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Southland Region

Area of Southland Region 32,280.5 km²
Population 98,715
Male Population 48,835 (49.5%)
Female Population 49,880 (50.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +32.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +11.4%
Median Age 39.6 years old
Male Median Age 38.8 years old
Female Median Age 40.3 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time

Southland Region Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 74,537 80,256 88,605 98,715
Population Density 2.31 / km² 2.49 / km² 2.74 / km² 3.06 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Southland Region Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 11.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Southland Region +32.4% +23% +11.4%
New Zealand +47.3% +33.4% +17.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Southland Region Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 3,537 3,279 6,816
5-9 3,480 3,304 6,784
10-14 3,416 3,288 6,704
15-19 3,297 3,000 6,298
20-24 2,955 2,853 5,808
25-29 2,762 2,912 5,675
30-34 2,683 3,011 5,694
35-39 2,988 3,110 6,098
40-44 3,265 3,494 6,759
45-49 3,419 3,595 7,014
50-54 3,676 3,794 7,470
55-59 3,285 3,239 6,525
60-64 2,911 2,713 5,624
65-69 2,356 2,375 4,732
70-74 1,847 1,922 3,769
75-79 1,352 1,552 2,904
80-84 945 1,209 2,155
85 Plus 662 1,231 1,894
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Southland Region Population Density

Population Density: 3.06 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Southland Region 98,715 32,280.5 km² 3.06 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Southland Region Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1500 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1500 2,066 n/a n/a
1600 3,616 5.8% 155
1700 5,165 3.6% 154
1800 4,460 -1.5% -70
1900 21,782 17.2% 1,732
1910 26,158 20.1% 4,376
1920 32,120 22.8% 5,962
1930 38,092 18.6% 5,972
1940 44,076 15.7% 5,984
1950 50,074 13.6% 5,998
1960 62,312 24.4% 12,238
1970 74,149 19% 11,837
1990 80,256 4% 3,053
2000 88,605 10.4% 8,349
2020 103,332 8% 7,363
2030 111,546 7.9% 8,214
2040 117,905 5.7% 6,359
2050 123,454 4.7% 5,549
2060 127,811 3.5% 4,357
2070 130,846 2.4% 3,035
2080 132,524 1.3% 1,678
2090 132,769 0.2% 245
2100 131,266 -1.1% -1,503
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

Southland Region CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Southland Region 851,364 t 8.62 t 26.4 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

Southland Region Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1948 to 2020)

Average Temp
7.7°C
45.9°F
Average High
12.2°C
54.0°F
Average Low
3.3°C
38.0°F
   Record High Temperature
20.9°C
69.6°F
   Record Low Temperature
-6.9°C
19.6°F
   Average Precipitation
107.3 mm
4.2 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
19.2 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.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (10)
Earthquake High (7.7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Southland Region

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Place Area Population Population Density
Auckland 6,130.1 km² 1.5 million 247.8 / km²
Bay of Plenty Region 12,513.8 km² 283,259 22.6 / km²
Canterbury Region 45,354.8 km² 572,805 12.6 / km²
Chatham Islands 991.6 km² 613 0.62 / km²
Gisborne Region 8,425.1 km² 45,374 5.39 / km²
Hawke's Bay Region 17,588.5 km² 159,936 9.09 / km²
Manawatu-Wanganui Region 22,217.5 km² 234,214 10.5 / km²
Marlborough Region 10,507.9 km² 45,546 4.33 / km²
Nelson City 423.7 km² 48,800 115.2 / km²
Northland Region 13,779.3 km² 158,684 11.5 / km²
Otago Region 31,963.9 km² 214,950 6.72 / km²
Taranaki Region 8,596.1 km² 116,845 13.6 / km²
Tasman Region 10,512.4 km² 49,827 4.74 / km²
Waikato Region 25,671.7 km² 431,223 16.8 / km²
Wellington Region 8,560.4 km² 500,730 58.5 / km²
West Coast Region 25,084 km² 33,726 1.34 / km²
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