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Sjælland

Area of Sjælland 7,463 km²
Population 813,785
Male Population 403,095 (49.5%)
Female Population 410,687 (50.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +1.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +0.5%
Median Age 43 years old
Male Median Age 42.2 years old
Female Median Age 43.8 years old
Timezone Central European Summer Time

Sjælland Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 798,356 801,995 809,984 813,785
Population Density 107.0 / km² 107.5 / km² 108.5 / km² 109.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Region Zealand Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 0.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Sjælland +1.9% +1.5% +0.5%
Denmark +12.2% +10.5% +6.3%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Sjælland Median Age

Median Age: 43 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Sjælland 43 years 42.2 years 43.8 years
Denmark 40.5 years 39.6 years 41.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Sjælland Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 23,242 21,959 45,201
5-9 25,651 23,972 49,623
10-14 27,560 25,904 53,465
15-19 27,369 26,078 53,447
20-24 19,015 16,849 35,865
25-29 15,898 16,052 31,951
30-34 21,403 22,298 43,701
35-39 27,568 28,346 55,914
40-44 31,932 31,747 63,679
45-49 30,918 30,429 61,348
50-54 28,303 28,512 56,816
55-59 27,768 28,000 55,768
60-64 31,029 31,550 62,580
65-69 25,039 25,520 50,559
70-74 17,102 18,324 35,426
75-79 11,169 13,759 24,929
80-84 7,244 10,397 17,642
85 Plus 4,886 10,992 15,878
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Sjælland Population Density

Population Density: 109.0 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Sjælland 813,785 7,463 km² 109.0 / km²
Denmark 5.6 million 45,523.4 km² 122.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Sjælland Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 33,255 n/a n/a
100 36,563 1% 330
200 39,852 0.9% 328
300 43,119 0.8% 326
400 46,362 0.7% 324
500 49,578 0.7% 321
600 52,765 0.6% 318
700 55,919 0.6% 315
800 59,037 0.5% 311
900 61,693 0.4% 265
1000 65,145 0.5% 345
1100 76,305 1.6% 1,116
1200 87,669 1.4% 1,136
1300 98,296 1.2% 1,062
1400 62,780 -4.4% -3,551
1500 96,844 4.4% 3,406
1600 113,409 1.6% 1,656
1700 129,880 1.4% 1,647
1800 147,092 1.3% 1,721
1900 377,732 9.9% 23,064
1910 426,019 12.8% 48,287
1920 494,389 16% 68,370
1930 544,627 10.2% 50,238
1940 589,663 8.3% 45,036
1950 616,461 4.5% 26,798
1960 681,332 10.5% 64,871
1970 755,691 10.9% 74,359
1990 801,995 3% 23,152
2000 809,984 1% 7,989
2020 829,581 1.2% 9,798
2030 866,576 4.5% 36,995
2040 900,123 3.9% 33,547
2050 932,204 3.6% 32,081
2060 966,848 3.7% 34,644
2070 997,666 3.2% 30,818
2080 1,022,213 2.5% 24,547
2090 1,039,945 1.7% 17,732
2100 1,049,361 0.9% 9,416
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

Sjælland CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Sjælland 8,509,425 t 10.5 t 1,140 t/km²
Denmark 58,095,969 t 10.4 t 1,276 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

Region Zealand Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1872 to 2020)

Average Temp
11.2°C
52.2°F
Average High
15.1°C
59.2°F
Average Low
7.4°C
45.2°F
   Record High Temperature
29.7°C
85.5°F
   Record Low Temperature
-3.4°C
25.9°F
   Average Precipitation
39.6 mm
1.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
10.0 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, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

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