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Postal Code 221 - Hafnarfjörður, Capital Region (Iceland)

Primary CityHafnarfjörður
Area of Postal Code 22188.9 km²
Male Population6,004 (49.9%)
Female Population6,019 (50.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +478.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +113.9%
Median Age33 years
Male Median Age32.8 years
Female Median Age33.1 years
NeighborhoodsHafnarfjörður, Vellir
Local TimeMonday 12:27 AM
TimezoneGreenwich Mean Time
Coordinates64.01482335450766° / -21.95253941897449°
Related Postal Codes201202210220222225

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Postal Code 221 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density23.4 / km²37.7 / km²63.2 / km²135.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

221 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 113.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 221+478.3%+258.9%+113.9%
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 221 Median Age

Median Age: 33 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 22133 years33.1 years32.8 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 221 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5505494999
85 Plus4894142
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 221 Population Density

Population Density: 135.2 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 22112,02388.9 km²135.2 / 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 221 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1750 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 221
 Hafnarfjörður: 46.2%
 Vellir: 19.2%
 Fell: 3.8%
 Háaleiti: 3.8%
 Kópavogur: 3.8%
 Hellnahraun: 3.8%
 Sel: 3.8%
 Gerði: 3.8%
 Árbær: 3.8%
 Miðborg: 3.8%
 Fífuhvammur: 3.8%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in 221
 Area Code 5: 69.7%
 Area Code 4: 9.1%
 Area Code 7: 9.1%
 Area Code 8: 9.1%
 Area Code 6: 3%


Business Distribution by Industry
 Hotels & Travel: 13%
 Industry: 13%
 Sports & Activities: 10.5%
 Shopping: 9.9%
 Automotive: 9.3%
 Professional Services: 9.3%
 Education: 7.1%
 Food: 6.5%
 Restaurants: 6.2%
 Other: 15.4%

Business distribution by price for Postal Code 221

 Inexpensive: 57.1%
 Moderate: 28.6%
 Expensive: 14.3%

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 221 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 221156,578 t13 t1,760 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 221 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)156,578 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita13 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)1,760 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideHigh (10)
EarthquakeHigh (6.6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
6/10/158:08 PM4.541.3 km10,480 m13km SW of Keflavik, Icelandusgs.gov
10/13/1312:34 AM4.847.4 km10,000 m17km SW of Grindavik, Icelandusgs.gov
8/30/124:59 AM4.217.5 km10,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
6/25/0910:20 AM4.46.3 km1,300 mIceland regionusgs.gov
6/19/0911:13 AM4.512.8 km5,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/30/096:35 AM4.517.6 km3,500 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/29/092:33 PM4.817.3 km5,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/29/0810:09 AM3.739.8 km10,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/29/0810:07 AM436.9 km10,000 mIcelandusgs.gov
5/29/088:46 AM6.346 km9,000 mIcelandusgs.gov

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Primary City

is a port town and municipality located on the southwest coast of Iceland, about 10 km (6 mi) south of Reykjavík. is the third-most populous city in Iceland, after Reykjavík and Kópavogur. As the third largest city, Hafnarfjörður has established l..  ︎  Hafnarfjörður Wikipedia Page

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