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West Coast Region

Area of West Coast Region 25,084 km²
Population 33,726
Male Population 17,022 (50.5%)
Female Population 16,704 (49.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +30.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +11.2%
Median Age 42.8 years old
Male Median Age 43.1 years old
Female Median Age 42.5 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time

West Coast Region Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 25,879 27,580 30,332 33,726
Population Density 1.03 / km² 1.1 / km² 1.21 / km² 1.34 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

West Coast Region Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 11.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
West Coast Region +30.3% +22.3% +11.2%
New Zealand +47.3% +33.4% +17.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

West Coast Region Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 1,114 1,126 2,240
5-9 1,100 977 2,077
10-14 1,111 1,029 2,140
15-19 989 920 1,909
20-24 911 849 1,760
25-29 846 855 1,702
30-34 791 937 1,729
35-39 922 1,028 1,950
40-44 1,173 1,255 2,428
45-49 1,336 1,355 2,692
50-54 1,486 1,432 2,918
55-59 1,346 1,195 2,541
60-64 1,196 1,018 2,215
65-69 966 893 1,859
70-74 710 667 1,378
75-79 465 485 951
80-84 333 362 695
85 Plus 228 323 552
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

West Coast Region Population Density

Population Density: 1.34 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
West Coast Region 33,726 25,084 km² 1.34 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

West Coast Region Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1600 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1600 1,088 n/a n/a
1700 1,554 3.6% 46
1800 1,394 -1.1% -16
1900 7,193 17.8% 579
1910 8,693 20.9% 1,500
1920 10,745 23.6% 2,052
1930 12,827 19.4% 2,082
1940 14,941 16.5% 2,114
1950 17,089 14.4% 2,148
1960 21,408 25.3% 4,319
1970 25,646 19.8% 4,238
1990 27,580 3.7% 967
2000 30,332 10% 2,752
2020 34,357 6.4% 2,012
2030 35,480 3.3% 1,123
2040 35,998 1.5% 518
2050 36,536 1.5% 538
2060 36,811 0.8% 275
2070 36,901 0.2% 90
2080 36,777 -0.3% -124
2090 36,193 -1.6% -584
2100 35,121 -3% -1,072
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

West Coast Region CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
West Coast Region 268,914 t 7.97 t 10.7 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

West Coast Region Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1964 to 2020)

Average Temp
10.0°C
50.0°F
Average High
14.3°C
57.7°F
Average Low
5.8°C
42.5°F
   Record High Temperature
26.2°C
79.2°F
   Record Low Temperature
-2.2°C
28.0°F
   Average Precipitation
91.1 mm
3.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
13.8 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)
Earthquake High (8.7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in West Coast Region

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
Wellington Region 8,560.4 km² 500,730 58.5 / km²
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