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Oamaru

Area of Oamaru 47.6 km²
Population 13,624
Male Population 6,468 (47.5%)
Female Population 7,156 (52.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +34.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +11.9%
Median Age 46.2 years old
Male Median Age 45.6 years old
Female Median Age 46.8 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time

Oamaru Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 10,143 11,001 12,171 13,624
Population Density 213.2 / km² 231.2 / km² 255.8 / km² 286.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Oamaru Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 11.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Oamaru +34.3% +23.8% +11.9%
Waitaki District +34.9% +24.4% +12.1%
Otago Region +40.5% +29.2% +15.3%
New Zealand +47.3% +33.4% +17.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Oamaru Median Age

Median Age: 46.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Oamaru 46.2 years 45.6 years 46.8 years
Waitaki District 46.2 years 45.6 years 46.8 years
Otago Region 38.8 years 38 years 39.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Oamaru Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 401 393 794
5-9 395 435 831
10-14 430 447 877
15-19 390 346 736
20-24 288 298 587
25-29 281 298 579
30-34 279 326 606
35-39 353 395 748
40-44 367 451 818
45-49 447 523 971
50-54 510 558 1,068
55-59 491 517 1,009
60-64 474 517 992
65-69 443 471 915
70-74 369 403 772
75-79 237 284 521
80-84 176 248 424
85 Plus 138 248 386
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Oamaru Population Density

Population Density: 286.3 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Oamaru 13,624 47.6 km² 286.3 / km²
Waitaki District 20,160 2,913.6 km² 6.92 / km²
Otago Region 214,950 31,963.9 km² 6.72 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Oamaru Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1840 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1900 1,745 n/a n/a
1910 2,290 31.2% 545
1920 3,059 33.6% 769
1930 3,926 28.3% 867
1940 4,888 24.5% 962
1950 5,941 21.5% 1,053
1960 7,862 32.3% 1,921
1970 9,888 25.8% 2,026
1990 11,001 5.5% 556
2000 12,171 10.6% 1,170
2020 14,344 8.6% 1,086
2030 15,619 8.9% 1,275
2040 16,675 6.8% 1,056
2050 17,589 5.5% 914
2060 18,327 4.2% 738
2070 18,877 3% 550
2080 19,258 2% 381
2090 19,402 0.7% 144
2100 19,299 -0.5% -103
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

Oamaru CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Oamaru 117,975 t 8.66 t 2,479 t/km²
Waitaki District 174,655 t 8.66 t 59.9 t/km²
Otago Region 1,985,917 t 9.24 t 62.1 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

Natural Hazards Risk

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

Top places in Oamaru

Other places in Waitaki District

Place Area Population Population Density
Duntroon 164.4 km² 417 2.54 / km²
Enfield 205.6 km² 1,065 5.18 / km²
Five Forks 608.8 km² 532 0.87 / km²
Goodwood 28.7 km² 88 3.06 / km²
Hampden 116.1 km² 469 4.04 / km²
Herbert 323.6 km² 377 1.16 / km²
Maheno 65.5 km² 747 11.4 / km²
Moeraki 61.3 km² 146 2.38 / km²
Palmerston 238.7 km² 1,245 5.22 / km²
Upper Junction 218.3 km² 1,123 5.14 / km²
Waihemo 835 km² 333 0.4 / km²
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