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Postal Code 700 - Egilsstaðir, Eastern Region (Iceland)

Primary CityEgilsstaðir
Area of Postal Code 70018.1 km²
Population3,632
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +126.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +30.2%
Local TimeTuesday 5:10 PM
TimezoneGreenwich Mean Time
Coordinates65.26201340866216° / -14.398385419335721°
Related Postal Codes701710715720730735

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Postal Code 700 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population1,6042,2772,7893,632
Population Density88.8 / km²126.1 / km²154.5 / km²201.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

700 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 30.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 700+126.4%+59.5%+30.2%
Egilsstaðir+111.9%+49.2%+21.5%
Austurland+12%+11.4%+8.8%
Iceland+57.5%+32.5%+19%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 700 Population Density

Population Density: 201.1 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 7003,63218.1 km²201.1 / km²
Austurland8,29221,446.5 km²0.39 / 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 700 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 900 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 700
 Area Code 4: 71.1%
 Area Code 5: 15.8%
 Area Code 8: 13.2%

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Hotels & Travel: 33.2%
 Shopping: 13.8%
 Restaurants: 12.7%
 Automotive: 5.3%
 Sports & Activities: 5.3%
 Professional Services: 4.9%
 Other: 24.7%

Business distribution by price for Postal Code 700

 Inexpensive: 66.7%
 Moderate: 16.7%
 Expensive: 16.7%

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 700 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 70048,176 t13.3 t2,667 t/km²
Austurland108,788 t13.1 t5.07 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 700 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)48,176 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita13.3 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)2,667 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
EarthquakeLow (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
5/3/146:24 PM496.3 km10,000 m90km ESE of Akureyri, Icelandusgs.gov

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