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Postal Code 5008 - Bergen, Hordaland

Primary CityBergen
Area of Postal Code 50080.222 km²
Male Population235 (50%)
Female Population236 (50%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +18%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +10.3%
Median Age36.7 years
Male Median Age35.7 years
Female Median Age37.6 years
Area Codes5
NeighborhoodsBergenhus, Sentrum
Local TimeSaturday 2:35 AM
TimezoneCentral European Standard Time
Coordinates60.38544721656559° / 5.332014100416289°
Related Postal Codes500350045005500650075009

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Postal Code 5008 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density1,793 / km²1,865 / km²1,919 / km²2,117 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

5008 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 10.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 5008+18%+13.5%+10.3%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 5008 Median Age

Median Age: 36.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 500836.7 years37.6 years35.7 years
BGO36.7 years37.6 years35.7 years
Hordaland37.2 years37.9 years36.5 years
Norway38.8 years39.6 years38 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 5008 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5151531
85 Plus3711
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 5008 Population Density

Population Density: 2,117 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 50084710.222 km²2,117 / km²
BGO226,821132.3 km²1,714 / km²
Hordaland516,04922,686.8 km²22.7 / km²
Norway4.9 million322,754.2 km²15.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 5008 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 5008
 Bergenhus: 93.8%
 Sentrum: 5.3%
 Other: 0.9%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in 5008
 Area Code 5: 49.8%
 Area Code 9: 30.6%
 Area Code 4: 16.6%
 Other: 2.9%

Business Concentration in Postal Code 5008

5008 Business Heat Map


Business Distribution by Industry
 Professional Services: 20.7%
 Education: 11.3%
 Shopping: 10.1%
 Industry: 8.7%
 Medical: 7.3%
 Home Services: 6.2%
 Restaurants: 5.8%
 Beauty & Spas: 5.1%
 Hotels & Travel: 4.9%
 Other: 20%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Beauty salons95.019.1
Social work64.712.7
Driving schools94.219.1
Secondary education63.612.7
Grocery stores and supermarkets84.017.0
Real estate174.636.1
Travel agencies84.017.0
Other membership organizations114.823.4
Health and medical74.014.9
Corporate management95.019.1
Legal and financial85.017.0
Scientific and technical services54.210.6
Specialized design65.012.7
Electronics stores74.914.9
Fitness centers64.512.7

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 5008 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 50088,476 t18 t38,112 t/km²
BGO4,004,498 t17.7 t30,267 t/km²
Hordaland6,521,549 t12.6 t287.5 t/km²
Norway86,855,170 t17.7 t269.1 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 5008 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)8,476 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita18 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)38,112 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
EarthquakeMedium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
11/7/1712:46 AM441.4 km4,900 m8km WSW of Tjeldsto, Norwayusgs.gov
3/23/1211:05 PM3.251.7 km30,400 msouthern Norwayusgs.gov
3/14/1212:22 PM3.695.9 km6,200 msouthern Norwayusgs.gov
5/25/072:54 AM3.273.6 kmNonesouthern Norwayusgs.gov
12/7/004:48 PM3.659.9 km10,000 msouthern Norwayusgs.gov
8/12/007:27 AM4.194.6 km10,000 msouthern Norwayusgs.gov
8/6/9212:32 AM3.776.3 km33,000 msouthern Norwayusgs.gov
5/22/921:40 AM3.294.5 km10,000 msouthern Norwayusgs.gov
4/14/926:10 AM3.798 km10,000 msouthern Norwayusgs.gov
6/14/903:00 AM3.79.4 km10,000 msouthern Norwayusgs.gov

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Primary City

Bergen (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈbærɡən]  ( listen)) is a city and municipality in Hordaland on the west coast of Norway. As of the end of Q3 2015, the municipality had a population of 277,378, and the urban population was 250,420 as of 1 January 2..  ︎  Bergen Wikipedia Page

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