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Postal Code 105 - Reykjavík, Capital Region (Iceland)

Primary CityReykjavík
Area of Postal Code 1053.638 km²
Male Population5,574 (49.6%)
Female Population5,663 (50.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +15.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +3.4%
Median Age35 years
Male Median Age34.2 years
Female Median Age35.7 years
Area Codes5551552561More
NeighborhoodsHlíðar, Holt, Háaleiti, Laugardalur, Miðborg, Teigar, Tún
Local TimeSunday 5:15 PM
TimezoneGreenwich Mean Time
Coordinates64.14031314102589° / -21.900111464161633°
Related Postal Codes101102103104107108

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Postal Code 105 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density2,666 / km²3,075 / km²2,987 / km²3,089 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

105 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 3.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 105+15.9%+0.5%+3.4%
Capital Region+79.2%+42.7%+23.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 105 Median Age

Median Age: 35 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 10535 years35.7 years34.2 years
Reykjavik35.6 years36.5 years34.6 years
Capital Region34.9 years35.6 years34.2 years
Iceland34.9 years35.5 years34.4 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 105 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5416404820
85 Plus67143211
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 105 Population Density

Population Density: 3,089 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 10511,2373.638 km²3,089 / km²
Reykjavik121,70853.7 km²2,267 / km²
Capital Region192,406356.6 km²539.5 / km²
Iceland305,309102,490.8 km²2.98 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 105 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1000 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 105
 Hlíðar: 26.5%
 Tún: 21.1%
 Laugardalur: 14.7%
 Holt: 14.3%
 Háaleiti: 5%
 Teigar: 5%
 Other: 13.5%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in 105
 Area Code 5: 73.4%
 Area Code 4: 11.7%
 Area Code 8: 7.4%
 Other: 7.4%

Business Concentration in Postal Code 105

105 Business Heat Map


Business Distribution by Industry
 Hotels & Travel: 15%
 Shopping: 14%
 Professional Services: 12.2%
 Restaurants: 10.9%
 Industry: 6.9%
 Education: 5%
 Other: 36%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Gas stations104.10.9
Beauty salons74.60.6
Public administration84.00.7
Art galleries73.80.6
Concert halls and theaters60.5
Creative arts65.00.5
Loan companies83.50.7
Grocery stores and supermarkets174.01.5
Real estate211.9
Hotels and motels254.02.2
Other accommodation324.02.8
Tour operators74.50.6
Travel agencies124.21.1
Construction of buildings204.11.8
Health and medical104.10.9
Advertising and marketing115.01.0
Bars, pubs and taverns144.21.2
Clothing stores64.50.5
Electronics stores273.92.4
Office supplies and stationery stores644.95.7

Business distribution by price for Postal Code 105

 Inexpensive: 59.6%
 Moderate: 31.9%
 Expensive: 8.5%

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 105 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 105130,420 t11.6 t35,852 t/km²
Reykjavik1,386,086 t11.4 t25,827 t/km²
Capital Region2,185,904 t11.4 t6,129 t/km²
Iceland3,989,542 t13.1 t38.9 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 105 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)130,420 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita11.6 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)35,852 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
EarthquakeMedium (6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
12/29/186:56 PM4.343.5 km10,000 m19km NNE of Hveragerdi, Icelandusgs.gov
6/10/158:08 PM4.549.1 km10,480 m13km SW of Keflavik, Icelandusgs.gov
10/13/1312:34 AM4.859.4 km10,000 m17km SW of Grindavik, Icelandusgs.gov
8/30/124:59 AM4.226.1 km10,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
6/25/0910:20 AM4.420.5 km1,300 mIceland regionusgs.gov
6/19/0911:13 AM4.526.6 km5,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/30/096:35 AM4.528.9 km3,500 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/29/092:33 PM4.829.3 km5,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/29/0810:09 AM3.741.4 km10,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/29/0810:07 AM436.3 km10,000 mIcelandusgs.gov

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Primary City

Reykjavík (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈreiːcaˌviːk], English /ˈreɪkjəˌvik/; RAYK-yə-veek) is the capital and largest city of Iceland. It has a latitude of 64°08' N, making it the world's northernmost capital of a sovereign state and a popular tourist ..  ︎  Reykjavík Wikipedia Page

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