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Vestfirðir

Area of Vestfirðir 8,848 km²
Population 5,869
Male Population 3,007 (51.2%)
Female Population 2,862 (48.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  -41.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  -20%
Median Age 37 years old
Male Median Age 36.7 years old
Female Median Age 37.4 years old
Timezone Greenwich Mean Time
The Westfjords or West Fjords is a large peninsula in northwestern Iceland and an administrative district. Source: Wikipedia

Vestfirðir Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 10,063 8,502 7,339 5,869
Population Density 1.14 / km² 0.96 / km² 0.83 / km² 0.66 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Westfjords Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 20% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Vestfirðir -41.7% -31% -20%
Iceland +53.4% +30.4% +17.9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Vestfirðir Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 192 195 387
5-9 177 189 367
10-14 222 199 421
15-19 231 242 473
20-24 222 187 409
25-29 221 181 403
30-34 176 156 332
35-39 181 172 354
40-44 190 179 370
45-49 230 232 463
50-54 239 209 449
55-59 185 175 360
60-64 157 136 294
65-69 112 96 208
70-74 84 100 185
75-79 86 99 186
80-84 66 64 131
85 Plus 35 50 86
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Vestfirðir Population Density

Population Density: 0.66 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Vestfirðir 5,869 8,848 km² 0.66 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Vestfirðir Historical Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2015
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 1,010 n/a n/a
100 1,031 0.2% 2
200 1,052 0.2% 2
300 1,073 0.2% 2
400 1,095 0.2% 2
500 1,118 0.2% 2
600 1,140 0.2% 2
700 1,164 0.2% 2
800 1,187 0.2% 2
900 2,968 9.6% 178
1000 5,935 7.2% 296
1100 8,308 3.4% 237
1200 8,308 0% 0
1300 8,308 0% 0
1400 7,122 -1.5% -118
1500 7,122 0% 0
1600 5,935 -1.8% -118
1700 5,881 -0.1% -5
1800 7,238 2.1% 135
1900 9,975 3.3% 273
1910 10,151 1.8% 176
1920 12,786 26% 2,635
1930 12,623 -1.3% -163
1940 12,548 -0.6% -75
1950 9,993 -20.4% -2,555
1960 9,497 -5% -496
1970 9,816 3.4% 319
1990 8,502 -6.9% -657
2000 7,339 -13.7% -1,163
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

Vestfirðir CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Vestfirðir 75,656 t 12.9 t 8.55 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

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
Southern Peninsula 842.3 km² 22,858 27.1 / km²
Vesturland 9,525.7 km² 14,330 1.5 / km²
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