Businesses in Kópavogur


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 26%
 Professional Services: 7.9%
 Restaurants: 7.9%
 Hotels & Travel: 7.6%
 Automotive: 7.2%
 Sports & Activities: 7%
 Industry: 6.1%
 Food: 5.7%
 Other: 24.7%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair194.20.6
Gas stations183.60.5
Grocery stores and supermarkets314.20.9
Construction of houses171.00.5
Real estate574.71.7
Buses and trains164.30.5
Travel agencies214.40.6
Construction of buildings505.01.5
Bars, pubs and taverns164.10.5
Clothing stores313.80.9
Electronics stores424.51.2
Furniture stores144.20.4
Hardware stores204.30.6
Office supplies and stationery stores564.01.7
Shopping other204.30.6
Sporting goods184.40.5
Women's clothing204.20.6
Fitness centers204.50.6
Area of Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland)13.5 km²
Male Population16,776 (49.6%)
Female Population17,029 (50.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +197.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +45%
Median Age34.7
Male Median Age34
Female Median Age35.4
NeighborhoodsDigranes, Kópavogur, Lindir, Smarinn, Smárar
Local TimeWednesday 6:00 AM
TimezoneGreenwich Mean Time
Lat & Lng64.11234° / -21.91298°
Postal Codes200201202203

Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland) - Map

Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland) Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density840.7 / km²1,319 / km²1,725 / km²2,500 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kópavogur Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 45% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland)+197.4%+89.5%+45%
Capital Region+79.2%+42.7%+23.2%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland) Median Age

Median Age: 34.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland)34.7 years35.4 years34 years
Capital Region34.9 years35.6 years34.2 years
Iceland34.9 years35.5 years34.4 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland) Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 51,4231,3382,762
85 Plus149226376
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland) Population Density

Population Density: 2,500 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland)33,80513.5 km²2,500 / km²
Capital Region192,406356.6 km²539.5 / km²
Iceland305,309102,490.8 km²2.98 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland) Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1730 to 2100
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,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Kópavogur
 Kópavogur: 34.7%
 Smárar: 19.4%
 Digranes: 7.3%
 Lindir: 6.6%
 Smarinn: 6.1%
 Other: 25.9%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Kópavogur
 Area Code 5: 76.4%
 Area Code 8: 8.5%
 Area Code 4: 8.3%
 Other: 6.7%

Business distribution by price for Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland)

 Inexpensive: 53.8%
 Moderate: 30%
 Expensive: 15.4%
 Very Expensive: 0.8%

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

Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland) CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland)429,719 t12.7 t31,788 t/km²
Capital Region2,185,904 t11.4 t6,129 t/km²
Iceland3,989,542 t13.1 t38.9 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

Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland) CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)429,719 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita12.7 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)31,788 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
EarthquakeHigh (7.4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
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.
2. 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).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
12/29/186:56 PM4.344.5 km10,000 m19km NNE of Hveragerdi,
6/10/158:08 PM4.547.1 km10,480 m13km SW of Keflavik,
10/13/1312:34 AM4.856.6 km10,000 m17km SW of Grindavik,
8/30/124:59 AM4.223.7 km10,000 mIceland
6/25/0910:20 AM4.417.3 km1,300 mIceland
6/19/0911:13 AM4.523.5 km5,000 mIceland
5/30/096:35 AM4.526.1 km3,500 mIceland
5/29/092:33 PM4.826.4 km5,000 mIceland
5/29/0810:09 AM3.740.7 km10,000 mIceland
5/29/0810:07 AM436 km10,000

Find historical earthquake occurrences near Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland)

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Kópavogur, Capital Region (Iceland)

Kópavogur (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈkʰoːupavɔɣʏr̥]) is a city and Iceland's second largest municipality by population. lies immediately south of Reykjavík and is part of the Capital Region. The name literally means seal pup bay. The town seal cont..  ︎  Kópavogur Wikipedia Page

Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Kópavogur
 Postal Code 200: 49.8%
 Postal Code 201: 39.3%
 Postal Code 203: 7.2%
 Other: 3.6%

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