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Nelson City

Area of Nelson City 423.7 km²
Population 48,800
Male Population 23,471 (48.1%)
Female Population 25,329 (51.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +79.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +25%
Median Age 42.5 years old
Male Median Age 41.4 years old
Female Median Age 43.5 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time

Nelson City Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 27,173 32,812 39,046 48,800
Population Density 64.1 / km² 77.4 / km² 92.2 / km² 115.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Nelson City Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 25% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Nelson City +79.6% +48.7% +25%
New Zealand +47.3% +33.4% +17.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Nelson City Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 1,542 1,434 2,976
5-9 1,532 1,519 3,052
10-14 1,633 1,522 3,156
15-19 1,513 1,415 2,929
20-24 1,261 1,191 2,453
25-29 1,182 1,314 2,497
30-34 1,211 1,352 2,563
35-39 1,368 1,620 2,989
40-44 1,725 1,878 3,604
45-49 1,728 1,926 3,654
50-54 1,867 2,036 3,903
55-59 1,586 1,815 3,402
60-64 1,460 1,642 3,103
65-69 1,315 1,349 2,665
70-74 921 1,027 1,949
75-79 669 816 1,485
80-84 498 690 1,189
85 Plus 460 781 1,242
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Nelson City Population Density

Population Density: 115.2 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Nelson City 48,800 423.7 km² 115.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Nelson City Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1975 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1990 32,812 n/a n/a
2000 39,046 19% 6,234
2020 50,708 14% 5,831
2030 53,962 6.4% 3,254
2040 56,478 4.7% 2,516
2050 58,581 3.7% 2,103
2060 60,152 2.7% 1,571
2070 61,177 1.7% 1,025
2080 61,731 0.9% 554
2090 61,600 -0.2% -131
2100 60,793 -1.3% -807
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

Nelson City CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Nelson City 425,851 t 8.73 t 1,005 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 Medium (6)
Earthquake High (9)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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Chatham Islands 991.6 km² 613 0.62 / km²
Gisborne Region 8,425.1 km² 45,374 5.39 / km²
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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
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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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