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New Plymouth District

Area of New Plymouth District 3,543 km²
Population 79,638
Male Population 38,638 (48.5%)
Female Population 41,000 (51.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +67.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +23.2%
Median Age 40.6 years old
Male Median Age 39.4 years old
Female Median Age 41.7 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time

New Plymouth District Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 47,646 54,809 64,631 79,638
Population Density 13.4 / km² 15.5 / km² 18.2 / km² 22.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

New Plymouth District Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 23.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
New Plymouth District +67.1% +45.3% +23.2%
Taranaki Region +47.3% +33.6% +17.3%
New Zealand +47.3% +33.4% +17.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

New Plymouth District Median Age

Median Age: 40.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
New Plymouth District 40.6 years 39.4 years 41.7 years
Taranaki Region 39.9 years 38.9 years 40.8 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

New Plymouth District Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 2,812 2,673 5,485
5-9 2,776 2,625 5,402
10-14 2,732 2,609 5,341
15-19 2,535 2,360 4,896
20-24 2,229 2,131 4,360
25-29 2,029 2,212 4,242
30-34 2,171 2,237 4,408
35-39 2,331 2,662 4,994
40-44 2,675 2,965 5,641
45-49 2,605 2,815 5,420
50-54 2,779 3,101 5,881
55-59 2,518 2,779 5,297
60-64 2,428 2,473 4,901
65-69 1,946 2,076 4,022
70-74 1,463 1,579 3,043
75-79 1,122 1,347 2,469
80-84 842 1,121 1,964
85 Plus 646 1,234 1,880
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

New Plymouth District Population Density

Population Density: 22.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
New Plymouth District 79,638 3,543 km² 22.5 / km²
Taranaki Region 116,845 8,596.1 km² 13.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

New Plymouth District Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1760 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 1,708 n/a n/a
1900 11,007 20.5% 929
1910 13,614 23.7% 2,607
1920 17,220 26.5% 3,606
1930 21,037 22.2% 3,817
1940 25,074 19.2% 4,037
1950 29,340 17% 4,266
1960 37,598 28.1% 8,258
1970 46,060 22.5% 8,462
1990 54,809 9.1% 4,374
2000 64,631 17.9% 9,822
2020 83,765 13.8% 9,567
2030 91,090 8.7% 7,325
2040 97,147 6.6% 6,057
2050 102,402 5.4% 5,255
2060 106,628 4.1% 4,226
2070 109,797 3% 3,169
2080 111,991 2% 2,194
2090 112,838 0.8% 847
2100 112,306 -0.5% -532
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

New Plymouth District CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
New Plymouth District 456,561 t 5.73 t 128.9 t/km²
Taranaki Region 877,689 t 7.51 t 102.1 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

New Plymouth District Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1944 to 2020)

Average Temp
12.2°C
53.9°F
Average High
16.1°C
61.0°F
Average Low
8.3°C
47.0°F
   Record High Temperature
21.7°C
71.1°F
   Record Low Temperature
-0.6°C
30.9°F
   Average Precipitation
141.8 mm
5.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
18.2 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (10)
Cyclone Medium (5)
Earthquake Medium (5.6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in New Plymouth District

Other places in Taranaki Region

Place Area Population Population Density
South Taranaki District 3,578.6 km² 27,883 7.79 / km²
Stratford District 1,474.4 km² 9,326 6.33 / km²
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