World  »  Iceland  »  Southern Peninsula

Suðurnes

Area of Suðurnes 842.3 km²
Population 22,858
Male Population 11,688 (51.1%)
Female Population 11,170 (48.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +184.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +43.6%
Median Age 32.9 years old
Male Median Age 32.6 years old
Female Median Age 33.2 years old
Timezone Greenwich Mean Time
Southern Peninsula Reykjanesskagi or Reykjanes Peninsula is a region in southwest Iceland. Source: Wikipedia

Suðurnes Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 8,038 12,322 15,923 22,858
Population Density 9.54 / km² 14.6 / km² 18.9 / km² 27.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Southern Peninsula Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 43.6% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Suðurnes +184.4% +85.5% +43.6%
Iceland +53.4% +30.4% +17.9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Suðurnes Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 909 899 1,808
5-9 904 818 1,722
10-14 886 842 1,729
15-19 946 864 1,810
20-24 883 816 1,699
25-29 883 830 1,713
30-34 837 808 1,645
35-39 810 778 1,589
40-44 765 748 1,514
45-49 828 789 1,618
50-54 780 750 1,530
55-59 636 589 1,225
60-64 509 478 988
65-69 371 364 736
70-74 300 293 593
75-79 225 248 473
80-84 136 147 284
85 Plus 80 108 189
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Suðurnes Population Density

Population Density: 27.1 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Suðurnes 22,858 842.3 km² 27.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Suðurnes Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 552 n/a n/a
100 563 0.2% 1
200 574 0.2% 1
300 586 0.2% 1
400 598 0.2% 1
500 610 0.2% 1
600 623 0.2% 1
700 635 0.2% 1
800 648 0.2% 1
900 1,620 9.6% 97
1000 3,239 7.2% 161
1100 4,535 3.4% 129
1200 4,535 0% 0
1300 4,535 0% 0
1400 3,887 -1.5% -64
1500 3,887 0% 0
1600 3,239 -1.8% -64
1700 3,210 -0.1% -2
1800 2,145 -4% -106
1900 2,217 0.3% 7
1910 2,222 0.2% 5
1920 2,759 24.2% 537
1930 3,434 24.5% 675
1940 4,271 24.4% 837
1950 5,318 24.5% 1,047
1960 6,650 25% 1,332
1970 7,735 16.3% 1,085
1990 12,322 26.2% 2,293
2000 15,923 29.2% 3,601
2020 24,522 24.1% 4,299
2030 27,608 12.6% 3,086
2040 30,405 10.1% 2,797
2050 33,109 8.9% 2,704
2060 35,469 7.1% 2,360
2070 37,316 5.2% 1,847
2080 38,746 3.8% 1,430
2090 39,638 2.3% 892
2100 39,861 0.6% 223
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

Suðurnes CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Suðurnes 286,888 t 12.6 t 340.6 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

Southern Peninsula Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1951 to 2020)

Average Temp
6.3°C
43.3°F
Average High
8.9°C
48.1°F
Average Low
3.9°C
39.0°F
   Record High Temperature
18.9°C
66.0°F
   Record Low Temperature
-6.1°C
21.0°F
   Average Precipitation
80.6 mm
3.2 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
15.6 days
   Average Snowfall
14.7 mm
0.6 in
   Average Snowfall Days (≥ 25 mm)
0.2 days
   Average Wind Speed
5.7 m/s
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)
Volcano Medium (4)
Earthquake High (7.7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in Iceland

Place Area Population Population Density
Austurland 15,734.4 km² 9,887 0.63 / km²
Capital Region 1,022.5 km² 208,852 204.3 / km²
Northeast 22,733.7 km² 25,910 1.14 / km²
Northwest 13,089.7 km² 6,768 0.52 / km²
South 31,036.9 km² 26,680 0.86 / km²
Vesturland 9,525.7 km² 14,330 1.5 / km²
Westfjords 8,848 km² 5,869 0.66 / km²
The data on this page is estimated using a number of publicly available tools and resources. It is provided without warranty, and could contain inaccuracies.