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Postal Code 600 - Akureyri, Northeastern Region (Iceland)

Primary CityAkureyri
Area of Postal Code 60056.9 km²
Male Population2,898 (49.4%)
Female Population2,972 (50.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +66.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +17.2%
Median Age34.7 years
Male Median Age33.6 years
Female Median Age35.8 years
Area Codes462
NeighborhoodsCity Center, Þorpið
Local TimeWednesday 2:56 AM
TimezoneGreenwich Mean Time
Coordinates65.61926068110478° / -18.196094591302256°
Related Postal Codes601602603610611620

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Postal Code 600 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density62.1 / km²78.0 / km²88.1 / km²103.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

600 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 17.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 600+66.1%+32.2%+17.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 600 Median Age

Median Age: 34.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 60034.7 years35.8 years33.6 years
Northeast36.2 years36.9 years35.6 years
Iceland34.9 years35.5 years34.4 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 600 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5238212451
85 Plus3664100
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 600 Population Density

Population Density: 103.2 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 6005,87056.9 km²103.2 / km²
Northeast22,20222,344 km²0.99 / 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 600 Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1975 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,, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in 600
 Area Code 4: 69%
 Area Code 5: 14.2%
 Area Code 8: 10.8%
 Other: 6%

Business Concentration in Postal Code 600

600 Business Heat Map


Business Distribution by Industry
 Hotels & Travel: 21.7%
 Shopping: 19.3%
 Restaurants: 14.3%
 Sports & Activities: 5.1%
 Professional Services: 5.1%
 Other: 34.6%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Gas stations114.21.9
Preschools and kindergartens54.00.9
Concert halls and theaters54.40.9
Grocery stores and supermarkets93.71.5
Ice cream and yogurt shops54.30.9
Real estate142.4
Hotels and motels134.32.2
Other accommodation174.22.9
Travel agencies84.41.4
Construction of buildings101.7
Bars, pubs and taverns134.42.2
Fast food restaurants53.60.9
Clothing stores63.91.0
Electronics stores114.51.9
Office supplies and stationery stores173.02.9
Shopping other73.91.2
Fitness centers55.00.9

Business distribution by price for Postal Code 600

 Inexpensive: 54.7%
 Moderate: 32.1%
 Expensive: 11.3%
 Very Expensive: 1.9%

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 600 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 60071,491 t12.2 t1,256 t/km²
Northeast291,539 t13.1 t13 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 600 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)71,491 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita12.2 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)1,256 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideMedium (6)
EarthquakeMedium (3.7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
2/18/1810:40 PM4.390.9 km10,000 m43km NNW of Husavik,
2/18/1810:32 PM4.490.5 km10,000 m41km NNW of Husavik,
2/18/189:34 PM4.890.6 km10,000 m44km NNW of Husavik,
2/15/1811:37 AM4.283.7 km10,000 m44km NW of Husavik,
9/22/149:33 PM5.188.1 km8,890 m93km SSE of Akureyri,
4/4/134:45 PM4.288.1 km10,000 m37km NNW of Husavik,
4/2/132:04 AM4.1100 km10,000 mIceland
4/1/135:59 PM5.393.9 km10,000 m46km NNW of Husavik,
10/20/126:25 PM5.579.8 km10,000 mIceland
10/20/126:03 PM4.149.2 km10,000 mIceland

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Primary City

Akureyri [ˈaːkʰʏrˌeiːrɪ] is a small city in northern Iceland. It is Iceland's second largest urban area (after the Capital Region) and fourth largest municipality (after Reykjavík, Hafnarfjörður, and Kópavogur). the Capital of North Iceland, Akureyr..  ︎  Akureyri Wikipedia Page

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