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Taranaki Region

Area of Taranaki Region 8,596.1 km²
Population 116,845
Male Population 57,116 (48.9%)
Female Population 59,729 (51.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +47.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +17.3%
Median Age 39.9 years old
Male Median Age 38.9 years old
Female Median Age 40.8 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time
Taranaki is a region in the west of New Zealand's North Island, administered by the Taranaki Regional Council. Source: Wikipedia

Taranaki Region Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 79,335 87,450 99,578 116,845
Population Density 9.23 / km² 10.2 / km² 11.6 / km² 13.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Taranaki Region Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 17.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
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

Taranaki Region Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 4,272 4,121 8,394
5-9 4,171 3,931 8,103
10-14 4,152 4,013 8,165
15-19 3,775 3,518 7,294
20-24 3,322 3,151 6,473
25-29 3,085 3,333 6,418
30-34 3,191 3,333 6,524
35-39 3,364 3,806 7,170
40-44 3,946 4,282 8,229
45-49 3,893 4,097 7,991
50-54 4,126 4,417 8,543
55-59 3,733 3,929 7,663
60-64 3,459 3,450 6,910
65-69 2,830 3,004 5,835
70-74 2,122 2,269 4,391
75-79 1,605 1,904 3,510
80-84 1,187 1,525 2,712
85 Plus 884 1,646 2,530
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Taranaki Region Population Density

Population Density: 13.6 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
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

Taranaki Region Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1600 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1600 3,474 n/a n/a
1700 4,962 3.6% 148
1800 4,400 -1.2% -56
1900 22,186 17.6% 1,778
1910 26,740 20.5% 4,554
1920 32,960 23.3% 6,220
1930 39,241 19.1% 6,281
1940 45,588 16.2% 6,347
1950 52,004 14.1% 6,416
1960 64,986 25% 12,982
1970 77,662 19.5% 12,676
1990 87,450 6.1% 4,894
2000 99,578 13.9% 12,128
2020 122,759 11% 11,590
2030 133,169 8.5% 10,410
2040 141,735 6.4% 8,566
2050 149,141 5.2% 7,406
2060 155,034 4% 5,893
2070 159,402 2.8% 4,368
2080 162,335 1.8% 2,933
2090 163,312 0.6% 977
2100 162,272 -0.6% -1,040
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

Taranaki Region CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
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

Taranaki Region Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1944 to 2020)

Average Temp
12.2°C
53.9°F
Average High
16.1°C
61.0°F
Average Low
8.3°C
47.0°F
   Record High Temperature
21.7°C
71.1°F
   Record Low Temperature
-0.6°C
30.9°F
   Average Precipitation
141.8 mm
5.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
18.2 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)
Cyclone Medium (5)
Earthquake High (7.4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Other places in New Zealand

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
Southland Region 32,280.5 km² 98,715 3.06 / 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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