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Peterborough, ON

Area of Peterborough, ON 4,196.6 km²
Population 139,675
Male Population 67,431 (48.3%)
Female Population 72,244 (51.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +14.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +2.9%
Median Age 45.9 years old
Male Median Age 44.8 years old
Female Median Age 46.9 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time
Peterborough County is located in Southern Ontario, Canada. The county seat is Peterborough, which is independent of the county. Source: Wikipedia

Peterborough, ON Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 121,518 131,873 135,794 139,675
Population Density 29.0 / km² 31.4 / km² 32.4 / km² 33.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Peterborough Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 2.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Peterborough, ON +14.9% +5.9% +2.9%
Ontario +52.6% +28.6% +16.4%
Canada +55.4% +29.9% +17.1%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Peterborough, ON Median Age

Median Age: 45.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Peterborough, ON 45.9 years 44.8 years 46.9 years
Ontario 40.5 years 39.6 years 41.4 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Peterborough, ON Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 3,195 3,266 6,462
5-9 3,267 2,948 6,216
10-14 3,671 3,527 7,198
15-19 4,534 4,458 8,993
20-24 4,756 4,738 9,495
25-29 3,946 3,928 7,874
30-34 3,261 3,457 6,719
35-39 3,424 3,556 6,981
40-44 3,810 4,194 8,004
45-49 5,024 5,402 10,426
50-54 5,368 5,998 11,366
55-59 5,371 5,776 11,148
60-64 5,151 5,529 10,681
65-69 4,086 4,336 8,422
70-74 3,028 3,213 6,241
75-79 2,467 2,893 5,360
80-84 1,755 2,359 4,115
85 Plus 1,317 2,666 3,984
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Peterborough, ON Population Density

Population Density: 33.3 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Peterborough, ON 139,675 4,196.6 km² 33.3 / km²
Ontario 13.8 million 1,079,010.1 km² 12.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Peterborough, ON Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1750 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1800 6,795 n/a n/a
1900 40,514 19.5% 3,371
1910 45,135 11.4% 4,621
1920 50,758 12.5% 5,623
1930 57,785 13.8% 7,027
1940 62,231 7.7% 4,446
1950 72,438 16.4% 10,207
1960 95,004 31.2% 22,566
1970 116,416 22.5% 21,412
1990 131,873 6.4% 7,728
2000 135,794 3% 3,921
2020 146,704 3.9% 5,455
2030 160,101 9.1% 13,397
2040 171,530 7.1% 11,429
2050 182,501 6.4% 10,971
2060 192,824 5.7% 10,323
2070 200,841 4.2% 8,017
2080 206,031 2.6% 5,190
2090 207,663 0.8% 1,632
2100 204,949 -1.3% -2,714
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

Peterborough, ON CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Peterborough, ON 2,074,509 t 14.9 t 494.3 t/km²
Ontario 198,047,795 t 14.4 t 183.5 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

Peterborough Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1866 to 2020)

Average Temp
12.3°C
54.1°F
Average High
18.7°C
65.6°F
Average Low
5.9°C
42.7°F
   Record High Temperature
35.0°C
95.0°F
   Record Low Temperature
-8.9°C
16.0°F
   Average Precipitation
72.6 mm
2.9 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
10.5 days
   Average Snowfall
3.2 mm
0.1 in
   Average Snowfall Days (≥ 25 mm)
0.0 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, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Earthquake Low (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

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Algoma 58,433.7 km² 117,288 2.01 / km²
Brant 1,106.1 km² 148,671 134.4 / km²
Bruce 16,331.6 km² 68,472 4.19 / km²
Chatham-Kent 6,547.7 km² 102,912 15.7 / km²
Cochrane 145,684.4 km² 81,959 0.56 / km²
Dufferin 1,497.4 km² 59,811 39.9 / km²
Durham 4,410.3 km² 664,049 150.6 / km²
Elgin 4,999.6 km² 91,362 18.3 / km²
Essex 3,635.9 km² 394,297 108.4 / km²
Frontenac 4,485.8 km² 158,086 35.2 / km²
Greater Sudbury / Grand Sudbury 3,830.7 km² 166,501 43.5 / km²
Grey 5,640.2 km² 94,745 16.8 / km²
Haldimand 2,983 km² 47,585 16.0 / km²
Haliburton 4,603.1 km² 18,384 3.99 / km²
Halton 1,177.3 km² 573,269 486.9 / km²
Hamilton 1,302.5 km² 545,790 419.0 / km²
Hastings 6,393.7 km² 141,927 22.2 / km²
Huron 6,829 km² 60,454 8.85 / km²
Kawartha Lakes 3,330.7 km² 73,785 22.2 / km²
Kenora 446,610.2 km² 53,929 0.12 / km²
Lambton 4,317.2 km² 127,701 29.6 / km²
Lanark 3,191.9 km² 68,706 21.5 / km²
Leeds and Grenville 3,759.1 km² 101,717 27.1 / km²
Lennox and Addington 3,434.3 km² 44,063 12.8 / km²
Manitoulin 11,989.6 km² 13,720 1.14 / km²
Middlesex 3,336.3 km² 463,889 139.0 / km²
Muskoka 5,296.1 km² 59,926 11.3 / km²
Niagara 3,223.6 km² 444,909 138.0 / km²
Nipissing 19,726.3 km² 86,849 4.4 / km²
Norfolk 3,856.8 km² 65,330 16.9 / km²
Northumberland 4,549.2 km² 85,078 18.7 / km²
Ottawa 2,892.8 km² 967,516 334.5 / km²
Oxford 2,052 km² 110,630 53.9 / km²
Parry Sound 14,692.2 km² 44,152 3.01 / km²
Peel 1,455.2 km² 1.4 million 996.1 / km²
Perth 2,224.1 km² 77,756 35.0 / km²
Prescott and Russell 2,070.2 km² 91,926 44.4 / km²
Prince Edward 4,029.2 km² 25,684 6.37 / km²
Rainy River 19,639.8 km² 20,009 1.02 / km²
Renfrew 8,048 km² 106,934 13.3 / km²
Simcoe 6,750.7 km² 477,048 70.7 / km²
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry 3,465.9 km² 114,504 33.0 / km²
Sudbury 44,279.7 km² 20,964 0.47 / km²
Thunder Bay 144,614.7 km² 147,123 1.02 / km²
Timiskaming 14,368.7 km² 32,907 2.29 / km²
Toronto 1,643.9 km² 2.8 million 1,686 / km²
Waterloo 1,384.3 km² 543,352 392.5 / km²
Wellington 2,699.6 km² 220,662 81.7 / km²
York 1,989 km² 1.2 million 598.0 / km²
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