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Manawatu-Wanganui Region

Area of Manawatu-Wanganui Region 22,217.5 km²
Population 234,214
Male Population 113,370 (48.4%)
Female Population 120,844 (51.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +11.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +5.4%
Median Age 39.3 years old
Male Median Age 38.2 years old
Female Median Age 40.3 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time
Manawatu-Wanganui is a region in the lower half of the North Island of New Zealand, whose main population centres are the cities of Palmerston North and Whanganui. Source: Wikipedia

Manawatu-Wanganui Region Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 209,573 209,970 222,265 234,214
Population Density 9.43 / km² 9.45 / km² 10.0 / km² 10.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Manawatu-Wanganui Region Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 5.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Manawatu-Wanganui Region +11.8% +11.5% +5.4%
New Zealand +47.3% +33.4% +17.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Manawatu-Wanganui Region Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 8,150 7,911 16,061
5-9 8,020 7,758 15,779
10-14 8,223 7,844 16,068
15-19 8,489 8,337 16,827
20-24 7,947 7,961 15,909
25-29 6,175 6,734 12,910
30-34 5,764 6,449 12,214
35-39 6,108 6,880 12,988
40-44 7,085 7,958 15,043
45-49 7,507 8,258 15,765
50-54 8,148 8,704 16,852
55-59 7,227 7,743 14,971
60-64 6,636 7,010 13,646
65-69 5,878 6,057 11,935
70-74 4,514 5,068 9,582
75-79 3,356 3,911 7,268
80-84 2,371 3,074 5,445
85 Plus 1,772 3,188 4,961
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Manawatu-Wanganui Region Population Density

Population Density: 10.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Manawatu-Wanganui Region 234,214 22,217.5 km² 10.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Manawatu-Wanganui Region Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1500 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1500 6,908 n/a n/a
1600 12,089 5.8% 518
1700 17,270 3.6% 518
1800 12,895 -2.9% -437
1900 57,806 16.2% 4,491
1910 69,070 19.5% 11,264
1920 84,434 22.2% 15,364
1930 99,735 18.1% 15,301
1940 114,994 15.3% 15,259
1950 130,226 13.2% 15,232
1960 161,594 24.1% 31,368
1970 191,798 18.7% 30,204
1990 209,970 4.6% 9,086
2000 222,265 5.9% 12,295
2020 246,674 5.3% 12,204
2030 268,823 9% 22,149
2040 286,906 6.7% 18,083
2050 302,574 5.5% 15,668
2060 315,197 4.2% 12,623
2070 324,396 2.9% 9,199
2080 330,734 2% 6,338
2090 332,802 0.6% 2,068
2100 330,729 -0.6% -2,073
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.

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

Manawatu-Wanganui Region CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Manawatu-Wanganui Region 1,977,386 t 8.44 t 89 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

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (9)
Cyclone Medium (5)
Flood Medium (4)
Volcano High (10)
Earthquake High (8.8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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Auckland 6,130.1 km² 1.5 million 247.8 / km²
Bay of Plenty Region 12,513.8 km² 283,259 22.6 / km²
Canterbury Region 45,354.8 km² 572,805 12.6 / km²
Chatham Islands 991.6 km² 613 0.62 / km²
Gisborne Region 8,425.1 km² 45,374 5.39 / km²
Hawke's Bay Region 17,588.5 km² 159,936 9.09 / km²
Marlborough Region 10,507.9 km² 45,546 4.33 / km²
Nelson City 423.7 km² 48,800 115.2 / km²
Northland Region 13,779.3 km² 158,684 11.5 / km²
Otago Region 31,963.9 km² 214,950 6.72 / km²
Southland Region 32,280.5 km² 98,715 3.06 / km²
Taranaki Region 8,596.1 km² 116,845 13.6 / km²
Tasman Region 10,512.4 km² 49,827 4.74 / km²
Waikato Region 25,671.7 km² 431,223 16.8 / km²
Wellington Region 8,560.4 km² 500,730 58.5 / km²
West Coast Region 25,084 km² 33,726 1.34 / km²
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