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Postal Code 203 - Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland)

Primary CityKópavogur
Area of Postal Code 2037.5 km²
Male Population1,370 (49.6%)
Female Population1,391 (50.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +1,221.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +188.5%
Median Age34.6 years
Male Median Age33.9 years
Female Median Age35.3 years
NeighborhoodsKópavogur, Vatnsendi, Þing
Local TimeTuesday 2:34 PM
TimezoneGreenwich Mean Time
Coordinates64.0812179719363° / -21.811698080148975°
Related Postal Codes200201202210212220

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Postal Code 203 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density28.0 / km²39.5 / km²128.0 / km²369.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

203 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 188.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 203+1,221.1%+835.9%+188.5%
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 203 Median Age

Median Age: 34.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 20334.6 years35.3 years33.9 years
Kopavogur34.7 years35.4 years34 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 203 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5116109226
85 Plus132033
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 203 Population Density

Population Density: 369.4 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 2032,7617.5 km²369.4 / km²
Kopavogur33,80513.5 km²2,500 / 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 203 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1930 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 203
 Kópavogur: 42.1%
 Vatnsendi: 26.3%
 Þing: 10.5%
 Öskjuhlíð: 5.3%
 Tjörnin: 2.6%
 Lindir: 2.6%
 Fifuhvammur: 2.6%
 Salir: 2.6%
 Grafarvogur: 2.6%
 Kórar: 2.6%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in 203
 Area Code 5: 55.2%
 Area Code 8: 27.6%
 Area Code 6: 13.8%
 Area Code 4: 3.4%


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 20.8%
 Hotels & Travel: 12.8%
 Sports & Activities: 11.9%
 Professional Services: 9.7%
 Education: 8.4%
 Industry: 7.5%
 Restaurants: 6.6%
 Medical: 4.9%
 Other: 17.3%

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 203 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 20336,622 t13.3 t4,899 t/km²
Kopavogur429,719 t12.7 t31,788 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 203 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)36,622 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita13.3 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)4,899 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideMedium (6)
EarthquakeHigh (7.8)
* 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 PM4.340.2 km10,000 m19km NNE of Hveragerdi, Icelandusgs.gov
6/10/158:08 PM4.550.2 km10,480 m13km SW of Keflavik, Icelandusgs.gov
10/13/1312:34 AM4.857.5 km10,000 m17km SW of Grindavik, Icelandusgs.gov
8/30/124:59 AM4.218.2 km10,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
6/25/0910:20 AM4.416 km1,300 mIceland regionusgs.gov
6/19/0911:13 AM4.522.8 km5,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/30/096:35 AM4.527.5 km3,500 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/29/092:33 PM4.827.3 km5,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/29/0810:09 AM3.734.8 km10,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/29/0810:07 AM430.4 km10,000 mIcelandusgs.gov

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Primary City

Kópavogur (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈkʰoːupavɔɣʏr̥]) is a city and Iceland's second largest municipality by population. lies immediately south of Reykjavík and is part of the Capital Region. The name literally means seal pup bay. The town seal cont..  ︎  Kópavogur Wikipedia Page

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