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Norðurland vestra

Area of Norðurland vestra 13,089.7 km²
Population 6,768
Male Population 3,441 (50.8%)
Female Population 3,327 (49.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  -23.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  -12.4%
Median Age 37.4 years old
Male Median Age 37.7 years old
Female Median Age 37.1 years old
Timezone Greenwich Mean Time

Norðurland vestra Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 8,820 8,274 7,724 6,768
Population Density 0.67 / km² 0.63 / km² 0.59 / km² 0.52 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Northwest Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 12.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Norðurland vestra -23.3% -18.2% -12.4%
Iceland +53.4% +30.4% +17.9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Norðurland vestra Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 212 205 417
5-9 234 231 465
10-14 242 274 517
15-19 264 257 522
20-24 237 220 457
25-29 215 195 411
30-34 206 196 403
35-39 205 206 412
40-44 222 196 418
45-49 221 219 440
50-54 232 225 458
55-59 232 200 433
60-64 190 169 359
65-69 151 148 299
70-74 115 121 236
75-79 117 91 208
80-84 69 89 159
85 Plus 76 85 161
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Norðurland vestra Population Density

Population Density: 0.52 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Norðurland vestra 6,768 13,089.7 km² 0.52 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

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

Norðurland vestra CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Norðurland vestra 88,561 t 13.1 t 6.77 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 (10)
Earthquake Medium (2.6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Iceland

Place Area Population Population Density
Austurland 15,734.4 km² 9,887 0.63 / km²
Capital Region 1,022.5 km² 208,852 204.3 / km²
Northeast 22,733.7 km² 25,910 1.14 / km²
South 31,036.9 km² 26,680 0.86 / km²
Southern Peninsula 842.3 km² 22,858 27.1 / km²
Vesturland 9,525.7 km² 14,330 1.5 / km²
Westfjords 8,848 km² 5,869 0.66 / km²
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