Businesses in Wollongong

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 18.7%
 Restaurants: 12.6%
 Medical: 12.5%
 Professional Services: 9.6%
 Industry: 6.7%
 Home Services: 5.9%
 Other: 34%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair1214.36.5
Beauty salons964.25.1
Hairdressers754.24.0
Public administration433.82.3
Social work434.22.3
Secondary education523.92.8
Loan companies1714.49.2
Grocery stores and supermarkets494.12.6
General contractors874.24.7
Real estate1214.16.5
Buses and trains414.12.2
Hotels and motels434.02.3
Other accommodation444.02.4
Construction of buildings593.93.2
Wholesale of machinery644.03.4
Dentists523.62.8
General practitioners1073.35.7
Health and medical4034.321.6
Hospitals733.33.9
Psychiatrists and psychotherapists684.23.6
Accountants964.05.1
Advertising and marketing444.72.4
Corporate management844.04.5
Lawyers legal1194.26.4
Specialized design504.82.7
Technical construction services584.73.1
Bars, pubs and taverns714.03.8
Cafes1644.28.8
Fast food restaurants453.92.4
Bridal shops564.13.0
Clothing stores1444.07.7
Electronics stores974.15.2
Hardware stores744.24.0
Household appliances and goods634.13.4
Office supplies and stationery stores514.32.7
Shopping other524.12.8
Women's clothing473.52.5
Fitness centers424.62.3
Area of Wollongong, New South Wales6.2 km²
Population18,659
Male Population9,589 (51.4%)
Female Population9,070 (48.6%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +72.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +25.4%
Median Age33.5
Male Median Age32.7
Female Median Age34.3
NeighborhoodsCamden
Local TimeThursday 1:59 AM
TimezoneAustralian Eastern Standard Time
Lat & Lng-34.424° / 150.89345°
Postal Codes25202522

Wollongong, New South Wales - Map

Wollongong, New South Wales Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population10,81813,31214,87618,659
Population Density1,754 / km²2,159 / km²2,413 / km²3,026 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Wollongong Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 25.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Wollongong, New South Wales+72.5%+40.2%+25.4%
New South Wales+72.6%+40.2%+25.4%
Australia+72.6%+40.3%+25.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Wollongong, New South Wales Median Age

Median Age: 33.5 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Wollongong, New South Wales33.5 years34.3 years32.7 years
New South Wales38.3 years39.2 years37.4 years
Australia37.7 years38.6 years36.8 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Wollongong, New South Wales Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5426405832
5-9335309644
10-14350248599
15-19418498916
20-241,5131,4472,960
25-291,2881,0872,376
30-348556341,490
35-396375041,141
40-445574511,008
45-49491427918
50-54468529997
55-59465499964
60-64462414877
65-69383406789
70-74337391729
75-79274284559
80-84190260451
85 Plus138277415
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Wollongong, New South Wales Population Density

Population Density: 3,026 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Wollongong, New South Wales18,6596.2 km²3,026 / km²
New South Wales7.7 million801,634.1 km²9.57 / km²
Australia23.8 million7,690,961.5 km²3.09 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Wollongong, New South Wales Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1860 to 2100
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.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Wollongong
 Area Code 2: 83.8%
 Area Code 4: 16%
 Other: 0.2%

Business distribution by price for Wollongong, New South Wales

 Inexpensive: 52.3%
 Moderate: 33.2%
 Expensive: 11.3%
 Very Expensive: 3.2%

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

Wollongong, New South Wales CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Wollongong, New South Wales172,193 t9.23 t27,933 t/km²
New South Wales133,365,481 t17.4 t166.4 t/km²
Australia401,155,563 t16.9 t52.2 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

Wollongong, New South Wales CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)172,193 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita9.23 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)27,933 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (4)
FloodHigh (7)
EarthquakeMedium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
8/17/078:57 PM3.247.8 km18,000 mnear the southeast coast of Australiausgs.gov
4/10/075:58 PM3.121.8 km20,000 mnear the southeast coast of Australiausgs.gov
10/31/0510:13 AM3.183.7 kmNonenear the southeast coast of Australiausgs.gov
12/11/032:19 AM4.646.1 kmNonenear the southeast coast of Australiausgs.gov
2/14/025:27 AM3.934.3 km10,000 mnear the southeast coast of Australiausgs.gov
3/16/995:58 PM3.835.5 km10,000 mnear the southeast coast of Australiausgs.gov
6/24/877:53 AM3.178.3 km33,000 mnear the southeast coast of Australiausgs.gov
11/15/818:58 AM4.219.4 km30,000 mnear the southeast coast of Australiausgs.gov
3/9/7311:09 AM5.566.3 km13,000 mnear the southeast coast of Australiausgs.gov

Wollongong, New South Wales

Wollongong (/ˈwʊləŋɡɒŋ/ WUUL-ləng-gong), informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Wollongong lies on the narrow coastal strip between the Illawarra Escarpment and the Pacif..  ︎  Wollongong Wikipedia Page

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