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Postal Code 300 - Akranes, Western Region (Iceland)

Primary CityAkranes
Area of Postal Code 3008.8 km²
Population6,718
Male Population3,444 (51.3%)
Female Population3,274 (48.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +111.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +28.3%
Median Age33.6 years
Male Median Age32.6 years
Female Median Age34.6 years
Local TimeTuesday 10:39 AM
TimezoneGreenwich Mean Time
Coordinates64.32782111782596° / -22.041994883213782°
Related Postal Codes301302310311320340

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Postal Code 300 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population3,1824,4185,2376,718
Population Density362.6 / km²503.4 / km²596.7 / km²765.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

300 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 28.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 300+111.1%+52.1%+28.3%
Vesturland+30.1%+16.7%+10.4%
Iceland+57.5%+32.5%+19%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 300 Median Age

Median Age: 33.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 30033.6 years34.6 years32.6 years
Vesturland34.9 years35.7 years34.1 years
Iceland34.9 years35.5 years34.4 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 300 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5270254525
5-9267232500
10-14272257529
15-19283250533
20-24251222474
25-29257224482
30-34232215447
35-39236227464
40-44197189387
45-49207201408
50-54244220465
55-59191193384
60-64156142299
65-69107115222
70-7492110202
75-7985101187
80-845764122
85 Plus415798
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 300 Population Density

Population Density: 765.4 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 3006,7188.8 km²765.4 / km²
Vesturland11,6459,613.7 km²1.21 / 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 300 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1000 to 2100
Sources:
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.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in 300
 Area Code 4: 67.3%
 Area Code 5: 18.4%
 Area Code 8: 10.2%
 Area Code 6: 4.1%

Business Concentration in Postal Code 300

300 Business Heat Map

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Hotels & Travel: 18.3%
 Shopping: 16%
 Sports & Activities: 11.2%
 Restaurants: 10.6%
 Food: 6.9%
 Automotive: 6%
 Professional Services: 5.2%
 Other: 25.8%

Business distribution by price for Postal Code 300

 Inexpensive: 80%
 Moderate: 10%
 Expensive: 10%

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 300 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 30089,110 t13.3 t10,153 t/km²
Vesturland150,952 t13 t15.7 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 300 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)89,110 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita13.3 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)10,153 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
EarthquakeMedium (2.3)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
6/10/158:08 PM4.557.8 km10,480 m13km SW of Keflavik, Icelandusgs.gov
10/13/1312:34 AM4.873.6 km10,000 m17km SW of Grindavik, Icelandusgs.gov
8/30/124:59 AM4.247.9 km10,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
6/25/0910:20 AM4.441 km1,300 mIceland regionusgs.gov
6/19/0911:13 AM4.546 km5,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/30/096:35 AM4.545 km3,500 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/29/092:33 PM4.846 km5,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/29/0810:09 AM3.759 km10,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/29/0810:07 AM452.7 km10,000 mIcelandusgs.gov
3/6/066:31 AM4.551 km10,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov

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Primary City

Akranes is a port town and municipality on the west coast of Iceland, around 20 km north of the capital Reykjavík. area where Akranes is located was settled in the 9th century, but did not receive a municipal charter until 1942.   ︎  Akranes Wikipedia Page

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