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Wellington Region

Area of Wellington Region 8,560.4 km²
Population 500,730
Male Population 241,787 (48.3%)
Female Population 258,943 (51.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +49.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +16.7%
Median Age 37 years old
Male Median Age 36.2 years old
Female Median Age 37.7 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time
The Wellington Region is a local government region of New Zealand that occupies the southern end of the North Island. Source: Wikipedia

Wellington Region Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 335,761 377,283 429,025 500,730
Population Density 39.2 / km² 44.1 / km² 50.1 / km² 58.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Wellington Region Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 16.7% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Wellington Region +49.1% +32.7% +16.7%
New Zealand +47.3% +33.4% +17.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Wellington Region Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 16,966 16,483 33,450
5-9 16,502 16,099 32,602
10-14 16,296 15,673 31,970
15-19 17,508 17,539 35,047
20-24 18,269 19,589 37,858
25-29 15,562 16,965 32,527
30-34 15,880 17,332 33,212
35-39 16,324 17,988 34,312
40-44 17,806 20,082 37,888
45-49 17,514 18,991 36,505
50-54 16,851 18,274 35,126
55-59 14,126 15,064 29,191
60-64 12,595 13,171 25,767
65-69 10,311 11,017 21,328
70-74 7,619 8,445 16,065
75-79 5,147 6,148 11,295
80-84 3,719 5,029 8,749
85 Plus 2,794 5,054 7,848
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Wellington Region Population Density

Population Density: 58.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Wellington Region 500,730 8,560.4 km² 58.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Wellington Region Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1600 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1600 14,426 n/a n/a
1700 20,608 3.6% 618
1800 18,598 -1% -201
1900 94,079 17.6% 7,548
1910 113,267 20.4% 19,188
1920 139,420 23.1% 26,153
1930 165,718 18.9% 26,298
1940 192,154 16% 26,436
1950 218,722 13.8% 26,568
1960 272,662 24.7% 53,940
1970 324,983 19.2% 52,321
1990 377,283 7.7% 26,150
2000 429,025 13.7% 51,742
2020 526,791 10.8% 48,883
2030 572,907 8.8% 46,116
2040 610,912 6.6% 38,005
2050 643,845 5.4% 32,933
2060 670,291 4.1% 26,446
2070 689,999 2.9% 19,708
2080 703,567 2% 13,568
2090 708,435 0.7% 4,868
2100 704,494 -0.6% -3,941
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

Wellington Region CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Wellington Region 4,312,966 t 8.61 t 503.8 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

Wellington Region Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1972 to 2020)

Average Temp
11.5°C
52.7°F
Average High
15.5°C
59.9°F
Average Low
7.7°C
45.8°F
   Record High Temperature
22.6°C
72.7°F
   Record Low Temperature
-3.3°C
26.1°F
   Average Precipitation
87.3 mm
3.4 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
13.6 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 (9)
Earthquake High (8.8)
* 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
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
West Coast Region 25,084 km² 33,726 1.34 / km²
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