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Waikato Region

Area of Waikato Region 25,671.7 km²
Population 431,223
Male Population 210,532 (48.8%)
Female Population 220,692 (51.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +54.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +19%
Median Age 37.8 years old
Male Median Age 36.8 years old
Female Median Age 38.8 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time

Waikato Region Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 278,980 315,907 362,482 431,223
Population Density 10.9 / km² 12.3 / km² 14.1 / km² 16.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Waikato Region Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 19% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Waikato Region +54.6% +36.5% +19%
New Zealand +47.3% +33.4% +17.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Waikato Region Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 16,100 15,234 31,334
5-9 15,643 15,347 30,990
10-14 15,651 15,154 30,806
15-19 15,582 14,652 30,234
20-24 14,146 14,219 28,365
25-29 12,054 12,875 24,930
30-34 11,557 12,704 24,261
35-39 12,270 13,488 25,758
40-44 14,070 15,710 29,780
45-49 14,073 15,303 29,376
50-54 14,460 15,506 29,967
55-59 13,015 13,670 26,685
60-64 11,736 12,402 24,139
65-69 10,352 10,823 21,176
70-74 7,909 8,407 16,316
75-79 5,454 5,939 11,393
80-84 3,859 4,813 8,673
85 Plus 2,602 4,445 7,048
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Waikato Region Population Density

Population Density: 16.8 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Waikato Region 431,223 25,671.7 km² 16.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Waikato Region Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1500 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1500 9,113 n/a n/a
1600 15,948 5.8% 683
1700 22,782 3.6% 683
1800 17,286 -2.7% -549
1900 77,435 16.2% 6,014
1910 92,434 19.4% 14,999
1920 112,876 22.1% 20,442
1930 133,188 18% 20,312
1940 153,400 15.2% 20,212
1950 173,544 13.1% 20,144
1960 215,151 24% 41,607
1970 255,178 18.6% 40,027
1990 315,907 11.3% 30,364
2000 362,482 14.7% 46,575
2020 453,609 11.9% 45,563
2030 493,027 8.7% 39,418
2040 525,172 6.5% 32,145
2050 552,908 5.3% 27,736
2060 574,836 4% 21,928
2070 590,651 2.8% 15,815
2080 601,140 1.8% 10,489
2090 603,829 0.4% 2,689
2100 598,732 -0.8% -5,097
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

Waikato Region CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Waikato Region 3,544,613 t 8.22 t 138.1 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)
Flood High (9)
Volcano High (10)
Earthquake High (6.7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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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
Southland Region 32,280.5 km² 98,715 3.06 / km²
Taranaki Region 8,596.1 km² 116,845 13.6 / km²
Tasman Region 10,512.4 km² 49,827 4.74 / 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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