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Postal Code 9050 - Ghent, Flanders

Primary CityGhent
Area of Postal Code 90509.1 km²
Male Population8,624 (49.3%)
Female Population8,865 (50.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +14.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +11.6%
Median Age38.1 years
Male Median Age37 years
Female Median Age39.1 years
Area Codes9
NeighborhoodsGentbrugge, Ledeberg, Vogelhoek
Local TimeWednesday 4:00 PM
TimezoneCentral European Summer Time
Coordinates51.03672782103186° / 3.7644861970917565°
Related Postal Codes903090319032904090519052

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Postal Code 9050 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density1,682 / km²1,702 / km²1,730 / km²1,930 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

9050 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 11.6% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 9050+14.7%+13.4%+11.6%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 9050 Median Age

Median Age: 38.1 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 905038.1 years39.1 years37 years
Ghent38.3 years39.3 years37.2 years
Oost-Vlaanderen42.2 years43.1 years41.2 years
Belgium41.4 years42.5 years40.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 9050 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 55485271,076
85 Plus137315453
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 9050 Population Density

Population Density: 1,930 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 905017,4899.1 km²1,930 / km²
Ghent196,27399.9 km²1,965 / km²
Oost-Vlaanderen1.5 million3,008.1 km²495.5 / 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 9050 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1200 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in 9050
 Gentbrugge: 53.6%
 Ledeberg: 33.8%
 Other: 12.6%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in 9050
 Area Code 9: 79.3%
 Area Code 4: 16.1%
 Other: 4.7%

Business Concentration in Postal Code 9050

9050 Business Heat Map


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 19.8%
 Professional Services: 13.5%
 Industry: 9.4%
 Medical: 8.8%
 Restaurants: 7.8%
 Home Services: 5.3%
 Beauty & Spas: 5.1%
 Other: 30.3%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair223.91.3
General contractors174.11.0
Other construction234.51.3
Real estate253.91.4
General practitioners284.21.6
Corporate management203.61.1
Lawyers legal184.91.0
Specialized design274.81.5
Clothing stores213.91.2
Electronics stores174.61.0
Furniture stores164.30.9
Hardware stores183.91.0

Business distribution by price for Postal Code 9050

 Inexpensive: 47.6%
 Moderate: 46%
 Expensive: 6.5%

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 9050 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 9050145,114 t8.3 t16,015 t/km²
Ghent1,629,965 t8.3 t16,322 t/km²
Oost-Vlaanderen12,508,086 t8.39 t4,158 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 9050 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)145,114 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita8.3 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)16,015 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodMedium (4)
EarthquakeLow (2)
* 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 PM3.268.1 km4,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
7/13/086:45 AM3.872.8 km4,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
2/27/0512:16 AM3.181 km4,000 mFranceusgs.gov
7/2/019:06 AM3.175.6 km5,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
6/19/956:54 PM4.362.1 km20,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
7/20/9411:01 AM3.584.2 km5,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
7/20/9411:01 AM3.174.4 km5,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
8/29/922:22 AM4.196.6 km17,900 mBelgiumusgs.gov
12/2/891:59 PM3.197.4 km10,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov
3/31/8710:43 PM3.176.5 km10,000 mBelgiumusgs.gov

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Primary City

Ghent (/ˈɡɛnt/; Dutch: Gent [ɣɛnt]; French: Gand [ɡɑ̃]) is a city and a municipality located in the Flemish Region of Belgium. It is the capital and largest city of the East Flanders province. The city started as a settlement at the confluence of the..  ︎  Ghent Wikipedia Page


Percentage of businesses by city in 9050
 Ghent: 68.1%
 Gentbrugge: 21.5%
 Ledeberg: 9.6%
 Other: 0.9%

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