Germany

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 69,786,246
1960 73,179,665
1970 78,366,605
1980 78,159,527
1990 78,958,237
2000 81,895,925
2010 80,435,307
2020 80,392,216
2025 79,960,064
2050 74,512,858
2075 67,743,076
2100 63,244,431
source: UN - WPP 2015 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

codelandadministrative centerarea in
sq.km.
population
1997-12-31
admin.
population
2011-05-09
census
population
2014-12-31
admin.
de-08 »Baden-WürttembergStuttgart35,751.3410,396,61010,486,66010,716,644
de-09 »BayernMünchen70,550.1112,055,12312,397,61412,691,568
de-11BerlinBerlin891.693,445,0333,292,3653,469,849
de-12 »BrandenburgPotsdam29,654.342,563,4072,455,7802,457,872
de-04 »BremenBremen419.38676,069650,863661,888
de-02HamburgHamburg755.301,707,3561,706,6961,762,791
de-06 »HessenWiesbaden21,114.936,031,3505,971,8166,093,888
de-13 »Mecklenburg-VorpommernSchwerin23,213.701,812,5061,609,9821,599,138
de-03 »NiedersachsenHannover47,614.827,830,2747,777,9927,826,739
de-05 »Nordrhein-WestfalenDüsseldorf34,110.4017,961,10117,538,25117,638,098
de-07 »Rheinland-PfalzMainz19,854.364,010,0593,989,8084,011,582
de-10 »SaarlandSaarbrücken2,568.691,082,487999,623989,035
de-14 »SachsenDresden18,420.254,536,1724,056,7994,055,274
de-15 »Sachsen-AnhaltMagdeburg20,451.682,714,2672,287,0402,235,548
de-01 »Schleswig-HolsteinKiel15,802.492,749,3832,800,1192,830,864
de-16 »ThüringenErfurt16,202.142,484,5382,188,5892,156,759
 total 357,375.6282,501,00080,219,69581,197,537
source: Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland.

Main cities

namepopulation
1992-12-31
admin.
population
2000-12-31
admin.
population
2011-05-09
census
population
2014-12-31
admin.
Berlin3,465,7483,382,1693,292,3653,469,849
Hamburg1,688,7851,715,3921,706,6961,762,791
München1,256,6381,210,2231,348,3351,429,584
Köln960,631962,8841,005,7751,046,680
Frankfurt am Main663,952646,550667,925717,624
Stuttgart599,415582,443585,890612,441
Düsseldorf578,135569,364586,291604,527
Dortmund600,669588,994571,143580,511
Essen627,269595,243566,201573,784
Bremen554,377539,403542,707551,767
Leipzig496,647493,208502,979544,479
Dresden481,676477,807512,354536,308
Hannover523,627515,001506,416523,642
Nürnberg500,198488,400486,314501,072
Duisburg539,094514,915488,468485,465
Bochum400,356391,147362,286361,876
Wuppertal388,102366,434342,661345,425
Bielefeld324,287321,758326,870329,782
Bonn298,227302,247305,765313,958
Münster267,072265,609289,576302,178
Karlsruhe279,329277,204289,173300,051
Mannheim318,446307,730290,117299,844
Augsburg264,852254,982267,767281,111
Wiesbaden268,069270,109269,121275,116
Gelsenkirchen295,368278,695258,766257,651
Mönchengladbach265,069263,014255,188256,853
source: Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland.