
Belgium92,691,347 t8.22 t3,022 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 8340 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)91,167 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita8.49 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)1,007 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

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

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
7/13/086:33 PM3.297.5 km4,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
1/23/079:32 AM4.193.8 km10,000 mNorth Seausgs.gov
2/27/0512:16 AM3.187.4 km4,000 mFranceusgs.gov
7/2/019:06 AM3.145.6 km5,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
6/19/956:54 PM4.394.4 km20,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov

Primary City

Moerkerke is a town in the Belgian province West Flanders and a part (deelgemeente) of the city of Damme  ︎  Moerkerke Wikipedia Page


Percentage of businesses by city in 8340
 Damme: 72.9%
 Sijsele: 12.4%
 Moerkerke: 9.2%
 Other: 5.5%

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