Germany

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 70,093,817
1960 73,336,145
1970 79,287,238
1980 79,169,102
1990 80,487,159
2000 83,512,459
2010 83,017,404
2020 81,881,346
2025 80,868,613
2050 72,566,201
2075 63,338,984
2100 56,902,164
source: UN - WPP 2012 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name Federal Republic of Germany
Capital Berlin
Region Western Europe
ISO code DE
Statistical agency Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland


Administrative units

codelandcapitalarea in
sq.km.
population
1997-12-31
admin.
population
2007-12-31
admin.
population
2011-05-09
census
de-08 »Baden-WürttembergStuttgart35,751.4110,396,61010,749,75510,486,660
de-09 »BayernMünchen70,550.1912,055,12312,520,33212,397,614
de-11BerlinBerlin891.753,445,0333,416,2553,292,365
de-12 »BrandenburgPotsdam29,483.982,563,4072,535,7372,455,780
de-04 »BremenBremen419.24676,069663,082650,863
de-02HamburgHamburg755.301,707,3561,770,6291,706,696
de-06 »HessenWiesbaden21,114.766,031,3506,072,5555,971,816
de-13 »Mecklenburg-VorpommernSchwerin23,194.181,812,5061,679,6821,609,982
de-03 »NiedersachsenHannover47,613.607,830,2747,971,6847,777,992
de-05 »Nordrhein-WestfalenDüsseldorf34,097.7217,961,10117,996,62117,538,251
de-07 »Rheinland-PfalzMainz19,854.134,010,0594,045,6433,989,808
de-10 »SaarlandSaarbrücken2,568.731,082,4871,036,598999,623
de-14 »SachsenDresden18,419.834,536,1724,220,2004,056,799
de-15 »Sachsen-AnhaltMagdeburg20,450.292,714,2672,412,4722,287,040
de-01 »Schleswig-HolsteinKiel15,799.572,749,3832,837,3732,800,119
de-16 »ThüringenErfurt16,172.502,484,5382,289,2192,188,589
 total 357,137.1782,501,00082,217,83780,219,695
source: Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland.

Main cities

namepopulation
1992-12-31
admin.
population
2000-12-31
admin.
population
2011-05-09
census
Berlin3,465,7483,382,1693,292,365
Hamburg1,688,7851,715,3921,706,696
München1,256,6381,210,2231,348,335
Köln960,631962,8841,005,775
Frankfurt am Main663,952646,550667,925
Düsseldorf578,135569,364586,291
Stuttgart599,415582,443585,890
Dortmund600,669588,994571,143
Essen627,269595,243566,201
Bremen554,377539,403542,707
Dresden481,676477,807512,354
Hannover523,627515,001506,416
Leipzig496,647493,208502,979
Duisburg539,094514,915488,468
Nürnberg500,198488,400486,314
Bochum400,356391,147362,286
Wuppertal388,102366,434342,661
Bielefeld324,287321,758326,870
Bonn298,227302,247305,765
Mannheim318,446307,730290,117
Münster267,072265,609289,576
Karlsruhe279,329277,204289,173
Wiesbaden268,069270,109269,121
Augsburg264,852254,982267,767
Gelsenkirchen295,368278,695258,766
Mönchengladbach265,069263,014255,188
source: Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland.