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Postal Code 801 - Southern Region (Iceland)

Area of Postal Code 8017,003.3 km²
Population1,778
Male Population911 (51.3%)
Female Population867 (48.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +72.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +27.5%
Median Age34.8 years
Male Median Age34.6 years
Female Median Age35 years
Local TimeSunday 8:35 PM
TimezoneGreenwich Mean Time
Coordinates64.3938734429251° / -20.057675921080445°
Related Postal Codes800802810815816820

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Postal Code 801 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population1,0311,2101,3941,778
Population Density0.15 / km²0.17 / km²0.2 / km²0.25 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

801 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 27.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 801+72.5%+46.9%+27.5%
South+46%+28.6%+17.8%
Iceland+57.5%+32.5%+19%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 801 Median Age

Median Age: 34.8 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 80134.8 years35 years34.6 years
South35.4 years35.9 years35 years
Iceland34.9 years35.5 years34.4 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 801 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 57263136
5-96366130
10-146668134
15-197368142
20-246760128
25-296256119
30-345552108
35-395658114
40-446058119
45-496262124
50-546155116
55-595851110
60-64474290
65-69353571
70-74242247
75-79232347
80-84141428
85 Plus111526
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 801 Population Density

Population Density: 0.25 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 8011,7787,003.3 km²0.25 / km²
South23,78024,967 km²0.95 / 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 801 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 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 801
 Area Code 4: 40.7%
 Area Code 8: 32.1%
 Area Code 6: 12.3%
 Area Code 5: 11.1%
 Other: 3.7%

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Hotels & Travel: 49.2%
 Industry: 12.2%
 Sports & Activities: 9.3%
 Restaurants: 6.6%
 Other: 22.7%

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 801 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 80123,526 t13.2 t3.36 t/km²
South313,959 t13.2 t12.6 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 801 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)23,526 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita13.2 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)3.36 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideHigh (10)
EarthquakeMedium (5.5)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
12/29/186:56 PM4.352.8 km10,000 m19km NNE of Hveragerdi, Icelandusgs.gov
8/16/189:24 AM4.457.5 km10,000 m62km NNW of Vik, Icelandusgs.gov
7/26/173:18 PM4.497.6 km10,000 m23km N of Vik, Icelandusgs.gov
7/26/173:16 PM4.199 km10,000 m23km NW of Vik, Icelandusgs.gov
1/26/177:14 AM4.595.3 km10,000 m25km NNW of Vik, Icelandusgs.gov
9/26/166:31 AM4.186.8 km10,000 m33km NNW of Vik, Icelandusgs.gov
8/28/166:47 PM4.595.2 km3,800 m26km N of Vik, Icelandusgs.gov
11/8/145:14 AM4.571.4 km10,450 m112km SSW of Akureyri, Icelandusgs.gov
5/29/0810:09 AM3.770.9 km10,000 mIceland regionusgs.gov
5/29/0810:07 AM468.6 km10,000 mIcelandusgs.gov

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Cities

Percentage of businesses by city in 801
 Selfoss (town): 74.3%
 Reykholt, Western Iceland: 12.2%
 Laugarvatn: 4.1%
 Hveragerði: 4.1%
 Other: 5.4%

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