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South Taranaki District

Area of South Taranaki District 3,578.6 km²
Population 27,883
Male Population 13,895 (49.8%)
Female Population 13,988 (50.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +16.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +6.1%
Median Age 37.9 years old
Male Median Age 37.4 years old
Female Median Age 38.4 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time
South Taranaki is a territorial authority on the west coast of New Zealand's North Island that contains the towns of Hawera, Manaia, Opunake, Patea, Eltham, and Waverley. Source: Wikipedia

South Taranaki District Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 23,991 24,619 26,288 27,883
Population Density 6.7 / km² 6.88 / km² 7.35 / km² 7.79 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

South Taranaki District Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 6.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
South Taranaki District +16.2% +13.3% +6.1%
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

South Taranaki District Median Age

Median Age: 37.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
South Taranaki District 37.9 years 37.4 years 38.4 years
Taranaki Region 39.9 years 38.9 years 40.8 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

South Taranaki District Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 1,100 1,100 2,200
5-9 1,071 971 2,043
10-14 1,068 1,065 2,134
15-19 942 845 1,788
20-24 844 754 1,599
25-29 785 855 1,640
30-34 753 836 1,589
35-39 788 845 1,634
40-44 933 987 1,920
45-49 999 949 1,948
50-54 999 984 1,983
55-59 917 874 1,791
60-64 778 742 1,521
65-69 655 707 1,363
70-74 492 509 1,001
75-79 366 396 762
80-84 240 277 517
85 Plus 167 292 460
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

South Taranaki District Population Density

Population Density: 7.79 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
South Taranaki District 27,883 3,578.6 km² 7.79 / 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

South Taranaki District Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1500 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1500 1,070 n/a n/a
1600 1,871 5.7% 80
1700 2,673 3.6% 80
1800 2,084 -2.5% -58
1900 8,549 15.2% 646
1910 10,027 17.3% 1,478
1920 12,009 19.8% 1,982
1930 13,872 15.5% 1,863
1940 15,612 12.5% 1,740
1950 17,225 10.3% 1,613
1960 20,785 20.7% 3,560
1970 23,946 15.2% 3,161
1990 24,619 1.4% 336
2000 26,288 6.8% 1,669
2020 29,144 5.3% 1,428
2030 31,297 7.4% 2,153
2040 33,043 5.6% 1,746
2050 34,516 4.5% 1,473
2060 35,635 3.2% 1,119
2070 36,420 2.2% 785
2080 36,881 1.3% 461
2090 36,901 0.1% 20
2100 36,465 -1.2% -436
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

South Taranaki District CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
South Taranaki District 243,757 t 8.74 t 68.1 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

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (10)
Cyclone Medium (5)
Earthquake High (8.9)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in South Taranaki District

Other places in Taranaki Region

Place Area Population Population Density
New Plymouth District 3,543 km² 79,638 22.5 / km²
Stratford District 1,474.4 km² 9,326 6.33 / km²
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