Businesses in Pohang

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Restaurants: 19.8%
 Shopping: 16.4%
 Industry: 11.9%
 Home Services: 9.6%
 Local Services: 7.3%
 Religion: 6.6%
 Food: 6.3%
 Medical: 5.1%
 Other: 17%
Area of Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province1,127.2 km²
Population107,660
Male Population55,266 (51.3%)
Female Population52,394 (48.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +7.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 -12.1%
Median Age39.4
Male Median Age37.7
Female Median Age41.1
Area Codes54
Local TimeFriday 9:10 AM
TimezoneKorean Standard Time
Weather20.9°C clear sky
Lat & Lng36.03222° / 129.365°
Postal Codes3769937733377403778637896More

Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province - Map

Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population100,320124,896122,462107,660
Population Density89.0 / km²110.8 / km²108.6 / km²95.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Pohang Population change from 2000 to 2015

Decrease of 12.1% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province+7.3%-13.8%-12.1%
Gyeongsangbuk-Do+2.1%-7.1%-6.3%
South Korea+44%+16.9%+9%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province Median Age

Median Age: 39.4 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province39.4 years41.1 years37.7 years
Gyeongsangbuk-Do41.4 years43.5 years39.2 years
South Korea38 years39.2 years36.8 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 52,4702,3364,806
5-92,7162,4385,155
10-143,8293,4307,259
15-194,1833,1607,344
20-243,7102,3466,056
25-294,2813,5747,856
30-344,0453,6507,696
35-394,3784,2858,663
40-444,8504,6259,476
45-494,9604,8849,844
50-544,8695,0249,893
55-593,9953,6607,656
60-642,6622,4875,149
65-691,8001,9433,743
70-741,2911,7193,010
75-797311,3702,102
80-843258741,199
85 Plus172589762
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province Population Density

Population Density: 95.5 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province107,6601,127.2 km²95.5 / km²
Gyeongsangbuk-Do2.5 million19,037.4 km²131.8 / km²
South Korea48.8 million99,452.9 km²491.0 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province Historical Population

Estimated Population from 1740 to 2015
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.

Business distribution by price for Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province

 Moderate: 48.5%
 Inexpensive: 40.8%
 Expensive: 10.4%
 Very Expensive: 0.4%

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

Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province1,428,210 t13.3 t1,266 t/km²
Gyeongsangbuk-Do31,424,084 t12.5 t1,650 t/km²
South Korea595,864,161 t12.2 t5,991 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

Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)1,428,210 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita13.3 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)1,266 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
CycloneHigh (10)
FloodHigh (9)
* 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, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development - The World Bank, and United Nations Environment Programme Global Resource Information Database Geneva - UNEP/GRID-Geneva. 2005. Global Cyclone Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4CZ353K.
3. 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
2/10/1812:03 PM4.77.7 km5,400 m6km SW of Heung-hai, South Koreausgs.gov
11/14/1711:49 PM4.74.3 km10,000 m4km W of Hoko, South Koreausgs.gov
11/14/179:29 PM5.58.9 km10,000 m7km WSW of Heung-hai, South Koreausgs.gov
9/20/167:53 PM3.532.6 km10,000 m9km SSE of Gyeongju, South Koreausgs.gov
9/19/164:33 AM4.635.1 km8,840 m10km SSW of Kyonju, South Koreausgs.gov
9/12/164:32 AM5.431 km13,000 m6km S of Gyeongju, South Koreausgs.gov
9/12/163:44 AM4.939.7 km10,000 m14km SW of Gyeongju, South Koreausgs.gov
7/5/164:33 AM4.773.3 km10,000 m52km E of Ulsan, South Koreausgs.gov
5/29/043:14 AM5.383.8 km29,200 mSouth Koreausgs.gov
12/9/001:51 AM3.864.5 km33,000 mSouth Koreausgs.gov

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Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province

Pohang is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea, and a main seaport in the Daegu-Gyeongbuk region. The built-up area of Pohang is located on the alluvium of the mouth of the Hyeongsan River. The city is divided into two wards (gu), Buk-gu ..  ︎  Pohang Wikipedia Page

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